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Creating Healthcare Workplaces Free of Bias

The Wall Street Journal devoted an entire section on Tuesday, September 27, on “Women in the Workplace.” It was thought provoking and made me consider where we are at my own organization. The consensus from the articles was that the experience in the workplace is very different for men than it is for women. Women feel they have a steeper trek to the top and that ...

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Hospitals Can Work Together to Detect—and Deter—the Drivers of Poor Health

Originally posted on September 29, 2016 By Joanne Conroy, MD, and Susan Dentzer In a recent post on WBUR’s CommonHealth, two doctoral students pleaded with Boston-area hospitals to collaborate on a joint community health needs assessment, as each is required to do every three years under the Affordable Care Act. As the CEOs of two organizations deeply engaged in ...

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