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

EHR vendors and CHR
By Tom Sullivan 11:00 am October 13, 2017
Cerner, athenahealth and eClinicalWorks said they are incorporating new data types, such as social determinants, population health and precision medicine to make EHRs more “comprehensive.”

Cerner's user conference in Kansas City on Oct. 11. Photo via Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 03:36 pm October 12, 2017
Cerner President Zane Burke has posted a music playlist to get pumped up for the company’s user group meeting.
HIMSS interoperability call-to-action
By Tom Sullivan 11:11 am October 11, 2017
Improved interoperability requires integrating exchange frameworks, improving usability, earning the engagement of caregivers and patients, and more.
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum in Chicago Oct. 2.

By Tom Sullivan 09:53 am October 09, 2017
The potential to harness this data to both make people healthier and help hospitals and payers save money is enormous.
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
Despite attempts to repeal and replace ACA, American Enterprise Institute scholar says value-based care is 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
Price’s resignation comes amid criticism about his use of taxpayer dollars for private jets while traveling around the country.

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