Atrium Health shares award-winning diversity efforts

Atrium Health has made diversity a priority across its four-state health system, resulting in its receiving AONL’s 2022 Prism Award, which recognizes excellence in diversity efforts. Among its accomplishments, Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health offers a variety of programs and tools such as diversity certification classes, a leadership speaker series and a Racial Justice Toolkit, according to an article in the August issue of Nurse Leader. Since signing the American Hospital Association’s Equity of Care Pledge in 2016, Atrium Health has transformed how it collects and uses data pertaining to race, ethnicity, language preferences and sexual orientation to identify and drive change to eliminate disparities in health care access and outcomes. The system also incorporated into its strategic plan goals for recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.