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.

medical device security
By Bill Siwicki 11:03 am October 05, 2017
Segmented networks, authorization protocols, device behavior are a few strategies that execs should adopt today.
UCLA's population health program

UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center. Photo via Wikipedia

By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm October 03, 2017
These healthcare workers are a specially trained, the care coordination director says, and they are helping the system reduce costs.
Pop Health Forum

John Supra, vice president of solutions and services at the Care Coordination Institute, during a panel discussion at HIMSS' Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Monday.

By Bill Siwicki 11:58 am October 03, 2017
The Care Coordination Institute built a system that drills through and presents the healthcare data of 2.4 million South Carolinians.
mobile health
By Bill Siwicki 10:32 am October 02, 2017
Clinicians need new skills as more patients carry their own health information into appointments.
web-bots boost point-of-sale collections

St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 10:07 am October 02, 2017
St. Francis Hospital used the web-bots to replace manual queries to payers, yielding instant transactions that immediately find information providers need.
VA telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm September 29, 2017
The rule would increase the availability of mental health, specialty and general clinical care for all beneficiaries.
EHR data security
By Bill Siwicki 12:39 pm September 29, 2017
Infosec teams need to know about EHRs, timing eccentricity and other challenges of detecting inappropriate access.
Artificial intelligence cardiac imaging
By Bill Siwicki 03:29 pm September 28, 2017
Analytics 4 Life’s AI technology is designed to help physicians assess the presence of coronary artery disease without radiation, contrast agents or cardiac stress.
HIE california arizona
By Bill Siwicki 02:56 pm September 28, 2017
The connections are particularly aimed at allowing information to follow patients who receive care while traveling.
McAfee warns healthcare CIOs, CISOs
By Bill Siwicki 02:32 pm September 28, 2017
In the second quarter of 2017, account hijacking led disclosed attack vectors, followed by DDoS, leaks, targeted attacks, malware and SQL injections.

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