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Taylor Hurst is a senior consultant for the Physician Executive Council within Advisory Board’s Research division. Her areas of expertise include optimizing hospitalist performance and engaging clinicians in care variation reduction efforts. Her most recent research focuses on how to incorporate frontline workflow and bandwidth realities into the care standard design process.
Prior to joining the Physician Executive Council, Taylor served as a senior analyst in the International Research division where she produced research for clinical and operational hospital leaders as part of the Clinical Operations Board. Through this role, she worked closely with executives in Latin America to reduce unwarranted care variation and led Executive Roundtables in Colombia and Brazil.
Taylor holds an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health and a BS in health sciences from The College of William and Mary.
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A physician's first 90 days at your organization is a critical window to drive long-term engagement. However, for many it's also a period of intense change and uncertainty. Join us to learn how to proactively spot—and address—retention risks early in a physician's tenure.