Sunnie Southern, Vice President of Health and Life Sciences, Onix

Sunnie Southern is the Vice President of Onix’s Health and Life Sciences division, which enables organizations to realize the power of the cloud to securely work simpler, smarter, and faster in a secure and compliant environment. Recognized as one of the “Disruptive Women to Watch in Healthcare,” Sunnie is passionate about helping health and life sciences organizations leverage technology to positively impact health where people live, work and play. Prior to joining Onix, Sunnie led Viable Synergy, a health innovation consulting firm supporting global health innovators in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and genomics. She has worked with a variety of world-class organizations including the Cleveland Clinic, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Shire, Sanofi, AssureX Health and many more. Sunnie has also advised more than 500 healthcare startups through the “Innov8 for Health” global innovation program. She continues to mentor and coach startups through her involvement with the Cleveland Clinic Medical Hackathon and Medstartr.
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Bringing the magic of the cloud to more customers: Part 2 of a conversation on MEDITECH’s cloud journey


In part one of this blog, MEDITECH Vice President Advanced Technologies Scott Radner and I discussed the company’s journey to the cloud and its dedication to making modern technology available to all of its customers. In part 2, Scott expands on MEDITECH’s decision to use the cloud for its application development environment and the company’s approach to seeing how its customers can best benefit from implementing cloud solutions.

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Topics: EHR, Big Data, Health IT, Transformative Technology

Helping organizations focus on care, not IT: Discussing MEDITECH’s cloud journey


When we consider the many great technological advances in the last few years, one of the most profound has been the rise of the cloud for on-demand data storage and universal access.

In the truest sense of the term, cloud computing has been a disruptor for many sectors of the tech industry, providing companies and consumers new ways to enhance collaboration and optimize resources that were unthinkable just a few years ago.

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Topics: Security, EHR, Big Data, Healthcare IT