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 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
By Bill Siwicki 06:35 am December 15, 2017
Hyper-converged infrastructure, lean methodologies and next-gen firewalls are keeping the IT team in front.
By Bill Siwicki 06:32 am December 15, 2017
A just-updated EHR and the introduction of robotics and advanced MRI machines not possible without a winning team.
By Bill Siwicki 06:31 am December 15, 2017
The small Stage 7 provider empowers its tech pros to challenge themselves, knowing the CIO has their backs.
By Bill Siwicki 06:29 am December 15, 2017
With behavioral health ineligible for federal IT funds, this small team is bearing the full weight of its EHR overhaul.
By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm December 14, 2017
AI, IoT, cybersecurity, disaster preparedness and patient experience are prime concerns, according to PwC.
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm December 12, 2017
A new report from AMA and Accenture finds phishing is the most common type of attack.
By Bill Siwicki 10:26 am December 12, 2017
With $200 billion lost to counterfeit drugs annually and patient safety issues, a chain-of-custody log that blockchain could enable holds promise.