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March 19, 2018

Weekly review: 4 rules to avoiding the 'Big Sugar' trap, from NYT's David Leonhardt

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    Inside Disney's $100M push to 'reinvent' the children's hospital patient experience (Monday, March 12)
    Walt Disney earlier this month announced a $100 million, five-year initiative to "transform the patient experience" at children's hospitals worldwide—beginning with Texas Children's Hospital.

    Your employee resigns unexpectedly. Here's what to do next. (Tuesday, March 13)
    It's only natural to feel emotional when a valued employee tells you they plan to leave—but how you handle the conversation may determine whether you can "save" the employee, or at least maintain a productive relationship. Advisory Board's Craig Pirner explains the three steps to a successful "resignation recovery" conversation.

    Why the US spends so much on health care (it's not what you think) (Wednesday, March 14)
    A new study finds that the United States spends more on health care than other wealthy nations—but not because U.S. residents use more services than those countries.

    4 rules to avoiding the 'Big Sugar' trap, from NYT's David Leonhardt (Thursday, March 15)
    The New York Times' David Leonhardt wants you to know that the sugar industry has invested time and money "trying to trick" you into eating more sugar—and he has a guide on how to cut back.

    Map: The highest-paid doctors (and the lowest) (Friday, March 16)
    Physicians in Charlotte, North Carolina, earned the highest average salary in 2017, according to a new report from Doximity—which also found that male doctors on average make about $105,500 more than female doctors.

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