February 02, 2017
Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS, will lead a discussion with the the inaugural recipients of the HIMSS’s Most Influential Women in Health IT Award. Topics include problem solving, innovation, mentorship, interoperability, care delivery. The webinar will be March 28.
January 23, 2017
Engage with your peers and take the next step to further your career while connecting with and empowering women in health IT while in Orlando for HIMSS17. Check out the education and networking taking place.
Women in Health IT
January 04, 2017
Transformative change in health IT is dependent upon an educated and inspired workforce. Encouraging girls to pursue STEM careers will help to bridge the gap in the science and technology workforce. It is vital to create work environments that support and retain women in STEM fields.  Learning...
December 14, 2016
This STEPS to Value episode explores the current & future state of clinical analytics with HIMSS North America Board member Ruben Amarasingham, President & CEO of PCCI.  Ruben also discusses how PCCI’s mission-...
December 14, 2016
In this episode of Code Red, our Women in HIT special series continues with HIMSS Privacy & Security Committee member Cathy Petrozzino, Principal, Cybersecurity Partnerships and Information Privacy at MITRE Corporation.  Cathy describes her experiences as a cybersecurity pioneer, the...
November 08, 2016
HIMSS' Women in HIT Roundtable engages women in health IT in on-going conversations about the gender pay gap, to recognize influential women leaders and empower women throughout the field.
Healthcare focused IT departments
October 23, 2016
Resources are almost always the single largest investment for any organization. Healthcare focused IT departments demand a specialized skillset that takes non-traditional programming, community partners and an engaged leadership team. 
Dr. Karen DeSalvo and HIMSS Vice President Pat Wise
September 22, 2016
This new HIMSS Podcast STEPS to Value episode explores the impact of governmental policy on the HIT industry with Dr. Karen DeSalvo, acting assistant secretary of DHHS as well as an update from HIMSS Vice President Pat Wise on HIMSS’ Pathways to Value collection of action plans.  
Women in Health IT Roundtable
July 28, 2016
Join us in addressing the gender gap in health IT, and the need for more community, resources and recognition of women who have made a difference sector-wide. on Jan. 17.
Gender Salary Gap in HIT
July 28, 2016
Leveraging nine years of data (2006 to 2015) from the biennial HIMSS Compensation survey reveals that on average, female HIT workers in the United States have consistently been paid less than their male peers. A gap which seems to exist no matter how the data is cut, and one which appears to have...

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Contributing Editor

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

Executive Vice President, HIMSS

Carla Smith is Executive Vice President of HIMSS. Smith leads HIMSS’s cause-based association. Focused primarily on the US and Canada, Smith leverages her extensive experience in nonprofit management to ensure HIMSS’s ability to achieve its mission and maintain its financial health.

Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance

Beth comes to healthcare journalism and HIMSS Media from the world of TV reporting where she spent four years before becoming the managing editor of Healthcare Finance News in November 2015. She has spent the last three plus years reporting on everything from revenue cycle to MACRA to social determinants of health and hospital disaster preparedness. When Beth isn’t researching or writing, she can be found outside corralling her feisty but lovable german shepherd Sophie, volunteering for her favorite dog rescue Pittie Posse, squeezing in a workout or relaxing with her rescue cat Annabelle.