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PNC commits more than $1 billion to help end systemic racism

The PNC Financial Services Group announced a commitment of more than $1 billion to help end systemic racism and support economic empowerment of African Americans and low- and moderate-income communities. PNC’s expanded commitment will provide more than $50 million in additional charitable support for national and local work that will help eliminate systemic racism and promote social justice; expand financial

Norton Healthcare announces five-step plan to address healthcare, racial inequalities

Russell Cox, president and CEO, Norton Healthcare, has announced five initiatives that will be immediately developed and accelerated to address inequalities both internally and within the communities it serves: Establishing the Norton Healthcare Institute for Health Equity. The primary focus of the institute will be to identify and remove obstacles that prevent people in underserved

Dean Dorton launches Unhinged podcast

Dean Dorton launched a new podcast show, Unhinged, which covers all things business. Hosted by Justin Hubbard, director of Accounting and Financial Outsourcing at Dean Dorton, Unhinged jests at the things business owners are frustrated with most, like ambiguous financial reports after someone spends hours manually manipulating spreadsheets just to understand how their business did

UofL medical student launches nonprofit to help minority students

Increasing diversity in the medical field is Tino Mkorombindo’s goal, and the reason he has established Greater Influence Inc., a nonprofit that serves as a resource for minority students who plan to pursue a career in medicine. Mkorombindo has completed his third year as a student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. This

Spalding offers occupational therapy certificate, doctoral track in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Spalding University’s Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy is offering a new graduate certificate and post-professional doctoral track in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation. Unique to this region, the programs will provide occupational therapists with advanced knowledge of the complex physiology and occupations of the hand and arm as well as training in how to evaluate and treat

Beshear, McConnel settlement secures $383 million for rural hospitals

Gov. Andy Beshear and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced $383 million in state and federal dollars for 54 rural hospitals by settling a 13-year-old dispute regarding Medicaid funding rates. The settlement negotiated by Gov. Beshear, with support from Senate Majority Leader McConnell, successfully convinced the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer