Bill Siwicki

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.

A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm March 30, 2020
Healthcare IT News offers this listing of telemedicine companies that can help hospitals and other provider organizations deliver quality virtual care.
Telehealth group practice offers free care to seniors nationwide during crisis
By Bill Siwicki 11:54 am March 27, 2020
CCS Healthcare is treating Medicare patients, and not charging any co-pays or other fees to patients.
By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm March 26, 2020
Olympia, Washington-based Physicians of Southwest Washington is taking advantage of a health IT vendor’s free tech in an effort to gain efficiencies in coronavirus triaging and to see patients remotely.
Collective Medical debuts free tool to help public health response to pandemic
By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm March 25, 2020
New functionality helps healthcare teams identify, track and isolate the community spread of COVID-19.
Mobile chatbot tech improves ER patient experience at Banner Health
By Bill Siwicki 02:05 pm March 25, 2020
Meanwhile, clinical teams also experienced workload relief because they were getting fewer duplicate questions – and dealing with fewer frustrated patients.
Clinical AI vendor Jvion unveils COVID Community Vulnerability Map
By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm March 24, 2020
The map identifies populations likely to experience severe outcomes once infected – and the socioeconomic drivers for such a risk, helping providers allocate resources.
Caregility unveils mobile telehealth app, gives it away to fight pandemic
By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm March 23, 2020
Clinicians can start video consults from their mobile devices and connect directly with patient bedside-camera systems, according to the company, which will give the technology free to clients to help combat COVID-19.
AI algorithm IDs abnormal chest X-rays from COVID-19 patients
By Bill Siwicki 11:13 am March 23, 2020
“Instant triage” capability from could speed diagnosis of COVID-19 and help ensure resources are allocated properly.
Telemedicine during COVID-19: Benefits, limitations, burdens, adaptation
By Bill Siwicki 03:09 pm March 19, 2020
Telehealth tech is in the spotlight for coronavirus care. And it’s helping. But what are its limitations, and how are hospitals adapting?
By Bill Siwicki 11:38 am March 18, 2020
The healthcare analytics vendor's systems and service are focused on patient tracking, public health surveillance and staff-augmentation support.

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