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EAST NORRITON, MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WLVT-TV) - As protests for equality rage on across the country, a regional healthcare provider is taking on racism. A public display denouncing racism can be seen as soon as you pull into Einstein Medical Center Montgomery.

Vera Burnett-Robins says "I feel valued. I feel like my voice is heard. My feelings are, are of a concern to them and I feel that I am a valued, respected employee." Burnett-Robins has been working in billing for the East Norriton health system for nearly 4 years. She’s now part of the diversity, equity, & inclusion committee focusing on communicating with staff about education, training and having an open dialogue about racism.

In the spring when unrest broke out over social injustice, Einstein renewed its commitment to combating systemic racism. President & Chief Operating Officer Beth Duffy says the system is now part of the Healthcare Anchor Network made up pf 38 hospitals across the country investing in the communities it serves.

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