Women In Health IT

Dr. Sharmila Anand, seated at right, works in Thirukalukundram, a village two hours away from the nearest city in the south of India. She is one of three women in healthcare featured in a documentary produced by GE Healthcare.

By Bernie Monegain 06:43 am July 24, 2017
The film highlights three of many untold stories about women working in healthcare around the world.

Décoste learned computer programming using a library book as guide.

By Bernie Monegain 05:16 am July 24, 2017
Software engineer Rachel Décoste is a self-taught coder passionate about diversity in STEM.

MGMA President and CEO Halee Fischer-Wright, MD

By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm July 11, 2017
The CEO of Medical Group Management Association discusses technology, disparity in the workplace  – and more.
common language critical at point of care

Marion J. Ball talks with HIMSS Podcast host Rod Piechowski.

By Bernie Monegain 01:48 pm July 10, 2017
Ball discusses technology and natural workflow in a new podcast.
Brenda Fitzgerald to lead CDC
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am July 10, 2017
She succeeds Tom Frieden, MD, who resigned as CDC director in January at the end of the Obama administration.

RNC takes Hillary Clinton to task for not having a healthcare plan, though she does – and she was quick to share it. Gage Skidmore photo.

By Bernie Monegain 03:24 pm July 08, 2017
RNC takes Hillary Clinton to task for not having a healthcare plan, though she does – and she was quick to share it.

Heike Riel, IBM Fellow and executive director of the IBM Research Frontiers Institute and IoT Technology. Photo courtesy of IBM Research.

By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm July 07, 2017
Her light-emitting diode is at work in mobile devices, laptops and smartwatches.
gender diversity in workplace

Morgan Stanle research revealed that technology ranks low for gender diversity.

By Bernie Monegain 09:57 am June 27, 2017
IT performs well in terms of number of women represented, but poorly when it comes to pay equity according to latest report from Morgan Stanley.

Leah Binder is a leading advocate for patient safety and healthcare quality.

By Bernie Monegain 09:38 am June 27, 2017
National numbers show that women make up just 19.9 percent of corporate boards across the country.
By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am June 27, 2017
Kapor claims bullying, stereotyping, sexual harassment and racial bias in the workplace cost the tech industry billions per year due to turnover.

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