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RWJBarnabas Health and 38 other health systems commit to addressing racism

Demanding racial equity Mobilizing anchor institutions

RWJBarnabas Health is a member of the Healthcare Anchor Network, a national collaboration of leading health care systems, which published the “Racism is a Public Health Crisis” statement signed by 39 health systems.

“Individual, structural and systemic racism has been, and continues to be, a present-day reality of this country. As an anchor institution within our communities, RWJBarnabas Health has both a mission and a moral obligation to address the social and economic inequities that impact our neighbors, co-workers and patients,” said Barry Ostrowsky, president and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health. “We are proud to stand with the Healthcare Anchor Network and our colleagues across the nation to take action in addressing this national emergency.

Read the full article at Essex News Daily

Publication date: 2020-10-10
Publisher: Essex News Daily
Publication URL: RWJBarnabas Health and 38 other health systems commit to addressing racism

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