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Seth Feder

Sr Director Analyst

Seth Feder is a Senior Director Analyst in Gartner's Healthcare group. He advises business leaders on technology product strategy and market execution in the global healthcare ecosystem. He covers healthcare information technology and in general the forces changing healthcare delivery and economics.

Previous experience

Mr. Feder was Director of Information Management and Technology at the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He was the first IT hire at the new school; credited for bringing it from a startup to being a true enterprise. Among his varied IT responsibilities, he managed a team delivering business intelligence focused on clinical and operational insights. Before that he spent 10 years at Dell, as Director of Research, Healthcare and Life Sciences and Director of Cloud Strategy. Prior to his time at Dell, he spent 6 years working in various healthcare IT and technical roles at The Children's Medical Center in Dallas and Johnson & Johnson as a Field Liaison Engineer.

Professional background

University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Director of Information Management and Technology

Dell Inc

Healthcare Technologist Office of the CTO

Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Group IT Manager

Areas of coverage

Messaging and Differentiation

Industry Markets and Technologies

Manufacturing Digital Transformation and Innovation

Industry Product Planning and Strategy


M.B.A., International Business, University of Texas at Dallas

M.S.E., Engineering Mechanics, University of Cincinnati

B.S.E., Bioengineering, Arizona State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Helping technology providers understand the forces shaping healthcare delivery today and into the future

2Healthcare provider analytics and business intelligence

3Value based care and its effect on provider technology decisions

4Sales effectiveness and strategies in healthcare

5Security in healthcare including cloud computing