Women in HIT Podcasts

Listen to STEPS to Value, Innovation That Sticks, and Code Red podcast episodes that are part of HIMSS' Women in HIT initiatives.  The goal for these interviews is to discuss the areas of interest in health information and technology tour interviewees are the most passionate about, as well as provide a space for them to share the insights gained from their professional experiences that can help mentor those looking to model their careers after their own.  

Technological progress doesn’t take place in a vacuum.

You can’t have work force development without innovation.

In 2015, UCSF School of Nursing Professor Audrey Lyndon described what a burned-out clinician looks like.

Each day, the amount of data in the world increases by 2.5 quintillion bytes.  Ninety percent of all the data created the world over has been produced in the last two years.

What does the transformation of healthcare look like from the population health perspective?

We hear it all the time: Leadership in the age of rapidly evolving technology requires quick thinking and adaptability, but without an endpoint in mind, we can get stuck fixing the endless supply

Do the Right Thing, these words echo what it mean to work in the healthcare industry.

It happen to us every day.  A moment.  A choice.  A thought not yet spoken.  Could I speak up?  Do I share what I am seeing?  Would I speak up?  Do others see it too?   Should I speak up?   

A common language has always been a powerful tool.  For millennia, it has tied together individuals into tribes, nations, cultures.

This seems to make sense if you think about it.  That our healthcare industry would be as complex as the bodies its charge is to care for.

Fredrick Douglass once said “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Much like our nation, our US public health infrastructure grew in fits and starts, with help from patriots across the political spectrum.

Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink.

On March 12, 2008, the New York Times reported about a team of computer security researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Universities of Washington and Massachusetts that abl

When it comes to governing, everyone has an opinion.  It was Thomas Jefferson who said “I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves.” But on

In this episode, we 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) marketpla