VA creates new Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization

Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will work closely with the Veterans Health Administration and the VA CIO on the new $16 billion Cerner EHR.

July 13, 2018
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.
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

May 08, 2018
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with the tech sector to talk about the industry's diversity problems.
women CIOs
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

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

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.
women's health research ovarian cancer
April 16, 2018
Companies said the FDA-cleared technology will increase earlier diagnoses of the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women.
Equal Pay Day

Credit: Adam Berry, Getty Images

April 10, 2018
HIMSS latest compensation survey found that females are paid 18 percent less than males for the same or similar work responsibilities.

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