Google, Microsoft gender inequality lawsuits

Cases against technology giants shine a light on salary discrepancies between men and women and that’s as true in healthcare as any other industry.

January 08, 2018

Tejal Gandhi talks about keeping patients safe in May 2017. Credit: YouTube

December 12, 2017
The IHI Chief Clinical and Safety Officer discusses what it takes to improve patient safety issues plaguing hospitals today. 
Women in Health IT happenings at HIMSS18
December 12, 2017
More networking, more sessions, more learning, more ideas are on tap for the upcoming conference.
Girl Scouts prep STEM pilot

Credit: GirlScouts.org

December 11, 2017
The organization is aiming to encourage young women to pursue careers in AI, cybersecurity, data science, health IT and robotics. 
Women leaders in health IT

Troutman Sanders Partner Erin Whaley.

November 28, 2017
Even in today’s tumultuous political environment, do not let others seal your fate, prominent women in healthcare and technology contend. Instead, embrace diversity, resilience and tenacity and strike a work-life balance. 
Denise Hines receives Woman of the Year in Technology Award

Women in Technology honor HIMSS North America Board Chair Denise Hines with the Small Enterprise Award.

November 28, 2017
Hines, who built her own healthcare technology company, honored by Women in Technology.
GE Healthcare's new mammogram tech

GE’s Senographe Pristina Dueta mammogram machine. Credit: GE Healthcare

November 27, 2017
The goal is to make screening more comfortable and to curb anxiety.
Brookings Institution report

Brookings Institution in Washington DC

November 27, 2017
Brookings Institution reports improvements in digital education and training a must as digital demands grow.​
Women IT leaders

From left: M*Modal's Gilan El Saadawi, MD, CedarBridge's Carol Robinson, Outcome Health’s Nandini Ramani and Providence Health's Amy Compton-Phillips, MD.

November 13, 2017
Some of the industry’s top women leaders share lessons that have helped them succeed in an industry dominated by men.
M*Modal CMIO

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

November 07, 2017
M*Modal’s Gilan El Saadawi is working on an AI-driven virtual assistant to better capture clinical documentation.
Novant Health names Angela Yochem chief digital officer
November 02, 2017
Yochem will spearhead system-wide implementation of digital media solutions, specifically design, development, operations and support.

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