Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare was recently named among the 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity by BlackDoctor.org, a leading health and wellness online destination for African Americans.
BlackDoctor.org experts, executives and editors based this distinction on the following:
- Recognition by other leading hospitals
- Commitment to the American Hospital Association’s Equity of Care Pledge
- Delivery of quality healthcare services
- Inclusive and diverse clinical and administrative staff
- People of color and women represented at the highest levels, including the board of directors and senior-level executives
- Culturally competent medical and professional staff
- Significant investment and profile in community health programs and initiatives
Hospitals on this list represent all regions of the United States. Each hospital on this distinguished list delivers quality care at the highest level, while promoting equity and inclusion in their operations, programs, services and staffing. To view the entire list, please visit https://blackdoctor.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-BDO-THFD-EBOOK.pdf.###
About Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Celebrating its Centennial in 2018, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1918 by The United Methodist Church to help meet the growing needs for quality health care in the Mid-South, Methodist has grown from one hospital into a comprehensive health system that includes six hospitals, a home health agency, ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient facilities, hospice residence and physician practices serving residents in the greater Memphis area regardless of their ability to pay. With more than 14,000 associates and 1,650 licensed beds, MLH provides care for over 60,000 inpatient admissions annually. For more information, please visit www.MethodistHealth.org.
BlackDoctor.org (BDO) is the world’s most comprehensive online health resource for Black consumers. With a monthly total audience reach of 30 million, BDO is the leading producer of targeted, culturally and clinically accurate heath and editorial content on African Americans. BDO also boasts the largest online database of Black physicians and dentists as part of its free doctor search tool, and a medical expert panel including many of the most respected and accomplished experts in their field. Learn more at www.BlackDoctor.org.