Willa Fields, left, one of the judges for the HIMSS Women in Healthcare IT initiative, speaks at the 2016 event. At her left is one of the sponsors of the event, Helen Donnelly, executive director of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, one of  two sponsors of the event.

August 21, 2017
Writing in a blog published on the HIMSS site, Willa Fields advises young women starting their healthcare IT career to find a mentor. On the flip side, she also urges women – and men – in healthcare IT to become a mentor for those just getting started in healthcare IT. Fields is former...
Walking Gallery in healthcare Regina Holliday
August 04, 2017
The project tells patient stories via paintings by artist Regina Holliday.
workflow issues in health IT
August 04, 2017
A few tips that can turn a difficult workday in healthcare IT into one that is productive.

To achieve scale in the new value-based model, it’s critical to determine the appropriate next steps, Ernst & Young health practice leader Carole Faig advises.

August 03, 2017
Ernst & Young health practice leader Carole Faig explains what hospital executives should focus on while the federal government debates the future of the Affordable Care Act. 

"We can only have one CIO at a time. So, day one, it will be Kathy."

July 23, 2017
Former Ascension Health CIO Kathy Ross takes the IT reins.

Ninety-one  percent of people with chronic disease say they need help in managing their disease – not in the doctor’s office, but at home, between appointments.

July 21, 2017
Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.

'It means showing respect for the uniqueness of each organization.'

July 21, 2017
There’s value in integration, and IT plays a critical role.

When it comes to telehealth, strategy is critical, says Sue Schade.

July 11, 2017
There are common themes for the best results.
July 11, 2017
Between 2014 and 2015, death rates increased for eight of the 10 leading causes; only death rates caused by cancer fell, and mortality rates for influenza and pneumonia stayed flat.

"Connecting with colleagues they only hear on conference calls or 'see' via email has value."

July 07, 2017
In the absence of formal communication, people make things up and that's how rumors start.

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Editor-At-Large, Healthcare IT News

Bernie Monegain is Editor-At-Large for Healthcare IT News and Women in Health 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.

Founding Artist, The Walking Gallery

@ReginaHolliday Regina Holliday is a patient rights activist and artist. After spending 16 years working in retail management and six years teaching art, Regina began painting a series of murals depicting the need for clarity and transparency in medical records. http://reginaholliday.blogspot.com/

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Sue Schade, MBA, LCHIME, FCHIME, FHIMSS, is a nationally recognized health IT leader. She recently launched a new healthcare IT advisory firm, StarBridge Advisors, with two colleagues, David Muntz and Russ Rudish.