women in health IT

Geeta Nayyar, MD, from the Femwell Group Health speaking with HIMSS TV in Las Vegas last week.

Executives from Wolters Kluwer, 4D Healthware and Femwell Group Health suggest finding mentors among women and men alike, breaking down stereotypes and surviving in the age of #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.

March 13, 2018
HIMSS Stage 7

Michelle Flemmings, MD, the hospital's chief medical information officer, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8. 

February 27, 2018
At HIMSS18, Pagosa Springs Medical Center CMIO Michelle Flemmings will explain how the Colorado critical access hospital has made the most of its clinical data.
Care coordination software merges physical and mental healthcare

"This is a meaningfully convenient offering for members to be able to see their behavioral and mental health providers in one visit, especially those with limited transportation options," said Leanette Henagan, MD, is the chief integration officer at Partners in Recovery.

February 20, 2018
Partners in Recovery has replaced by 75 percent the time-consuming use of spreadsheets to track health, and has seen a 32 percent increase in educating members on physical care needs.
machine learning and AI in healthcare

Elizabeth Clements, business architect at Geisinger Health, will be hosting a session at HIMSS18 on March 7.

February 07, 2018
Don’t get lost in the complexity of large-scale use cases.
women in health IT

Imprivata Senior Vice President Carina Edwards Credit: Imprivata

February 06, 2018
The health and IT veteran discusses how the industry needs women to embrace who they are to fuel innovation.
patient engagement

Geeta Nayyar, MD, the chief healthcare innovation officer for Femwell Group Health and TopLine MD TV host.

February 06, 2018
Femwell Group Health Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer Geeta Nayyar explains why it’s important to make sure women have a seat at the table when making strategic tech decisions about patient engagement and other trends.
himss18
February 05, 2018
Women innovators from CMS, NASA, IBM Global Healthcare, Cleveland Clinic and Health 2.0 -- among a long list of others -- will share insights from interoperability to patient engagement at the annual health IT conference in Las Vegas.
HIMSS Stage 7

Kris Wilson, CIO at Hilo Medical Center will be speaking about achieving HIMSS Stage 7 at HIMSS18 on March 8.

February 01, 2018
Hospital exec says help from everyone within an organization is needed to hit that milestone.
NIH precision medicine EHR

Michelle Lardner, RN, deputy CIO, clinical informatics, in the department of clinical research informatics at the NIH

February 01, 2018
A nurse leader at the National Institutes of Health discusses the progress the organization is making with incorporating genomics information into an EHR.  
HIMSS and ANI honor Catherine Ivory
January 18, 2018
Award honors someone who has demonstrated significant leadership in the area of nursing informatics within the healthcare community.
ONC HIT Advisory Committee

NYeC’s Executive Director, Valerie Grey. Credit: nyehealth.org

January 17, 2018
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer appointed her to move the healthcare system forward through innovations and technologies that advance electronic access, exchange and use of health data.

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