The moment everything changed? When the industry started to reap the benefits of years of hard work and shift its strategic thinking to optimization, says Carla Smith.
What started as an informal get-together has evolved into year-round community that aims to empower and advance women in health IT. And it starts by making sure women understand their worth, says HIMSS EVP Carla Smith.
With more care happening outside of the hospital – and even the physician office – it’s become critical for CIOs to understand the barriers facing patients and harness technologies to meet their needs, says Carla Smith.
When it comes to innovation, technology is merely a small piece of the puzzle, says Carla Smith of HIMSS. The bigger piece? “The human dynamics and human interactions.”