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Diversity at AtlantiCare

AtlantiC2017DITop12Hospare takes an inclusive view of diversity. We believe diversity to encompass more than the visible differences such as age, gender and race. Work styles, geographic location, and length-of-service, are examples of other diversity dimensions which enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible, and competitive. These divergent dimensions foster opportunities for an increased range of learning, innovation, personal growth, and the delivery of superior culturally/community competent health care services.

Statement from Lori Herndon, President & CEO, AtlantiCare

At AtlantiCare, we strive to build healthier communities by making a difference one person at a time. This begins with treating each individual with dignity and compassion.

Our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in everything we do, especially in the care we provide to our patients and each other. We continue to learn, grow and practice to most effectively understand and respect the unique needs of the lives we touch and ultimately work to eliminate healthcare disparities and barriers to treatment so we can further open access to care.

Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. On behalf of the entire AtlantiCare family, I hope you take a moment to learn more about our mission, vision, values and our commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Lori Herndon's Signature

President and CEO

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Statement from Richard Lovering, Senior Vice President Administrative Services & Chief Human Resources Officer

Here at AtlantiCare, we recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. We support a culture of inclusion, where all employees are encouraged to contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences. We promote open communication
and a mutually respectful environment for staff and customers.

Part of our commitment to diversity is evidenced by the work of our Employee Resource Groups. I am very proud of all they have accomplished and hope you enjoy learning more as you further explore this section of our website.


Richard Lovering's signature

Richard Lovering
Senior Vice President Administrative Services & Chief Human Resources Officer, AtlantiCare

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Commitment to Diversity

AtlantiCare's commitment to diversity supports creating a culture of inclusion, where all employees are encouraged to contribute their diversity of ideas, background, talents and experiences. We will attain a culture of inclusion by promoting open communication, knowledge sharing and innovation, and creating a mutually respectful environment for our workforce and customers.

AtlantiCare is also committed to eliminating health care disparities. We will enhance the delivery of our health care services for our diverse community by respecting our differences and leveraging cultural competence to build healthy communities.

We will achieve our vision by:

  • Fostering a work environment that values diversity and encourages expression of ideas from everyone;
  • Achieving performance excellence by providing treatment and customer experience reflective of our customers' beliefs, backgrounds, cultural and community practices;
  • and addressing the changing health care needs of our diverse community through education.

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Diversity and Inclusion Council

Guided by our values of safety, teamwork, integrity, respect and service, the Diversity and Inclusion Council will lead, advocate, coordinate, and communicate AtlantiCare's diversity and inclusion efforts. The work of the council demonstrates our commitment to eliminating health care disparities to improve the health of our diverse community, and is aligned with the organization's vision and performance excellence commitments.

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Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups are a part of AtlantiCare's commitment to diversity and inclusion. AtlantiCare supports the group's initiatives to create and sustain an inclusive and engaged work environment where all differences are valued, respected, and celebrated. ERGs are also committed to enhancing the delivery of our healthcare services for our diverse community. The groups are formed around common interests but are open to all employees. View a list of our Employee Resource Groups

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