Tag: University Hospitals

VIDEO: Hospital Supplier Diversity—Strategic Plans Build Value and Engage Communities

Mary Beth Levine Vice President, System Resource Management University Hospitals Mary Beth Levine is University Hospital’s Vice President of System Resource Management overseeing the facilities, real estate, construction, supply chain, and sustainability departments for the health care system. In her role she is responsible for developing and implementing the health…

Inclusion & Economic Prosperity in Greater Cleveland

ADVERTISING SECTION By Emily Haile Avon, Ohio, resident Al “Bubba” Baker was able to expand his barbecue business last year thanks to a new investment program designed to grow business in Northeast Ohio. A $50,000 microloan from the Economic and Community Development Institutea partner of the Greater Cleveland Partnershipenabled the…

Study: Leukemia Is More Deadly for Blacks

By Chris Hoenig A new study out of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center shows that Black leukemia patients are more likely to die from the disease than patients of other ethnicities. But inconsistencies in this and other studies raise more questions than answers and have even the…

How University Hospitals Led $1.2B Cleveland Growth Plan

Thomas Zenty (photo by Justin Knight) Vision 2010, a $1.2 billion strategic-growth plan spearheaded by Cleveland’s University Hospitals (University Hospitals was No. 1 on DiversityInc’s Top 10 Hospitals in 2013), was highlighted this week as a model of public-private cooperation to generate local wealth, economic opportunity and jobs. Of the…

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,…

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…

Interview With University Hospitals CEO Tom Zenty: Diversity Leader, Innovator, Community Citizen

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti recently interviewed Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO of the Cleveland-based hospital system. (University Hospitals is one of the 2012 DiversityInc Top 5 Hospital Systems.) Zenty discussed the dramatic impact of the Affordable Care Act and how the hospital’s diversity efforts in the workplace and the community…

8 CEOs Prove the Intersection of Diversity, Engagement & Innovation

How does accountability for diversity-management results improve engagement and innovation, often resulting in higher market share Fourteen CEOs and senior executives shared their best practices at Diversity-Management Best Practices From the Best of the Best, Oct. 1112 in New York City. The six CEOs and eight senior executives at our…