Mount Sinai Ranked No. 3 On DiversityInc Health System List

New York, NY
 – April 20, 2016 /Press Release/  –– 

In recognition of its comprehensive efforts aimed at ensuring a diverse workforce and leadership, the Mount Sinai Health System has been ranked No. 3 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals and Health Systems list for 2016.

“We are very pleased that DiversityInc has ranked the Mount Sinai Health System as one of the top three health care companies in the nation,” said Gary Butts, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Mount Sinai Health System and Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy, and Community Affairs at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. “We are proud that our leadership efforts continue to be recognized and that the value and positive social impact of a diverse, inclusive, and culturally competent workforce is once again being commended.

"This was a year of many companies moving up on the Top 50 list," said Luke Visconti, DiversityInc's founder and CEO. "We saw 23 companies increase their standings on the DiversityInc Top 50 and Specialty Lists in 2016, and more than 1,000 companies submitting for contention on the list. It's clear that corporate America understands how diversity and inclusion strengthens everything, from recruiting and retention to overall business success.”

DiversityInc Top 10 companies have significantly more diversity than average American corporations, with nearly 50 percent more blacks, Latinos, and Asians, and 49 percent more women than the U.S. corporate average.

The complete 2016 rankings may be found here.

About DiversityInc
The mission of DiversityInc is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, at the same time that many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results will be featured on DiversityInc.com and in DiversityInc magazine. For more information, visit www.diversityinc.com, https://www.facebook.com/DiversityInc, https://twitter.com/DiversityInc or http://www.linkedin.com/company/26561.

About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 6,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 12 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals in Geriatrics, Cardiology/Heart Surgery, and Gastroenterology, and is in the top 25 in five other specialties in the 2015-2016 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel is ranked regionally.

For more information, visit http://www.mountsinai.org or find Mount Sinai on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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