Diversity

It's time to talk about long-term care's diversity problem

It's time to talk about long-term care's diversity problem

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Long-term care leadership has a diversity problem. Don't believe it? Travel to a national long-term care convention and look around — what do the majority of attendees look like?

Taking a look at where we look for LTC talent

Taking a look at where we look for LTC talent

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It would appear that long-term care executives are shooting themselves in the foot when it comes to hiring.

Leadership in LTC: The diversity challenge

Leadership in LTC: The diversity challenge

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Having a diverse administrative workforce requires new ideas on the process of training administrators and encouraging organizations to provide those training opportunities.

All over the map: Factoring geography into board diversity

All over the map: Factoring geography into board diversity

Long-term care and other healthcare organizations are looking to diversify the membership of their boards of directors, and rightly so. Increasingly, diversity is a cornerstone of board health and success. It is critically important that trustees offer diverse and distinct viewpoints, as well as represent the varied constituencies which they serve

AMA stresses importance of flu shots for doctors, patients

To help stop the spread of flu this season, doctors should talk to their patients about getting vaccinated--and get shots themselves, according to the American Medical Association's news service.

Study: Racial disparity exists in cancer treatment

Older black patients are less likely than whites to receive the recommended treatment for cancer, according to a new study.

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