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WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP 23 ADVERTISINGINDEX Note: Ad page number(s) given in parentheses AMN Healthcare. / (800) 685-2272 (pg. 3) CHG Healthcare. (pg. 2) LeanTaaS. (pg. 24) NRC Health. (pgs. 15-16) Pfizer. (pgs. 18-21) Sanofi. (pgs. 10-13) Healthcare is a hot spot for female CEOs By Alexis Kayser H ealthcare companies and hospitals are among the industries most likely to appoint a female CEO, according to an Oct. 19 report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The rate of new CEOs who are women has held steady at 29% in 2023 across all industries, according to the consulting firm. That's 3 percentage points higher than it was during the same time period in 2022. Government and nonprofit organizations are the most likely to hire a female CEO, at a rate of 42.05%. Healthcare and healthcare products came in second place, hiring female CEOs at a rate of 9.7%. Hospitals took third with a 6.74% hire rate. So far in 2023, 370 women have taken the helm of U.S. companies. n Why Judy Faulkner says 'congratulations' rather than 'thank you' By Giles Bruce E pic founder and CEO Judy Faulkner says she tells her 14,500 employees "congratulations" when they do a good job. She saves "thank yous" for people who give her "a ride or a book or a cookie." "Saying 'thank you' says it's my project and you did it for me," she wrote in an Oct. 2 blog post. "'Congratulations' says that it's your work and your success. You owned it, and you did it well." Ms. Faulkner, who built Epic from a basement apartment into the nation's largest EHR vendor, called it a "much better way to recognize someone's contributions." n

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