BI&T January/February 2018

Underrepresented in many engineering, information technology, and technical professions, many women have found healthcare technology management (HTM) to be a welcoming field that’s rich with opportunity. Women converge on their shared passion for healthcare technology from diverse pathways—an indication that there are many entry points to a successful HTM career. Few women reported that they knew about HTM career opportunities in middle or high school, which advocates of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) consider formative years for developing interest in advanced study in these disciplines. Every woman interviewed for the cover story, however, shared pivotal moments that had a profound and lasting impact on their career paths. They spoke of being captivated by healthcare technology, by the mission and calling of healthcare, and by the thrill of belonging in workplaces that feel just right for them

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