Theresa Payton will speak at the upcoming HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum in Boston in October.

The first female U.S. chief information officer, star of the CBS show "Hunted" and Fortalice Solutions CEO Theresa Payton will speak at the upcoming Boston event in October. 

June 18, 2018
Jane Harper said during the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in San Francisco

Jane Harper speaking during the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in San Francisco.

June 18, 2018
Organizations should treat the third-party vendor relationship like a marriage, continuing to assess and manage compliance, Henry Ford Health System’s Privacy and Security Director says.
overcoming gender pay gap
June 11, 2018
Via Oncology’s General Manager opens up about her own journey to find confidence in new roles, think outside of her comfort zone and lean on the support from leadership to find success in health IT.
June 08, 2018
New research finds a worrisome amount of gender and salary inequity among women professionals working in healthcare and technology on the continent.
The Advisory Board’s Allyson Vicars on cybersecurity

Allyson Vicars is an associate director with The Advisory Board’s Health Care IT Advisor research program and will be speaking at the Healthcare Security Forum on June 11.

June 01, 2018
The Advisory Board’s Allyson Vicars says health orgs need to lean on governance and engage the executive leaders to tackle cybersecurity issues.
Salesforce invests in cloud-based health IT firm Virsys12

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

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.

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. Telemedicine has developed from a “shiny new toy” to “the standard of doing care,” said...
Denise Olivares Prognos VP talks about financial analytics
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.

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.

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
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.

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