Marketing to Women: Only 18% of Hospital CEO’s Are Women
February 19, 2013 § 3 Comments
Let the statistics speak for themselves: Women make 80% of the healthcare decisions. Seventy-three (73%) of medical and health service managers are female. Women compose 47% of medical school graduates. Some 32% of all physicians are women. And yet only 18 percent of hospital CEOs are female. And even worse, only 4% of healthcare company CEOs are women.
The following presentation from Rock Health gives some of the perceived barriers to advancement in healthcare – self confidence, time constraints, ability to connect with senior leadership, family and education/skills.
While women are beginning to make upward progress, it is amazing that these types of gender differences still exist. What do you think?