International Women’s Day: 3 Women to Know in Health IT

Influential women are helping to take technology use in healthcare to new heights. Here are three whose work you should follow.

The healthcare industry is ever evolving, with technology at the heart of a growing number of initiatives to improve the delivery of patient care, as well as the consumer experience.

Strong, influential women are at the helm of many of these efforts. Through their work, these three, and countless other women, continue to push the envelope for changing the way providers think about innovation and engagement. Read on to learn more about their efforts, and give a shout out to other women in health IT you’d like to recognize on Twitter @CDW_Healthcare.

SEE MORE: Read about one woman's journey to IT success. 

Sheri Rose

As CEO and Executive Director of the Thrive Center in Louisville, Ky., Sheri Rose educates senior care organizations — and the industry at large — about how and why technology is beneficial for older adults.

Sheri Rose, CEO and Executive Director of the Thrive Center
Our mission is focused on living and thriving, not aging and dying. We’re trying to give caregivers a feel for working with seniors.”

Sheri Rose CEO and Executive Director of the Thrive Center

Photo credit: Johnathan Willis

Learn more about Rose and the Thrive Center:

One Year Later: How the Thrive Center Has Become a Leading Voice in Senior Care Innovation

Tech & Aging — How Innovation Can Improve Senior Living

The Thrive Center Unlocks an Innovation Hub for Senior Living

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Dr. Natalie Pageler

At Stanford Children’s Health, Dr. Natalie Pageler, a board-certified clinical informaticist and the organization’s chief medical information officer, continually deploys technology to improve care for pediatric patients.

Dr. Natalie Pageler, Chief Medical Information Officer, Stanford Children’s Health
We wanted to make [Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital] one of the most technologically advanced, family-friendly hospitals around. There was a lot of consideration about how to employ technology in a way that would best support children’s health."

Dr. Natalie Pageler Chief Medical Information Officer, Stanford Children’s Health

Photo credit: Robert Houser

Learn more about Pageler and Stanford Children’s Health:

Hospitals Look to Innovation to Inspire Design

VR Offers Patients a Virtual Distraction from Pain

Q&A: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital CIO Ed Kopetsky on Embracing Health IT Innovation

Pamela Landis

As Atrium Health’s Vice President of Information and Analytics Services, Pamela Landis works continuously to ensure the health system leverages technology in ways that will optimize patient care and engagement.

Pamela Landis, Vice President of Information and Analytics Services, Atrium Health
We wanted to use technology to improve the patient and visitor experience, and do it in a way that is not overly expensive but still incredibly valuable.”

Pamela Landis Vice President of Information and Analytics Services, Atrium Health

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Mar 08 2019

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