HIMSS18 Annual Conference
Wynn Las Vegas
Mar. 5, 2018

Janet King

Senior Director, Market Insights
HIMSS Analytics and HIMSS Media

Janet King is an entrepreneurial business executive, bringing more than 25 years of experience in B2B tech and media research to the HIMSS team. Her ability to apply a variety of research approaches to strategic business problems has resulted in the delivery of impactful, innovative research programs for a long roster of global Fortune 1000 companies. Her passion is storytelling with data, leveraging research to fuel data-driven strategic decision making and to create a thought leadership position for clients through research-driven content. She holds a B.S. degree from Alfred University, and a MBA degree from the Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.

March 5, 2018
9:30am - 9:45am
Mouton 2

In November 2017, HIMSS Media conducted its inaugural healthcare Cloud Computing Survey. The survey’s goal: To give a snapshot that shows where healthcare organizations are in their journey to the cloud.

A key takeaway, and there were many, is that of the 151 qualified respondents, 75% agreed with the statement: “I feel optimistic that cloud technology will lead to improved point-of-care decision making.”

In this session, HIMSS Media’s Janet King, senior director, market insights, gives a quick overview of the survey’s findings. Janet will address:

  • How fast cloud computing is accelerating in healthcare.
  • Cloud models in use today by percentage: public, hybrid, private.
  • Leading strategic use case.
  • The percentage of providers that plan to use cloud-based EHRs in the next two years.
  • Security and other leading concerns, such as integration, compliance and lack of in-house expertise.

Janet’s presentation will provide attendees with a great perspective in how their cloud journey compares to their peers.

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