Bill Siwicki

Bill Siwicki is Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has nearly 30 years of experience in journalism, with more than 15 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.

attacks from dark web
By Bill Siwicki 03:16 pm July 19, 2017
Understanding the phenomenon comes first. Then there's a variety of tactics CIOs and CISOs can deploy to protect against attackers using the nefarious web.
securing cloud data
By Bill Siwicki 04:42 pm July 18, 2017
Cybersecurity experts lay out the facts, and misperceptions, about securing data in the cloud. The answer is not so simple.
meaningful use payments
By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am July 18, 2017
The Office of the Inspector General said will review the accuracy of payments to Medicare hospitals between 2011 and 2016, as well as telemedicine payments.
DoD rolls out Cerner EHR

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington State.

By Bill Siwicki 04:04 pm July 17, 2017
Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington State has transitioned to the MHS GENESIS electronic health record, marking a milestone as the inpatient components are now officially deployed.
security and machine learning
By Bill Siwicki 03:21 pm July 14, 2017
The company turned to a behavior-based security system that knows users by what they use and how they use it.
snare cyberattackers
By Bill Siwicki 12:53 pm July 14, 2017
The emerging approach uses code to lure hackers, slow their progress and ultimately trap them.
ransomware tech
By Bill Siwicki 10:35 am July 13, 2017
The new system is designed to bring heavy automation to ransomware reconnaissance and remediation.
eClinicalWorks patient data
By Bill Siwicki 04:09 pm July 12, 2017
Central Florida ACO, NEXT ACO of Nature Coast and Space Coast ACO have contracted for the vendor’s population health technology.bill
happy IT professionals
By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm July 12, 2017
These days, healthcare CIOs need to be especially concerned with whether their CISOs and other cybersecurity professionals are happy in their jobs.
ONC medical record requests

Donald Rucker, MD, head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

By Bill Siwicki 12:55 pm July 12, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT outlined several actionable steps that hospitals and doctors can take today to improve the process of requesting medical data to the benefit of both patients and providers.

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