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More female leadership: a different kind of health care reform

Increasing the number of women holding leadership positions in health care can help guide the industry in a time of great uncertainty.

As health care reform continues to dominate the national debate, one concern from patient advocates arose recently when it was revealed that a Senate health care “working group” didn’t include any women. Sadly, it’s not unusual for a group of health care leaders to be dominated by men. With significant policy changes headed our way, there is no better time to leverage the unique capabilities of our female colleagues to help guide the health care industry in this new era.

Solving that stubborn challenge in our industry — one that long predates the

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