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

EHR Regulatory Relief Act

Sen. Lamar Alexander speaking in front of the Senate on Oct. 30. Photo via C-span

By Tom Sullivan 02:52 pm November 02, 2017
The proposed legislation would remove the all-or-nothing approach of meaningful use and extend flexibility for hardship exemptions and payment adjustments.
outlook malware
By Tom Sullivan 02:40 pm November 01, 2017
HIMSS new cybersecurity report highlights a host of alarming issues facing everything from WiFi devices to critical infrastructure.
Google AI
By Tom Sullivan 12:10 pm November 01, 2017
Launchpad Studio’s first class includes startups working to automate scribing with Google Glass, apply machine learning to help people who can no longer walk, pinpoint sepsis earlier and build a platform for wearables.
 precision medicine breakthrough is about apps, not EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 12:09 pm October 31, 2017
Hospitals such as Beth Israel Deaconess and Providence St. Joseph Health are building their own apps to transform the future of personalized care.
By Tom Sullivan 03:00 pm October 30, 2017
The long-time Google CEO and tech industry veteran will share insights about machine learning and moonshots at the annual conference in March.
Cerner VA EHR
By Tom Sullivan 01:51 pm October 27, 2017
With two huge government agencies already picking their EHR tech, President Zane Burke has his eyes on Federal Bureau of Prisons, Coast Guard, Indian Health and state Medicaid programs.
By Tom Sullivan 08:32 am October 27, 2017
While it is harder to convince the C-suite that investing in advanced analytics tools makes sense, key pillars in the ROI statement should make that clear.
Apple ResearchKit app Scripps
By Tom Sullivan 11:44 am October 26, 2017
People with genetic data from 23andMe can use Scripps’ MyGeneRank app to calculate a genetic risk score for coronary artery disease.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Mark Poler, physician informaticist for enterprise data strategy at Geisinger and Ken McCardle, senior director of clinical operations at Mount Sinai Health System, speaking in Boston on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 11:31 am October 24, 2017
For starters, experts say you have to think beyond the C-suite.
information-driven hospital

Sanford Health facility in South Dakota. Photo via Sanford Health

By Tom Sullivan 10:20 am October 24, 2017
Sanford Health and Montefiore built data warehouses and lakes to leverage IT investments and better support clinicians.

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