Provider/Insurer, Cleveland , OH
Cleveland-based University Hospitals includes a network of 21 hospitals (including five joint ventures) serving 16 counties in northern Ohio.
Under board and executive leadership, University Hospitals has:
- Created department equity officers and convened UH leaders to create a DEI council—a faculty recruitment plan for increasing physician numbers from under-represented areas and strengthening capabilities for accountability and equal opportunity for promotion.
- Established monthly Lunch & Learn interactive webinars addressing diversity, equity and inclusion issues, which have seen an 80% engagement increase during the 19 months since their inception.
- Expanded Food for Life Markets to four locations, serving more than 4,100 individuals and providing about 213,000 pounds of food to families suffering health ramifications of living in food deserts.
- Added higher-skill jobs as part of Step Up to UH—the health system’s flagship workforce development program.