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.

SnapMD mobile telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 08:07 am February 19, 2017
SnapMD’s Open API Platform now is fully available for developers to quickly and easily develop their own telehealth applications, the vendor says.
Hack healthcare Fortinet

Fortinet security strategist Derek Manky said that IoT-based attacks are the most interesting they encounter right now. 

By Bill Siwicki 12:00 pm February 16, 2017
The security vendor’s research also found that Internet of Things and medical devices are at the center of the storm.
Lenovo Amazon Alexa HIMSS17

Tom Foley, director of worldwide health solutions strategy at Lenovo, said the company is expanding virtual care by integrating with Amazon Alexa. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:50 am February 16, 2017
A company executive discusses the innovative agreement with Amazon for virtual care.
Orion population health HIMSS17

Orion Health vice president Suzanne Cogan said the vendor's population health platform is evolving into a tool for precision health. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:43 am February 16, 2017
The health IT vendor also has its sights set on precision medicine.
EHR Nuance HIMSS Analytics

Nuance senior vice president of healthcare marketing Brenda Hodge

By Bill Siwicki 03:02 pm February 15, 2017
Two-thirds of healthcare organizations have increased staff to boost EHR adoption, according to a study by Nuance Communications and HIMSS Analytics to be released next week at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition.
Evolve IP Nimble Storage

Evolve IP healthcare program manager David McCrystal

By Bill Siwicki 07:04 am February 15, 2017
The partnership is designed to give healthcare organizations the ability to deploy on-premises flash arrays supported by cloud infrastructure for hybrid cloud, backup and disaster recovery systems.
By Bill Siwicki 04:28 pm February 13, 2017
Whether malicious or not, insiders remain a major threat to healthcare organizations, according to the monthly Protenus Breach Barometer.
3M Google Verily HIMSS17

3M vice president Jason Burke said the company is working with Verily to build a platform for value-based care that enables customers to manage patient populations on provider and payer sides. 

By Bill Siwicki 11:31 am February 13, 2017
The vendor also will be announcing new products for value-based care and coding, a top 3M Health Information Systems executive says.
NetApp storage trends HIMSS17

NetApp senior director for healthcare Dave Nesvisky

By Bill Siwicki 07:26 am February 10, 2017
The vendor’s senior director for healthcare on agility, infrastructure and careful vendor scrutiny.
Greenway care coordination HIMSS17

Greenway executive vice president Mark Janiszewski said that healthcare executives need to keep their eye on outocmes, cost and quality. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:39 am February 09, 2017
A company executive says the new services will help customers earn payments under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chronic care management program.

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