Promoting Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace
July 17, 2018 | Best Practice
1. Recruit a diverse talent
A diverse and inclusive workplace and organizational culture can have a positive impact on the bottom line and key performance metrics. To attract a diverse set of customers, organizations must have a diverse team to understand and solve customers’ many needs.
2. Reflect on organizational efforts
Carefully reflect and ask team members if organizational initiatives, processes, and structures have unconscious biases that inadvertently contribute to exacerbating a health disparity.
3. Incorporate the perspectives of diverse stakeholders
Include diverse voices and perspectives in clinical trial planning so that multiple stakeholders can co-own and contribute to trial’s completion.
To learn more health equity best practices, attend an upcoming CHI educational event.
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Joseph Gaspero is the CEO and Co-Founder of CHI. He is a healthcare executive, strategist, and researcher. He co-founded CHI in 2009 to be an independent, objective, and interdisciplinary research and education institute for healthcare. Joseph leads CHI’s research and education initiatives focusing on including patient-driven healthcare, patient engagement, clinical trials, drug pricing, and other pressing healthcare issues. He sets and executes CHI’s strategy, devises marketing tactics, leads fundraising efforts, and manages CHI’s Management team. Joseph is passionate and committed to making healthcare and our world a better place. His leadership stems from a wide array of experiences, including founding and operating several non-profit and for-profit organizations, serving in the U.S. Air Force in support of 2 foreign wars, and deriving expertise from time spent in industries such as healthcare, financial services, and marketing. Joseph’s skills include strategy, management, entrepreneurship, healthcare, clinical trials, diversity & inclusion, life sciences, research, marketing, and finance. He has lived in six countries, traveled to over 30 more, and speaks 3 languages, all which help him view business strategy through the prism of a global, interconnected 21st century. Joseph has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago. When he’s not immersed in his work at CHI, he spends his time snowboarding backcountry, skydiving, mountain biking, volunteering, engaging in MMA, and rock climbing.