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Diversity and Inclusion

73 – Leading a Successful Multigenerational Healthcare Organization

This session will be held at the Swissôtel Chicago; includes a 15-minute break. The existence of multiple generations in today’s complex healthcare environment presents unique challenges and unfamiliar terrain for healthcare leaders. For the first time in history, the workforce spans five generations with the newest generation cohort entering the workforce in 2020. Managers are…

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59H – The Business Case for Diversity

As in other sectors, the proportion of women in the healthcare industry decreases as the responsibility level of the job rises. The share of white women in entry-level positions is 41 percent compared to 26 percent at the C-suite level. And the gap for women of color is even greater. During this seminar, the faculty…

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58X – Creating Greater Gender Diversity in Healthcare Leadership Circles

Yale New Haven Health System, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Rush University Medical Center, Tufts Medical Center, University of Chicago Medicine, University of Virginia and Sutter Health are among the founding members of The Equity Collaborative, formed in 2019 to help increase the diversity of healthcare leadership in health systems and medical schools. The Gender Equity is sponsored by…

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105A – Best Practices in LGBTQ+ Inclusion: Lessons Learned From Leaders in Healthcare Equality

This seminar will address the evolution of diversity and inclusion work related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-plus population in healthcare organizations. Faculty will focus on the linkage between programs that advance inclusion for the healthcare workforce and improved access and outcomes for the patient population. Significant focus will be given to the Healthcare…

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105B – Best Practices in LGBTQ+ Inclusion: Lessons Learned From Leaders in Healthcare Equality

This seminar will address the evolution of diversity and inclusion work related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-plus population in healthcare organizations. Faculty will focus on the linkage between programs that advance inclusion for the healthcare workforce and improved access and outcomes for the patient population. Significant focus will be given to the Healthcare…

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32X – Diversity and Inclusion: A Pragmatic Organizational Framework for Achieving Health Equity

The presenters will discuss the four fundamental pillars that have proven to be effective in their approach for achieving health equity after the creation of RWJBarnabas Health in 2016: board and leadership engagement, clinical outcomes impacting safety, population health initiatives improving the health of communities served, and employee optimization. To achieve board and leadership engagement,…

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18X – 2020 Vision: Clearly Seeing the Connection Between Health Equity and C-Suite Diversity

The Better Together Collaborative formed to increase diversity in the senior ranks of healthcare management for the primary purpose of improving health for all. Achieving health equity significantly depends on building a C-suite that champions inclusion and diversity. A 2018 study published in the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety found that hospitals…

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138X – Using Diversity and Inclusion Models to Improve Access to Healthcare for the Aging and Persons With Disabilities

Healthcare disparities for persons living with a disability are vast. However, opportunities for closing those disparity gaps are just as abundant through thoughtful, intentional engagement with members of the disability community. Most people living with disabilities, including seniors, are more likely to experience difficulties or delays in getting the healthcare they need. During this seminar,…

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