How to Close the Gender Pay Gap in U.S. Medicine

How to Close the Gender Pay Gap in U.S. Medicine Indefensible differences in salary between women and men persist in medicine, with female primary care and specialist doctors earning 25% and 36% less, respectively, than their male counterparts. These differences are especially egregious given that female physicians actually outperform male physicians in some areas. It...
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What a Companywide Book Club Could Do for Health Care Systems

What a Companywide Book Club Could Do for Health Care Systems Evolving the culture is difficult in any organization, but it’s a particular challenge in health care where change comes slowly, if at all. Novant Health, a North Carolina-based network of 15 medical centers, uses a shared reading program to shape the culture. The system-wide free-book program invites staff at all levels ...
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Increasing Global Demand for Food May Slow in Coming Decade

Increasing Global Demand for Food May Slow in Coming Decade Advertisement Advertisement Global food commodity prices are expected to remain low over the next decade, because abundant supplies will combine with slower growth in demand in developing countries. That's the upshot of a report recently issued by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FA...
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