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Tuesday, June 24, 2020

Although initially reluctant to embrace cloud technologies, healthcare organizations and laboratories are rapidly learning the benefits of hosting their information systems and cloud adoption is on the rise. Straddled with rising security and data availability concerns, difficulty in maintaining IT staff with lab knowledge, and the overall need for cost consciousness, healthcare organizations are embracing the security and cost-effectiveness of a cloud-based solution. Orchard Software offers the option to host your LIS in the cloud. This webinar will describe the current health IT landscape, benefits of cloud adoption, and outline Orchard’s cloud solution offerings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the status of cloud adoption in today’s healthcare market.
  • Identify the benefits associated with hosting your LIS in the cloud.
  • Recognize specific scenarios where moving to a cloud-based system makes sense for your laboratory.
  • Provide an overview of Orchard’s Cloud Services offerings.

This basic-level, complimentary webinar is produced by Orchard Software Corporation. Orchard Software is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

About the Speakers

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Kim Futrell, MT(ASCP), MSHI
Sr Strategic Marketing Manager
Orchard Software

Kim has a bachelor’s degree in biology, is an ASCP-certified Medical Technologist, and has a Master of Science in Health Informatics. With Orchard Software, Kim is a contributing author for numerous laboratory-related magazines and Orchard’s white papers series, intended to educate and inform laboratorians of current, relevant industry topics and promote the value and importance of the laboratory.


Tony Rowe

Tony Rowe
Corporate Sales Manager
Orchard Software

Tony Rowe brings innovative insights and extensive sales and customer service expertise to Orchard’s sales team, having been with the company for more than 11 years. In his current role as Corporate Sales Manager, Tony is responsible for guiding Orchard’s strategic direction, vision, and growth through the development of collaborative channel partner relationships and strategic business initiatives like Orchard Cloud Services. Tony holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University, double majoring in History and Political Science.


Tony Rowe

Seth Bosworth
Director of Information Security
Orchard Software

Seth Bosworth, Orchard’s Director of Information Security and Security Officer holds more than 20 years of successful business IT experience, 12 of those years on the Orchard team. A strong advocate for proactive security measures, Seth is focused on ensuring Orchard’s systems meet today’s challenging security needs both internally at Orchard and within our customers’ businesses. One of Seth’s strengths is his ability to mesh technology needs to our business and clients.