SOURCE: Altiscale


February 23, 2016 07:00 ET

Altiscale to Discuss Big Data as a Service in Healthcare at HIMSS 2016

Head of Product Marketing Kevin Leong Shares How to Solve Big Data Problems at Leading Healthcare Conference

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2016) - Altiscale, the leading provider of Big Data as a Service, today announced that Kevin Leong, head of product marketing, will discuss how healthcare enterprises can quickly obtain value from Big Data at the upcoming Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. The session, titled "Getting to Big Data Insights in Healthcare", is set to take place on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. PST.

Healthcare enterprises are turning to Big Data to better profile patient segments, predict patient outcomes, aid in drug development and drive innovation. However, as they deploy Big Data strategies they struggle to free themselves from the hassle of data management. In this session, Leong will share how healthcare organizations can leverage Big Data as a Service to alleviate the operational burdens of Big Data and solve common problems in healthcare so they can focus on deriving value from their data.

WHAT: "Getting to Big Data Insights in Healthcare" at HIMSS16

WHO: Kevin Leong, Head of Product Marketing, Altiscale

WHEN: Thursday, March 3, 2016, 2:30-3:00 p.m. PST

WHERE: Booths 14060-14087, Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas

The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition 2016 brings together health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. To learn more about Altiscale for healthcare organizations, stop by booth #1407 or visit

Click to Tweet: Don't miss @Altiscale at #HIMSS16! @kevleong discusses #BigData insights for #healthcare on 3/3 #PutData2Work

About Altiscale
Altiscale, a provider of Big Data as a Service, helps businesses maximize the value of their data without the challenge and expense of managing complex technologies on their own. Altiscale operations experts provide advisory services and support on top of an integrated big data platform that is comprised of leading technologies such as Hadoop and Spark. The combination of a secure, scalable big data platform, dedicated operational services, and a passion for results means that Altiscale customers experience performance that is up to 10x faster than alternatives. Altiscale customers include leading companies across financial services, media, marketing services, AdTech, and gaming.

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