This Week: Women & Digital Health

"Having a balanced number of men and women on leadership teams allows for a diversified set of opinions and perspectives that impact a company’s bottom line." -Diljot Chhina

According to a report released last year by Rock Health, fewer women hold leadership positions in healthcare as compared to other industries. This is despite the fact that the number of women-founded digital health startups increased between 2014 and 2015. In a recent article, Rock Health Research Fellow Diljot Chhina highlights the positive impact a diverse leadership has on company performance and discusses opportunities for career development initiatives to bring more women into the digital health sector.

Read her report, "The state of healthcare gender diversity 2016."