Let’s Get Women Excited About Health IT

November 9, 2017

Health IT marries head and heart—that is, the technology to improve operations and patient outcomes with the reward that comes from knowing that your work helps people. Maybe that’s a message we need to make clear if we want to encourage more girls and women to enter our field. A case in point is Alicia Chong […]

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Women and Men in Healthcare IT: Friends not Foes

October 10, 2017

Women do still need men when it comes to mentoring and career success—and this is especially important in male-dominated sectors like Health IT, according to research published in Personnel Psychology. Men in senior Health IT positions outnumber women by three to one, according to Health IT News, so women can’t depend only on other women […]

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How Wearable Technology is Transforming Healthcare

June 26, 2017

This year’s Internet Trends report highlighted healthcare technology for the first time. Analyst Mary Meeker noted the impact that cloud computing has had on the market, crediting the cloud with the recent surge in wearables and apps. Meeker also noted that this trend is changing healthcare research and patient data accessibility, specifically with wearable technology. Here […]

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Career Tips for Women in Technology

March 8, 2017

As one of many women in technology, I can tell you first-hand that our ranks are growing. In fact, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 294,000 more women working in the tech sector in January 2017 compared to a year prior. When one woman succeeds, it empowers all of us […]

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5 Ways That New Technology is Being Used to Save Lives

July 20, 2016

New technology is constantly evolving to facilitate a variety of different tasks and roles. Sure, the desire for modern convenience and fresh forms of electronic entertainment drives some of the biggest sectors of the tech world, but many innovators have higher aspirations, too. As much as we all love new games and gadgetry, advancements in the health and safety […]

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10 Health IT Relationships Every HIT Professional Should Covet

July 17, 2012

Twitter is a four letter word to some people.  And while you may have made it a life goal to never set up an account, you may want to reconsider and make an exception (just this once).  Twitter is like green vegetables – even if you don’t like them going down they still have great […]

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