Bill Siwicki is Features Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has more than 30 years of experience in journalism, with more than 18 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance, along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.
By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm August 07, 2020
The Institute for Family Health was mostly using telephone consults during COVID-19’s peak in New York. Now it’s going on a tech shopping spree to better care for patients – and boost revenue.
By Bill Siwicki 10:55 am August 06, 2020
9,000 community referral summaries have been generated for positively screened patients; 6,000 referrals to community service agencies have been created for high-risk screened patients.
By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am August 05, 2020
The pandemic forced the change, which it adeptly handled. Now it’s using FCC award funds to purchase additional telemedicine technology.
By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 04, 2020
Not only have the practice’s patients’ chronic health problems improved, but those patients stayed connected during COVID-19’s stay-at-home orders.
By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm August 03, 2020
To protect kids, families and staff during the pandemic, the organization expanded telemedicine offerings, supporting a 5,500% growth in virtual visits in less than a month.
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am July 31, 2020
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, with the efficiency gained through Cerner EHR-linked analytics, has reduced the time spent aligning daily staffing by 70 hours per week.
By Bill Siwicki 12:51 pm July 30, 2020
Soon to be integrated with the health system’s Epic EHR, the transport system has achieved, among other things, a more than 50% reduction in average cost per ride and a 20% improvement in inpatient bed availability.
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am July 29, 2020
By taking advantage of text messaging, the small critical access hospital and its associated clinics improved quality, reduced no-shows, decreased staff burnout and boosted revenue.
By Bill Siwicki 11:23 am July 28, 2020
This special report brings together four telemedicine experts from Amwell, Caregility, Eko and emocha Health to offer best practices for optimal technology performance.
By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm July 27, 2020
Today the high-profile provider is using its expansive, multistate telemedicine programs to best serve COVID-19 patients.
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