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Einstein Joins Health Systems in Addressing Racism

Demanding racial equity Mobilizing anchor institutions

Einstein Healthcare Network announced that it was joining 38 other health systems in addressing racism and public health disparities caused by racism. 

Einstein and its partners in the Healthcare Anchor Network said they are committed to improving primary and specialty care, helping communities overcome chronic diseases, and hiring from, procuring from and investing in local communities, among other pledges.

“The higher rates of disease and death from COVID-19 among African American and communities of color, has magnified the systemic racism and healthcare disparities that exist in society,” said Barry R. Freedman, president and CEO for Einstein Healthcare Network.

Read the full brief on Jewish Exponent

Watch a video about Einstein’s participation in the statement on Lehigh Valley Public Media

Publication date: 2020-10-08
Publisher: Jewish Exponent
Publication URL: Einstein Joins Health Systems in Addressing Racism

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