The 2017 Healthcare and Life Sciences Landscape: Taking Advantage of the Cloud
With the constantly evolving healthcare and life sciences landscape, more and more healthcare organizations are resorting to cloud technologies to boost their data security and enhance their operational efficiency. Considering the cloud’s remarkable strategic advantages and opportunities, it is expected that it will continue to thrive and impact the healthcare industry in the coming years. Thus, keeping apace with the recent trends and latest regulatory developments is imperative for companies to ward off potential challenges and risks.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding the integration of the Cloud in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Landscape. Speakers will also provide the audience with an overview of the recent trends and best practices on how to maximize and take advantage of the cloud.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
- Healthcare and Life Sciences Landscape – Then and Now
- Cloud Adoption in Healthcare
- Opportunities and Pitfalls
- Significant Issues and Challenges
- Healthcare Regulatory Compliance
- Best Practices and Compliance Strategies
Martin McNicoll, CEO and Founder
Gurus Solutions, Inc.
- Introduction / About GURUS Solutions
- Life Science companies in the cloud
- Traditional life science business types
- Emerging life science business types
- Standards and regulations
- 21 CFR Part 11 regulation
- Identifying if 21 CFR Part 11 applies
- 21 CFR Part 11: What is expected?
- Implementation considerations
- Considerations: GxP System and SOP’s
- What is GAMP®5?
- Case Study
- Conclusion/ Recommendations
Milton Whitfield, Attorney
- Definition of cloud sourcing
- Essential characteristics (e.g., on demand, network access, resource pooling, elasticity)
- Cloud service models (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
- Types of clouds (public, private, hybrid)
- Benefits of cloud sourcing (e.g., savings/efficiency, agility, economies of scale)
- Challenges of cloud sourcing (e.g., security, privacy, data location, transition difficulties)
- Applicability of cloud computing in healthcare (e.g., providers, payers, consumers, digitization / access to records, medical research)
Martin McNicoll, CEO and Founder
Gurus Solutions, Inc.
- Recommendations before entering relationship / execute contract:
- Due diligence
- Expert assistance
- Data protection, backup and recovery
- Robust contract
- Transition options)
Who Should Attend:
- VP Marketing
- Director of Marketing
- VP of Sales
- Director of Sales
- VP Operations
- Director IT
- Director Finance
Martin McNicoll is one of North America’s leading gurus in the cloud technology space. He is the CEO and founder of Gurus, a business consulting firm that guides organizations to focus on scalable core processes that can be integrated into web-based solutions rather than on-premise technology. With more than 20 years of experience in the IT and eCommerce industries, he has become a trusted thought leader, helping organizations virtualize their enterprise platforms. Martin’s drive and enthusiasm have made him an entrepreneur who is constantly questioning and pushing the limits of business.
Martin McNicoll is one of North America’s leading gurus in the cloud technology space. He is the CEO and founder …
Mr. Whitfield is an experienced business lawyer who specializes in representing companies in complex corporate and technology transactions, including licensing and outsourcing of business processes, information technology, and related sourcing services. He also advises companies on various energy, government contract, regulatory, and transaction matters.
Mr. Whitfield has advised C-Suite and senior executives in various industries on corporate and regulatory matters, including structuring, negotiation, and documenting sourcing transactions. These industries include, for example, consumer services, energy, financial, health care, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, transportation and waste management.
Mr. Whitfield served as a Special Assistant to Admiral H.G. Rickover, Director of the Division of Naval Reactors in the Department of Energy. He led, in conjunction with private industry, the development, implementation and operation of a $100 million steam generator chemical cleaning program for the Nuclear Navy.
Mr. Whitfield is an experienced business lawyer who specializes in representing companies in complex corporate and technology transactions, including licensing …
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About Gurus Solutions, Inc.
GURUS Solutions scales up life sciences businesses in the cloud throughout North America. GURUS Solutions’ dynamic team of business and technical professionals set the standard for best practices in the implementation, integration and optimization of NetSuite, Salesforce, and other associated cloud-based software products. We work with businesses to bring their corporate process to the cloud resulting in unmatched productivity and efficiency. For more information, visit: www.gurussolutions.com
DiMuroGinsberg is a small law firm with offices in Alexandria and Tysons, Virginia just outside of Washington DC. It has both a regional and national practice with lawyers that have various backgrounds and attended prestigious schools such as Georgetown, Harvard, University of Virginia and Yale. The firm has extensive experience in multiple areas including, for example, corporate, criminal defense, employment, intellectual property, litigation, and technology transactions. The firm prides itself on providing cost effective and responsive services to its clients.