Gus Venditto

Gus Venditto is the former Vice President of Content Development for HIMSS Media and 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


Cloud performance tests reveal the impact of location
By Gus Venditto 03:03 pm June 27, 2018
Tests have shown that distance between the cloud provider and the enterprise can have a significant impact on latency with delays when the cloud is far away.
strategic business goals for EHR cloud migration
By Gus Venditto 02:18 pm June 27, 2018
It is important that provider organizations develop a clear picture of their EHR migration objectives before choosing a CSP.
benefits of moving to cloud computing
By Gus Venditto 12:56 pm June 27, 2018
Healthcare IT managers are making the move to the cloud one step at a time, evaluating the success of each migrated application before preparing the next move.
cloud computing platforms for healthcare

Pam DeSalvo Landis, VP of Information and Analytics, Atrium Health, speaking at the Cloud Computing Forum during HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Gus Venditto 07:14 pm March 05, 2018
Atrium Health and Children’s Mercy Hospital shared their experience with a complete transition to the cloud.
Kevin Mitnick hacking demo at HIMSS18

Kevin Mitnick’s presentation will be March 6 and 7 at the VMware booth is located on the Sands Expo Exhibit floor at booth 3803.

By Gus Venditto 12:29 pm March 05, 2018
Presentations at VMware booth will give attendees an up-close look at how criminals infiltrate systems.

Among the speakers scheduled to appear are Aneesh Chopra, who served as the first Chief Technology Officer of the U.S.

By Gus Venditto 07:20 pm March 04, 2018
A new HIMSS exhibit area will bring together over 100 companies that are ready to disrupt healthcare.
himss18 bookstore
By Gus Venditto 08:08 am February 16, 2018
Eight new titles will be offered for browsing, along with staples like the HIMSS Dictionary.
Precision medicine genomic therapy
By Gus Venditto 09:27 am December 14, 2017
Genomic-informed therapy recommendations are becoming available for clinical decision support at the point of care.
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.

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