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

population health pack in Florida
By Tom Sullivan 02:13 pm June 23, 2017
Providers claim to be the first independent organizations harnessing Epic’s Connect to collectively manage patients.
Amazon and Microsoft

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. photo via Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 11:29 am June 21, 2017
But there are a lot of pros and cons when looking at the big four vendor’s infrastructure-as-a-service offerings.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Tom Sullivan 09:12 am June 21, 2017
The embattled electronic health record vendor revealed second customer success since DOJ settlement over meaningful use fraud.
How 3 hospital breaches went undetected for more than 3 years
By Tom Sullivan 02:28 pm June 20, 2017
Security firm’s discovery highlights why hospitals struggle to detect these lapses in security.
precision medicine
By Tom Sullivan 12:23 pm June 16, 2017
I caught a glimpse of the future of healthcare this week: artificial intelligence, gene surgeons, an emerging FHIR- and phone-based architecture and more.
athenahealth and apple
By Tom Sullivan 04:24 pm June 15, 2017
Financial analysts are suggesting that the computing giant buy athenahealth to gain a foothold in the healthcare space.
drones used in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 12:31 pm June 15, 2017
The program gave a glimpse into the possibility of hospitals using drones in the future.
A precision medicine fight is brewing between clinicians, public health

Robert Green, MD, a medical geneticist and physician-scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

By Tom Sullivan 10:33 am June 14, 2017
While doctors want to know everything they can, public health is far more cautionary when it comes to screenings.

India Barnard-Hook, director of strategy and associate director of precision medicine at University of California.

By Tom Sullivan 12:06 pm June 13, 2017
In fact, researchers said genetic sequencing could become less relevant in the near future.

Lynda Chin, chief innovation officer for health affairs at The University of Texas Health System, speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit.

By Tom Sullivan 10:44 am June 13, 2017
No, that’s not a joke. It’s also about economic solvency and workforce productivity.

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