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


By Tom Sullivan 11:59 am December 15, 2017
Salesforce continued its march into healthcare this week when, along with analytics specialist Geneia, it unwrapped an app for population health and value-based care.
AI in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 11:52 am December 13, 2017
Hospitals should look to automotive, search and business process management realms for lessons learned about artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive computing.
LinkedIn job growth report

At a growth rate of 650 percent, data scientists are in-demand according to a new report from LinkedIn.

By Tom Sullivan 03:27 pm December 11, 2017
Healthcare outpaced all other industries in job growth for freelancers while finishing second to staffing when it comes to non-freelancers.
smart hospitals
By Tom Sullivan 03:39 pm December 08, 2017
Building on top of today’s digital infrastructure, Smart Hospitals will focus on patient experience, outcomes, the Triple Aim and they’ll make expensive acquisitions between now and 2025.
KLAS EHR optimization
By Tom Sullivan 02:57 pm December 07, 2017
Just-appointed lead analyst for the firm’s Arch Collaborative says hospital culture is the most important aspect of making EMR use work well.
Google makes AI tool for precision medicine open source
By Tom Sullivan 01:44 pm December 05, 2017
The company also made DeepVariant, which can be used to improve the accuracy of genomic sequencing, available through Google Cloud.
benefits of transforming bundles to episodes of care
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am December 05, 2017
With algorithms and analytics, first-moving health orgs are reaping alternative payment models to reduce readmissions, incentivize physicians to coordinate care and improve patient satisfaction.

Dirty COW is a well-known vulnerability that popular exploits use to escalate privileges in Linux systems and infosec pros found a hole in patches so they dubbed that bug Huge Dirty COW. Credit: Wiki

By Tom Sullivan 12:28 pm December 01, 2017
They’re all in this month’s HIMSS cybersecurity report along with Philips, Siemens and Smiths Medical.
Future-proofing population health
By Tom Sullivan 06:00 am December 01, 2017
Early success stories in hospitals show how these emerging data types are fated to become critical to population health.
By Tom Sullivan 03:05 pm November 29, 2017
State HIT Coordinator Carrie Paykoc said the plan aligns with national efforts and drives toward Colorado’s own take on the Triple Aim.  

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