In what way is health care a business? In what ways is it not? I
n what way is the business case in health care different from organizations in other sectors of the US economy?
Do you believe the business case for diversity and cultural competence in health care is strong enough that leadership in US health care provider organizations should make strategic diversity management and cultural competence a high priority?
Imagine you work for a local health department, and it is part of your work assignment to provide assistance to schools working to improve their wellness policies. You notice varying levels of implementation of the policies that have been written for many of the schools. In some classrooms, the teachers are enforcing the policies and requiring healthy foods at classroom celebrations. In other classrooms, very little has changed since the policies went into place.
What steps would you take to improve wellness policy implementation in schools?