Women In Health IT

A sign in a corridor saying: Welcome. Fenway Park vaccination site

Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images

By Kat Jercich 04:18 pm February 17, 2021
In response to a complex and patchwork system, Olivia Adams built macovidvaccines.com to offer a more streamlined experience for Massachusetts residents seeking appointments.
By Bill Siwicki 12:51 pm February 17, 2021
ChristianaCare Chief Information Security Officer Anahi Santiago says she's drawn some lasting lessons from the hectic past 12 months, which offered a powerful reminder that "the human component is integral to the success of information security."
Call for nominations: HIMSS Changemaker in Health Awards
By HIMSS 05:47 pm February 04, 2021
Do you know a transformative leader? The HIMSS Changemaker in Health Awards recognize inspiring senior executives leading change in their relentless pursuit to improve care through the power of information and technology. Submit a nomination by February 16.
A person looks at a doctor on a screen
By Kat Jercich 03:18 pm February 02, 2021
Virtual care is not a panacea, said panelists at the American Telemedicine Association's EDGE policy conference, so action must be taken to ensure no one is being left behind.
The "bean" statue in Chicago

"Chicago" by szeke, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

By Kat Jercich 02:00 pm February 02, 2021
The city will be the first to implement Zocdoc Vaccine Scheduler, which leaders say will sync with existing community-outreach strategies.
President Joe Biden

(Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 03:17 pm January 27, 2021
The nurse practitioner will serve as "the Nation's Doctor" pending the Senate confirmation of Dr. Vivek H. Murthy.
Behavioral Health Services North Plattsburgh New York

Behavioral Health Services North in Plattsburgh, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm January 27, 2021
COVID-19 pushed the New York behavioral health provider into telehealth. It has since fully embraced the technology, enabling it to provide more services for patients.
Dr. Rachel Levine headshot

Dr. Rachel Levine (courtesy Biden transition team)

By Kat Jercich 12:13 pm January 19, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden announced this week that he had nominated Dr. Rachel Levine to be the assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest facility

Lehigh Valley Health Network's Cedar Crest facility

By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am January 07, 2021
Based on their experience with Vocera Ease, which helps connect care teams and patients' loved ones during surgeries, 95% of users said they would recommend the hospital to others.
Women in Health IT
By Sara Mageit 10:20 am January 07, 2021
Future50 leaders address the need for more resources and recognition of women in the healthcare IT industry during a Middle East HIMSS webinar.