(SPONSORED) Adrienne Edens, VP of Education at CHIME, offers her perspective as a judge from the inaugural Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards and Helen Donnelly of Verizon applauds the initiative's focus to recognize influence and raise awareness within the community which it supports.

July 09, 2017
HIMSS17 Session Recording
June 26, 2017
As a distinct profession with meaningful and well-paying careers, the health IT field has proven difficult for women to advance. This session recorded at HIMSS17 hosts lessons learned, experiences, and counsel from executives who champion women in health IT.
Karen DeSalvo and Suzi Grizancic
June 02, 2017
(SPONSORED) HIMSS Radio guests Karen DeSalvo and Suzi Grizancic discuss the issues around gender diversity and quality in the health IT field and their involvement in the HIMSS Women in Health IT initiative.
Shareefa Alabdulmunem, Head of eServices at King Faisal Specialist Hospital
May 19, 2017
(SPONSORED) Shareefa Alabdulmunem, Head of eServices at King Faisal Specialist Hospital, and Christina Caraballo, Senior Healthcare Strategist at Get Real Health, each reflect upon what it means to receive the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.
May 01, 2017
(SPONSORED) Justin Barnes interviews CEO of eHealth Services Group Denise Hines, addressing the hot topics of discussion at HIMSS17 including Women in Health IT, workforce diversity and the future of health IT policy and technologies.
Karen Guice
April 25, 2017
(SPONSORED) Karen Guice, former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, advises women in health IT to see opportunity in the face of bad experiences and risk taking.
Karen DeSalvo at HIMSS17
April 10, 2017
(SPONSORED) Karen DeSalvo and Carla Smith discuss the important differences between focusing on "what you want to be" and "what you want to do " in your career. Recorded at HIMSS17.
Marion Ball speaks to women entering health IT
March 28, 2017
(SPONSORED) Marion Ball, Professor Emerita at Johns Hopkins University, shares her experience coming up through the male-dominated health IT profession and offers advice to young women just entering the field.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions supports Women in Health IT
February 24, 2017
(SPONSORED) Helen Donnelly, Executive Director of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, explains the reasons behind Verizon’s sponsorship of the Women in Health IT initiative and their desire to be a driving force in advancing women in technical careers.
Suzi Grizancic, Principal at EY
February 24, 2017
(SPONSORED) Suzi Grizancic, Principal at EY, expresses the firms enthusiastic sponsorship of the Women in Health IT initiative and how it runs parallel to their missions with gender parity and the advancement of women in leadership.
February 22, 2017
(SPONSORED) Professionals, including the inaugural recipients of the Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards, discuss problems and solutions for gender gaps in the industry.

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