Chapter 5 Enhancing Resilience through Inclusive Leadership

DOI: 10.4324/9781003190929-5

The sweeping changes in the complex healthcare environment and the need to embrace population health management, interprofessional cooperation, and accountable care are transforming the way healthcare is delivered, managed, and led.

Building a culture of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration, so essential for the success of integrated health networks, begins at the top. However, gender disparity is still prevalent in senior healthcare positions even though women continue to play a critical role in strengthening the integration of health services.

Women are significantly less likely to be promoted to senior healthcare management, and in most cases, even ...

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