Disruptive Women in Healthcare
October 25, 2017
HIMSS Women in Health IT includes more than 22,500 members with access to online or in-person educational events and resources.
HIMSS Board Chair Denise Hines
October 23, 2017
The founder and CEO of eHealth Services Group aims to bring next generation of young women into healthcare IT.

Cornell to provide paid internship experience for 200 CUNY female students studying computer science.

October 22, 2017
College offers 'Winternship' for up to 200 CUNY female students.
Women start their tech careers later than men, survey shows
October 22, 2017
Meanwhile, the number of men who now recognize IT as ‘unwelcoming’ for women has nearly doubled.

Stanford University aims to draw more women to global health leadership. Stanford University photo

October 22, 2017
The conference spotlights accomplishments of women working in global health and encourages next generation of leaders.

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 West Coast health system is leveraging real-time data and informatics to improve patient outcomes.
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.

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Editor-At-Large, Healthcare IT News

Bernie Monegain is Editor-At-Large for Healthcare IT News and Women in Health IT.

Executive Vice President, HIMSS

Carla Smith is Executive Vice President of HIMSS. Smith leads HIMSS’s cause-based association. Focused primarily on the US and Canada, Smith leverages her extensive experience in nonprofit management to ensure HIMSS’s ability to achieve its mission and maintain its financial health.

Founding Artist, The Walking Gallery

@ReginaHolliday Regina Holliday is a patient rights activist and artist. After spending 16 years working in retail management and six years teaching art, Regina began painting a series of murals depicting the need for clarity and transparency in medical records. http://reginaholliday.blogspot.com/

Principal, StarBridge Advisors

@sgschade
Sue Schade, MBA, LCHIME, FCHIME, FHIMSS, is a nationally recognized health IT leader. She recently launched a new healthcare IT advisory firm, StarBridge Advisors, with two colleagues, David Muntz and Russ Rudish.