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Giant earns top marks in equality index

Giant Food Stores announced last week that it has received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Giant joins the ranks of more than 560 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

“Giant has a longstanding commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which our associates and customers are treated fairly and with respect at all times,” said Matt Lutcavage, vice president of human resources at Giant. “As a champion for equality in the workplace, it’s an honor to be recognized by the HRC Foundation.”

The index evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.

Provider joins primary care staff

Dr. Ming Jang recently joined the staff of Geisinger Holy Spirit Primary Care in Camp Hill, the health system announced April 3.

Jang earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed a residency in family medicine and a fellowship in geriatric medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He recently served as a clinical assistant professor of medicine in the division of geriatric medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jang will see all adult patients and specialize in geriatric care. He is accepting new patients, and same-day appointments are available. To make an appointment, call 717-737-3465.

Geisinger ranked by peers

Geisinger said April 4 it has been ranked by industry peers as being one of the top five most innovative health care organizations in the country. A recent survey of 300 health care leaders ranked organizations based on innovation, leadership and cost and quality of care.

The survey was conducted by Reaction Data, and Geisinger was ranked fifth overall when naming a health care system that comes to mind for innovation. Geisinger also received top five marks for being a health care system delivering a high quality of care at a sustainable cost and for thought leadership surrounding health care transformation.

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