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

security vulnerabilities
By Tom Sullivan 11:33 am February 01, 2018
Don’t forget about the GDPR, as in the General Data Protection Regulation coming soon in Europe, warns the new HIMSS Healthcare and Cross-sector Cybersecurity report.
amazon healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 10:00 am January 31, 2018
The entire ecosystem is changing, forcing smart CIOs to keep pace or face significant disruption.
artificial intelligence
By Tom Sullivan 10:21 am January 25, 2018
Chilmark Vice President Kenneth Kleinberg said that hospitals are deploying AI, image recognition, natural language processing, predictive analytics - and they’re doing so quickly.
Intelligent Hospital Pavilion at HIMSS18

The Intelligent Hospital Pavilion will be at Booth 11657, Level 1, Hall G at HIMSS18.

By Tom Sullivan 12:23 pm January 22, 2018
Approximately 50 upstarts and innovators will be showcasing technologies available today to transform healthcare.
Change Healthcare buys National Decision Support Company
By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am January 18, 2018
The vendor will add cloud computing services for evidence-based medicine to its portfolio.

Photo courtesy of eClinicalWorks

By Tom Sullivan 10:15 am January 18, 2018
The cloud-based electronic health record vendor will be showing new features and functionalities that CEO Girish Navani says make the software smarter so it helps doctors.
By Tom Sullivan 02:49 pm January 17, 2018
The JASON advisory group also outlined challenges and recommended several steps the government and industry should take to accelerate the use of AI.
HIMSS Physician Executive Leader of the Year

Colin Banas, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.

By Tom Sullivan 11:41 am January 17, 2018
The Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center CMIO earned the award by applying IT at the point of care to optimize engagements and improve outcomes, the associations said.
EHR alert system

Innonvaccer at the IHI National Forum 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Credit: Innovaccer

By Tom Sullivan 10:16 am January 17, 2018
The software to be unveiled at HIMSS18 will tap algorithms to let clinicians know when a patient needs attention.
cloud-first hospital

Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City CIO David Chou speaking at the Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum in Boston.

By Tom Sullivan 09:30 am January 17, 2018
Like so many IT projects, it starts with culture, according to David Chou, CIO of Children’s Mercy.

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