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

HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am January 19, 2017
The social media and marketing specialist once built a virtual steam locomotive using specs from the year 1875. 
artificial intelligence healthcare

Advisory Board managing director of research Kenneth Kleinberg the need for machine learning in clinical are will grow as data sources continue to evolve. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am January 19, 2017
AI can be applied right now to ever-expanding health data sets. When will be the best time for healthcare entities to implement?
IT vendors HIPAA compliant

Business associate agreements are a great start but putting a vendor monitoring program in place is what made Inspira’s risk of a data breach lower, Francois Bodhuin said. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am January 19, 2017
Inspira Health Network established a vendor-monitoring program that not only protects data but also improved the system’s ability to share it. Information security officer Francois Bodhuin’s advice: Keep it simple but thorough. 
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:24 am January 17, 2017
The healthcare consultant discusses her followers’ most pressing issues, picks a health IT hero and reveals that very few people know her real first name. 
LTPAC data population health

Steven Littlehale

By Tom Sullivan 03:13 pm January 16, 2017
Four components of a data-driven strategy for managing long-term post-acute care organizations and the steps requisite to making it happen. 
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:25 am January 13, 2017
The doctorpreneur also shared what is top of mind among her social media followers, and who her health IT hero is. 
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:44 am January 12, 2017
Come by booth 7785 early and you can create a working prototype, based on a range of technologies from Arduino to Raspberry Pi, Webster said. 
Intermountain cloud innovation experimentation
By Tom Sullivan 11:22 am January 10, 2017
The health system rolled out three new apps, including one it plans to commercialize. That wouldn't have been possible without the ability to tap into infrastructure quickly and cheaply, said Intermountain's director of innovation.
By Tom Sullivan 01:53 pm January 09, 2017
The outgoing national coordinator discusses interoperability, the promise of innovation and how he used a Palm Pilot to be a better clinician at the point of care. 
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:09 am January 09, 2017
The curator of the innonurse site discusses what’s top of mind for her social media followers, her musical talents and all the places she has lived. 

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