Dr. Christopher B. Sullivan, PhD

Christopher Sullivan, Ph.D., CEO and President of Image Research, has 40 years of experience in:

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Image Research, LLC

Welcome to the Image Research home page. We are a communications and data analytics consulting firm specializing in HIPAA privacy and security, health information exchange, telehealth and health care analytics.

Dr. Christopher Sullivan, CEO and President, has worked with physician practices, state agencies, not-for-profit organizations and software companies. He has experience guiding physician practices through the maze of federal and state health care regulations from Meaningful Use in 2011 to the Merit-based Incentive Payment Program in 2021. He also has experience in health infomation exchange, secure messaging, telehealth and telepharmacy public health informatics and smoking cessation programs. Examples of his work are available through links on this page.

Image Research has developed an online HIPAA Security Risk Assessment. This HIPAA assessment is designed for small ambulatory physician practices and their business associates who need to determine their HIPAA-readiness. Upon completion, a Security Risk Assessment report can be printed in PDF and DOCX formats. To see a demonstration of this online HIPAA tool, go to: HIPAA Risk Analytics.

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