Women in Health IT at the Forefront of Addressing the Opioid Crisis

  • Event date: October 12, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: HIMSS Learning Center
The objective of this webinar is to tie the opioid crisis with the Women in Health IT community to bring awareness to women’s voices in addressing the crisis. A panel of leaders at the federal and state levels and the HIE space will share their stories on how they came into their current work roles and what they are doing in those roles that ties to addressing the opioid crisis through information and technology.
  • Inform members about women’s experiences applying health information and technology to address the opioid crisis at the federal and state level
  • Educate attendees about how speakers’ career trajectories led to their current role addressing the opioid crisis through health information and technology
  • Elevate the voices of women who have been at the forefront of addressing the crisis
  • Jaime Bland, Chief Executive Officer Nebraska Health Information Initiative
  • Rita Habib, Office of Senator Michael Bennet
  • Deb Soholt, State Senator South Dakota State Legislature
  • Terri Ripley, Chief Information Officer, OrthoVirginia