UP-Start5th Annual Cloud Awards

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Daily Overview - Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Time, PST Description
07:45 - 12:00 Registration (Atrium Lobby)
09:00 - 10:00 Keynotes and Panels (Silicon Valley Room)
10:10 - 11:15 Breakout Sessions (Fremont, Morgan Hill, Milpitas, Willow Glen Rooms)
11:20 - 12:20 Keynotes and Panels (Silicon Valley Room)
12:20 - 01:20 Lunch / Networking / Expo (Atrium Lobby)
01:20 - 02:20 Keynotes and Panels (Silicon Valley Room)
02:30 - 03:35 Breakout Sessions (Fremont, Morgan Hill, Milpitas, Willow Glen Rooms)
03:40 - 04:10 Closing Keynote (Silicon Valley Room)
04:10 - 05:10 Networking, Drinks Reception (Atrium Lobby)

Full Agenda - Tuesday, December 03, 2013

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Time, PST
08:00- 09:00
Conference Opens, Registration / Continental Breakfast (Atrium Lobby)
09:00 - 09:30

Opening Keynote Silicon Valley Room

How to Maintain Relevancy in a Cloud World: A Step-by-Step Approach to the Future Business of IT
Let’s face it, developers rule. They have instantaneous access to technology resources that can be spun up easily without your knowledge. It is this pressure that is driving the inevitability of Cloud adoption across enterprise IT. If you still think of your IT organization as a cost center - presiding over a hefty annual budget and responsible for doling out dollars to the developers - then it’s time to rethink and re-imagine the business of IT.  IT must adapt cost models and budget planning cycles to provide a platform for innovation, otherwise, some of the best, most creative and most ingenious innovations in technology will never see the light of day. It’s a true dilemma for developers and innovators – why spend time creating, when your next great idea or project doesn’t meet the initial business case requirements for funding? But that was the old world of IT. 
Speakers: Lisa Larson, Vice President of Enterprise Cloud Solutions at Rackspace
09:30- 10:00

Panel Discussion Silicon Valley Room

Confronting The Cloudy Legal Landscape: Dealing With E-Discovery Demands While Reducing Your Organization's Legal Risk Through Better Governance
Complex litigation, including but not limited to class action practice, is a fact of life for most corporations in the health and big pharma sectors. The identification and retrieval of electronically stored information (ESI) in response to demands in lawsuits, in the form of requests for production from parties as well as subpoenas to third parties, is resource intensive and is accomplished only at significant cost. Now, as corporations increasingly are moving massive amounts of their data to the cloud, an eruption of new legal questions surrounds how access to data is reasonably obtained in the e-discovery phase of the inevitable lawsuits. In the absence of much in the way of cloud computing legal precedent, the uncertainties in this area have increased overall corporate risk in terms of the ability to defend current data retention policies. C-level suite leaders should however view the current legal climate as an opportunity to consider what constitute best practices in the area of information governance, so as to mitigate litigation risk to the enterprise. In this session, a distinguished panel of members of the bench and bar will discuss the “hot” issues arising in e-discovery litigation today as applied to cloud environments, including the importance courts place on who has possession, custody and control of data, how courts view the identification of key custodians for purposes of collecting relevant information in e-discovery, how searches should be conducted including through the use of new predictive technologies, and ultimately how information is to be preserved on a long-term basis in the cloud to meet a party’s ongoing discovery obligations (perhaps over many years or decades).
Speakers: Jason R. Baron, Director of Litigation at the National Archives and Records Administration, Robert Brownstone, Technology & eDiscovery Counsel and Co-Chair of the Electronic Information Management (EIM) Practice Group at Fenwick & West LLP, Stephanie Mendelshohn, Director of Corporate Records and E-Discovery at Genentech, Kenneth Rashbaum, principal at Rashbaum & Associates, Donna M. Ryu, federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
10:00- 10:10
10:10 - 10:40

Break Out Session Fremont Room

Practical Cloud Adoption for the Health & Life Sciences Industry
In this session, attendees will learn how innovative health and life sciences organizations are taking advantage of cloud computing today. We will look at both the healthcare and life sciences cloud environments, discuss differences in requirements and how cloud solutions are evolving quite differently in these domains. We will discuss some of the key industry challenges such as security & regulatory concerns, mobile/BYOD issues and complexities associated with large data volumes. We will explore some of the significant benefits that can be realized with cloud adoption through the lens of real-world deployments and case studies such as improved agility and reduced cost. Finally, attendees will be provided with practical guidance, next steps, and resources for application of cloud in on-premises, hosted or hybrid deployment models.
Speakers: Chris Gough, Lead Solutions Architect for Health & Life Sciences at Intel.
10:10 - 10:40

Break Out Session Morgan Hill Room

Healthcare, Mobility and The Cloud: The virtuous cycle of secure patient connectivity
This session will discuss the future of the cloud’s role in making ubiquitous mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) front line in serving the needs of providers and patients to make healthcare more responsive, cost efficient and secure. Topics to be covered include: Security in the cloud: what developments in cloud security are on the horizon that make it possible for data to safely and HIPPA-compliantly leave the confines of on-premise data centers. How cloud applications and smart devices will bring healthcare costs down: breakthroughs in how applications are developed in the cloud will dramatically enhance the capabilities of devices to play a fundamental role in patient care; those capabilities in turn will optimize healthcare costs. Cloud and real-time care: The virtuous cycle of improved cost-efficiency of patient care and the doors that opens for even more technological improvement that will significantly benefit patient care paradigms. Alex and Dan will approach the subject by giving real-world examples of current health care applications and guiding the audience through the cycles that are on the horizon given the trends in cloud health tech.
Speakers: Alex Brown, CEO of 10th Magnitude and Dan Blake, CTO of Airstrip
10:10 - 10:40

Break Out Session Milpitas Room

Case Study "Implementing Secure Desktop Mobility to Improve Patient Care and Increase Clinician Productivity"
As the hospital of Silicon Valley, El Camino Hospital is known for its innovative use of technology to provide the best care possible. With 300 beds at its Mountain View campus and 143 beds at its Los Gatos campus, Popular Science called it “the most technologically advanced hospital in the world.” This session will explore El Camino Hospital’s quest to completely re-architect the nurse and physician experience both within the organization and when working remotely. Together with its strategic partner, systems integrator Kovarus, El Camino Hospital successfully completed the deployment of a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution benefiting more than 500 users. The case study will describe the challenges, vision, solution, findings, and positive patient-care and business outcomes that resulted.
Speakers: James Brummett, Director Technical Services of El Camino Hospital
10:10 - 10:40

Break Out Session Willow Glen Room

Speakers: TBD
10:10 - 10:40

Break Out Session Online Broadcast

Transforming Application, Infrastructure & Service Delivery with Cloud Computing
Today IT organizations must deliver applications, infrastructure and desktops to the business and end-users to enable productivity and grow their competitiveness. However, inflexible infrastructure, a variety of choices and architectures that force lock-in prevent the agility, efficiency and service quality that is demanded of IT. Join Dell who reveals the keys to transforming application, infrastructure and service delivery – independent of on-premise and off-premise resources– through optimized, end-to-end solutions.
Speakers: Marc Stitt, Director, Solution Marketing, Data Center & Cloud Management of Dell Inc.
10:40- 10:45
Break/ Expo Opens
10:45 - 11:15

Break Out Session Fremont Room

Should healthcare abandon the cloud?
Despite the hype around cloud, the healthcare sector has had its fair share of ups and downs that have left many lagging in the exploitation of what should be a modern day marvel of IT efficiency. Given the initial desire to move toward the digitization of data records and virtualizations of applications in the sector, motivated by the need to move toward more efficient IT systems, why has it gone so poorly for so many healthcare providers? The symptoms start from the point of data migration but more typically hit their stride on day two of operations, manifest in performance issues, as providers look to comply with any number of regulatory, financial and governance parameters. The root cause for many of these can be prevented by any one of a number of modern tools that can make the move a more assured one, and enable longer term control, visibility, and verifiability of one’s cloud assets. Whether it’s ICD-10 compliance, EHR adoption, DR and business continuity, or any other of the key IT tends in healthcare today – all of them require more stringent IT operations practices than ever before. Given this increasing accountability of IT operators, should healthcare simply be abandoning the cloud? Instead of taking drastic measures, or missing out on the innumerous benefits of cloud, there are methods of control that can be implemented to diminish the worries associated with cloud predictability and performance. Join Antonio Piraino, CTO of ScienceLogic, as he defines what to demand from your vendor in order to make your cloud experience a fruitful one.
Speakers: Antonio Piraino, CTO of ScienceLogic
10:45 - 11:15

Break Out Session Morgan Hill Room

Cloud-based Machine to Machine (M2M) Technology as a means of improving patient care
Many of GlobalLogic's medical device clients are finding Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology an effective means of delivering patient and device support in a clinical or even a home setting. By means of either a gateway device or through direct cellular connection to the Cloud, M2M technology takes log-in information from implanted or external devices seamlessly, and makes data securely available in a central repository. This data is used, variously, for patient diagnostic purposes, patient social support, device support, device reprograming and device replacement. Examples are given from cardiology, neural, chronic disease management (diabetes) and other medical disciplines. In this talk we discuss both specific examples of devices which are currently shipping or under development, as well as the underlying technology and state of the art. M2M Medical Examples Presented: - Wireless blood glucose monitoring system. Data used to provide social support, education, and diagnostics. - Implantable device with external inducer (further disclosure of specifics requires client approval). Hardware diagnostic information from the external inducer is captured using an M2M gateway. Trending data from the inducer is analyzed using a big data analytics approach to predict both equipment issues as well as potential underlying medical issues. Individual device configuration data is available securely to clinics and to the manufacturer to provide a rapidly programmed and fully personalized field replacement in the event of damage or loss of the inducer. - Remote cardiac implant monitor; - Remote EMT emergency cardiac monitoring; - Remote neuro implant monitoring. We describe an architecture for a universal gateway device which connects medical devices to the cloud.
Speakers: Dr. James Walsh, Chief Techology Officer of GlobalLogic
10:45 - 11:15

Break Out Session Willow Glen Room

Gentiva: Enabling the Enterprise Through a Hybrid Cloud Strategy
The benefits of Cloud services – cost-cutting, resiliency, flexibility and scalability – are well-known among healthcare IT decision makers today. However, simply understanding the benefits is not enough to execute strategic decisions. How do organizations within the healthcare industry know if they are ready for the Cloud, and if the Cloud is right for them? Gentiva, a healthcare company providing services such as home health and hospice care to more than 350,000 patients for 40 years, has a strategy to leverage the Cloud and will share some insights with the audience. Gentiva takes patient information security and compliance seriously. By utilizing cloud based solutions, the company is better able to meet the ever changing demands of its business and industry. To ensure their mission critical data and systems are always available, Gentiva is in the process of moving to a flexible, consumption-based hybrid delivery model to ensure better performance and security of their infrastructure. By moving the availability of systems to the Cloud, Gentiva is taking a proactive approach to reduce data loss, accelerate recovery times and stay ahead of their ever changing technology demands.
Speakers: Paul Stein, VP Information Technology/CSO , Gentiva® Health Services, Inc.
10:45 - 11:15

Break Out Session Online Broadcast

Managing Clinical Genomics Data: A Hybrid Cloud Approach
With increasing adoption of Next Generation Sequencing as a tool for patient care, many organizations are struggling with how to handle genomics data. It is not trivial to balance security, large data volumes, and computationally intensive analysis. Integrating the often distributed applications needed to manage this type of data is challenging. BioTeam has worked in the Life Sciences industry for over 10 years designing robust infrastructure to meet these needs. In this talk we will discuss a hybrid approach to managing genomics data in a clinical setting. The central concept is a standardized, local platform to serve as a gateway to other resources and applications, such as cloud-based analytics. This type of platform can serve as a basis for securing data internally but also enabling collaborations, for processing data locally but also facilitating scalability, for building private applications but also leveraging shared systems. We will talk about the clinical genomics needs and why this hybrid model works well for managing this type of data.
Speakers: Anushka Brownley, Senior Scientific Consultant of BioTeam, LLC and Kristina Kermanshahche, Chief Architect, Health & Life Sciences, Intel Corporation
11:15- 11:20
11:20 - 11:50

Keynote Silicon Valley Room

Cloud without Compromise
Effective leaders are capitalizing on the latest innovations in cloud, big data & analytics, mobile and social business to transform their enterprises, operate more efficiently, and create value in new ways. In fact, a recent study showed that one out of five organizations cited cloud as a source of competitive differentiation. IBM has helped thousands of clients adopt cloud models and manages millions of cloud- based transactions every day by assisting a diverse set of industry and government clients to build their own clouds or securely tap into IBM cloud-based business and infrastructure solutions. Newly acquired SoftLayer Technologies, now an IBM company, allows clients to buy cloud services on dedicated or shared servers, offering them a choice of where to deploy their applications. SoftLayer delivers a unified platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices, and offers a worldwide network for secure, low-latency communications. IBM is unique in bringing together key technologies, deep process knowledge and a broad cloud portfolio to help clients grow their businesses with innovation.
Speakers: Gurvinder Ahluwalia, CTO for Cloud Computing across LOB's at IBM
11:50- 12:20

Panel Discussion Silicon Valley Room

Cloud-based Platform Integration in Healthcare
For decades within the healthcare industry, the software vendors that are heavily relied on for electronic records have not placed a high level of importance on interoperability. Integration, in the past, has fallen to specialty integration engines that focus upon the semantic layer but don't really deal with the substantive issues of interoperability between application platforms. As providers and payers alike strive to become accountable care organizations, pressures to expand into the full continuum of care for population health management are mounting. This has resulted in consumer-driven needs to integrate the thousands of mhealth apps, HIEs, EHR modules, and unique data sharing and archival requirements for PACS. Add big data analytics and the desire to maintain data quality and master data management such as MPIs, and the challenge is not just the technology but the process by which the technology is adopted. The current mainstay of "big iron" solutions don't scale well when we start adding on all these additional requirements, unless we invest in even bigger iron. The question stands today: is cloud-aware technology mature enough now to deliver on these difficult requirements? This panel will explore what comes beyond managed services when healthcare organizations have cloud-aware environments at their hands. Is it plausible to deliver cloud-aware technology in the healthcare domain today? Cloud vendors have begun signing the required Business Associate Agreements (BAAs), and perhaps that's a fitting entry point to the discussion. In addition to the basic requirements for cloud-aware computing (NIST 800-145: on demand self-service, broad network access, resource pooling, rapid elasticity, and measured services), additional characteristics are desired by most in healthcare: optional multi-tenancy, SLA automation for PHI-related risks, and geographic affinity constraints for both data and virtual machines. With confusion derived from cloud-washed solutions that are not cloud-aware in earnest, healthcare leaders are facing a difficult challenge in selecting the right technologies and vendor partners to work with.
Speakers: Christopher Dailey - Head of Research / Marketing and Strategy, DATU Health, Don Ferguson, CTO of Software at DELL, Matt Simon - Practice Director, Health Information Exchange for Himformatics, Thomas Kennedy - Cloud Solutions Architect & Service Management Solutions Architect at Public Sector and Healthcare Industry Sector, IBM, Anatoly Geyfman, Chief Architect of Dicom Grid.
12:20- 01:20

Lunch, Networking, Expo Atrium

12:20 - 12:50

Keynote Session Online Broadcast

Ensuring Security Across Single and Multi-Cloud Environments
Two of the biggest concerns that organizations have when moving to the cloud are security and compliance. How are they going to maintain the level of control they are used to having inside their organization while enjoying the speed and flexibility of working within a cloud environment? David covers what you need to know to achieve both objectives successfully.
Speakers: David Mortman, Principal Product Strategist, Cloud Systems Management of Dell Inc.
12:50 - 01:20

Virtual Keynote Online Broadcast

Continuously increasing the power of genetics to improve patient care through highly structured crowd sourcing
Genetics is playing an increasingly important role in the care of patients suffering from highly life threatening and debilitating diseases. In the future, genetics will fundamentally improve nearly every aspect of medicine – the question is how quickly will the use of genetics in medicine evolve and how long it will take to fully realize the potential benefits. New knowledge creation and management paradigms can help increase the rate that clinical genomics develops as long as they integrate well with real world care delivery processes and the realities of that clinicians face. This talk will discuss approaches that have been effective in this area and current infrastructure could potentially be expanded to provide a basis for a continuously learning healthcare environment that could both increase the quality and reduce the cost of patient care. Cloud based infrastructure could greatly facilitate these approaches if critical requirements are met.
Speakers: Samuel (Sandy) Aronson, Executive Director of Information Technology, Partners Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine and Kristina Kermanshahche, Chief Architect, Health & Life Sciences, Intel Corporation
01:20- 01:50

Panel Discussion Silicon Valley Room

Cloud's Role In Healthcare Transformation
Healthcare is undergoing transformation on a number of fronts - transformation in care delivery, transformation in data collection/exchange/analytics, transformation in stakeholder roles and alignment - with impacts from consumerization, consolidation, and new ecosystem players. Supporting these transformations are shifts in technology that can be leveraged - both cloud technologies and mobility platforms. Cloud and mobility are playing a role in new consumer facing applications, in patient engagement, in collaborative care models, in big data analytics driving care decisions, in biometric monitoring, in clinical trial execution, etc. Join us for a discussion of best practices in leveraging cloud and mobility to create models for successful process change in healthcare. Included in this discussion will be the impact of security and privacy requirements on the implementation of cloud and mobility within healthcare environments.
Speakers: Moderator - Greg Caressi, Senior Vice President of Healthcare & Life Sciences at Frost & Sullivan, Chris Gough, Lead Solutions Architect for Health & Life Sciences at Intel, Geoff Hollingworth - Head of Business Innovation, Silicon Valley Ericsson North America, Ron Rock, CEO of Point IO, Vanessa Alvarez, Head of Marketing Scale Computing
01:50 - 02:20

Keynote Session Silicon Valley Room

Bring Your Own Doctor
In this keynote address, Ericsson North American CTO, Head of Strategy and Marketing, Vish Nandlall will share the vision of the future of health care in a Networked Society. He will explain that healthcare should not be connected to places, rather it should be connected to people wherever they may be. As smartphones become ubiquitous, mobile health care is becoming a necessity. By 2017, 50 percent of smartphone users will have downloaded mobile health apps. The combination of cloud, big data and mobility will challenge legacy healthcare model, allowing patients more flexibility and ownership of their health care than ever before. Core drivers for this new technology adoption are cost containment, increased access and better outcomes for patients. However there are challenges to this vision of a health care nirvana. Specifically, business challenges include incentives, regulation and maybe the most challenging - liability. In this challenging environment, the health care everywhere vision could take decades to unfold.
Speakers: Vish Nandlall, CTO, Ericsson North America
02:20- 02:30
02:30 - 03:00

Break Out Session Fremont Room

Smart Big Data’s New Role in Optimizing Clinical Trial Efficiency
Historically, Protected Health Information [PHI] has been recorded within provider defined databases with little or no interest in providing easy access of this information to the patients themselves. There has also been no requirement for one healthcare provider to electronically interface with another healthcare providers’ Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems to transfer patient information when the patients transferred between providers. Over time, some large scale healthcare providers have even deployed disparate EHR systems within their different operational divisions. This has been the provider centric world to date.
Speakers: Robert Downing, Founder & CEO of Trendicy Corporation
02:30 - 03:00

Break Out Session Morgan Hill Room

How the Internet of Things (IoT) can Transform Healthcare
The Internet of Things is a world where everything in our physical world intelligently connects through the Internet. IoT is predicted to grow to 24 billion connected devices by the year 2020 (Machina Research) with the potential to revolutionize the world of healthcare with remote real-time, all-the-time monitoring, the ability to remotely administer medications and treatments, and the ability to leverage big data from connected devices, among many examples. This promises to dramatically improve patients’ quality of life and the care they receive, while reducing cost. In 2020, Machina Research estimates that the use of clinical remote monitoring will generate $350 billion in healthcare cost savings and benefits from pre-emptive action. Xively, which provides an open IoT public cloud that accelerates machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and is supported byan ecosystem of IoT partners, will cover what lies ahead, why it matters to healthcare, and how easy it is to get started on leveraging the IoT and transforming the delivery of healthcare.
Speakers: Chad Jones, Vice President, Product Strategy, Xively, a subsidiary of LogMeIn, Inc
02:30 - 03:00

Break Out Session Milpitas Room

How the Cloud can Support Real-time Insights in Life Science Industry to Improve Cost Savings and Productivity
Implementing cloud-based solutions within the life science industry offers significant opportunity for cost savings, improved productivity, enhanced insights and real-time action. The life sciences industry currently has the technological groundwork in place that will allow for this move, which puts us at a critical and exciting time for the industry. The most critical step in the clinical trials process that moving to the cloud can support is adopting real-time insights. Instead of updating analytics systems to best take advantage of technological innovations, trial sponsors have tried to fit older analytics tools on top of disparate databases or trying to build data warehouses to gather all the data into one place. Though proven successful for more settled industries like manufacturing (where once a plant is built and data systems installed, nothing changes for the next 5-10 years), data warehouses don’t work for clinical data. The clinical industry always has new data systems coming online, or changes to existing studies as trials evolve. The static nature of data warehouses requires programmers reconfigure it each and every time a study’s data changes.
Speakers: Rick Morrison, CEO Comprehend Systems
02:30 - 03:00

Break Out Session Willow Glen Room

Introducing Big Data and Cloud into Healthcare Organizations
In this talk you will learn about Big Data and Cloud and how to introduce them into a healthcare IT organization. You’ll get a pragmatic view of the Big Data and Cloud technologies, learn why are they a good match for each other and how they together address some of the difficult areas of the healthcare IT. We put a special emphasis on integration with existing systems and processes and outline the steps for successful adoption of Big Data and Cloud technologies.
Speakers: Lloyd Mangnall, VP of Enterprise Architecture & Quality for VHA
02:30 - 03:00

Break Out Session Online Broadcast

Cloud as a Growth Engine for Business
Companies that are effectively applying disruptive technologies like cloud computing, are outmaneuvering their competitors, delivering new products and services to market more quickly, driving new economics, and transforming entire industries and business models in the process. Determining the correct strategy and mix of cloud delivery models has become a strategic imperative. IBM has helped thousands of clients realize the transformational benefits of cloud, providing the expertise, cloud technologies and choice of delivery models, including new SaaS and IaaS technologies with SoftLayer, needed to effectively design, deliver, and consume cloud services that produce better business outcomes. Join this session to understand how IBM can help you Think it, Build it, Tap into it.
Speakers: Craig Sowell, VP IBM SmartCloud and Managed Services
03:00- 03:05
03:05- 03:35

Break Out Session Fremont Room

Importance of Population Health Management and Case & Care Management Applications
As the healthcare industry shifts from fee-for-service to a value-based system with the goal of more effectively delivering healthcare and increasing health outcomes, organizations are seeking scalable, intuitive and collaborative tools that integrate with complementary data sources, such as Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Health Information Exchanges (HIE). Both Population Health and Case & Care Management Applications are necessary tools that will help providers meet Affordable Health Care Act milestones and regulations, including reducing readmissions and improving health outcomes.
Speakers: Thomas Boosinger, President of Synaptic Advisory Partners
03:05- 03:35

Break Out Session Morgan Hill Room

Improving Healthcare through Healthcare Information Exchange and Analytics Using Cloud
Quality of care and healthcare outcome can be significantly improved and healthcare cost can be drastically reduced through facilitating better information retrieval/access and patient information exchange among healthcare providers. While use of Electronic Medical Record is rapidly expanding, there are two major problems with healthcare information retrieval. Patients typically use several healthcare providers, primary care physicians, specialists, and other healthcare providers. In addition they use different types of insurances and also several insurance companies for a given type of insurance. Thus patient’s health information is scattered and stored in many different places. First problem with retrieval of a complete record for a patient is lack of visibility and knowledge as to where different pieces of patient’s medical records reside. Second problem is the lack of access to the information and also incompatibility of data formats. Several patient centric solutions have been implemented but none of them has resulted in a satisfactory outcome. Although health information belongs to patients, healthcare providers remain the best entity to maintain and control patient data. In provider centric solutions, Health Information Exchange (HIE) among Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems can be best realized using cloud solutions as the main and/or intermediary medium for data storage and data access. On another front rapid growth of variety of mobile devices and their capabilities, wireless services coverage, data quality and bandwidth have made mobility as an integral part of many facets of healthcare. Cloud solutions providing information about data location and data access along with mobility data providing information about access location and access pattern facilitate effective analytics that can help with optimizing many aspects of healthcare.
Speakers: Kamran Ghane, President and CEO of Anagira
03:05- 03:35

Break Out Session Milpitas Room

Impact of an online crowd Healthcare - How can crowdsouring and Peer-to-peer networks create value for all of us
My interests are to talk about impact and how the biggest resource of healthcare is the crowd = the patients and non-patients. My conviction that peer to peer networks for patients and non patients have to be carried and understood by all public institutions operating in healthcare, to help all of us to be educated on best practices and to share insights and motivation with others. Hereby I can give recomendations on how to crowdcource the best health behavior (on a global basis) and tell how to finance it.
Speakers: Ben Heubl, MedCrunch
03:05- 03:35

Break Out Session Willow Glen Room

Big Data Cloudification to Next-generation Healthcare Platform
This talk presents a methodical approach to effectively converting a complex heterogeneous healthcare environment to a big data-enabled cloud-based platform. We first introduce a pragmatic methodology that provides a step-by-step process to progressively transform and migrate existing applications and databases to a new paradigm: Discover, Evaluate, Analyze, and Recommend (DEAR). Afterward, we describe a real-world business scenario in the healthcare industry vertical, where we applied this comprehensive method to conduct a holistic transformation. In this case study, we start with a diagnostic analysis of the as-is state and pinpoint the key barriers, limitations, and issues. Then we derive the core technical requirements for the to-be state, which are linked to business priorities, product strategies, and service offerings. The subsequent gap analysis helps prioritize the transformation activities in an incremental fashion. Multiple options in the technology components are short-listed via qualitative and quantitative evaluations. Prototypes are further developed to conduct trial runs on these final candidates with specific test cases and justification criteria. This systematic platform is constructed to satisfy the common technical needs from the existing applications and future projected needs, supplemented by industry experience and design patterns to address key design concerns. Best practices and lessons learned will be discussed as well.
Speakers: Tony Shan, Chief Architect of Wipro
03:35- 03:40
03:40- 04:10

Closing Keynote - Don Ferguson Silicon Valley Room

Managing, Securing and Analyzing Data in the Cloud
Discussion and analysis of “the cloud” still predominantly focuses on infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) or software-as-a-service (SaaS). This perspective leads to thinking about server, storage, networking and software being the key elements of the cloud. An alternate, equally valid perspective is to think of the cloud as a cloud of data and information. This view creates a set of challenges for finding, integrating, cleansing, analyzing and securing data in the cloud. This presentation will describe a high-level reference architecture for managing and securing cloud environments. The presentation will drill down on issues and technology for using, managing and securing information in the cloud.
Speakers: Dr. Don F. Ferguson - Senior Fellow, Dell Software Group Chief Technology Officer & Vice President
04:10 - 04:25

Meetup Session Silicon Valley Room

Safe Harbor in the Cloud
What if things do go wrong? A breach of e-PHI privacy is a serious incident that requires risk assessment and reporting processes, as well as possible fines, penalties and damage to reputation. To enable organizations to both protect e-PHI and avoid these extremely expensive procedures, seek "Safe Harbor" status for your data in the cloud. HHS guidance emphasizes that data encryption is a best practice for protecting privacy and security – and it provides safe harbor to the organization in case of data loss. In this talk, we will cover Cloud Encryption and Encryption Key Management, emphasizing techniques that allow Healthcare organizations to protect their patients, and themselves, even if a breach does occur.
Speakers: Gilad Parann-Nissany, CEO of Porticor
04:25 - 04:40

Awards CeremonySilicon Valley Room

04:40 - 05:10

Networking, Drinks Reception Atrium

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