HIT Like a Girl Pod: Empowering Women in Health IT

HIT Like a Girl Pod: Empowering Women in Health IT

Ready to break barriers and lead the future of health tech? Join host Joy Rios for insightful conversations with women leaders who are driving change at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Get in-depth interviews, engaging discussions on health IT (HIT) topics, and actionable advice to advance your career. Whether you're a new or established professional, HIT Like a Girl Pod empowers you to be informed, connected, and a leader in healthcare IT.

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Bridging the Gender Gap: The Importance of Men Advocating for Gender Equity
June 18, 202400:20:11

Bridging the Gender Gap: The Importance of Men Advocating for Gender Equity

In this episode of the Joy Rios welcomes Brad Johnson, and David Smith, authors of, "Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women" and "Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace," highlighting the importance of male engagement in promoting gender diversity and inclusio...

Beyond the Stethoscope: Navigating Regulations and Technology
June 11, 202400:34:59

Beyond the Stethoscope: Navigating Regulations and Technology

In this episode, Joy Rios delves into the intricate world of healthcare with guest Aja Hardy, a seasoned professional with a diverse background in software development, marketing, and regulatory affairs for medical devices. Aja shares her unconventional journey, from initially aiming to become a doc...

Embrace Every Body: Uniting for Systemic Equity
June 04, 202400:31:12

Embrace Every Body: Uniting for Systemic Equity

In this episode, Joy Rios interviews Cate Navarrete, the founder and executive director of the Body Positive Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting body positivity and systemic equity for all bodies. Cate discusses the growth and impact of the organization, highlighting the challe...

Empowering Healthcare: A Dive into Clinical Decision Support
May 28, 202400:22:43

Empowering Healthcare: A Dive into Clinical Decision Support

In this episode, Joy welcomes Julie Frey from Wolters Kluwer Health, who heads the Provider product division. They explore Wolters Kluwer's role in healthcare, focusing on clinical decision support tools like UpToDate, which provide clinicians with timely and accurate information at the point of car...

Techquity Series: Transforming Communities Through Data-Driven Efforts
May 24, 202400:42:41

Techquity Series: Transforming Communities Through Data-Driven Efforts

In the final episode of the Techquity Series, Luis Belen and Tracy Wang delve into the realm of health equity and technology, showcasing the transformative power of data-driven initiatives. Tracy Wang, Director of Digital Solutions at Elevance Health, shares insights into a groundbreaking project ai...

Techquity Series: Voices Unleashed
May 23, 202400:32:29

Techquity Series: Voices Unleashed

In the fourth episode of the Techquity series on the HIT Like a Girl podcast, guest host Tanisha Hill, the founder of the Digital Health for Equitable Health Alliance, leads a compelling discussion with Rachel Starnes and Kylie Kalik from WillowTree, introducing their groundbreaking project, Vocable...

Techquity Series: Cultural Perspectives in Health Tech
May 22, 202400:49:09

Techquity Series: Cultural Perspectives in Health Tech

In the third installment of the Techquity Series, HIT Like a Girl podcast, Chrissy Kuahine, Director of Clinical and Patient Informatics at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, and Dr. Michael Penn, discuss Chrissy's project addressing digital literacy among elderly native Hawaiians. They ...

Techquity Series: Transforming Healthcare for Rural and Indigenous Communities
May 21, 202400:28:43

Techquity Series: Transforming Healthcare for Rural and Indigenous Communities

In the second installment of the Techquity series, Jay Calhoun from the Intertribal Health Innovation Institute interviews Josie McGee and Caitlin Lazarus from Vision Loss Rehab Canada to discuss leveraging technology to reduce healthcare disparities and improve access to healthcare services. The di...

Techquity Series: Tackling Breast Cancer Disparities with Digital Health
May 20, 202400:44:17

Techquity Series: Tackling Breast Cancer Disparities with Digital Health

In the inaugural episode of the Hit Like a Girl podcast's Techquity series, host Joy Rios welcomes Janna Guinen, Executive Director of the the HLTH Foundation, who is spearheading efforts to advocate for equitable digital health solutions. The series aims to uncover the essence of Techquity, its sig...

Midlife Matters: Navigating Perimenopause and Beyond
May 14, 202400:23:00

Midlife Matters: Navigating Perimenopause and Beyond

In this episode Joy welcomes Joanna Strober, the founder of MidiHealth, a midlife care provider for women aged 35 to 65. Joanna shares her personal journey with perimenopause, emphasizing the importance of understanding the symptoms and effects of estrogen decline during this phase of a woman's life...