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IU Health named to Top Hospitals for Diversity List by BlackDoctor.org

August 15, 2018

IU Health has earned recognition on the BlackDoctor.org 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity List.

BlackDoctor.org is a leading source of health and wellness information for Black Americans. The hospitals and health systems on the list are cited for delivering quality care at the highest level while promoting equity and inclusion in their operations, services and staffing.

“We’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to providing quality care to all patients and families,” said IU Health Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Orson Mason. “Diversity is an ongoing journey for IU Health, and we’ve taken some meaningful steps in the right direction. It’s up to every team member to live this commitment in our work and everyday interactions.”

IU Health meets these qualities BlackDoctor.org looked for when determining this year’s list: 

·         High quality of care

·         Commitment to diversity by executive leaders

·         Active and innovative community programming

·         Alignment with the American Hospital Association’s Equity of Care principle

·         Executive specifically designated as chief diversity and inclusion officer

·         Active and culturally sensitive marketing campaigns

·         Robust supplier diversity programs

BlackDoctor.org recognized 59 hospitals on its 2018 list. IU Health is the only Indiana hospital named.

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