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.
By Bill Siwicki 02:49 pm February 21, 2018
The national average colorectal screening rate is 39 percent but at Albany Area Primary Health Care it's 60 percent.
By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm February 20, 2018
Anywhere a provider can sign into the health system's Epic EHR, they can use EPCS, helping keep paper prescriptions off the street and reduce fraud.
By Bill Siwicki 02:25 pm February 20, 2018
Partners in Recovery has replaced by 75 percent the time-consuming use of spreadsheets to track health, and has seen a 32 percent increase in educating members on physical care needs.
By Bill Siwicki 09:40 am February 20, 2018
A physician working on a major Kaiser Permanente clinical decision support implementation shares lessons learned.
By Bill Siwicki 04:57 pm February 19, 2018
The center is reaping the benefits of handing patients an iPad, including improved allocation of staff and receptionists time.
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm February 19, 2018
This is a big step forward, Google officials said, because the tech is not imitating an existing diagnostic but rather using machine learning to uncover a new way to predict health problems.
By Bill Siwicki 01:59 pm February 16, 2018
The hospital has outstripped its physical footprint, so analytics for patient placement has become critical while it awaits new buildings.
By Bill Siwicki 07:45 am February 16, 2018
RadNet and vRad have deployed natural language processing tools to help them tackle over-utilization and help perform tasks that are challenging for humans.
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm February 15, 2018
The collaboration is all part of the health system's push toward value-based care.
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm February 14, 2018
Experts will address a range of topics from current challenges to the future vision of precision medicine.