The Friday Five – HIMSS Women in HIT
HIMSS empowers and enables the advancement of women in health IT. This year’s annual conference will address the gender gap in health IT, and the need for more community, resources and recognition of women who have made a difference sector-wide. There will be opportunities for women to engage with their peers and take the next step to further their careers while connecting with and empowering women in health IT. This week’s Friday Five highlights some of the not to be missed events at this powerful gathering of women innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs.
Keynote Speaker: Ginni M. Rometty
February 20, 2017 — 08:30AM EST – 10:00AM EST
Orange County Convention Center
Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM, is scheduled to give the Monday morning keynote address at HIMSS17. Mrs. Rometty was appointed President and CEO effective January 1, 2012. She became Chairman of the Board of Directors on October 1, 2012. Ginni Rometty began her career with IBM in 1981 in Detroit. Since then she has held a series of leadership positions, most recently as senior vice president and group executive, IBM sales, marketing, and strategy. Mrs. Rometty has been named in Fortune magazine’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” for ten consecutive years, ranking #1 in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
— HIMSS (@HIMSS) December 22, 2016
#HealthITchicks Meetup – Women Making Waves in Mental Health Tech
Be sure not to miss this year’s panel discussion centered on the role women play in the evolving world of mental health technology. Jennifer Dennard (@JennDennard), founder of #healthITchicks, will moderate and attendees will have the opportunity to hear from women developing, prescribing, using, and offering mental health technologies.
HIMSS’s Most Influential Women in Health IT Are Most Impressive
February 20, 2017 — 07:30PM EST – 09:30PM EST
Itta Bena at Pointe Orlando
Seven women from across the globe were recently named the inaugural recipients of HIMSS’s Most Influential Women in Health IT Award, sponsored by Verizon and EY. The judges selected the awardees from more than 175 nominations. Each of these women demonstrates transformational influence in the health sector. They are at various stages of their careers and each Awardee collaborates and innovates within her area of health IT-related expertise. The recipients will be honored at HIMSS17 at the Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards Dinner.
— HIMSS (@HIMSS) December 15, 2016
HIMSS17 Women in Health IT Networking Reception
Prior to The Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards Dinner, HIMSS17 will sponsor one of its most popular events, the HIMSS17 Women in Health IT Networking Reception. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the industry’s most powerful gathering of women innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs shaping and transforming health through technology today.
HIMSS and CHIME name Pamela Arora CIO of the Year
Pamela Arora, senior vice president and CIO of Children’s Health in Dallas, has been named the 2016 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year. The award, sponsored by CHIME and HIMSS, recognizes healthcare IT CIOs who have made significant contributions to their organizations and demonstrated innovative leadership through effective use of technology. CHIME and HIMSS executives cited Arora’s commitment to transforming healthcare. Arora will receive the award at HIMSS17 on Feb. 21, 2017.
— HIMSS (@HIMSS) January 17, 2017
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