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

As wearables evolve, and new apps and devices emerge, the need for standards to exchange that data across platforms and products will arise, said speakers at the Connected Health Conference in Boston on Friday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:36 pm October 19, 2018
Apps and devices will evolve and tools already around us will become instruments of health to advance tailor-made care delivery and treatments.

Sentara CISO Dan Bowden, speaking at the Healthcare Security Forum on October 15

By Tom Sullivan 11:31 am October 19, 2018
It starts with hiring "hardcore cloud animals," to change the culture and rethink infosec’s role in patient experience.
Fitness tracking device and app.
By Tom Sullivan 10:31 am October 19, 2018
The market is so flooded with competing products that many people have trouble even understanding what's available.
Voice assistant.
By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm October 17, 2018
What IT shops and clinicians should expect in 2019: plenty of tech failures.
Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions

Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions, speaking at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 15, 2018
Experts at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum said the next phase of infosec should be to secure the human and put safety nets in place to protect them.
HIMSS Chapter leaders on NHIT Week.
By Tom Sullivan 10:49 am October 12, 2018
Technology was critical but so, too, were the personal and patient-centric stories shared on Twitter this week.
HHS building
By Tom Sullivan 09:20 am October 12, 2018
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is working with Healthbox, a HIMSS innovation company, to reach out to investors and better understand the barriers to innovation. WHY IT MATTERS
doctor looking on tablet at personal health records
By Tom Sullivan 09:59 am October 09, 2018
For National Health IT Week 2018, HIMSS Analytics delivered new research exploring some key trends, looking closely at established software infrastructure and emerging technologies alike.
man working on server stacks
By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 08, 2018
Security experts share insights about crafting lessons learned plans to obtain more resources — and one critical mistake to avoid.
US Senate capital building exterior view of dome
By Tom Sullivan 07:30 am October 08, 2018
NHITWeek 2018 moves beyond proving the value of HIT to focus on showing successes of using information and technology.

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