3 Secrets to Leadership Success for Women in Healthcare IT
April 28, 2017
1 PM Eastern, 12 PM Central, 10AM Pacific
Organizations experience higher profits when women represent at least 30% of their executive leadership teams. Still, women in leadership positions in healthcare IT remains doggedly low. Much of this is due to the unconscious gender bias that persists on both sides of the gender equation. But through awareness, open conversations, and the right strategies, this reality can become a thing of the past.
Join longtime C-level executives Liz Johnson and Nancy Ham as they share insights from nearly three decades of navigating successful healthcare careers and share strategies for empowering colleagues to pursue leadership opportunities and discuss building diverse executive teams.
This webinar is geared toward women managers and leaders in healthcare IT seeking to further develop their professional careers. It’s also intended for colleagues, executives, and HR personnel who are looking to employ supportive techniques that ensure diversity in the workplace.
Attendees of this webinar will gain actionable advice on how to:
1. Identify common scenarios where unconscious gender bias occurs in the workplace.
2. Understand hidden barriers and start effective conversations to raise awareness.
3. Negotiate pay, be more daring in seeking promotions, and more effectively network.
3.Apply specific hiring, management, and communication strategies to enhance effectiveness of leadership teams.
Nancy Ham, CEO of WebPT
The country’s leading rehab therapy platform for enhancing patient care and fueling business growth. Nancy offers more than 25 years of experience in successfully establishing, developing, growing, and operating private and public healthcare information technology companies. As CEO, she focuses on developing innovative strategies to help guide the company through its next phase of growth. Prior to joining WebPT, Nancy served as CEO of Healthagen Population Health Solutions, an Aetna company. Before that, Nancy was president, CEO, and a director of MedVentive (later acquired by McKesson), and held executive roles at Sentillion, ProxyMed, Healtheon/WebMD, and ActaMed Corporation. Named by HealthData Management as one of Health IT’s 25 Most Powerful Women Thought Leaders in 2016, Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University and a master’s in International Business Studies (MIBS) from the University of South Carolina.
Liz Johnson, MS,FAAN, FCHIME,FHIMSS,CHCIO,
Is the nationally recognized, award-winning Chief Information Officer, Acute Care Hospitals & Applied Clinical Informatics at Tenet Healthcare. Liz provides the strategic vision and tactical planning for all clinical, patient management, imaging, productivity and supply chain systems used across Tenet’s acute care hospitals nationwide. As a pioneer in nursing and nurse informatics, Liz led the most aggressive and successful electronic health record (EHR) implementation effort in the nation. Due to her leadership, Tenet Healthcare is now a national model of healthcare reform, using quantifiable data to transform clinical practice to enhance care delivery and improve patient outcomes through the use of EHR systems.
Liz is also honored to serve in various elected, assigned and philanthropic positions at the national level that include serving as the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) Board Chair for 2017; board member for Health Level 7 (HL7) International; and appointee to the Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) from 2009 - 2016.
Liz is the recipient of the 2016 University of Texas at Arlington Distinguished Alumni Award and has been recognized in the industry as one of “20 People to Watch in Healthcare IT in 2017”, as one of the “50 Leading Healthcare IT Experts”, and as one of “The Most Powerful Women in Health IT 2017” all by Health Data Management (HDM). Liz is nationally recognize in the industry as an HIT leader that is expected to make large contributions to the discussion on HIT in 2017 and provide guidance on where the industry needs to go. Liz is a Fellow of CHIME and HIMSS and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.