Tag Archives: Healthcare

Healthcare better for women than other industries, but C-suite rep lags

Dive Brief: Healthcare has less gender disparity than other U.S. industries, but still has room for improvement at executive levels. A new McKinsey report found healthcare is one of the best industries for working women in several dimensions. Women are better represented at all levels than in other sectors, are promoted at similar rates as… Read More »

The Future of Trans Healthcare Is in Portland – The Portland Mercury

Mercury Staff When Molly Palmer came out as transgender in 2015—and decided to begin the process of a medical transition—she felt like her life was finally starting to come into alignment. Palmer, 45, was eight when she began experiencing gender dysphoria—the anxiety and discomfort some trans people feel because their gender identity does not sync… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »