Sonya is a solutions architect at Guardant Health. Her passion is helping patients by building excellent software.
She has worked in a number of different industries, but she always returns to healthcare. In addition to building software, she enjoys building effective software teams and driving improvement in software development processes in this highly regulated industry.
(Talk, Main Conference)
Healthcare is a multi-trillion dollar industry, with a complex ecosystem of patients, providers and payers, entwined by diverse systems and a shifting regulatory landscape.
Healthcare is no longer local; laboratory tests cross borders and radiology reading is outsourced offshore. While overwhelmingly complex, healthcare is also one of the most rewarding industries to work in, making direct impact to the lives of patients. Sonya will dive into the complexities that an architect in healthcare faces and ways to address them to create robust solutions and improve patients’ experience.
Understanding typical challenges of the healthcare industry
Using techniques of Domain Driven Design to shape solutions
Managing cross-cutting concerns, such as patient safety, data security and regulatory compliance
Supporting ancillary business functions, such as audits