CLOUD COMPUTING FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT
Orlando, FL - February 19, 2017
Mr. Whyte, a veteran health IT leader, has over 25 years experience serving the nation’s largest providers and payers. At ClearDATA, he is responsible for driving innovation, growth and strategic partnerships. Additionally, actively advises early stage health technology companies and private equity investors on health technology.
Prior to joining ClearDATA, he was an IT Vice President reporting to the CIO at Dignity Health, the fifth largest hospital system in the nation with annual revenue over $11 billion. He oversaw $500+ million in clinical systems budget for over 40 hospitals; his responsibilities included EMRs, Clinical Integration/Accountable Care Organizations, Population Health ARRA, Health Care Reform, Patient Connectivity and Portal Strategies, Imaging, Telemedicine, Workflow and Analytics and Health Information Exchanges (HIEs).
Prior to joining Dignity Health in 2005, Mr. Whyte was Vice President and CIO at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (top ten ranked). Previously he spent over 17 years helping build the healthcare practices at Ernst & Young, Siemens Medical Solutions and Capgemini serving hospitals, health insurers and life sciences companies. This included building a health consulting practice of over 70 professionals. He has spoken nationally on topics including accountable care, health information exchanges, portals and genomics.
Mr. Whyte spoke at the ONC Annual Conference, testified before the ONC HIT Policy Committee and the ONC Privacy & Security Tiger Team, and he served as the Co-Chair of the California state HIE, Cal eConnect, Technology Advisory Group (TAG). He founded and served as Co-Chairman of the HL7 Clinical Genomics Special Interest Group which is working with an international team of physicians, biopharmaceutical specialists, bioinformatics specialists and regulators to develop an international data exchange standard for genetic information.
The evolution of healthcare cloud computing, led by advances in cybersecurity and automation, has enabled savvy HIT organizations to safely adopt the cloud for a wide variety of legacy and new workloads. During this session, you’ll hear real-world examples of healthcare providers, payers, and the technology companies that support them, using the cloud to power their clinical applications, safeguard PHI, modernize IT infrastructure, and accelerate innovation. You’ll also receive valuable insights and recommendations that will help your organization achieve similar success.