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

Health IT Week
By Tom Sullivan 05:00 pm October 04, 2017
Telehealth, infrastructure modernization and a cyber exec for HHS. They’re all on this year’s list.
Pop Health Forum Amy Schwartz

Amy Schwartz, Human Centric Design Thought Leader at Battelle, speaking at the Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 09:16 am October 04, 2017
Set the bar high: Don’t be afraid to steal ideas that delight people and make them want to use the technology.
5 principles of value-based care

Joseph Antos, a scholar at the Washington, D.C.-based think tank American Enterprise Institute, speaking at the Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 01:27 pm October 03, 2017
American Enterprise Institute scholar says that despite all the various attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, value-based care and payment model is the clear path forward.
AI in healthcare

Leonard D’Avolio, CEO and co-founder of Cyft, speaking at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 02:24 pm October 02, 2017
Talking about artificial intelligence as a cure for cancer does doctors, hospitals and patients a disservice, speakers at the Pop Health Forum say.
security patches
By Tom Sullivan 09:40 am October 02, 2017
Apple, IBM, Mozilla and Apache all have fixes out, and not installing them leaves open doors for hackers to walk right through.
Tom Price resigns as HHS Secretary
By Tom Sullivan 04:59 pm September 29, 2017
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, MD, stepped down from the post on Friday. “Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price offered his resignation earlier today and the President accepted,” a statement from the White House Press Secretary said.
ONC certified 2015 edition list
By Tom Sullivan 12:37 pm September 29, 2017
Epic, Cerner, athenahealth, Allscripts have all certified modules for meaningful use since mid-July.
Black Book's 50 disruptive health IT companies
By Tom Sullivan 11:33 am September 29, 2017
Hospitals and payers voted on their favorite innovators - athenahealth, Salesforce, M*Modal and more - based on client experience metrics.
Fix pediatric EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 10:31 am September 29, 2017
A voluntary certification program is already mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act.
#NHITweek
By Tom Sullivan 10:00 am September 29, 2017
The in-person and virtual happenings slated for next week to spotlight the value of health IT.

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