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

US Digital Service Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig speaking at USDS prior to the Blue Button 2.0 Conference in Washington, D.C.

US Digital Service Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig speaking at USDS prior to the Blue Button 2.0 Conference in Washington, D.C.

By Tom Sullivan 11:29 am August 15, 2018
Cloud giants are poised to reshape the industry with FHIR and open APIs to unleash the power of consumerism.
Blue Button Conference in Washington DC
By Tom Sullivan 01:23 pm August 14, 2018
With more than 700 developers now in the Blue Button sandbox, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Digital Service say we are just scratching the surface of what the API-first approach can accomplish.
AHRQ Director Gopal Khanna speaking at Blue Button 2.0 Conference at the White House on Tuesday

AHRQ Director Gopal Khanna speaking at Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference at the White House on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am August 14, 2018
With a GitHub site coming and new developer challenges, the agencies are the latest to engage the developer community.
Panel discussion at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference

Venture capitalist John Doerr speaking at a panel discussion at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference at the White House.

By Tom Sullivan 04:09 pm August 13, 2018
Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals what makes the best innovators succeed.
Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday

CMS Administrator Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday. Credit: Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 03:58 pm August 13, 2018
Speaking at the White House, she said the potential of what unleashed health data could do for the country is "really unimaginable."
Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce representatives speaking at the White House in Washington, D.C.
By Tom Sullivan 02:08 pm August 13, 2018
At the White House, technology heavy-hitters promise to work together improving data exchange by embracing FHIR, the Argonaut Project and more.
Anahi Santiago, CISO and Christiana Care Health System talking at Healthcare Security Forum in San Francisco
By Tom Sullivan 04:48 pm August 08, 2018
Making security personal to employees and engaging future generations to rekindle the dwindling talent pool are a good start.
apple sign on building
By Tom Sullivan 02:12 pm August 08, 2018
Tech, policy and an ecosystem of smartphone platforms are all cause to be very optimistic, says Ricky Bloomfield, MD.
doctor working on EHR tablet, computer
By Tom Sullivan 09:48 am August 07, 2018
Three provider organizations achieved Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Maturity Model last month as well.
CMS booth at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am August 07, 2018
The event will connect developers, venture capitalists and innovators with a look at how to build on top of APIs.

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