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IMAGING Management

More women in radiology research: need for diversity and inclusion

2019 23 Jan

In a new study that examines the potential challenges and obstacles to female radiologists conducting research and publication of work, the American Association for Women Radiologists  propose strategies to overcome these challenges. In the report published in  Academic Radiology , researchers say that initiatives targeting the identified challenges... Read more

ICU Management

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Diversity Task Force

2018 01 Jun

In March the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) ( esicm.org ) announced its Diversity Task Force (pictured), which will draft a policy paper and code of conduct related to gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, race, culture, socioeconomic status and multi professionalism. ESICM is the first major international medical society... Read more

Executive Health Management

Want to Develop Diversity? Call in the Experts

2016 12 Dec

Inequalities persist in the workplace. In a healthcare setting, such disparities reduce access to care, keep minority workers in poverty, and reinforce the cycle of oppression. Industry experts think that HR policy reforms can set some of these wrongs to right.   Acknowledge Wage Inequality   According to a JAMA Internal Medicine... Read more

Executive Health Management

Tips: Meeting Multi-cultural Needs in Ageing Patients

2016 12 Feb

The number of older adults representing minority groups is forecasted to increase by 39 percent by 2050 as compared to 21 percent in 2012. Most of the increases are expected to be among the Asian, Native, Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander populations. In addition, the proportion of Hispanic adults is projected to more than double over the next 40... Read more