Top 5 Women in Healthcare Blogs in 2016

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In today’s Healthcare space, it seems more and more disruption and innovation is being driven by women.

In honor of their hard work and contribution, here are 5 of the best Women in Healthcare bloggers to follow in 2016:


Linda Girgis, MD 

Dr. Linda Girgis MD, FAAFP is a family physician who treats patients in South River, New Jersey and its surrounding communities. She holds board certification from the American Board of Family Medicine and is affiliated with both St. Peter’s University Hospital and Raritan Bay Hospital. Dr. Girgis also collaborates closely with several universities and medical schools where she teaches medical students and residents.

She is an Advisory Board member for Sermo. Additionally, she is a blogger for Physician’s Weekly and MedicalPractice Insider as well as a guest columnist for Medcity News and Health IT Outcomes. She published articles in several other media outlets. Recently, she has authored the books, “Inside Our Broken Healthcare System” and “The War on Doctors”. She has been interviewed in US News, on NBC Nightly News, and many other media outlets. Dr. Girgis’ primary goal as a physician remains ensuring that each of her patients receives the highest available standard of medical care.


Dr Val Jones

Better Health is a network of popular health bloggers, brought together by founder and CEO, Dr. Val Jones. Participating bloggers maintain their own individual blog sites, but offer a portion of their content to Better Health for syndication purposes.

Better Health’s mission is to support and promote healthcare professional bloggers, provide insightful and trustworthy health commentary, and help to inform health policy makers about the provider point of view on healthcare reform, science, research, and patient care.


Barbara Ficara, RN

Barbara’s blogs on offer practical advice for spectacular health, focusing on prevention and patient empowerment and she shares a nurse’s inside perspective on healthy living and personal health, as well as the latest legal and political health care issues making all the headlines.

Barbara’s website provides access to previous Health in 30 Radio shows, content written by the show’s medical expert guests, and Barbara’s articles and blog entries. Barbara sorts through latest research and provides readers with relevant information without any of the confusing medical jargon, and empowers health consumers to take charge of their health and to enjoy every day.


Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Jane is a health economist and management consultant, writes in support of primary and preventive healthcare, analyzes public health statistics and shines a light on the promise of digital technology. 

She is a lively commentator on healthcare developments and findings, willing to point out the discrepancies that favor wealthier consumers. The blog also links to her many white papers, presentations and articles.


Phillipa Kennealy, MD

Philippa is President of The Entrepreneurial MD. She works with physicians who are striving to become entrepreneurs and build their own successful businesses or thriving practices. They are usually finding little in the way of support, education and resources that are specifically attuned to their business goals.

She also works regularly with physician executives and leaders who are seeking to unleash their potential and transform the organizations, departments or companies that they lead.


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With a community of over 1 million and 11,000+ active members, MomMD is the largest and best site devoted to connecting women in medicine. The site dedicated to “supporting women in medicine” offers practical advice on health- and career-related issues like “taking the pulse of your medical practice,” as well as discussions of issues women docs face, such as family planning and career choices.


Disruptive Women in Healthcare

Disruptive Women in Health Care’s mission is “to serve as a platform for provocative ideas, thoughts, and solutions in the health sphere.” Now in its seventh year, Disruptive Women has become an online destination for innovative thinking and has become a thought leader and influencer in its own right, receiving numerous awards and accolades including being named “one of the top health policy blogs” by Health Tech and a “Fierce Female Healthcare Blog To Watch” by Fierce Healthcare.