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

man putting thumb on biometric reader
By Tom Sullivan 12:48 pm October 03, 2018
More than 70 percent of respondents ranked biometrics, such as fingerprinting and facial recognition, as the top choice for a unique identifier while hospital executives raised some questions.
administrator login screen
By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am October 01, 2018
New HIMSS Media research outlines hospitals’ top security concerns, ranks ways they’re addressing the problem and pinpoints who builds strategy and policy.
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By Tom Sullivan 11:45 am September 30, 2018
While many readers are optimistic that healthcare will make progress on consumerism in one to three years, others said it will take between five and seven to actually happen.
epic, cerner, allscripts, meditech signs from HIMSS18 convention booths
By Tom Sullivan 09:07 am September 28, 2018
APIs are a great start, but so much more goes into building an app and winning customers.
Theresa Payton headshot
By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am September 28, 2018
It's time to think creatively when designing to secure the human rather than securing technology, said the former star of the CBS series Hunted.
microsoft building exterior
By Tom Sullivan 10:06 am September 26, 2018
The software giant will enable caregivers to communicate and integrate with EHR systems.
poll results graphic
By Tom Sullivan 08:29 am September 25, 2018
Open source? Proprietary? Both? Readers reveal which innovation tactics they take.
Dave Chase headshot
By Tom Sullivan 09:00 am September 20, 2018
Dave Chase puts forth contrarian viewpoints in his new book, and predicts that millennials will redirect the future of healthcare – which is a good thing.
Steve Wretling speaking at a HIMSS event
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 19, 2018
And there’s already one in the JASON Report from 2014 that was eclipsed by the industry’s excitement about open APIs.
patient on tablet at home with pill bottles
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 19, 2018
HIMSS Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Steve Wretling says developers need to build the experience healthcare hasn’t had yet.

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