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 03:00 pm October 30, 2017
The long-time Google CEO and tech industry veteran will share insights about machine learning and moonshots at the annual conference in March.
Cerner VA EHR
By Tom Sullivan 01:51 pm October 27, 2017
With two huge government agencies already picking their EHR tech, President Zane Burke has his eyes on Federal Bureau of Prisons, Coast Guard, Indian Health and state Medicaid programs.
By Tom Sullivan 08:32 am October 27, 2017
While it is harder to convince the C-suite that investing in advanced analytics tools makes sense, key pillars in the ROI statement should make that clear.
Apple ResearchKit app Scripps
By Tom Sullivan 11:44 am October 26, 2017
People with genetic data from 23andMe can use Scripps’ MyGeneRank app to calculate a genetic risk score for coronary artery disease.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Mark Poler, physician informaticist for enterprise data strategy at Geisinger and Ken McCardle, senior director of clinical operations at Mount Sinai Health System, speaking in Boston on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 11:31 am October 24, 2017
For starters, experts say you have to think beyond the C-suite.
information-driven hospital

Sanford Health facility in South Dakota. Photo via Sanford Health

By Tom Sullivan 10:20 am October 24, 2017
Sanford Health and Montefiore built data warehouses and lakes to leverage IT investments and better support clinicians.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

John Quackenbush, a professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm October 23, 2017
It’s time to take stock of big data so we can move forward and turn it into knowledge, experts at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum say.  
Miami Children’ HIMSS Davies award
By Tom Sullivan 10:14 am October 23, 2017
The system instituted care management and clinical decision support tools to reduce readmissions of patients with asthma.
By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 20, 2017
Healthcare organizations must understand these elements of digital transformation today to succeed at DX in the near future.
Santa Clara EMRAM Stage 7

Valley Health Center in downtown San Jose, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am October 20, 2017
The hospital uses its EHR, analytics and associated IT to foster communications between departments, decrease visits and shorten wait times.  

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