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.

top 10 cloud vendors for healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 03:47 pm August 16, 2017
Salesforce, Kinvey, IBM, CloudMine and Microsoft come in as market leaders.
AI-based cybersecurity tools
By Bill Siwicki 10:04 am August 16, 2017
These tools have evolved in maturity, and there are ways to conduct due diligence to get past the hype.
advance AI use in healthcare

The Xavier’s campus in Cincinnati will host the AI Summit as the Center's first big initiative. 

By Bill Siwicki 11:20 am August 15, 2017
The Xavier Center for Artificial Intelligence is bringing together various players to create AI applications that will be offered for free throughout the industry.

A warning banner reduces the frequency of harmful attacks according to a new study.

By Bill Siwicki 10:14 am August 15, 2017
They seem so basic, but a team of criminology researchers has found they can actually be effective -- but only against certain types of attacks.
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm August 14, 2017
Aetna and Apple are in discussions about the smartwatch, which is evolving toward monitoring chronic diseases, according to one media outlet.
By Bill Siwicki 02:20 pm August 14, 2017
Riverside HealthCare achieved a 99 percent compliance rate with phishing campaigns after it educated (and perhaps scared) its staff into being cautious.
misconfiguration errors
By Bill Siwicki 10:37 am August 11, 2017
Hackers are trying to reverse-engineer apps and devices to find vulnerabilities.
Allscripts conference

Deven McGraw, deputy director for health information privacy for the HHS Office for Civil Rights, speaking at the Allscripts user conference in Chicago.

By Bill Siwicki 02:57 pm August 10, 2017
Don’t let that audit turn into a deeper investigation, Deven McGraw said at the Allscripts user conference in Chicago.
AI tech
By Bill Siwicki 02:01 pm August 09, 2017
Thomas Zenty suggests those once-futuristic technologies are now closer than many realize. And it’s only a matter of time before Amazon Alexa and Apple Siri come to a hospital near you.
crowdsourcing hackers
By Bill Siwicki 12:22 pm August 09, 2017
Inviting hackers to attack your network and then paying them for discovering weaknesses seems dangerous. But the U.S. Department of Defense is succeeding with the practice and some infosec firms are specializing in it.

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