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The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) would not exist without leaders. Five women emerged as volunteer leaders to start the legacy of the HBA in 1977 and thousands of talented women volunteer today throughout our 14 chapters and affiliates.

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to the Tomorrow’s Executives Affinity Group - New York City.   Our group has been modeled after the success of the NJ group of Tomorrow’s Executives and other affinity groups within the Metro Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Affinity Program.

WOW—what a great year! A big personal thanks to the 2009 Board of Directors, the HBA staff, and the Charles Group for making the accomplishments of the HBA so extraordinary this year as we exceeded our expectations in a tough transitional economy, significant industry consolidation, and momentous reform within healthcare commerce.

Health Care Reform: Opportunities and Challenges, a highly informative presentation was effectively delivered by James P. Carey, Vice President, Health Policy, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Women in Transition Affinity Group of HBA - Greater Philadelphia Chapter sponsored a first-class program on September 29th at the Penn State Great Valley campus entitled “Job Search Tips from the Hiring Managers’ Perspective.”

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) today announced the addition of 3 new staff members.

2009 has been an inspiring year, with broad recognition of HBA leadership for their innovative and forward-thinking ideas.

On April 22, approximately 70 attendees participated in roundtable discussion groups to identify key talent management challenges as well as strategies to Help Your Organization Thrive, Not Just Survive!

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) congratulates its members honored by the 2009 PharmaVOICE 100 list—including HBA President and CEO Laurie Cooke, R.Ph. The 5th annual PharmaVOICE 100 list recognizes some of the most inspiring individuals in the life sciences industry.

Nearly 40 people gathered at inVentiv Health for a presentation and discussion, called: “Shift Happens: Dealing with the Impact of Economic and Business Pressures” for the Executive Women’s Breakfast Series. InVentiv Health is a leading provider of commercialization services to the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, is a proud corporate sponsor of the HBA and a direct sponsor of this June 11th event