TITLE

Diversity in Healthcare: Driven by Leadership

AUTHOR(S)
Grant, Steven
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses factors to address when considering diversity issues in healthcare in the U.S. These factors include racial and ethnic disparities, human resources and community relations. The author stresses that the most powerful agents that should be the primary focus in diversity initiatives are leadership representation, organizational culture and organizational support of diversity.
ACCESSION #
52410485

 

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