#HealthITChicks Spotlight Interview: Lygeia Ricciardi (@lygeia)

This month’s spotlight shines on Lygeia Ricciardi (@lygeia), president of Clear Voice Consulting and host of the #healthITchicks chat on Wednesday, May 16 at 1pm ET. What prompted you to enter – and stay in – the health IT field? As an undergraduate, I majored in history and Italian language. I spent a year in […]

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From Voice to Vocation: #NursesWeek Spotlight Interview with Candice Friestad, RN

Candice Friestad, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN-BC, is director of clinical informatics at Avera Health in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She has been with the organization for 39 years. How did you get your start in nursing, and then transition to informatics? My original plan had been … music, piano and voice. Then I realized that […]

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#HealthITChicks Spotlight Interview: Nirav Modi (@niravjmodi)

This month’s spotlight shines on Nirav Modi (@niravjmodi), co-founder of Carium and host of this month’s #healthITchicks chat on Wednesday, April 18 from 1-2pm ET. What prompted you to enter – and stay in – the health IT field? I spent the first 20 years of my career innovating in the telecommunications industry. Last year, […]

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#HealthITChicks Spotlight Interview: Lisa Simpson (@DrSimpsonHSR)

This month’s spotlight shines on Lisa Simpson (@DrSimpsonHSR), President and CEO of AcademyHealth and host of this month’s #healthITchicks tweet chat on Wednesday, March 21 at 1pm ET. What prompted you to enter – and stay in – the health IT field? My career has always focused on improving health and healthcare by using better evidence – […]

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