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CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls Obamacare a broken promise during the meeting.

March 23, 2017
International Women's Day health IT

Shareefa Alabdulmunem, head of eServices at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia, speaking at the Women in Health IT roundtable during HIMSS17. Next to Shareefa is Diane Carr, one of the judges for the awards program.

March 08, 2017
Healthcare IT News puts the spotlight on professional women working in healthcare and information technology with this roundup of articles and opinions.
Virginia Pascual Weill Cornell
March 08, 2017
Pascual will also serve as professor of pediatrics and collaborate with NewYork-Presbyterian.

One of the stars in Microsoft's #MakeWhatsNext campaign video.

March 07, 2017
The campaign raises awareness of the issues that cause girls to drop out of or lose interest in STEM, and aims to spark excitement in how they can change the world.
Trump STEM laws women
March 03, 2017
The Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act and the INSPIRE Act promise more policies concerning women in the workforce.
Lisa Stump

Award recipient Lisa Stump, CIO at Yale New Haven Health System and the Yale School of Medicine, said she viewed the award as a call to action.

March 01, 2017
Using the word 'influence' in the award's name was intentional rather than serendipitous, and the members of the roundtable liked it.

Ginni Rometty speaking at HIMSS17 in Orlando

February 23, 2017
‘In our industry, you have to keep innovating,’ said Rometty about her experience at Big Blue for more than three decades.

Denise Hines from Ehealth Services Group at HIMSS17 in Orlando.

February 20, 2017
It takes negotiation, some awareness and sometimes a lot of gumption.
Michele Snyder, chief marketing officer at Welltok

'In order to work hard and be motivated, I have to really believe in something both professionally and personally,' says Snyder.

February 16, 2017
Miriam Paramore talks with Snyder about her work and what keeps her engaged, why it's critical to help women thrive, and also about the pursuit of the ever elusive "balance."
Intermountain Laura Kaiser SSM
February 16, 2017
The Intermountain and Ascension veteran brings more than 30 years of experience to SSM.

GE executives say they want to 'balance the equation' by closing the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math careers. Photo courtesy of GE.

February 15, 2017
Without more women in tech positions, executives expect "significant economic impact."

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