Response from Feature Authors

Armada, Anthony A.; Hubbard, Marilyn F.
March 2010
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p53
The article discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion to address disparity in healthcare in the U.S. It notes that diversity urges people to apply their unique differences, voices and perspectives to problem solving, decision making and creativity. Furthermore, it mentions that inclusion encourages collaboration, learning from differences, flexibility, fairness and equal opportunity where structures, policies and practices enhance organizational effectiveness.


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