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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Influential Women in Health IT: Their Views

September 14, 2017

There is so much opportunity in the Health IT sector, especially as the industry moves firmly into the digital era and has become so innovative. As Modis’ North American Vice President of Health IT, I’m committed to making sure that women take advantage of these opportunities at all levels. And, while women are under-represented in […]

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The Evolution of Women in Health IT

August 30, 2017

The transformation in Health IT has been astounding, since the turn of the 21st century. The vast majority of hospitals and physicians now use electronic health records, while innovations including 3D printed models and 4D imaging give doctors better insight into their patients’ health. Additionally, telemedicine makes healthcare more accessible to consumers, especially in rural areas, […]

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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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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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