Skip to main content
Default Image

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

More related work

Default Image

HAN Anchoring Resilience: Aligning Supply Chains and Impact Purchasing for Community Health summit

Today the Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) convened the Anchoring Resilience: Aligning Supply Chains and Impact Purchasing for Community Health summit to catalyze the conversation around how the healthcare sector could collaborate to more intentionally onshore and localize production of PPE and other important supplies with emphasis on equity, sustainability, and supply chain resilience. HAN released a white paper “Reimagining Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supply Chains” that calls for national leadership and healthcare sector collaboration to create PPE production capacity for American sourced and manufactured supplies.

read more
September 27, 2020
Default Image

39 Health Systems Declare: It is Undeniable, Racism is a Public Health Crisis

39 health systems in 45 states and Washington, DC commit to addressing racism and the public health disparities caused by racism.

read more
June 23, 2020
Default Image

Racial & Ethnic Economic Inequality and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Democracy Collaborative prepared a report, created for the Healthcare Anchor Network, that looked at how racial and ethnic disparities in the economy are showing up in the COVID-19 pandemic and in the public policy response to the pandemic. The report also covers how the economic effects of the pandemic will likely impact racial and ethnic inequality.

read more