M*Modal CMIO

Dr. Gilan El Saadawi, CMIO of M*Modal.

M*Modal’s Gilan El Saadawi is working on an AI-driven virtual assistant to better capture clinical documentation from conversational speech during patient-physician interactions.

November 07, 2017

Providence Health and Services's Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Amy Compton-Phillips, MD. Photo via providence.org

October 16, 2017
EVP Amy Compton-Phillips says the West Coast health system is leveraging real-time data and informatics to improve patient outcomes, while reducing care costs.
Epic CEO Judy Faulkner
October 06, 2017
A comprehensive health record, unlike today’s EHR, would incorporate more data types, notably social determinants, she says.
Women digital health CEOs

23andMe is led by CEO Anne Wojcicki.

October 05, 2017
The average deal size for companies led by women CEOs was $31.4 million compared to $11.3 million for those with men CEOs in what is shaping up to be digital health’s biggest year of investments.
telehealth innovation

Sue Schade, current principal at StarBridge Advisors, speaking at HIMSS' Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.

October 04, 2017
Challenges tied to fostering innovation, breaking down department silos and EHR logjams have to be overcome, Sue Schade tells at this week’s Pop Health Forum.
diverse cybersecurity teams

“When security professionals have a broader lens through which to look at security, we’ll be able to provide better answers and support in protecting our systems,” said Mischel Kwon, CEO of MKACyber.

September 28, 2017
Employing a diverse range of information security pros can help hospitals to more effectively relate to the enemies trying to attack them.
patient-centric care
September 26, 2017
Lisa Stump opens up on how she directed a successful Epic rollout while driving population health and patient engagement strategies.

Ellen Pao talks about working with venture capitalist firm.

September 25, 2017
She lost her gender discrimination lawsuit, but bounced back to champion diversity and co-found Project Include.

Box begins her new role on Oct. 16.

September 22, 2017
As an obstetrics and gynecology physician, she has been caring for women for more than 30 years.
sexism in tech

Melinda Gates speaks at the CNNMoney American Opportunity breakfast Sept. 20. The topic: gender bias in the tech sector. Photo via YouTube

September 22, 2017
"Moving money is what will move the industry for women," Melinda Gates said at a business event Sept. 20.
google gender-based discrimination suit
September 15, 2017
Three former employees say they were assigned to positions that paid them less than their male colleagues.

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