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November 02, 2018

Both the clinician and the patient hold an important piece to the care puzzle, according to Kristina Sheridan, head of the enterprise strategy and transformation department at the nonprofit MITRE Corporation. 

November 02, 2018

MIT's Cynthia Breazeal is developing "social robots" that could help care for patient's emotional wellbeing.

October 29, 2018

Epic’s CEO encouraged women to forget the glass ceiling and use the fact that they are not men to their advantage.

October 24, 2018

To Health2047’s Lúcia Soares, the political climate has increased awareness around challenges and highlighted work that remains due to unconscious bias.

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August 31, 2018

Now more than ever, networking is key to getting ahead.

August 31, 2018

Public health advocate and recipient of the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award, Jessican Kahn, shares stories from her career and the impact health IT can have on population health.

June 04, 2018

Women-only spaces facilitate the kinds of conversations and sharing that can lead to informal mentoring relationships. 

May 07, 2018

HIMSS is conducting a short survey to determine what challenges women face and what opportunities they have leveraged along their career path.

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August 13, 2018

In this Steps to Value episode,  Judy Murphy, Chief Nursing Officer at IBM Healthcare, talks about the mindset shift patients and providers are currently going through to move from episodic healthcare to continuous life care. 


Women in Health IT Mentor Meetup at the Connected Health Conference
11 a.m. | Oct. 19 | Boston, Massachusetts
Engage in thought-provoking conversations that address not only gender-related challenges, but job-specific issues and career planning tips. Receive $200 off the registration cost with discount code 18CHC200.

Women in Health Tech Track at the Medical Innovation Summit
10:50 a.m. | Oct. 23 | Cleveland, Ohio
Discover what technologies and challenges are truly concerning healthcare’s foremost leaders and to connect with those that have the power to impact real change. Register today and use promotional code HIMSS to save 15%.

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