Women In Health IT

Salesforce invests in cloud-based health IT firm Virsys12

Tammy Hawes is CEO and founder of Virsys12. Credit: Virsys12

By Bernie Monegain 11:18 am May 31, 2018
The woman-run consulting firm will use the capital to expand its offering in the healthcare industry, CEO Tammy Hawes says.

From left: Lisa Schmitz Mazur and Bernadette Broccolo.

By Jessica Davis 03:45 pm May 22, 2018
As the healthcare sector continues to shift into value-based care and consumers become more involved in the care process, telemedicine and big data will continue to hold a crucial role in advancing patient care.
Denise Olivares Prognos VP talks about financial analytics
By Susan Morse 01:31 pm May 21, 2018
Denise Olivares explains that women tend to be good at piecing together various data sets, as she does in working with healthcare payers to identify risk within a patient population.
women in health IT talking at peer network event

A recent study found successful women invest in peer networks.

By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am May 21, 2018
As the emerging role can open new doors it’s becoming clear that successful women share these six professional traits.
Digital health startups see boost in gender parity while challenges persist

HIMSS hosts its own annual roundtable discussions about women in HIT leadership roles.

By Bernie Monegain 01:46 pm May 18, 2018
Health IT leaders applaud advances for women in leadership, but say there’s plenty of room for progress.
Paula Pasquinelli on women in health IT
By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm May 08, 2018
Women have long been the "backbone of healthcare," and it's time for them to "confidently insist on getting what is deservedly theirs," says Paula Pasquinelli.
US Representative Maxine Waters and Congressional Black Caucus

U.S. Representative Maxine Waters of California is pushing for qualified women and minority candidates to serve in tech industry's boards. Credit: Rich Fury, Getty Images for Human Rights Campaign

By Bernie Monegain 03:14 pm May 08, 2018
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with the tech sector to talk about the industry's diversity problems.
women CIOs
By Jessica Davis 01:41 pm April 24, 2018
Quest CIO Lidia Fonseca explains that by working with customers, technology vendors can better anticipate the needs of customers and design more effective products.
Telehealth for women in rural Nepal

Women at a health clinic in Ramechhap, Nepal. Credit: Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 12:02 pm April 24, 2018
Mobile phone or videoconferencing tools enabling women and girls to see doctors via virtual consults shines a light on gender dynamics of information and communication technologies for healthcare.
Trump censored LGBT health information

Senator Dianne Feinstein, along with Senators Tammy Baldwin and Patty Murray, sent President Trump a letter about their concerns about health information omissions on government websites. Credit: C-span

By Bernie Monegain 08:35 am April 23, 2018
A letter signed by 19 U.S. Senators says that removing health and scientific data from various federal websites undermines access to evidence-based care resources.

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