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May 22, 2018

As the healthcare sector continues to shift into value-based care and consumers become more involved in the care process, telemedicine and big data will continue to hold a crucial role in advancing patient care.

May 21, 2018

Denise Olivares explains that women tend to be good at piecing together various data sets, as she does in working with healthcare payers to identify risk within a patient population.

May 21, 2018

As the emerging role can open new doors it’s becoming clear that successful women share these six professional traits.

May 18, 2018

Health IT leaders applaud advances for women in leadership, but say there’s plenty of room for progress.

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May 07, 2018

HIMSS is conducting a short survey to determine what challenges women face and what opportunities they have leveraged along their career path.

January 16, 2018

These award recipients represent the highest standards of leadership and are respected and recognized as role models to peers in the field.These award recipients represent the highest standards of leadership and is respected and recognized as a role model to peers in the field.

October 10, 2017

Most physician practices and hospitals in the U.S. have installed electronic health records. In a classic Field of Dreams scenario, we have made patients’ medical records digital, but people aren’t asking for them or accessing them en masse.

October 04, 2017

Allowing patients to become partners with practitioners in their care is where an effective wellness plan and prevention starts.

Featured Resources

April 08, 2018

Join this webinar to understand how women leaders solve problems, share ideas and engage with their community and explore how they transformed from mentees to mentors and leaders in the field. We'll also examine the improvements the panelists made to interoperability, care delivery, public policy, and health information technology education.

Events

June 6 – Champions of Cybersecurity: Stories of Success and Progress of Women in the Field

June 13 – What the 2018 HIMSS US Compensation Survey Results Mean for Women in Health IT

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Women in Health IT Mentoring Feedback

We're looking to gauge interest from those who wish to either participate in mentor programs or serve as a mentor through HIMSS. Your response will inform future programs for the HIMSS Women in Health IT Community.

Women in Health IT Europe Survey

HIMSS Europe is conducting a short survey to determine what challenges women in healthcare IT face and what opportunities they have leveraged along their career path. By understanding the issues and needs, HIMSS Europe will be in a strategic position to develop these services, which help women further empower themselves as leaders in healthcare IT.

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Carla Smith is Executive Vice President of HIMSS. Smith leads HIMSS’s cause-based association. Focused primarily on the US and Canada, Smith leverages her extensive experience in nonprofit management to ensure HIMSS’s ability to achieve its mission and maintain its financial health.