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.

value-based healthcare

Using one central application streamlines the process of duplicating work in different venues for solo doctor practices.

By Bill Siwicki 09:44 am August 23, 2017
Arkansas physician says he would be struggling to keep up with the rapid payment model changes without the ACO affiliation.
elevateMS app

A screen snap from the ElevateMS app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am August 22, 2017
The goal is to improve understanding of the daily challenges patients with MS can have and to uncover new potential measurements of treatment effectiveness through real-time data collection.
population health Higi

A Higi kiosk station is set up in a retail store to help people monitor their health.

By Bill Siwicki 10:42 am August 22, 2017
Partnership hopes to incorporate genomic data to foster precision medicine, improve care.
Mayo Clinic neonatology telehealth services
By Bill Siwicki 03:43 pm August 21, 2017
Pre-term infants, newborns with respiratory distress and babies who require advanced resuscitation located in community hospitals get the specialty care they need through video.
 chronic care management and population health

Compass Medical in Easton, Massachusetts. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 03:36 pm August 21, 2017
Compass Medical is using a variety of information technologies to enhance care for individuals and populations.

CommonWell Health Alliance is partnering with Imprivata to help organizations ensure the positive identification of patients and match them with their health records. Photo via Twitter

By Bill Siwicki 10:36 am August 21, 2017
The health IT security company aims to help the association foster universal access to health data via a person-centered, nationwide network.
patient safety and cyber security strategies
By Bill Siwicki 03:02 pm August 18, 2017
Protecting patients and their data should be as important as basic cleanliness, experts say.
Ascension partners with tech accelerator
By Bill Siwicki 03:58 pm August 17, 2017
The largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. is working to establish a pipeline of early-stage innovators.
population health platform

A screensnap from MAP Behavioral Health Management.

By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 17, 2017
The behavioral health IT vendor is integrating the terms technology from Wolters Kluwer Health to enhance interoperability and optimize analytics.
telehealth helps with ER wait times
By Bill Siwicki 01:58 pm August 17, 2017
While the average emergency room wait times for low-acuity patients were up to two-and-a-half hours at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the provider’s Telehealth Express Care service can get patients in and out in 35 minutes.

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