Dismal statistics show how few female CEOs there are in healthcare, and a new report reveals what needs to happen for that to change

The US healthcare workforce is female-dominated, but healthcare companies’ C-suites are the complete opposite, a new report from Oliver Wyman has found.  Only 33% of senior leaders at healthcare companies are female, and just 13% of CEOs, the report found.  Many factors play into the disparity, but two appear especially distinct to healthcare: the professional backgrounds of CEOs and how people tend to get promoted. 

Women are sometimes called the “chief medical officers” of

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