Diane Stafford: When a CEO sees a talent need and fills it

John Bluford, who served as CEO of Truman Medical Centers, in Kansas City, Mo., and Hennepin County Medical Center, in Minneapolis, often was the only African-American in his top health care leadership circles.

Diane Stafford, with The Kansas City Star, recently wrote about Bluford’s “retirement” project. He founded the Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute, an intensive summertime program for promising African-American college students. Read more…


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