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.
By Bill Siwicki 10:21 am January 03, 2018
As technology vendors increasing specialize on telepharmacy, rural providers are deploying the tools to offer patients 24/7 pharmacy services.
By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am January 02, 2018
The organization won a HIMSS Indiana Chapter Hackathon, finding where ER visits could have been treated in the primary care setting and offering guidance for all healthcare organizations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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