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.

AI tools
By Bill Siwicki 11:25 am October 13, 2017
AI and machine learning are augmentative tools, size matters among data sets, real-world applicability is a must, and tools must be validated, experts say.
Eric Hargan named acting HSS secretary
By Bill Siwicki 04:12 pm October 12, 2017
The just-confirmed deputy HHS secretary will lead the department he previously served in under the Bush administration.

The remote patient monitoring mobile app. Photo via Welch Allyn

By Bill Siwicki 03:47 pm October 11, 2017
Honeywell’s remote patient monitoring platform now wirelessly links with Welch Allyn’s connected home scale and blood pressure monitor.
rural healthcare providers
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm October 11, 2017
Azalea brings cloud-based IT, billing and reporting systems and services to the table, and Prognosis adds its electronic health records system.
EHR workflow
By Bill Siwicki 09:50 am October 10, 2017
The app provides a more sophisticated workflow for practices that are reviewing large amounts of patient data and filling medication and lab requests daily, company says.

St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, Maine. Photo via St. Mary's

By Bill Siwicki 01:59 pm October 09, 2017
TripleCare’s telemedicine-based approach allows physicians to differentiate patients who require a hospital transfer from those who can be treated in Covenant’s facilities.
OurHealth My Clinic

Photo via OurHealth.org

By Bill Siwicki 11:06 am October 09, 2017
The healthcare staffing company also tapped into the cloud-based vendor’s More Disruption Please innovator’s program, CIO Sherry Slick said.
DNS records
By Bill Siwicki 02:44 pm October 06, 2017
With more attacks coming, and the domain name system being at the center of it all, hospitals should be careful about handling web and email domains, FarSight Security says.
digital cognitive therapeutics

A screensnap of the app.

By Bill Siwicki 02:30 pm October 06, 2017
BrainCheck’s digital therapeutics products now will be fully integrated into Rx.Health’s RxUniverse digital medicine prescribing platform.
cybersecurity talent
By Bill Siwicki 03:29 pm October 05, 2017
The hospital's information security department has established a Cyber Student Staffing Program for recruiting students to be future cybersecurity workers.

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