The opportunities for female leadership in health and technology

Mobi Health News

In the HIMSS20 Digital webinar “Women in Healthcare and Tech: Closing the Gap to Strategic,” Amy McDonough, SVP of Fitbit Health Solutions, and Dr. Ashwini Zenooz, CMO at Salesforce, discussed the importance of having diverse voices at the table.

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Baby steps for FCC’s telehealth pilot — BadRabbit strikes 4 hospitals

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Health Care Technology Leadership in the Midst of COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC #HealthIT Bridgette Duffy Coronavirus COVID-19 Esther Choo Health Care Leadership Hospital Healthcare IT Lakshman Swamy Liz Boehm Physician Burnout Saykara VoceraThe world is facing a viral pandemic, and news coverage has reflected public anxiety and confusion.

Safety Leadership: Overcoming & Avoiding Bias

Christina's Considerations

Earlier this year I wrote an article for healthcare professionals on safety leadership. The idea is that scientific methods, standardization and reliability are not enough to reduce error and failure. Sometimes human performance in the actual environment of care is. Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems The Patient Experience Workplace Health and Wellness

Rock Health: Slow gains for female leadership in digital health

Mobi Health News

The report, which includes a mix of online sources and survey responses of hundreds of women in the industry, found the percentage of women represented in digital health leadership particularly lacking. Things are tough for women working in healthcare, according to a new report by RockHealth.

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend much of this week at the inaugural Disney Institute Women’s Leadership Summit. There’s another verb that Julianna called out: “Leadership,” is not a noun, she asserted. With his vision and leadership, we eradicated measles and the Nazis, too. The post Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit appeared first on

Successful Leadership Techniques for Nearshore Agile Teams


The ability to see faces and behaviors helps leaders adapt their leadership approach to each individual’s needs, which, as we’ve seen since COVID-19, vary greatly in an often isolated, virtual environment.

Digital health, Fortune 500 health companies see more female leadership, but still far from reaching parity

Mobi Health News

A Rock Health report found that the percentage of female partners at digital health VC firms only rose from 12.2% to 12.6%, while deals closed by women-led startups rose 13.4% to 14%.

McCombs School of Business Launches First-in-the-Nation Healthcare Cybersecurity Leadership Program

Electronic Health Reporter

The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin announces the Leadership in Health Care Privacy and Security Risk Management certificate program, a new first-in-the-nation professional program designed to help address a critical workforce shortage issue. The article McCombs School of Business Launches First-in-the-Nation Healthcare Cybersecurity Leadership Program appeared first on

SPM’s team leadership search for 2019

Society for Participatory Medicine

Like many associations, SPM has concentric circles of leadership (all volunteers) who work tirelessly to advance the Society and its mission. The senior leadership comprises the chair, president, president-elect, past-president/vice-chair, and the acting executive director. Finally, although not part of the board, we have a number of committees that each have leaders (although some are in need of leadership right now).

Are Nurses Getting Elevated to Leadership Levels? A New Study Explores

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Both clinical and business leaders value the innovation and clinical acumen skills nurses bring to their organizations at most levels—just not at the leadership level, according to a new study released by The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence

Google Taps Geisinger CEO David Feinberg to Assume Healthcare Leadership Role

Healthcare Informatics

Geisinger Health System CEO David Feinberg has been tapped by Google to assume a leadership role over its healthcare initiatives

Kaiser Permanente, Cambia CEOs: How payer execs adapted their leadership styles under COVID-19


Kaiser Permanente, Cambia CEOs: How payer execs adapted their leadership styles under COVID-19. pminemyer. Thu, 06/18/2020 - 14:12

Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019 appeared first on This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. In the seventh annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., 42 percent of health IT leaders rate updating technology to improve the patient experience as the top objective for 2019, followed by measuring improvement in patient care (33 percent).

How Leadership Styles in Healthcare Impact a Staff


Research has identified a wide range of leadership styles. What is the best one for your organization and how do you develop leaders that will help build a great healthcare organization

Top 5 Leadership Strategies to Implement Change in Healthcare


COVID-19 Has made healthcare transformation more important than ever as it uncovers problems with our system for providing care. Here are five ways that CEOs have identified for leaders to implement transformational change in healthcare

Telemedicine Front and Center at the AHA Rural Leadership Conference.


The American Hospital Association (AHA) just held its 32nd Annual Rural Health Care Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, and it provided an excellent opportunity to speak to individuals living and working in healthcare in those underserved communities.

Telehealth and the HIM Professional’s Role: Relaxing of Rules for Telehealth Services due to COVID-19 Requires Strong Leadership

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Diana Warner, MS, RHIA, CHPS, CPHI, FAHIMA, Director, Client Relations and Account Management at MRO. Health information management has seen many new processes quickly evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 forced the healthcare industry to change how healthcare is delivered, with telehealth taking a front row seat. Rules […].

“An Opportunity for Leadership”: How Major Changes Are Shaping COVID-19 Strategies

Health System CIO

Between the “all consuming” efforts to ensure providers can deliver care and support a remote workforce in the midst of COVID-19, while also trying to make sense of the recent regulatory changes, healthcare IT leaders face challenging times. But there’s an opportunity there, says Dr. John Halamka. Digital Health Disaster Recovery Featured Infectious Disease Management Interoperability Interviews Telehealth Graham Hughes John Halamka Mayo Clinic Saykara

What Are the Most Effective Leadership Styles in Healthcare?


Effective healthcare leaders come in all shapes and sizes, and they are far from cookie-cutter people, so knowing what some common traits are is helpful when exploring what type of person will work best at a facility

Chutes & Ladders—Memorial Hermann, Cedars-Sinai announce leadership moves


Memorial Hermann brings on chief experience officer; Cedars-Sinai names founding chairwoman of its new Smidt Heart Institute Department of Cardiology; Ohio State University names CEO of cancer center

How Leadership Drives Motivation for Career Growth at Perficient


A lot of my love for this job and this career, I credit to the leadership and the people that I work with. Our leadership was instrumental in keeping that, keeping the culture going, and keeping things moving along smoothly.”. Since hiring key Perficient leadership for the Sitecore practice, the business has exploded over the past several years. George explained to me that his becoming an MVP was encouraged by the leadership.

MGMA18: When it comes to leadership, Simon Sinek gives failing grade to politicians and healthcare executives


Simon Sinek, the author and lecturer, knows a lot about business and leadership. And he says the country’s political leaders and many healthcare executives have something in common: They are doing a lousy job

Key Takeaways from the West Health Summit and the Telemed Leadership Forum

Digital Health Today

I recently had the pleasure of attending two events in Washington, DC: West Health’s Healthcare Costs Innovation Summit and URAC’s Telemed Leadership Forum. This recognition was clearly shared by participants in the Telemed Leadership Forum days later. The post Key Takeaways from the West Health Summit and the Telemed Leadership Forum appeared first on Digital Health Today. Blog business of health Medica telemed leadership forum west health summit

CISOs need to unleash the power of storytelling to make cybersecurity real to boards, leadership: report


One strategy to more effectively address cybersecurity with board leadership is to use the power of storytelling and narrative to make it real, according to a new report Despite the well-known cyberthreats facing healthcare organizations, communicating these risks to senior leaders and boards can be challenging.

VA $16B EHR project moving forward without key governance leadership in place


The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving forward with a $16 billion EHR project slated to go live at pilot sites in 10 months without key governance leadership in place.

Impicciche to take Ascension's CEO role amid number of top leadership changes


Louis-based healthcare giant announced a handful of leadership changes including a new CFO and COO Ascension Health's President Joseph R. Impicciche will take on the role of Transitional President and CEO starting July 1, the Catholic health-giant announced on Tuesday. The St.

Leadership rounds could encourage open dialogue on infection control, study finds


Leadership rounds can encourage conversation with frontline staff on crucial issues, and a new study suggests that could lead to better infection control

Connected Health Initiative Letter to Congressional Leadership Regarding Digital Health Tools to Fight COVID-19


Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Leader McConnell, and Leader Schumer: We applaud your leadership in developing a bipartisan supplemental appropriations package responding to the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House U. House of Representatives 1236 Longworth House Office Building The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S.

House leadership: Next funding package on COVID-19 likely to target states, not hospitals


The House Majority Leader gave details on the talks for the next round of stimulus funding for COVID-19, and it looks like states instead of hospitals will get the most attention

Experian acquires MyHealthDirect, strengthening leadership position in patient access and engagement

Healthcare IT Today

MyHealthDirect digital care coordination platform and Experian’s data and analytics capabilities will work together to streamline healthcare administration Experian, the global information services company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MyHealthDirect, which offers a digital care coordination platform that optimizes scheduling for providers, payers, and consumers. This acquisition further solidifies […].

CVS-Aetna future leadership takes shape: Who's in and who's out


The Department of Justice is reviewing the proposed CVS-Aetna merger that is expected to close by the end of the year, but the companies have already announced their new joint leadership

Chutes & Ladders—DaVita shuffles exec leadership; Trinity Health hires new hospital CEO


Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry

Lawmakers cite VA leadership holes in EHR implementation with first go-live scheduled for 2020


Members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee worried that unfilled leadership positions and concerns about the VA's acting CIO would derail the Cerner implementation. Agency officials said they have identified three sites in Washington where the Cerner system will be live by March 2020

Industry Voices—To improve care quality, embrace diversity in healthcare leadership roles


Hino, regional director of operations for Surgery Partners, LLC, explores diversity in healthcare leadership and how organizations can affect change. Diversity in leadership leads to improvements in quality of care for all ethnic groups," he writes in this contributed post. Raymond T. Language barriers, cultural norms and healthcare access can all dramatically affect healthcare outcomes."

Healthcare Roundup—VA announces leadership shakeup; Providers offer big bonuses to attract APPs


The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced some upcoming leadership changes; providers are offering plenty of incentives to draw in advanced practice clinicians; plus more healthcare headlines

Healthcare Digital Transformation with Paddy Padmanabhan

Healthcare IT Today

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How the Mayo Clinic involves doctors in action learning-based leadership


It’s formally called action learning, a leadership-development process in which small groups work on real-world organizational business problems Want to help your physicians become effective leaders who can help transform how your healthcare organization works? The Mayo Clinic says it has one answer: Put them on a team, give them a problem to solve and a deadline.

Nemours Children's Health System positions itself, pediatric hospitals for leadership role in shift to value


With the backdrop of the U.S. Capitol Building through a wall of windows behind him, Nemours Children's Health System's newly minted CEO made his case for why the nation's top healthcare leaders and lawmakers need to pay more attention to pediatric hospitals in the push for a value-based payment system

Payer Roundup—UnitedHealth announces Optum leadership changes; Premera to invest tax savings in state exchanges


UnitedHealth has announced a leadership shakeup at Optum; Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska intends to invest its tax savings in the state's ACA exchanges; and more health insurance headlines