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Digital health startups see boost in gender parity while challenges persist

HIMSS hosts its own annual roundtable discussions about women in HIT leadership roles.

By Bernie Monegain 01:46 pm May 18, 2018
Health IT leaders applaud advances for women in leadership, but say there’s plenty of room for progress.
medical student IT graduates
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm May 15, 2018
The American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium seeks to train new physicians with EHRs, pop health and value-based care in mind.
HIMSS international leadership team with Charles Alessi and Bruce Steinberg

Charles Alessi, MD, (left) and Bruce Steinberg join HIMSS international leadership team.

By Tom Sullivan 11:06 am May 15, 2018
Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Vice President of International will help HIMSS deliver regional context to members around the world, CEO Hal Wolf says.
Paula Pasquinelli on women in health IT
By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm May 08, 2018
Women have long been the "backbone of healthcare," and it's time for them to "confidently insist on getting what is deservedly theirs," says Paula Pasquinelli.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 02:57 pm May 04, 2018
To really work to its fullest potential, the technology must be used enterprise-wide, according to the report, which took a close look at customers with highest adoption levels.
Emergency Department security

Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm May 04, 2018
SUNY Upstate Medical emergency department staff dealing with violent patients say the badges allow them to summon hospital public safety staff in just over a minute.
integrated EHR, revenue cycle management

St. Joseph Oakland is part of the Trinity Health system in Pontiac, Michigan. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 02, 2018
The Michigan health system, one of the largest in the U.S., says it wants to roll out a single, enterprise platform to deliver "people-centered care."
women CIOs
By Jessica Davis 01:41 pm April 24, 2018
Quest CIO Lidia Fonseca explains that by working with customers, technology vendors can better anticipate the needs of customers and design more effective products.
cybersecurity healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:20 am April 24, 2018
Artificial intelligence-powered threat detection and response can be very valuable – as long as it's researched and deployed with care and planning.
IBM Watson Health top hospitals
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:10 pm April 23, 2018
The renamed Truven Health Analytics research initiative found that the highest performers achieved better care consistency and alignment across facilities.

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