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

Cognitive computing IBM Watson Health Datapalooza
By Tom Sullivan 04:20 pm April 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence tools will augment physicians’ jobs and one day be able to provide Memorial Sloan Kettering levels of care in places as far as rural China, Big Blue representatives said at Health Datapalooza.  
CIOs have no clue how many cloud apps their employees use
By Tom Sullivan 11:52 am April 27, 2017
Chief information officers typically underestimate the number of apps in use by about 900 or so, creating opportunities for lurking hackers.
By Tom Sullivan 03:37 pm April 26, 2017
Here’s a look at what went wrong, and what the Coast Guard seeks in its next electronic health record.
Big Data healthcare analytics
By Tom Sullivan 11:36 am April 26, 2017
The upcoming event will address emerging technologies, leadership insights, challenges to overcome and practicable advice about thriving in the increasingly data-rich healthcare world.
hospitals struggling to hire IT talent
By Tom Sullivan 10:03 am April 26, 2017
CEOs and IT pros said they will invest heavily in digitizing operations within the year.
By Tom Sullivan 03:27 pm April 25, 2017
The software rollout went so wrong that the agency had to first revert to paper records and then start from scratch to find a new EHR vendor.
Partners, Persistent Systems to build open source, FHIR-based platform for sharing clinical info
By Tom Sullivan 09:25 am April 25, 2017
The jointly developed software will enable healthcare organizations to add clinical decision support applications into clinicians workflow, executives say.  
AHIMA pushes Congress to fund ONC, continue investing in EHR interoperability
By Tom Sullivan 01:31 pm April 24, 2017
The industry group argued that not adequately funding the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT would undermine the 21st Century Cures Act and inhibit work toward a learning health system.
Vivek Murthy resigns Sylvia Trent-Adams takes over
By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am April 24, 2017
Sylvia Trent-Adams, Murthy’s deputy, takes over as acting Surgeon General.
NewYork-Presbyterian telehealth
By Tom Sullivan 10:22 am April 24, 2017
The network is working to make 20 percent of patient visits virtual, officials said.

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