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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Total Health- A Conversation with Dr. Ronald L. Copeland, MD

by The Leadership Development Group posted in HELM Interviews, Leadership Resources, Diversity and Inclusion

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At TLD Group, we believe that leaders plays an important role in advancing conversations around equity, diversity, and inclusion from awareness to action. Leaders have the platform and influence to ignite the dialogue that leads to meaningful change. In this session of our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion series we interview Dr. Ronald L. Copeland, Senior Vice President of National Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Policy and Chief Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Officer for Kaiser Permanente, who has dedicated his platform to doing just that.

During the conversation, led by and TLD Group Advisory Board Chair, Bob Sachs, PhD, they explore Kaiser Permanente’s views on the impact of racial disparities and social determinants on health, and the organization's long term commitment to access to care for all. 

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Why Systemic Change in Healthcare requires Health Ecosystem Leadership

by The Leadership Development Group posted in Healthcare Ecosystem, Leadership, Leadership Resources

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It's no secret that the US health system is in desperate need of repair. Structural inequities such as housing and food insecurity, air and water pollution, and access to educational and economic opportunities — known to the medical community as social determinants have been linked to disparate health outcomes for years. However, never in recent history have we so acutely and rapidly felt their affects as we have during the COVID-19 pandemic. United around the common purpose to improve overall population health, industry leaders must harness their collective power and influence to champion changes that will benefit the health of our nation.  

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What Gets in the Way of Systemic Change?

by The Leadership Development Group posted in Leadership Resources

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Improving population health hinges on the ability of organizations from diverse sectors to collaborate. In a recent survey conducted by ORC International and Change Healthcare, which included 120 payers across the country who worked with providers to integrate value-based models, nearly a quarter of them reported cost savings as high as 7.5%. Almost 80% of these payer organizations also cited the quality of care improved, while 64% reported better provider relationships, and 73% reported improvements in patient engagement.  A Commonwealth Fund analysis demonstrated that value-based models lead to fewer emergency hospital visits and downstream cost efficiencies relative to similar markets.

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Applying Health Ecosystem Leadership to Systemic Inequity

by The Leadership Development Group posted in Healthcare Ecosystem, Leadership, Leadership Resources

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At TLD Group, we believe that we've arrived at a pivotal moment in time, one that we hope will inspire America to engage in a conversation around how we as individuals and organizations and as a nation can and must do better. Centuries of inequality and racism have culminated into acutely horrific consequences for Black Americans in 2020.

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Creating a Culture of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

by The Leadership Development Group posted in Leadership Resources, Frontline Support

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TLD Group hosts the first session in their Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion series led by Dr. Dale Caldwell, an expert on Influence Leadership and his father, Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell, a “Foot Soldier” in the Civil Rights Movement, who knew and marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Their presentation connects the Civil Rights Movement to current realities and provides a framework that will help listeners understand the connection between personal influences and diversity, inclusion and equity.

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Helpers of the Healers- Insights for HR and OD Leaders

by The Leadership Development Group posted in Leadership Resources, Mindfulness

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Over the past several months communities around the world have seen their healthcare systems pushed to their limits. As the initial shock to our global physical health begins to wane an important second wave of need is becoming more tangible. As physical distancing continues, many are experiencing isolation, loneliness, depression, anxiety, and other mental health impacts that will result in a potentially overwhelming curve of its own.

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