Bill Siwicki

Bill Siwicki is Features Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has 32 years of experience in journalism, with nearly 20 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance, along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.

Preferred Behavioral Health Group telehealth

(Credit: Preferred Behavioral Health Group)

By Bill Siwicki 12:19 pm April 19, 2021
Training and teamwork were key, said New Jersey's Preferred Behavioral Health Group, which has made good use of a $420,000 FCC grant.
David Stellfox cybersecurity Geisinger phishing

David Stellfox, cybersecurity communications specialist, information security office, at Geisinger. (Credit: Geisinger)

By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am April 19, 2021
David Stellfox, a cybersecurity communications specialist at the Pennsylvania-based health system, offers an in-depth look at how they did it.
MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center MemorialCare Health System mental health

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center (Credit: MemorialCare Health System)

By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am April 16, 2021
More than 75% were in remission after 90 days at the Southern California health system, which expanded its use to help combat mental health issues caused by COVID-19.
Tift Regional Medical Center sepsis IT

The new Tift Regional Medical Center expansion will open in the fall of 2021 in Tifton, Georgia. The 263,000-square-foot, four-story tower will include a new emergency center, inpatient units and new ICU. (Credit: Tift Regional Medical Center)

By Bill Siwicki 12:01 pm April 15, 2021
Tift Regional Medical Center aims to use the technology to save lives and significantly reduce costs.
John Fowler deputy information security officer Henry Ford Health System

John Fowler, deputy information security officer at Henry Ford Health System 
(Credit: Henry Ford Health System)

By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm April 14, 2021
John Fowler, deputy information security officer at Henry Ford Health System, offers an in-depth look at this type of insurance, which can be critical to provider organizations today.
Baptist Health Louisville Kentucky RPM

Baptist Health in Louisville, Kentucky (Credit: Baptist Health)

By Bill Siwicki 10:49 am April 14, 2021
When the pandemic struck, the health system re-tasked its RPM technology from CHF and COPD home care to COVID-19 home care. The results were tremendous.
Santa Rosa Community Health health IT

Santa Rosa Community Health in California. (Credit: Santa Rosa Community Health)

By Bill Siwicki 11:13 am April 13, 2021
After a wildfire wreaked havoc on Santa Rosa Community Health, the organization cured IT instability and other challenges by turning to a one-stop-shop tech-services vendor.
Shivrat Chhabra, Dosis AI

Shivrat Chhabra, CEO of Dosis (Credit: Dosis)

By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm April 12, 2021
Artificial intelligence is the key in one technology's ability to administer less medication, thus putting patients at reduced risk and lowering medication costs.
Dr. Lucienne Ide Rimidi RPM

Dr. Lucienne Ide, founder and chief health innovator at Rimidi (Credit: Rimidi)

By Bill Siwicki 12:22 pm April 12, 2021
A physician expert in RPM discusses why the technology is so important to patient care and outcomes, and describes what needs to happen to capitalize on its promise.
executives meeting CIOs health IT

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By Bill Siwicki 12:15 pm April 09, 2021
These are some critical lessons chief information officers at Cleveland Clinic, Einstein Healthcare and other organizations have learned the past year, they say, in the newest installment of our feature series.

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