Gus Venditto

Gus Venditto is the Vice President of Content Development for HIMSS Media. He has more than 20 years experience in managing content for technology professionals, and is the author of six books and hundreds of articles. At PC Magazine he was executive editor and author of the Pipeline column identifying IT trends. He was editor-in-chief of Internet World magazine and the IT portal which included SearchEngineWatch and At DowJones he was a product manager of the career section of the WSJ Digital Network. You can follow him at @gusvenditto


Huge crowds filled the exhibition hall at HIMSS15 in Chicago.
By Gus Venditto 03:15 am February 23, 2016
HIMSS16 is shaping up to be the largest gathering of healthcare IT professionals ever assembled. It will build on a tradition that began in 1993 with just 4,000 attendees and continues to grow steadily. Last year’s conference drew more than 43,000 professionals to Chicago.
The HIMSS16 mobile app is the perfect solution for navigating the event.
By Gus Venditto 09:40 am February 12, 2016
With more than 300 educational sessions and over 1,300 exhibiting companies, the annual HIMSS conference presents an extreme challenge even for the most physically fit attendees. It pays to know your way around the Sands Expo Center before you get off the shuttle bus in the morning.
By Gus Venditto 09:15 am January 27, 2016
Where does former National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, spend his time since leaving ONC? Back in the world of clinical issues, practice management, and talking to physicians. Only this time he’s an entrepreneur.
John Gelinne of Deloitte and Touche will speak at HIMSS16 about cybersecurity and healthcare. (Handout)
By Gus Venditto 10:25 am January 26, 2016
Healthcare IT professionals need few reminders about the importance of keeping cyber-security defenses strong.
By Gus Venditto 10:46 am January 20, 2016
Population health management touches many areas of healthcare technology and patient care. At HIMSS16, the Population Health Knowledge Center will bring together a diverse set of professionals who are able to share solutions at various stages.
Women in Health IT reception will be held at Madame Tussauds
By Gus Venditto 01:50 pm January 12, 2016
The HIMSS Annual Conference has developed many rhythms that are familiar to longtime attendees. But this year’s conference is changing the beat by a couple of steps with a Monday to Friday calendar that provides more time for education and networking on the exhibit hall.
Pat Skarulis
By Gus Venditto 07:55 am January 12, 2016
Leadership has never been more important in healthcare. To successfully navigate the challenges facing organizations, leaders must stay informed on the latest developments. And they also need to set policies that position their teams for longterm success.
By Gus Venditto 10:16 am November 03, 2015
It's every security officer's worst nightmare: a cyber attack. IT departments spend years planning to guard against an attack. But what is the reality? Hackers don't follow a rule book.
By Gus Venditto 03:43 pm October 27, 2015
Passwords has become one of modern life's more annoying routines. None of us is happy when our office email or bank asks us to take a comfortable password and turn it into something that resembles a missile launch code.
Aaron Martin
By Gus Venditto 10:01 am June 18, 2015
Aaron Martin did not have a healthcare background when he was hired by Providence Health & Services to be its senior vice president for strategy and innovation. He was fresh from eight years at Amazon.

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