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5 Big Ideas from Michael Dell’s HIMSS16 Keynote

Michael Dell discusses the future of technology at HIMSS 2016.

Michael Dell is the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Dell, the company he founded with $1000 in 1984 at the age of 19. Notably quoted as saying that "technology is about enabling human potential," Michael's vision of how technology should be designed, manufactured and sold forever changed the IT industry. In 1992, Michael became the youngest CEO ever to earn a ranking on the Fortune 500.

Today, Dell Inc. is composed of more than 100,000 team members who serve the IT needs of global corporations, small and medium businesses, governments, healthcare providers, educational institutions and home computing users. From tablets and PCs to the infrastructure, software and services that power the world's most complex data centers and cloud computing environments, Dell's broad range of IT services and solutions has helped millions of customers around the world achieve the outcomes that are most important to them.

His keynote speech commenced HIMSS16, the year's largest and most important healthcare IT conference in the United States. These 5 big ideas served as our takeaways as we pioneer the future of healthcare together:

  1. The number of devices for which there is data being created is expected to grow to 50B devices
  2. To be able to drive innovation, you have to embrace risk in a positive way
  3. The value of a medical record is worth $363 in the black market
  4. We need to balance the digitization of everything to ensure there is the proper security and control
  5. It's safe to expect massive opportunities in big data

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Jeff Epstein
Jeff Epstein