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C-suite gender gap: Leadership training efforts falling short

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 24, 2017

Women represent just 26% of hospital CEO positions despite holding 75% of healthcare jobs. At Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, women make up merely 21% of executive roles and 21% of board members.

Genomic medicine goes mainstream

Genomic medicine goes mainstream

By Joseph Conn  |  February 18, 2017

At cutting-edge healthcare organizations, precision medicine is beginning to affect patient's lives. But most of the healthcare industry is still struggling to overcome significant social, economic and technical barriers to widespread adoption of genetics-based patient care.

Paying for population health

Paying for population health

By Shelby Livingston  |  February 11, 2017

A small but growing minority of health systems are linking executive pay to population health measures. The group is sure to expand as more health systems gravitate toward emerging value-based models and risk contracts.

New HHS Secretary Tom Price faces a crushing inbox

New HHS Secretary Tom Price faces a crushing inbox

By Harris Meyer and Virgil Dickson  |  February 11, 2017

Newly confirmed HHS Secretary Tom Price likely will spend his first few days focusing on efforts to stabilize the individual health insurance market as Republicans work to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Trump's travel ban sows uncertainty for healthcare and medicine

Trump's travel ban sows uncertainty for healthcare and medicine

By Elizabeth Whitman and Steven Ross Johnson  |  February 04, 2017

The U.S. depends on immigrant and foreign-born clinicians, students, researchers and faculty. The healthcare and medical research communities fear President Donald Trump's travel ban will have devastating repercussions.

A tale of two accountable care organizations

A tale of two accountable care organizations

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  February 04, 2017

The accountable care organization is loosely defined as a collection of doctors, hospitals and other providers who agree to take financial responsibility for the quality of care. Proponents argue they have great potential to improve healthcare value.

Building a Better Cyberdefense: A smarter anti-hacker defense

Building a Better Cyberdefense: A smarter anti-hacker defense

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 21, 2017

If deployed correctly, cybersecurity platforms that employ advanced technologies like artificial intelligence could help healthcare cybersecurity leaders, who are overwhelmed by cybersecurity threats but unable to hire enough staffers to adequately respond.

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