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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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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#HealthITChicks Spotlight Interview: Christina Caraballo (@Christina_HIT)

This month’s spotlight shines on Christina Caraballo (@Christina_HIT), co-founder and COO at Kizmet Health, and host of the next #healthITchicks tweet chat on Wednesday, September 19 at 1pm ET. What prompted you to enter – and stay in – the health IT field? I’ve always known I wanted to be in a health-related field, but […]

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