Epic CEO Judy Faulkner

Epic Systems founder and CEO Judy Faulkner is No. 6 on the 2017 Forbes list of richest self-made women, logging a $2.5 billion net worth.

May 17, 2017
GE Women in Global Health

Global Health stats from the World Health Organization Assembly underway in Geneva, Switzerland.

May 22, 2017
The organizations are also releasing a documentary film about women making an impact at the grassroots level in traditionally under-represented communities. 
Ivanka Trump healthcare
May 22, 2017
The Democrats also requested a meeting with the First Daughter and Senior White House Adviser to discuss healthcare policy. 

President Donald J. Trump, Gage Skidmore photo

May 22, 2017
Critics say it will take critical reproductive care away from some of the world’s most vulnerable women.
Genevieve Morris ONC HIE
May 12, 2017
Genevieve Morris has 10 years of health IT experience and worked with ONC in support of the State Health Information Exchange Program while working for Audacious Inquiry.
No women shaping Senate healthcare bill

President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and lawmakers gathered in the White House Rose Garden on May 4 to celebrate passage of the House bill to replace Obamacare. Now the Senate goes to work on its version of the bill with a working group of 13 men. White House photo.

May 09, 2017
There are 13 men working on the new bill while Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins is writing her own legislation.

Dorothy Lavinia Brown, MD, was one of six people, and the only woman, recognized for her significant contributions to healthcare.

May 09, 2017
Dorothy Lavinia Brown, MD, a surgeon and Tennessee lawmaker, is the sole woman in the 2017 class of inductees into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame.
Rachelle Blake translation in healthcare

Rachelle Blake talks with HIMSS' Adam Bazer about how to translate value to healthcare.

May 05, 2017
Adam Bazer of HIMSS North America profiles Blake and considers the delicate art of translation in healthcare.
Lisa Seacat DeLuca Women in Technology Hall of Fame
May 01, 2017
DeLuca is joined by five other 2017 honorees, which include women from GE Digital, Humacyte, Analog Design and BMC Software.
Women in Health IT

Rachelle Blake, president and CEO of Omni Micro and Omni Med Solutions

April 27, 2017
In this podcast, Rod Piechowski, senior director, Health Information Systems at HIMSS, interviews Rachelle Blake, president and CEO of Omni Micro and Omni Med Solutions and the recipient of an inaugural HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award, which she received at HIMSS17.
women in cybersecurity workforce
April 25, 2017
"The stagnation of women’s participation in the workforce is noteworthy because the workforce gap continues to grow," according to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study.

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