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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#NHITWeek Wrap-Up: #WomenInHIT Share Stories of “Catalyzing Change”

As National Health IT Week comes to a close, let us not forget that this year’s theme – Catalyzing Change – applies to advancing women in health IT as well as the next big innovation in care delivery. We put a call out to members of the #healthITchicks community, asking for examples of how they […]

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From Volume to Value: Breaking Down Gender’s Role in Successful Boards

In 2010, the SEC mandated that publicly-traded companies disclose their director nomination process for considering diverse candidates.  The SEC took this action, in part, because shareholders lacked insights into how directors were selected, had no voice in these selections, and yet were asked to vote on a slate. In 2015, Equilar crunched the numbers on […]

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#IHeartHIT and the Quietly Fierce Women Who Drive It

As we kick off National Health IT Week, I can’t help but reflect on the state of women in our industry. We’ve made tremendous strides since the #healthITchicks community got off the ground in 2013. Now more than ever, it seems there is a laser-focused spotlight on not only the issues that need fixing (the […]

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