Bill Siwicki is Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has more than 30 years of experience in journalism, with more than 16 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.
By Bill Siwicki 12:57 pm July 16, 2019
With the cost data technology integrated with its Epic EHR, Houston Methodist Sugar Land has reported approximately $717,000 in attributable cost savings with an average incremental cost reduction of $105 per admission.
By Bill Siwicki 02:52 pm July 15, 2019
The program is a labor of love for the health system’s chief information and administrative officer. And it’s helping entry level employees in IT move up to principal engineer/senior analyst.
By Bill Siwicki 11:51 am July 12, 2019
Natural language processing-powered software has helped the clinic gain efficiencies, leading to more time with patients, fewer EHR burnout symptoms and the ability to see more patients in a day.
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm July 11, 2019
The smartphone app also came in handy during a ransomware attack: When other systems were down, it was up and running.
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am July 11, 2019
The vendor’s event management technology is designed for monitoring threats to healthcare organizations and comes with built-in connectors for major healthcare applications such as Epic and Cerner.
By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm July 10, 2019
Day Zero Diagnostics’ algorithm, ksim, promises to deliver a faster, more scalable, high-resolution approach for identifying hospital-acquired infection outbreaks, the company said.
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm July 10, 2019
The vendor’s research team will work on the Houston-based provider organization’s campus with medical staff, scientists and engineers to develop non-surgical medical robotics systems.
By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm July 09, 2019
Deborah Heart and Lung Center’s workforce development program for its health IT team centers around staff experts who teach new recruits about how technology works there – and across the wider healthcare industry.
By Bill Siwicki 12:06 pm July 08, 2019
At North Suburban Cardiology Associates in Stoneham, Massachusetts, there were several gaps in the group’s ambulatory ECG monitoring capability.
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm July 05, 2019
At UMass Memorial Health Care, an audit found a vendor security problem. Here’s how the health system bolstered its security while achieving a 594% annual ROI.