Women In Health IT

Brigham Digital Innovation Hub team members stand around packaged meal containers on a table

In May, members of the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub team promoted the Safe Care Ideas initiative with stickers on salad bowls.

By Bill Siwicki 01:33 pm November 05, 2020
The Boston health system’s Digital Innovation Hub has spearheaded a new way to get all staff to contribute ideas. Many of those ideas are already in play and proving successful.
An old-timey microphone and radio setup represent our weekly digital health podcast
By Healthcare IT News 10:29 am October 30, 2020
The HIMSSCast team sat down with HIMSS Chief Americas Officer Denise Hines for a post-week analysis.
Maine Portland Community Health Center

Portland Community Health Center in Maine

By Bill Siwicki 11:54 am October 20, 2020
Nearly 90% of Portland Community Health Center’s telehealth patients say they’re satisfied with the provider’s virtual care, an overwhelming vote of confidence during a perilous time.
University Physicians’ Association Tennessee

Tennessee's University Physicians’ Association

By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm October 16, 2020
The financial IT used by University Physicians’ Association increased patient payments by 43%, and the payment lag for self-pay patients is down 20 days. “That’s huge,” a UPA exec says.
Telemedicine via tablet
By Kat Jercich 10:36 am October 16, 2020
Clinicians, vendors and telehealth advocates stress the importance of virtual services in expanding access to care – and noted the ways it still needs to improve. 
Keck Hospital of USC

Keck Hospital of USC

By Bill Siwicki 12:35 pm October 15, 2020
With an appointment-reminders solution alone managing 100,000 reminders per month, the health system reduced its no-show rate from 7% to 5%, leading to the savings.
Doctor discussing with patient at nursing home
By Laura Lovett 12:00 am October 15, 2020
Oliver Wyman's chair of diversity and inclusion talks about why gender parity is still struggling despite companies' best intentions.
Women in Health IT, digital health, workforce
By Sara Mageit 05:49 am October 07, 2020
The latest results from the HIMSS Women in Health IT (WHIT) EMEA Annual Survey found that lower salary, exclusion from decision making, increased workload and fewer public speaking opportunities are the major forms of discrimination for respondents.
Geisinger Medical Center

Geisinger Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am October 02, 2020
Since launching the new systems, the health system has increased organic traffic to its website by nearly 30% and increased provider data accuracy by the same percentage.
Michelle Davey, CEO of telehealth vendor and staffing services startup Wheel
By Laura Lovett 12:00 am October 01, 2020
CEO Michelle Davey discusses the company's relationship with investors and advice to new startups.