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March 18, 2019

Weekly review: The 9 fastest-growing jobs in health care (and how much they pay)

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    The 9 fastest-growing jobs in health care (and how much they pay) (Monday, March 11)
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care occupations make up nine of the 20 fastest-growing jobs in the United States—creating a need for health systems to "ramp up their recruitment efforts" and make one crucial change to their approach, according to Advisory Board's Micha'le Simmons.

    The best medical schools, according to US News (Tuesday, March 12)
    U.S. News & World Report last week released its annual Best Medical Schools rankings, which include separate lists recognizing leading schools for research, primary care, and each of eight specialties.

    What 'Google health care' could look like in 5 years (Wednesday, March 13)
    Do you think you understand the full scope of Google's ambitions in health care? Think again. The tech giant's health efforts are more far-reaching and ambitious than nearly anyone understands—but they're united by these six visions for transforming health care, writes the Daily Briefing's Jackie Kimmell.

    Why feedback fails (and 3 better ways to help your staff improve) (Thursday, March 14)
    While many supervisors believe that delivering frank feedback is the key to driving excellent performance, research shows it may "actually hinde[r] learning," Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall write in Harvard Business Review. Here's what managers should take away from their work, according to Advisory Board's Micha'le Simmons.

    This woman's doctors 'shrugged off' her abdominal pain. (9 years later, they realized she had cancer.) (Friday, March 15)
    When Amanda Kabbabe was 15, she began experiencing a mysterious pain in her abdomen—only to have her concerns largely dismissed by several primary care physicians and gynecologists. Here's how, nine years later, she finally discovered the real cause of her pain: a potentially life-threatening cancer.

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