Tom Sullivan

Tom Sullivan is the Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare IT News. Sullivan writes the Innovation Pulse column and covers major HIT topics including government policy and emerging technologies. Follow Tom on Twitter @SullyHIT

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By Tom Sullivan 09:24 am April 17, 2018
With bold projections that we are on the cusp of the biggest IT spending growth in a decade, new predictions from industry analysts show how much, and on which technologies, hospitals will acquire, modernize or optimize IT.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 07:02 am April 05, 2018
Doctors and clinicians should stake a voice in the blockchain discourse now because there are consequences for not doing so.
HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit

Leroy Hood from Providence St. Joseph Health, Richard Milani from Ochsner Health System and Michael Dulin from University of North Carolina, Charlotte will speak at the Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am March 26, 2018
Along with the incredible promise of personalized care and prevention programs the challenges ahead are steep with a range of speakers to cover these and other pressing topics at our upcoming event.
HIMSS and Health 2.0 Dev4Health

Aneesh Chopra will be the Dev4Health event's opening keynote in Cleveland on April 30. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:22 am March 23, 2018
Innovation conference to include breakouts focused on open APIs and the interface revolution, FHIR and the SMART toolbox, and developing technologies with the healthcare end user in mind.
EHRs and AI
By Tom Sullivan 12:03 pm March 13, 2018
Leading electronic health record vendors at HIMSS18 signaled intentions to incorporate AI and machine learning into EHRs and other tools currently being developed.
HIMSS Immunization Integration Program
By Tom Sullivan 01:51 pm March 07, 2018
Vendors participating in an initiative to improve the accuracy of immunization data sharing between public and private healthcare organizations include an interface engine and billing tools.
eClinicalworks
By Tom Sullivan 11:17 am March 07, 2018
The electronic health record vendor is working on a version that would run on monitors such as Microsoft Surface and feature four distinct panels to help doctors make decisions.
Jared Kushner at HIMSS18

White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:50 pm March 06, 2018
The President’s senior advisor said the government’s strategy will involve unleashing data to spark innovations such as AI and machine learning with the ultimate goal of interoperability for all Americans.
Eric Schmidt healthcare innovation
By Tom Sullivan 09:36 am March 06, 2018
LAS VEGAS -- Eric Schmidt delivered a hearty dose of optimism Monday evening in the HIMSS18 opening keynote.

Credit: Salesforce

By Tom Sullivan 11:56 am March 05, 2018
Salesforce on Monday unveiled new functionality within its Health Cloud to address caps in care and help clinicians assess patients.

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