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

Oregon Health & Science University. Photo via Cacophony, Wikimedia

By Tom Sullivan 03:57 pm September 28, 2017
Oregon Health & Science University will run analytics against clinical data to deliver decision support to clinicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine

By Tom Sullivan 11:58 am September 28, 2017
The organizations will build a repository for precision and personalized medicine that they hope new startups will use to innovate.
Black Book outsourcing report
By Tom Sullivan 11:43 am September 27, 2017
While 91 percent of hospitals reported strong returns from outsourcing IT, the new research also found that hospital CIO’s satisfaction rates have slipped since last year.
Change Healthcare blockchain
By Tom Sullivan 11:40 am September 25, 2017
Using the Linux Foundation’s open source HyperLedger Fabric will enable Change’s customers to work on analytics, revenue cycle and other services.
Smartphones for managing depression

A report in World Psychiatry, the journal of the World Psychiatric Association, found that smartphone apps can help people with milder symptoms.

By Tom Sullivan 10:47 am September 25, 2017
Apps can help certain patients but there are considerations doctors and hospitals should understand from the onset, research suggests.
Pop Health Forum 2017

HIMSS Analytics director Brendan FitzGerald sharing results from HIMSS Analytics second population health survey at Boston's Pop Health Forum in April.

By Tom Sullivan 01:22 pm September 22, 2017
As providers focus on access, connectivity, social determinants and bridging gaps in care, they will be able to apply techniques to wider populations than just the most expensive patients.
EHR meaningful use
By Tom Sullivan 11:19 am September 21, 2017
Two big changes: EHR makers are now able to self-declare compliance with specific criteria and ONC will not audit certification bodies’ random surveillance practices.
hospital investments and innovation
By Tom Sullivan 10:56 am September 21, 2017
AHA says nearly three-quarters of large healthcare organizations have either built an innovation center or have plans to do so soon.
CedarsTechstars accelerator program

10 healthcare startups were selected for the CedarsTechstars accelerator program. Photo via Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 12:30 pm September 20, 2017
The third round of startups will work to develop emerging technologies from AI to patient experience management to voice assistants.
Mayo EHR
By Tom Sullivan 11:20 am September 19, 2017
Doctors can use the software to access best practices while hospitals can access analytics to understand and manage test ordering trends.

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