HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards - Nominations Now Open
HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards recognizes influential women at all stages of their career. The Awards celebrate those females harnessing the power of IT to transform health and healthcare; is unique among power lists and award programs; and it's inclusive of all women of influence, no matter where they may be in the health IT field.
Make someone's day and nominate them for the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards by Monday, August 28, 2017.
In our mission to improve health through the best use of IT, HIMSS is committed to advancing the careers of high-performing professionals. Join us in addressing the gender gap in health IT, and the need for more community, resources and recognition of women who have made a difference sector-wide. Engage with your peers and take the next step to further your career while connecting with and empowering women in health IT.
Maximizing Minority Voices of Women in Health IT
August 22, 2017 | 10:00am – 11:00 am CST
Panelists discuss the barriers they have overcome and share best practices to lead an inclusive and diverse workforce. Hear how minority women leaders in the health sector achieve their goals despite workforce disparities.
- Determine practical approaches to attract, recruit, and retain a diverse workforce
- Explore issues facing minority women at work and how to solve them
- Identify what steps can be taken to build an inclusive organization
- Denise W. Hines, DHA, PMP, FHIMSS, CEO, eHealth Services Group; Chair, HIMSS North America Board of Directors
- Rachelle Blake, PA, MHA, CEO/President/Managing Director, Omni Micro Systems and Omni Med Solutions GmbH; 2017 recipient, HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award
- Madhuri Kudrimoti, MSMI, M.Phil, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Director, Clinical Informatics, Froedtert Health
- Antoinette Williams, CEO, Williams Consulting LLC
Nurturing the Future: Women Leaders on the Road to Advancements
September 20, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00 pm CST
Perceptive women leaders who are advancing through the ranks recognize the power of sponsorship, the importance of inclusiveness, and the avoidance of unconscious bias. While recognizing these characteristics can be viewed as both an art and a science, our presenters will share their personal stories of their leadership journey to include barriers encountered and accelerators for advancement. In this interactive presentation, you, the attendee will be challenged to ask the question “What are you doing (or will you do) to foster growth as an emerging leader?”
- Discuss best practices for identifying and nurturing emerging leaders
- Outline the differences between sponsors, mentors and coaches and “why” all are important
- Define unconscious bias and the negative impact to nurturing emerging leaders
- Discuss strategies that support and move women leaders forward in an organization
Registration coming soon.
Sponsored by: EY
View archives of our webinar series on the Women in Health IT Channel in the HIMSS Learning Center where we engage with your peers and take the next step to further your career while connecting with and empowering women in health IT.
The Value of Speake a Common Language
Marion Ball, HIMSS’ 2016 Most Influential Woman in HIT award winner, discusses the common language needs of clinicians, patients and developers.
Driving Health IT Value Across the Globe
Rachelle Blake discusses the value of engagement with the complexities of this glorious system we call life, and of the systems we have built to sustain it.
Medical Device Security in the Age of the "Internet of Things"
Cathy Petrozinno discusses the impact that connected health with have on medical device security.
Health IT Public Policy: A Participatory Sport, Part 3 - Advocacy
Leslie Bruce focuses on how advocacy can impact the policy-making process and shares about her experiences mentoring future Health IT leaders.
Health IT Public Policy: A Participatory Sport, Part 2 - Public Health
Gain an insider's view on the give-and-take between policy and public health with Nedra Garrett, she also shares her experiences as an Informaticist.
STEPS to Value Episode: The Value of Health IT Policy
Explore the impact that governmental policy has on the health information technology industry with Dr. Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, Acting Assistant Secretary and the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. DeSalvo also shares her own personal story and advice for women considering a career in the STEM fields as part of HIMSS’ Women in Health IT Initiative.
STEPS to Value Episode: HIMSS August Update-Women in Health IT & LTPAC Trends
Find out more about the HIMSS Women in Health IT initiatives from Carla Smith, EVP at HIMSS and gain a perspective on trends in the long-term, post-acute care (LTPAC) marketplace from Lorren Pettit, VP, HIS at HIMSS.
Leveraging nine years of data (2006 to 2015) from the biennial HIMSS Compensation survey reveals that on average, female HIT workers in the United States have consistently been paid less than their male peers.
Nominations Open: HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards
We are welcoming nominations for the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards through August 28, 2017 for women at all stages of their career trajectory.
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The Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT for 2017
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Success is About Scaling the Wall in Front of You
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Women in Health Tech: Promoting a culture of equality
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#WomenInHIT: Four Steps to Achieve Gender Equity
To significantly improve quality and outcomes in healthcare, we must eliminate gender-based disparities.
#WomenInHIT: “Going for the Gold”
When powerful women help and support women everyone wins! Surrounding yourself with the best people doesn’t make you look worse by comparison...it makes you look better.
The Gender Pay Gap in Health IT Is Real
Our findings show that, on average, women health IT workers have consistently been paid less than their male peers. Moreover, the evidence suggests the gap between male and female compensation rates has widened in the past decade.
Why Gender-Based Pay Gaps Exist
A highlight of the challenges (and opportunities) ahead in our journey toward pay equity.
HIMSS Women in Health IT Roundtable partners with collaborating organizations to offer opportunities to engage, empower, and collaborate with women making a difference in health IT.
Join the Conversation
Please email Carrie Subelsky to join the Women in Health IT Roundtable or for more information.