Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 19, 2016
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses, is pleased to announce that CVS Health has joined NAHN as a Corporate Member. This relationship will give NAHN the opportunity to further contribute to the Hispanic community by improving healthcare in multicultural communities and increasing its diverse nursing population.
“We’re grateful to CVS Health for partnering with NAHN to help achieve our mission of improving the quality of health care for Hispanic consumers,” said Celia Besore, Executive Director, NAHN. “We look forward to working together to provide equal access to educational, professional and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses in our country.”
NAHN is actively involved in issues affecting Hispanic nurses and the health of Hispanic communities on local, state, regional and national levels. The organization is committed to work toward providing equal access to education, professional and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses and to improving the health and nursing care for Hispanic consumers.
"At CVS Health, we recognize the strong connection between a culturally diverse nursing workforce and the ability to provide access to quality, culturally competent patient care,” said David Casey, Vice President, Workforce Strategies, and Chief Diversity Officer at CVS Health. “Through our partnership with NAHN, we will be able to provide an even higher level of care for the multicultural communities, customers and patients we serve and look forward to working closely with this highly influential nursing organization.”
As one of the largest employers of pharmacists and nurse practitioners, CVS Health is committed to helping advance the education of talented students pursuing careers in the healthcare field. The CVS Health Foundation has provided scholarships to pharmacy students for many years and, in 2016, the Foundation will begin awarding funding to nursing and physician assistants schools to support the pipeline of much-needed nurse practitioners in local communities across the country.
For more information about what CVS Health and NAHN are doing together to help our communities throughout the United States, please visit: http://www.nahnnet.org/NAHN_CVS.html.
About National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses. NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.
About CVS Health
CVS Health is a pharmacy innovation company helping people on their path to better health. Through its more than 9,500 retail pharmacies, more than 1,100 walk-in medical clinics, a leading pharmacy benefits manager with more than 70 million plan members, a dedicated senior pharmacy care business serving more than one million patients per year, and expanding specialty pharmacy services, the Company enables people, businesses and communities to manage health in more affordable, effective ways. This unique integrated model increases access to quality care, delivers better health outcomes and lowers overall health care costs. Find more information about how CVS Health is shaping the future of health at https://www.cvshealth.com.