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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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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#HealthITChicks Spotlight Interview: Jess Clifton (@jslentzclifton)

This month’s spotlight shines on Jess Clifton (@jslentzclifton), #healthITchicks second-in-command, senior healthcare writer at Agency Ten22 and host of the #healthITchicks chat on Wednesday, October 17 at 1pm ET. What prompted you to enter the health IT field? The origin of my affiliation with healthcare and health IT was coincidental. My first job out of […]

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Making the Ladder Lateral: #HealthITChicks at #HIMSS18

Join the #healthITchicks community for our annual meetup at HIMSS on Tuesday, March 6 from 2-2:45pm at the HIMSS Spot, Level 2, Lobby C. (And be sure to stay afterwards for our annual photo-op.) Making the Ladder Lateral:  Advice from #HealthITChicks on Creating the Career Path That Works Best for You Success for women working […]

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