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Opinion: Community Partnerships Are at the Heart of Our Nation’s Opioid Response

This post originally appeared on The Morning Consult and is an opinion piece by Woman of Impact member, Ceci Connolly, P resident and CEO of the nonprofit Alliance of Community Health Plans, a national consortium of 22 nonprofit health organizations. ------------------ While Congress considers dozens of bills to bring much-needed resources to our n...
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25th Princeton Conference Shows How Employers are Getting Active, Demanding Healthcare Value

Women of Impact  Dr. Karen Feinstein and Dr. Vivian Lee recently shared a stage at the Princeton Conference. The Princeton Conference annually convenes leaders from academia, industry, and government to  discuss and debate pressing healthcare issues during an invitation-only event. Through interactive  panels and presentati...
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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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