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 08:57 am February 23, 2018
The health system uses myNorthwell app to communicate with employees and create specialized communications for segmented groups.
By Bill Siwicki 02:21 pm February 22, 2018
The hospital says the TriNetX network gives its patients the chance to participate in clinical trials they otherwise might not know exist.
By Bill Siwicki 08:22 am February 22, 2018
To help fight sticker shock, the e-prescribing vendor is enabling doctors and patients to work together to find the best, most affordable covered medication – before the patient leaves the office.
By Bill Siwicki 02:49 pm February 21, 2018
The national average colorectal screening rate is 39 percent but at Albany Area Primary Health Care it's 60 percent.
By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm February 20, 2018
Anywhere a provider can sign into the health system's Epic EHR, they can use EPCS, helping keep paper prescriptions off the street and reduce fraud.
By Bill Siwicki 02:25 pm February 20, 2018
Partners in Recovery has replaced by 75 percent the time-consuming use of spreadsheets to track health, and has seen a 32 percent increase in educating members on physical care needs.
By Bill Siwicki 09:40 am February 20, 2018
A physician working on a major Kaiser Permanente clinical decision support implementation shares lessons learned.
By Bill Siwicki 04:57 pm February 19, 2018
The center is reaping the benefits of handing patients an iPad, including improved allocation of staff and receptionists time.
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm February 19, 2018
This is a big step forward, Google officials said, because the tech is not imitating an existing diagnostic but rather using machine learning to uncover a new way to predict health problems.
By Bill Siwicki 01:59 pm February 16, 2018
The hospital has outstripped its physical footprint, so analytics for patient placement has become critical while it awaits new buildings.