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.

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.
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.

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