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Women in Health IT Community

In our mission to improve health through the best use of information and technology, HIMSS is committed to advancing the careers of high-performing professionals. Join us in addressing the gender gap in health information and technology, 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 our field.

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Webinars

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. 

Are you interested in speaking on an upcoming panel? Contact us if you would like to be a panelist - include why you would be a great speaker and share suggested topic.

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Events

Women in Health IT Networking Reception at HIMSS20
March 10 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Orlando, FL

Member Profiles

Women who are making a difference in the field of health information and technology tell their story to help us all empower and enable success for more women in health and healthcare.

Get to know the changemakers

Awards

The HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards are inclusive of all women of influence in all health and healthcare fields, regardless of where they may be in their career stage. Applicants may nominate themselves or someone they know. For more information, contact awards@himss.org. Recognize the accomplishments of an outstanding woman by nominating her for the one award that celebrates her strong commitment to health information and technology. Nominations are currently closed.

Research

2018 HIMSS U.S. Compensation Survey and Salary Calculator
Get powerful compensation benchmarking information with the HIMSS Salary Calculator. Based on the data collected from the 2018 HIMSS U.S. Compensation Survey, the HIMSS Salary Calculator provides health information technology (IT) professionals with a tool to compare salaries with their peers using a select number of fields.

2018 HIMSS U.S. Leadership and Workforce Survey
HIMSS is proud to announce an innovation in the release of our annual Compensation Survey: for the first time in our 12 years of study, we are reporting findings based upon race. An important barometer of compensation-related knowledge and trends, our 2018 findings are particularly resonant as gender equity issues dominate U.S. conversations.

Longitudinal Gender Compensation Assessment
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.

Mentoring

Mentor/Mentee Matching

HIMSS members are now eligible for a 10% discount for a mentoring service called CSweetener. Learn more about how to get started making connections with experienced healthcare leaders.

Ask an eMentor

HIMSS Women in Health Information and Technology eMentors are nationally recognized professionals with years of healthcare technology career experience. These influential women are here to guide us on our journey, sharing valuable insights and experiences. Submit your question for a Women in Health IT eMentor.

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Join the Conversation

Catch up on what influential and engaged women in health information and technology are up to  – visit the Women in Health IT page in Healthcare IT News or opt-in to the free monthly e-newsletter.

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HIMSS Women in Health IT initiative is inclusive to all people and welcomes attendees of all gender identities. The intent of Women in Health IT events is to form a welcoming community of all those who empower, support and advance women while addressing the gender gap in health information and technology.