International Women's Day

For International Women's Day, NHS Digital executive director of product development Wendy Clark outlines her journey into healthcare IT.

March 08, 2019
April 04, 2017
“Overall, women have made great strides in the workforce, but the reality is there are still gaps and room for improvement. Lately, however, there has been a welcome shift,” Christina Caraballo, senior healthcare strategist at Get Real Health, writes in a recent blog. Caraballo,...
March 28, 2017
We have two little dogs. Pepe is a 10-year old Shih Tzu/poodle and Coco is an 8-year old Shih Tzu /Bichon.  Pepe had been getting frailer and weaker throughout the Fall months. We thought this might be her last year with us. But her blood work in November showed that she has a thyroid problem. She...
March 28, 2017
The remedy is in better design.
open office space IT
March 21, 2017
The approach opens endless possibilities for checking in, follow-up and teamwork. Yet there is still a lot to be said about face-to-face meetings. 
March 13, 2017
Remember those first few days on a new job? You were officially on-boarded, and signed a lot of forms. You learned all the basic processes and policies that new employees need to know. And you got the big picture of the organization’s mission, vision, values and culture. Your head is...
March 13, 2017
It’s generally thought that healthy people are more health-engaged than people diagnosed with medical issues. But that’s old health school thinking: most health consumers managing chronic conditions say they’ve become more engaged with healthcare over the past two years, according...
March 07, 2017
It is the beginning of National Women’s History Month. It has been celebrated since 1987 but has its roots in International Women’s Day (March 8th) which started in 1911. The National Women’s History Month was first declared by President Jimmy Carter in 1980. This year’s theme is “Honoring...
Lygeia Ricciardi social media
March 06, 2017
Lygeia Ricciardi's advice for leadership, and social media, in a time of political uncertainty around the Affordable Care Act and the fate of health reform in America. 
February 27, 2017
Results of two polls published in the past week, from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Pew Research Center, demonstrate growing support for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The...
Regina Holliday
February 27, 2017
When I was a child we looked forward to our birthdays with joy and trepidation.  Yes, we would get a few presents, a birthday cake and for a few very fortunate children there would be a birthday party to attend. But we would dread school on our birthdays.    Back then there were birthday spankings...

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Laura Lovett is an associate editor at MobiHealthNews where she covers the intersection of healthcare and technology. She is also a contributing editor to Women in Healthcare IT at Healthcare IT News. Before coming to MobiHealthNews she worked for Gatehouse Media, where she earned a New England Newspaper Association award. Most recently Lovett won a Umass Medical Media Fellowship.  Lovett was educated at the University of East Anglia, the University of Massachusetts and Oxford University.

Contributing Editor

Susan Morse is Senior Editor of Healthcare Finance and Women in Health IT contributor. You can follow her at @susanmorseHFN

Leontina Postelnicu covers the implementation of technology across the UK’s health and care system, with a particular interest in health policy and innovation.