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 03:31 am April 01, 2011
The ONC's early draft health IT plan is largely being seen as a right-on-target vision – but one accompanied by a strategy lacking in sufficient tactical detail.
By Tom Sullivan 09:52 am September 28, 2010
The AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) kicked off its “ICD-10 Will Change Everything” campaign in late summer, replete with tools, training, and a virtual floor plan displaying how every corner of a physicians practice will feel the impact.
By Tom Sullivan 11:26 am March 29, 2010
When President Barack Obama talks about creating more jobs for the citizenry he doesn't frequently mutter the letters “ICD” followed by the number “10,” but some experts in the thick of healthcare are starting to view the conversion as a way to employ more Americans.
By Tom Sullivan 12:11 pm February 24, 2010
The time has to come for healthcare organizations to decide whether they will pursue ICD-10 as a strategic initiative or backburner the conversion until it ultimately drains resources, financial and otherwise, just to meet the federal mandate. That’s how the experts see it.
By Tom Sullivan 11:51 am February 24, 2010
ICD-10 Watch community site editor Tom Sullivan speaks with Kathy DeVault, a professional practice manager at AHIMA, to discuss what the United States can learn from other countries that have already adopted ICD-10, the reasons we won't have a single coding system, and why healthcare organizations should not rely too heavily on their vendors for...

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