Tag: North Shore–LIJ Health System

Video: Culturally Competent Patient CareRace/Ethnicity

Culturally Competent Patient CareRace/Ethnicity Dr. Jennifer Mieres Senior Vice President, Office of Community and Public Health and Chief Diversity Officer North ShoreLIJ Health System Dr. Richard Amiraian Corporate Vice President for Primary Care Continuum Health Partners Dr. Naa-Abia Casely-Hayford Associate Medical Director, Ambulatory Care Services Medical Director, Employee Health Services…

Long Island Jewish Medical Center Awarded for Best Practice at Annual Patient Experience Summit

For Immediate Release May 21, 2013 Contact: Jennifer Edse Cell: 216.316.5787 Email: jedse@patient-experience.org Association for Patient Experience View as PDF CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Association for Patient Experience (AFPE) presented its inaugural Practice of the Year Award today to Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) for implementing a massive culture…

Do Fewer Black Doctors Mean Worse Medical Care for Blacks

By Debby Scheinholtz Photo by Shutterstock Fewer Black males were enrolled in their first year of medical school than were enrolled 32 years ago. If this bleak trend continues, there’s cause for concern about the quality of medical care for Blacks in the United States and the profession’s ability to…

DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital Systems

By Debby Scheinholtz and Shane Nelson As the Affordable Care Act phases in, up to 32million individualsmostly lower-income Blacks and Latinosshould have first-time access to health insurance by the beginning of next year. The link between culturally competent patient care and hospitals’ increasing commitment to diversity management is escalating dramatically,…