How Tech Purchases are Changing in Healthcare

How Tech Purchases are Changing in Healthcare

Healthcare Startup Podcast – Episode 6

John Ulett, CIO of CentraState Healthcare

The “New Normal” is changing what and how healthcare systems buy. We conducted a webinar with the awesome John Ulett, CIO of CentraState Healthcare System in Central New Jersey. He shares how tech purchases are changing in healthcare.

John is an industry veteran and in this webinar, he shared what his healthcare system is experiencing, and how it is affecting their purchases. He also polled his network across the country to understand what they are seeing.

You can view the webinar recording here. We also created a podcast of the webinar that you can listen to on the go.

Check it out, John is a really insightful guy!

Healthcare Tech Purchases – What You Will Learn

  • How needs are changing?
  • What is taking priority?
  • What they are still buying?
  • What’s on hold?
  • What is the outlook for 2021?

Topics Include

  • The COVID-19 World
  • A look at the numbers
  • What’s happening with Telemedicine
  • How existing tools are being repurposed
  • What they are buying
  • Managing a remote workforce
  • How you need to follow the money
  • The digital front door has become a lot busier
  • The importance of Cybersecurity
  • Future purchases
  • What’s speeding up and what’s slowing down


You can also download, CentraState’s vendor assessment tool to understand what they look at.

About John Ulett

John Ulett has served as the VP/CIO at CentraState Healthcare System since 2014. He has been a VP of Information Systems and CIO in healthcare since 1999.

Prior to that, he gained a breadth of business and technical knowledge working for software companies such as Microsoft and industry leaders in managed care, manufacturing, and education software. 


The unique problems each industry faced was fertile training for a career in healthcare IT. John earned a BA – in Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University in 1978.


Other insightful Post:

Shortening the Sales Cycle in Healthcare – Getting Inside The Buyer’s Head

Adam Turinas

Adam Turinas is a long-time technology marketing leader and entrepreneur. He is the co-author of the Total Customer Growth book and founder of Total Customer Growth LLC. Adam spent two decades marketing for Dell, IBM, Bank of America, and dozens of other major marketers. In 2012 he founded, grew, and eventually sold a healthcare technology software business and then created healthlaunchpad, a leading healthtech marketing firm that teaches clients how to use ABM.