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

Battelle NeuroLife
By Tom Sullivan 02:19 pm February 22, 2017
The analytics and machine learning algorithms help a quadriplegic patient regain movement. 

Former Utah Governor and Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 11:03 am February 21, 2017
Congress and President Trump will pass a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act but it will not institute major changes immediately, the former HHS Secretary said.
Jvion CEO Shantanu Nigam

Jvion CEO Shantanu Nigam

By Tom Sullivan 07:22 am February 21, 2017
The acquisition of Predixion Healthcare is a sign that the predictive analytics market is consolidating.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty HIMSS17

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty kicked off HIMSS17 with the opening keynote Monday morning in Orlando. 

By Tom Sullivan 11:27 am February 20, 2017
Big Blue also announced value-based care solutions, Watson Health consulting services and a partnership with Atrius Health.
By Tom Sullivan 11:12 am February 20, 2017
InterQual Auto Review promises to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations.
McKesson InterQual HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Nilo Mehrabian said the software will make medical necessity reviews more efficient and enable nurses to spend more time looking at exceptions. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am February 20, 2017
The vendor partnered with the National Decision Support Company to create what it claims is the first software that extracts clinical data from EHRs to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations. 
Symantec cybersecurity study
By Tom Sullivan 08:07 am February 20, 2017
Symantec health IT officer David Finn said that despite increases in budgets and staffing, breaches and security incidents are on the rise. 
HIMSS Analytics LOGIC extension
By Tom Sullivan 07:49 am February 20, 2017
The software provides web browsing accessibility to help users better understand the health IT market, HIMSS Analytics executive vice president Blain Newton says. 
By Tom Sullivan 06:24 pm February 19, 2017
Informaticist Nephi Walton challenges health IT professionals to take a hard look at how secure their networks actually are.

Jessica Kahn, director of the data and systems group at CMS and Richard Stroup, the director of informatics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City speaking at the Cloud Computing Forum in Orlando.

By Tom Sullivan 02:45 pm February 19, 2017
Todd Dunn: ‘The cloud is a game-changer that enables us to partner with people around the world.’

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