In this special report, John Jesser, vice president of provider engagement strategy for Anthem's LiveHealth Online service, and Judd Hollander, associate dean for strategic health initiatives at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, discuss how each of their organizations is working to improve care access for patients via telemedicine, the hurdles they currently face and their thoughts on the state of the industry at large. Special Report
The face of health IT is changing. What used to be an industry where men held most of the executive positions, women are breaking through that glass ceiling and taking seats at the leadership table.
Come March, tens of thousands of women will be in Las Vegas to attend HIMSS 2016.
However, despite the progress women have made in the industry, there's still an undercurrent of sexism. Read more...
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