Katie Sullivan

Katie Sullivan

Katie Sullivan is an associate editor for <em>FierceHealthcare</em>. She joined the team after working as a crime and breaking news reporter in Scranton, Pa., where she covered everything from late-night fires to car crashes and murder investigations. An Erie, Pa. native and Penn State graduate, she is a recent transplant to Washington, D.C. Katie enjoys adventuring abroad, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, playing rugby and rocking out at concerts. Reach her at [email protected].

Stories by Katie Sullivan

CDC: Emergency departments saw record visits in 2011

Emergency departmentsacross the country saw a record number of patients in 2011, with more than 136 million people visiting, and experts only expect the demand to increase, according todatafrom the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Keep HIPAA practices in mind in face of Ebola

As theEbola viruscontinues to make headlines in the U.S., hospitals must be prepared to protect potential patients&#39; privacy, or face millions of dollars in fines as well as a government investigation, according to anarticleinMedCity News.