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.

prevent patient falls
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm November 10, 2017
Data from electronic health records combined with other technologies like analytics can help pinpoint patients at risk and encourage caregivers to intervene before a fall occurs.
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm November 10, 2017
Community Health System says the program means patients are quickly able to move out of the emergency department and on to the proper level of care.
telemedicine in Puerto Rico
By Bill Siwicki 02:56 pm November 09, 2017
The medical center jumped in after Hurricane Maria to deliver care services in what it calls a proof-of-concept for using telehealth tools in emergency response.

UCSD's supercomputer center. Credit: UCSD

By Bill Siwicki 03:42 pm November 08, 2017
A prominent academic medical center, a supercomputer and a California start-up came together to determine the best regimen for a patient after doctors had tried four previous times.
cyber threat intelligence
By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 08, 2017
The same strategies used by the U.S. military can be tuned to help healthcare executives stay nimble and prepared for real threats. 
KLAS report

Credit: Homecare Homebase

By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm November 07, 2017
While Epic and Cerner lead in ambulatory, Thornberry, Homecare Homebase, MatrixCare, and Practice Velocity come out on top in their respective categories.
hospital breach
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm November 07, 2017
Don’t panic, but don’t delay in finding out what has been breached and deciding on a course of action.
Employee telehealth tools
By Bill Siwicki 02:44 pm November 06, 2017
The center achieved a 130 percent return on investment equating to more than a $48,000 thus far – and it’s only been 90 days.
By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm November 06, 2017
Companies are working to integrate mental health tools with dashboard software to track patient symptoms and deliver validated data through a portal.
Google Cloud machine learning
By Bill Siwicki 10:12 am November 03, 2017
Helping customers glean more insights from radiological images can also advance precision medicine and population health efforts, the company said.

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