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.

Texas Tech trauma telemedicine program

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 12:39 pm October 26, 2017
The initiative, covering massive West Texas, aims to gauge the effectiveness of telehealth technology in rural emergency medical services environments.
By Bill Siwicki 02:43 pm October 25, 2017
Its new Insurance Checker feature seeks to ease a common pain-point: deciphering, understanding and verifying health insurance.
accelerator focused on biotech and digital health innovation
By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm October 25, 2017
Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart, and Plug and Play create accelerator focused on biotech and digital health innovation in Cleveland’s Global Center for Health Innovation.
connected medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm October 24, 2017
And the solutions are tailored to address specific challenges, which can become expensive for any one organization.
Alzheimer's precision medicine
By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm October 23, 2017
Companies will provide genotype testing, actionable genomic information and custom reporting in support of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute’s GeneMatch registry.
EHR certification compliance
By Bill Siwicki 04:32 pm October 20, 2017
Only 9 percent are fully compliant with ONC’s 2015 EHR certification, according to a new report from the eHealth Initiative. 
unsecured medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 03:09 pm October 20, 2017
Hospitals are uniquely susceptible to security risks when different corporate and IT cultures come together. 
athenahealth layoffs

Photo credit: Google Maps. 

By Bill Siwicki 04:43 pm October 19, 2017
The company also touted the financial success of clients participating in athenaNet for a full year.  
cybersecurity risks in medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm October 19, 2017
Healthcare and other organizations have too many end-points to worry about, and a lack of internal collaboration isn’t helping, a BlackBerry survey finds.
Medsphere Systems, Stockell Healthcare merge
By Bill Siwicki 03:40 pm October 18, 2017
The combination of Medsphere’s EHR and Stockell’s revenue cycle management in the cloud will be offered through a subscription service payment model.

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