A Rising Tide Lifts All Gender-Balanced Boats Bound for HIT Boardrooms

The dearth of women on company boards has been well publicized. Health IT executive Carla Smith – the driving force behind the HIMSS compensation salary and the wage gap it has typically highlighted – wrote about it on this very blog several months ago. The stats she shared were sobering: 55 percent of companies that […]

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No FOMO for Me, Thanks to #WomenInHIT at #HIMSS19

This year marks the first that I haven’t attended HIMSS since entering the world of health IT. Sue Schade, one of the strongest supporters of our community and #WomenInHIT in general (check out C-Change, her team’s new professional development resource for women, when you get a minute), asked me if I suffered from the dreaded […]

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Mind the #HealthITChicks Gap in 2019

Happy New Year! Now that we’re fully back into the swing of things, I thought I’d take a few minutes to update you on #healthITchicks happenings … Over the last several years, our community has helped to highlight and amplify the conversation around the challenge of being a woman working in healthcare IT. I’m happy […]

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LeadHERs in Digital Health: For Women, By Women

Year after year, new benchmarks are set in the digital health investment market, which reached $11.1 billion in Q3 2018 – exceeding the Q3 2017 mark by almost $2 billion. However, the fact that just 2 percent of all venture capital investments go to female founders has remained steady since 2012. This statistic and the […]

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