Jenn Dennard, founder of #HealthITChicks

Digital Diva Jenn Dennard shares insights from the popular #healthITchicks community, why so many women (and men!) find the group valuable, how marketers can move health IT forward, and trends that everyone in health care should be watching. Learn how to make a difference in patient care through the first #healthITchicks holiday giving campaign at

Show notes

Air Date: December 2, 2015
Guest: Jenn Dennard, Digital Diva at #HISTalk and founder of #healthITchicks

0:39 This week on the Health Care Podcasters Blab
1:46 Introducing Jenn Dennard
3:24 How did #healthITchicks start, and how has it grown?
6:10 What topics do group members discuss?
10:36 #healthITchicks has a great idea for its first holiday giving campaign.
12:37 How can marketers help move health IT forward?
14:58 What trends should health IT marketers be watching?
18:28 Bonus question: If you could join a music group or rock band for a day, who would it be?

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Guest biography

Jenn Dennard is Digital Diva at HIStalk, a family of websites covering healthcare IT news, rumor, and opinion. She writes daily updates at and hosts monthly patient advocacy tweetchats via the #HIStalking hashtag. Jenn is also founder of the #healthITchicks community on Twitter and LinkedIn – a growing group of women (and men) that aim to foster the growth of women in healthcare IT and broader technology roles.

Connect with Jenn on Twitter at @JennDennard.

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