Tom Hui is Founder and CEO of HSTpathways, a top ranked software solutions company for the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) industry. As founder of two of the industry’s most valuable technology companies, Hui’s innovations have been helping ASCs enhance patient outcomes, improve operational efficiencies and optimize revenue cycle management for more than 30 years. Hui is a key contributor to the strategic growth of the ASC industry through his foundational technologies and he helped shape the industry through critical transformation periodsHis technical leadership has been very influential in leading the ASC industry through three technology cycles: DOS, Client-Server, and now, Cloud-based deployments.
In 2005, Hui founded HSTpathways, a provider of cloud-based solutions for ASCs. Hui saw that the emerging cloud computing technology could be leveraged to simplify software deployment and management, enhance security, and support enterprise-wide scalability for ASCs. HSTpathways’ cloud-based ASC solutions have since been adopted by more than 700 facilities, including industry heavyweights such as Optum’s Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), Surgery Partners, Northwell Health and Sutter Health. HSTpathways was named Category Leader for Ambulatory Surgical Center Solutions in the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report.
Tom Hui created Surgicenter Information Systems (SIS) when the ASC industry was still in its infancy. SIS was an on-premise, ASC practice management software that revolutionized the industry in the early 1990’s by facilitating and automating ASC workflows. Hui later sold the company in 2001, but SIS lives on today as a legacy client-server software system.
Hui has continued to support ASCs with innovative software, including HSTeChart, an electronic health record (EHR) system specifically designed to align with ASC workflow. HSTeChart includes groundbreaking features such as concurrent charting which raises the bar for improving patient safety.
Hui’s depth of experience in the ASC industry, his commitment to excellence in software design and his passion for providing exceptional customer service have made him one of today’s most trusted figures in the field of ASC software solutions.
Hui holds an MBA, a Master’s degree in Biology, a B.S. in Biology, and a B.S. in Psychology.