Tag: Kaiser Permanente

Can Black and Latino Doctors Solve the Primary-Healthcare Crisis

While the Affordable Care Act will provide health-insurance coverage for 32 million previously uninsured individuals (most of them lower-income Blacks and Latinos), there’s a serious concern that there won’t be enough physicians to treat these patients. And will new physicians understand the needs of a previously uninsured, undertreated and less-health-aware…

Kaiser Permanente Partners with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Strengthen Public Health Infrastructure in Haiti

Kaiser Permanente Partners with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Strengthen Public Health Infrastructure in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Representatives from Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met today in the new offices for those working to rebuild Haiti’s public health infrastructure, three years after an…

Dr. King & Civil Rights: How Walmart, AT&T & More Keep It Relevant

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to observe civil-rights milestones and reflect on next steps. What best practices do top companies use to align this holiday with diversity-management strategies And how important is it to make the day a holiday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on…

Web Seminar: Ensuring Diversity in Succession Planning

Havingmanagement that is representative of the workforce and the marketplace will make your company more competitive. Our web seminar on succession planning featured three companies that have proven results in maintaining a successful talent pipeline. The presentersDavid Casey, Vice President of Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer, CVS Caremark; Susan…

Interview With Bernard Tyson, Next CEO of Kaiser Permanente

Bernard J. Tyson will be the next Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente. The board of directors of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan announced that Tyson will succeed George Halvorson, who is retiring next year. Tyson, the current President and Chief Operating Officer, was interviewed by DiversityInc CEO Luke…

What Disease Hits Black Men Most

A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that in almost every state men of color continue to fare worse than white men on a variety of measures of health, healthcare access and other social determinants of health. The report, Putting Men’s Health Care Disparities On The Map: Examining…

Hospitals, Insurance Companies, Pharmas: Who Benefits From the Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shocked many in and out of the healthcare industry. Leaders of hospitals, health-insurance organizations and pharmaceutical companies agree on one thingorganizations that have had a long-term commitment to serving underrepresented groups will now have…