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

Jared Kushner at HIMSS18

White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:50 pm March 06, 2018
The President’s senior advisor said the government’s strategy will involve unleashing data to spark innovations such as AI and machine learning with the ultimate goal of interoperability for all Americans.
Eric Schmidt healthcare innovation
By Tom Sullivan 09:36 am March 06, 2018
LAS VEGAS -- Eric Schmidt delivered a hearty dose of optimism Monday evening in the HIMSS18 opening keynote.

Credit: Salesforce

By Tom Sullivan 11:56 am March 05, 2018
Salesforce on Monday unveiled new functionality within its Health Cloud to address caps in care and help clinicians assess patients.
By Tom Sullivan 10:17 am March 05, 2018
Building on the success of its EMR Adoption Model, otherwise known as EMRAM, HIMSS Analytics is introducing new models for infrastructure and supply chain and expanding its Digital Imaging Adoption Model.
HIMSS acquires Healthbox
By Tom Sullivan 05:14 pm March 02, 2018
The acquisition will enable HIMSS to offer hospitals guidance about bringing innovation into their systems and learning how to invest in and work with startups.
Health Catalyst unveils AI tool that 'borrows from Amazon and Netflix'

A screensnap of the Touchstone tool.

By Tom Sullivan 10:09 am March 02, 2018
New Touchstone tool uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to pinpoint opportunities to improve from claims, CMS, EHRs, genomics and other datasets to make prioritized recommendations hospitals can use to improve.
Smartlink debuts a Clinically Integrated Network for pop health

A screenshot of Smartlink's CIN tool.

By Tom Sullivan 09:50 am March 02, 2018
The CIN can extract data from EHRs, clinical and financial systems to deliver a more comprehensive view of a patient’s medical history.
Payformance unveils cloud service for value-based reimbursement cycle
By Tom Sullivan 09:28 am March 02, 2018
The new offering provides technical tools for designing and building value-based reimbursement contracts among hospitals and payers.
GE Healthcare CEO hospital future

Anders Wold, CEO of GE Healthcare Clinical Care Solutions. Credit: GE

By Tom Sullivan 09:52 am February 28, 2018
The company will bring digital health tools for connectivity and applied intelligence to HIMSS18.
EHR cloud
By Tom Sullivan 04:52 pm February 26, 2018
InterQual will show the new generally-available version at HIMSS18.

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