Cloud Computing and Meaningful Use
Cloud Computing and Achieving Meaningful Use
William “Buddy” Gillespie
VP & CTO of WellSpan Health
The race is on for healthcare providers to achieve the implementation of an electronic health record and Meaningful Use over the next five years. The journey will encounter many challenges, but the necessary investment in robust computing technology stands out as a major impediment. The electronic health record requires fast servers and abundant storage to implement and sustain the infrastructure..
About William “Buddy” Gillespie
Mr. Gillespie is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at WellSpan Health, an integrated delivery system based in York, Pennsylvania that serves the health care needs of more than 500,000 people in south central Pennsylvania. He has delivered presentations and workshops at the NMHCC, HIMSS, HFMA, MIT, PAeHI and HAP conferences. Mr. Gillespie serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Advance Magazine, the Penn State York IT Advisory Council, the WYSE, CxTEC and the Courion Customer Advisory Boards, and the Pennsylvania e-Health Initiative Board where he chairs the Health Information Exchange Committee.