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.

cybersecurity management
By Bill Siwicki 09:35 am December 27, 2017
Cybersecurity has become an extremely complex field and chief information security officers need a specific body of knowledge – and a smart staff to handle the rest.
Network cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 10:32 am December 26, 2017
Every user has access to applications and resources to do their job and segmentation keeps threats contained.
combat malware
By Bill Siwicki 10:06 am December 26, 2017
Consider behavioral-based privilege, user monitoring and remember not all anti-virus software is protection enough.
AI workflow for healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 03:22 pm December 20, 2017
Healthcare AI experts discuss hurdles to more and better deployments of the emerging technology, including IT prioritization and the creation of new processes.

From left, Michelle C. Lardner, RN, Kris K. Wilson and Matthew Ernst

By Bill Siwicki 03:06 pm December 19, 2017
Hospital and health system execs discuss hurdles they’re facing as they move into the new year.
Black book cybersecurity report
By Bill Siwicki 02:01 pm December 18, 2017
With attacks continuing unabated and healthcare again expected to be 2018's top cyber target, just 11 percent of providers plan to get a cybersecurity officer in 2018, the new research report finds.

A sampling of medical reference apps from tech vendors on the market today.

By Bill Siwicki 09:45 am December 18, 2017
Smartphone software programs from the likes of athenahealth’s Epocrates, Doximity, Medscape, Wolters Kluwer and others are giving both clinicians and patients more confidence in diagnosis and treatment options.
AHIMA releases 17 steps to cybersecurity as attacks increase
By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm December 15, 2017
In response to an ever-worsening cybersecurity environment in healthcare, with an increasing number of cyberattacks on hospitals, health systems and clinics, the American Health Information Management Association has issued new cybersecurity gui
Best Hospital IT Departments
By Bill Siwicki 06:35 am December 15, 2017
Hyper-converged infrastructure, lean methodologies and next-gen firewalls are keeping the IT team in front.
Best Hospital IT 2017
By Bill Siwicki 06:32 am December 15, 2017
A just-updated EHR and the introduction of robotics and advanced MRI machines not possible without a winning team.

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