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 Internet.com IT portal which included SearchEngineWatch and Developer.com. At DowJones he was a product manager of the career section of the WSJ Digital Network. You can follow him at @gusvenditto

 

Hal Wolf HIMSS

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf speaking at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Gus Venditto 11:25 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf says the culture of “do no harm” is contending with the culture of innovation and “fail fast.”
Mount Sinai Epic EHR

From left, Susan Brassell-Knox, senior director IT Program Management Office, Ken Koppenhaver, Epic applications senior director; Kristin Myers, senior vice president of IT; and Elena Sethi, director IT Program Management Office.

By Gus Venditto 12:45 pm October 05, 2017
After merging with a massive New York City health system, Mount Sinai had software from eClinicalWorks and GE as well as paper records and an aging mainframe to contend with. Here’s a look at how its PMO managed all that change.
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf

Hal Wolf is firmly behind HIMSS involvement in public policy and is already involved in work to educate the FDA on certification of digital devices and is focused on emerging technologies like blockchain.

By Gus Venditto 03:13 pm September 01, 2017
Hal Wolf believes an aging population will require a new approach from healthcare IT leaders.
By Gus Venditto 01:23 pm August 15, 2017
Shop carefully. While cloud computing offers many advantages, it’s a big step and adequate planning is essential to ensure success.
cloud computing platforms for healthcare
By Gus Venditto 11:51 am August 15, 2017
New cost reductions make cloud options more compelling than ever but, in a twist, experts say cloud platforms can be more secure than managed data centers.
By Gus Venditto 04:16 pm June 15, 2017
The ride-sharing service is charged with defaming a woman and obtaining her records without authorization.
By Gus Venditto 07:23 am June 14, 2017
Memories of the May WannaCry attacks have started to fade but the threat to healthcare systems is not going away. In fact, while the risk has been seen mostly in IT administrative systems and EHRs, many believe that the threat to medical devices is even greater.
Eric Dishman on Precision Medicine
By Gus Venditto 11:41 am May 17, 2017
An ambitious project aims to provide insight on “the most diverse collection of people in human history.”
Patient matching strategy supported by Congress
By Gus Venditto 04:06 pm May 10, 2017
A directive to HHS calls for a national standard on how patients are matched with their health records.
Dan Rather at HIMSS17
By Gus Venditto 03:45 pm February 20, 2017
In an HX360 fireside chat with Steve Lieber, the veteran journalist sees signs of the press returning to its role as a watchdog.

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