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

IDC digital transformation
By Tom Sullivan 08:54 am March 22, 2017
The IT consultancy also said IoT will skyrocket to $1.3 trillion and predicted that wearables are poised to pick up steam again.

HHS Secretary Tom Price called the American Health Care Act "much better than what's out there now," and said it will give every single American affordable insurance. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:01 am March 16, 2017
The Health and Human Services head contended Americans want the administration to grant more control over Medicaid to states and drive down costs so people can afford the coverage they want. 
datacenter cloud analytics

Richard Stroup of Children's Mercy in Kansas City said that the datacenter of the future will have very few on-site employees. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:22 am March 13, 2017
Prominent healthcare executives are predicting a drastic shift from on-premise IT infrastructure into the cloud. That includes electronic health records, clinical decision support and analytics. 
Allscripts Cerner Epic

Allscripts CEO Paul Black (left), Epic CEO Judy Faulkner (center) and Cerner President Zane Burke

By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am March 09, 2017
Judy Faulkner, Zane Burke and Paul Black said during HIMSS17 interviews that they're offering APIs to foster innovation and tap into the industry's brightest minds to enable interoperability, patient identification, population health and more.
HIMSS17 AI ACA analytics
By Tom Sullivan 09:17 am March 08, 2017
This year's conference hit on many healthcare trends, including machine learning, analytics and population health. And then there were Dan Rather, Ginni Rometty, John Boehner and Michael Leavitt. Here are the high points, all in one place.
Thomas Jefferson Stephen Klasko

Thomas Jefferson CEO Stephen Klasko in the former Federal Reserve room that is now an innovation space. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:10 am March 06, 2017
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital CEO Stephen Klasko is striking some surprising partnerships to advance a bold vision that disrupts care delivery and medical school, as well as the education of those who will be critical a decade from now.
HIMSS17 poll: Reality check on the show’s hottest topics
By Tom Sullivan 02:35 pm February 28, 2017
HIMSS17 has come and gone. Take our survey to separate the buzz from the real world work already underway at hospitals across the U.S.
Battelle NeuroLife
By Tom Sullivan 02:19 pm February 22, 2017
The analytics and machine learning algorithms help a quadriplegic patient regain movement. 

Former Utah Governor and Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 11:03 am February 21, 2017
Congress and President Trump will pass a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act but it will not institute major changes immediately, the former HHS Secretary said.
Jvion CEO Shantanu Nigam

Jvion CEO Shantanu Nigam

By Tom Sullivan 07:22 am February 21, 2017
The acquisition of Predixion Healthcare is a sign that the predictive analytics market is consolidating.

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