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.

telehealth and remote patient monitoring
By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm October 17, 2017
The partnership is designed to enable a complete telehealth system focused on the unique needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patient population.
Allscripts and Zocdoc
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm October 17, 2017
Through the EHR vendor’s developer program, Zocdoc connects with Allscripts’ clinical scheduling software.
physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 10:39 am October 16, 2017
Solutions should reduce the burden of repetitive data input that now takes place and enable seamless ways for clinicians to talk to each other, experts say.
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.

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