We commit to fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement for all. We value the uniqueness of each person and embrace diverse backgrounds, opinions and experiences. We foster intellectual, racial, social and cultural diversity and treat everyone with dignity and respect. Our customers, patients and colleagues experience Hartford HealthCare’s culture of belonging.
From the top down, we’ve embedded diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in how we work every day, aligned with our H3W (How Hartford HealthCare Works) Leadership Behaviors and Quality, along with our continuous improvement standards.
Our DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging) Council meets regularly to advance cultural awareness, promote a safe and welcoming workspace, increase diverse representation and retention in our workforce, and more. Employee recommendations are encouraged and welcomed.
These groups (CRGs) bring colleagues together who have a common interest to support one another and strengthen our inclusive workforce. Our CRGs include:
Designed to provide experience in the field of healthcare administration to students and those beginning their careers, Early Career Programs offer opportunities to work closely with functional leaders on departmental projects and system-level assignments based on organizational need and personal interests. Participants are embedded in areas such as human resources, health equity, quality, operations, operational excellence, innovation, informatics, employee well-being, strategic planning and business development, marketing and finance. Programs include:
Just as Hartford HealthCare is committed to diversity and inclusion within our organization, we are also committed to finding ways to ensure that every person regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, place of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or ability, has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.
While there is still much to do, here are some of our recent accomplishments: