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Women in Business, SA's Healthcare Ecosystem

Women Making an Impact on San Antonio’s Healthcare Ecosystem

By Blithe Wiley | Photography by David Teran   According to a 2021 study commissioned by the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the healthcare and biosciences sector of the San Antonio economy delivered a $44 billion impact to the region and directly employed more than 180,000 people. Today, one …

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The Women Leading Christus Health

Photo Left to Right: Genifer Rucker, president of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels; Cris Daskevich, CEO of CHRISTUS Children’s; Luanne Ansaldo, president of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center; Sister Yolanda Tarango, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of the In-carnate Word; Sherry Fraser, president of CHRISTUS …

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Women Professionals Care for Their Mental Health

By Blithe Wiley Photography by Suzanne Pack According to the American Psychiatric Association, every year, one in five women experience a mental health disorder. One of the most common mental disorders is depression, which occurs in twice as many women as men. In addition, women are twice as likely to …

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Breast Reconstruction After Cancer Surgery Empowers Women with a Sense of Control

By Paul J. Watkins Breast cancer is a diagnosis that brings fear and uncertainty, not just from the disease itself but also from questions regarding reconstruction options, cosmetic results, and restoration of self-confidence. Megan Burgess, MD, is a board-certified plastic, reconstructive, and general surgeon at Plastic and Reconstructive Institute of …

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Reporting Symptoms Promptly Empowers Women to Meet and Defeat Gynecologic Cancer

“The warning signs are different for each gynecologic cancer,” explains Georgia McCann, M.D., a board-certified gynecologic oncologist. Dr. McCann is an associate clinical professor and chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at UT Health San Antonio and the leader of the gynecologic oncology program at Mays Cancer Center, home …

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