Our latest Diva Tech Talk interview is with Valerie Rogers, MPH, Director of State Government Affairs for HIMSS, a global organization focused on better health through information technology. The granddaughter of a breakthrough woman leader, who owned her own successful business in the 1930’s, Valerie’s path was strongly influenced by two older female cousins (a toxicologist and a primary care practitioner) who she described as “smart, sassy women.”
The use of data in healthcare, for Valerie, is indicative of leaders “aspiring to something much greater than the technology and innovation, itself. It’s really to impact lives.” On this podcast she shared just one anecdote of a woman, living in an abusive situation, whose circumstances were positively improved by the fact that data was being collected and exchanged among the health systems treating her.
Valerie’s advice for other women leaders includes:
Valerie Rogers can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter at @vnrogers74.
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