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 02:03 pm April 15, 2019
Consumer-facing technologies outpaced digital health tools built for practices in the first quarter of this year.
By Tom Sullivan 10:04 am April 12, 2019
The system worked with a patient design team and turned the metrics of success upside down, for starters.
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By Tom Sullivan 11:22 am April 11, 2019
Infosec is a patient safety issue and it’s critical that customers trust you. But many health systems have been investing too little for years. It’s time for that to change.

Cerner CEO Brent Shafer said the EHR vendor is focused on refining its operating model to become more efficient. 

By Tom Sullivan 03:02 pm April 09, 2019
The EHR vendor is also undergoing operational improvement initiatives, officials say.
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By Tom Sullivan 10:21 am April 09, 2019
Participants in the program will be guaranteed a two-year position at a federal agency.
By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am April 01, 2019
The EHR vendor continues its tradition of April 1 gags.
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am April 01, 2019
New HIMSS Media research finds that nearly 75 percent of hospitals are beyond the basic level of interoperability, that best practices for information sharing are emerging and half are gearing up for APIs and FHIR.
3d hologram of human brain coming out of an outstretched hand.
By Tom Sullivan 12:17 pm March 28, 2019
EmblemHealth CEO Karen Ignagni says the effort gives a glimpse into the next generation of population health.
By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am March 22, 2019
Association says the update is more global in scope and fit specifically for the healthcare ecosystem. 

UPMC VP John Houston said council members have agreed to accept HITRUST certification to simplify the process of evaluating, contracting and working with cloud vendors. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:38 am March 21, 2019
The ultimate goal is patient safety and freeing up money to invest in care.

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