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

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.
Microsoft buys Avere Systems
By Tom Sullivan 05:22 pm January 16, 2018
Software giant will add file-based storage capabilities for Windows and Linux to its Azure cloud.
HIMSS CIO of the year
By Tom Sullivan 09:25 am January 15, 2018
Methodist Hospital chief information officer named the John E. Gall Jr. award for “his dedication and generosity,” advocating inside the Beltway for many rural and small hospitals — not just his own.
HIMSS18 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Healthcare

AI and Machine Learning for Healthcare event will take place on March 5 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas.

By Tom Sullivan 09:22 am January 12, 2018
Speakers will cut through the hype to share real-world success stories and discuss the challenges of AI, machine learning, cognitive computing and precision medicine at the AI and Machine Learning for Healthcare event in Las Vegas.
Cloud computing Forum at HIMSS18

The daylong HIMSS18 pre-conference event will include an industry snapshot of what’s really happening in healthcare and provide networking and Q&A opportunities.

By Tom Sullivan 09:39 am January 10, 2018
Expert speakers who have already achieved great success with the cloud will share insights and experience about the innovations, security, machine learning and easy wins the model enables.
google vs microsoft
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am January 05, 2018
The tech giants both participated in a VC round and three days later, each had also invested in another emerging company with cutting-edge technology tailored for healthcare.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 10:01 am January 04, 2018
Though the company is already working on fixing its software and was previously ordered to give free upgrades or help customers switch vendors.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 01:05 pm January 03, 2018
Plaintiffs say they had to forfeit meaningful use incentive payments in 2014 and lost out on more money in 2017 because EHR did not meet requirements, though eClinicalWorks says the claims are without merit.

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