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Jeanne Lillig-Patterson dies

Jeanne Lillig-Patterson. Photo via Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 12:36 pm September 05, 2017
She was employee No. 7 at Cerner and co-founder of First Hand Foundation.
Women in health IT call Ivanka Trump out of touch with gender equality

Ivanka Trump at a meeting on behalf of the White House on Aug. 2. Photo via Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 04:18 pm August 30, 2017
The rule was seen as an essential step in helping to close the pay gap in the workplace and in various sectors.
hospital EHR deployments

While 80.5 percent of hospitals have installed at least a basic EHR system, researchers said that just 37.5 percent of hospitals have adopted at least eight of 10 components measuring EHR use for performance measurement.

By Mike Miliard 01:18 pm August 28, 2017
Small, rural and safety-net organizations could do better using their IT systems for performance management and patient engagement, new JAMIA study shows.
Nashville health IT center

Grand Ole Opry is one of the landmarks of Nashville, Tennessee, which in recent years has also become known as a healthcare IT hub.

By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am August 25, 2017
Dutch company joins others in the sector by expanding into the famed Tennessee area.
women's healthcare
By 04:45 pm August 24, 2017
Women have a lot at stake in the fight over the future of healthcare and are more likely to be poor and depend on Medicaid and plan healthcare coverage for the whole family.  
Former 23andMe president joins Livongo
By Bernie Monegain 02:29 pm August 22, 2017
Glen Tullman’s digital health startup, which helps people manage diabetes, has hired Any Page as CFO.
Sutter Health, Quartet Health partner on mental health coordination

Sutter Health, based in Sacramento, California, will pilot Quartet’s technology in the Roseville area of the state. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:13 pm August 22, 2017
Pilot aims to integrate mental and physical health by using Quartet’s virtual, data-driven environment for shared care planning.

Reshma Saujani is out with a book aimed at reaching more girls with her message to give coding a whirl.

By Bernie Monegain 07:30 am August 22, 2017
Penquin introduces ‘The Friendship Code,’ a coding workshop for ages 8-12.

Only 22 percent of young women name technology as one of their favorite subjects in school, compared to 46 percent of boys.

By Bernie Monegain 06:00 am August 22, 2017
Although children between the ages of 11 and 14 years old demonstrate a high level of interest and skills in STEM ­– science, technology, engineering and math – their interest dwindles as they get older, according to new research from Randstad, a global human resources firm.

Marian J. Ball, senior adviser at IBM Research, accepts a Most Influential Women in Health IT Award at HIMSS17.

By Bernie Monegain 04:59 am August 17, 2017
Nominations for the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards, will close on August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.

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