The Friday Five – Karen DeSalvo hosts #healthITchicks Tweet Chat
Karen DeSalvo hosted this past Wednesday’s lively and thought provoking #healthITchicks TweetChat. Important questions were asked and some interesting and refreshing points were made. This week’s Friday Five gets us acquainted with the host, as well as the founder of #healthITchicks, and sums up some highlights from the chat, leaving some food for thought about the current state of the healthcare industry and where it’s going.
#healthITchicks Spotlight Interview: Karen DeSalvo, MD
First, before we get to the Twitter Chat, it’s important to take a minute to introduce the guest host and provide a little bit about her background. Check out this #healthITchicks interview with Karen DeSalvo and learn more about where’s she’s been, what she’s done and what she sees in her future.
— Karen DeSalvo (@KBDeSalvo) September 20, 2017
Karen DeSalvo on This Just In
At the HIMSS17 Conference this year Justin Barnes had a packed interview schedule with some of the best and brightest in the healthcare industry, including Karen DeSalvo. Catch their interview on our SoundCloud channel.
Jenn Dennard and #healthITchicks
Jenn is the founder of the #healthITchicks social networking community, which seeks to connect women, both personally and professionally, working within the healthcare technology industry. It also aims to grow awareness of gender-related issues in the workplace within the healthcare IT industry. Monthly #healthITchicks tweetchats, semi-annual events and blogs, plus daily LinkedIn group discussions also touch on topics relating to work/life balance, leadership, mentorship, and salary negotiation and pay equity.
— Jennifer Dennard (@JennDennard) March 1, 2017
Jenn’s Twitter Chat Recap
In case you missed the live chat, Jenn Dennard compiled the entire tweet chat and organized it by question. According to Jenn, “Former National Coordinator and current public health advocate Karen DeSalvo, MD ran us through the gamut of today’s latest health IT topics. From consumer access to medical records to cybersecurity and social determinants of health, there was a conversation topic for everyone!”
— Casey Quinlan (@MightyCasey) September 21, 2017
Meet the Tweeters
Healthcare NOW Radio followed along with DeSalvo’s Twitter Chat and we chose a few of our own Tweeters and comments to highlight. Check out our collection.
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