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 01:07 pm July 20, 2018
On the first anniversary of the state's mandate, 51 percent of prescribers in the state are fighting the opioid crisis by using electronic prescription for controlled substances.
By Bill Siwicki 04:30 pm July 18, 2018
Health system uses communications platform to go from a 65 percent patients seen rate for case managers to 91 percent – with a reduced number of FTEs, official says.
By Bill Siwicki 09:48 am July 18, 2018
The startup is working in conjunction with Cape Fear Valley Health pilot test to add social features for Medicare beneficiaries with congestive heart failure.
By Bill Siwicki 04:51 pm July 17, 2018
Organization plans to expand beyond MSSP with new commercial contracts, Medicare Advantage contracts, and commercial ACO products with other payers.
By Bill Siwicki 10:08 am July 16, 2018
CDS vendors are working to incorporate AI and machine learning into their products to boost diagnostics, imaging, pathology and radiology.
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm July 12, 2018
The artificial intelligence tool detects diabetic retinopathy in medical images, which can help prevent blindness in diabetes patients.
By Bill Siwicki 10:21 am July 12, 2018
Healthcare executives need to track these three key technology advancements to keep pace with coming changes.
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm July 11, 2018
To address capacity challenges, the hospital implemented a strategic patient flow plan that included a centralized patient placement center.
By Bill Siwicki 11:02 am July 11, 2018
Physicians at Affiliated Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Maryland now have a better handle on opioid prescribing as they try to combat the ongoing crisis.
By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm July 10, 2018
APIs, automation, blockchain along with mobile and medical devices will enable a new era of learning networks capable of adapting to deliver faster innovation.