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Women of Impact for Health Care is a group of female executives representing all sectors of the health care industry. We believe that health care for all will be improved with more women leadership.

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Vinny Arora, MD
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Anne Beal, MD, MPH
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Leah Binder
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Raquel Bono, MD
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Marna Borgstrom
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Shannon Brownlee, MSc
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Kathy Buto, MPA
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Rita Carreon
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Lynne Chafetz, JD
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Debbie Chang, MPH
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Carolyn Clancy, MD
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Lisa David
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Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
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Karen Feinstein, PhD
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Elizabeth Fowler
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Patricia Horoho
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Dora Hughes, MD
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Christine Hunter, MD
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Rhonda Johnson, MD, MPH
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Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, MBA
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Della Lin, MS, MD, FASA
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Fawn Lopez
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Christine Malcolm
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Amy Mansue
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Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
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Dora Anne Mills, MD, MPH
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Molly O'Neill
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Karen Remley, MD, MBA, MPH, FAAP
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Vivian Reznik, MD
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Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH
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Diane Stollenwerk
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Robin Strongin
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Sharon Terry
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Susan Turney, MD
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Kate Walsh
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Janet Wright, MD, FACC
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Elizabeth Yano, PhD, MSPH
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Laurie Zephyrin, MD, MPH, MBA
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Congrats to Woman of Impact, Dr. Bernadette Melnyk! AACN Honors Ohio State’s Melnyk for Her Work Advocating for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

 T he American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) honors Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, with a 2018 AACN Pioneering Spirit Award. This AACN Visionary Leadership Award recognizes significant contributions that influence high-acuity and critical care nursing and relate to the association's mission, visio...
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American College of Physicians Outlines Steps to Achieve Gender Equity

Despite some gains, gender inequity still exists in the physician workforce, a new position paper by the American College of Physicians (ACP) finds, and is urging all organizations to work toward the elimination of compensation inequity and help eliminate obstacles to female advancement. The position paper, Achieving Gender Equity in Physician Comp...
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Make Match Day a Movement Toward Health Citizenship

For thousands of U.S. medical students, March 16 is the day they will find out where their next steps will be in their pursuit of saving lives. These new clinical leaders are entering a quickly transforming world. Big data and artificial intelligence are on the cusp of accelerating scientific advancement. Society has ambitious expectations that the...
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Is the Future of Value-Based Payment at Risk?

  By Dr. Susan Turney, Chief Executive Officer, Marshfield Clinic Health System The U.S. healthcare economy is beginning an incredible transformation. If it continues at the current pace, in a few years from now we may hardly recognize the way healthcare is measured, billed and paid. Incentives will be better aligned, costs will be lower and c...
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Opinion: Quality Stars and Payments Ought to be Earned

Originally posted on the Morning Consult. The federal government rates Medicare Advantage plans using a star system that evaluates clinical quality, patient satisfaction and regulatory compliance. This star rating system is designed to help America's seniors evaluate the quality of their health care options. And it has successfully incentivized hea...
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Modern Healthcare Editorial: The case for women executives and a second shortlist for Bezos, Buffett and Dimon

Originally posted on Modern Healthcare.   Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase created shock waves in January when they announced plans to launch their own healthcare company. On March 8, they generated even more buzz when news spread that a search was underway for a CEO to lead the joint venture. Unfortunately, not all news is good ...
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