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.
By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am February 22, 2021
Heritage Clinic, a behavioral health provider, gives tablets to help patients connect with their clinicians and with their families. The effort enables measurable improvements in mental health.
By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm February 19, 2021
Social determinants of health can make a big difference in health outcomes. A physician expert in NLP highlights how the AI technology can unearth gold in EHRs.
By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am February 18, 2021
Regional Cancer Care Associates used machine learning algorithms to identify patients at highest risk for COVID-19 during the pandemic, and help it direct care coordination resources.
By Bill Siwicki 12:51 pm February 17, 2021
ChristianaCare Chief Information Security Officer Anahi Santiago says she's drawn some lasting lessons from the hectic past 12 months, which offered a powerful reminder that "the human component is integral to the success of information security."
By Bill Siwicki 11:10 am February 17, 2021
"People like it, they've gotten used to it and they're comfortable with it," says the behavioral health provider's CIO. "Telehealth is going to be a permanent part of our care model."
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm February 16, 2021
Dr. Tanuj Gupta, vice president at Cerner Intelligence, talks gender and racial algorithm bias, whether AI could replace clinicians, and how machine learning should be regulated.
By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am February 15, 2021
The health system was conducting around 25 to 50 virtual visits a day; at the height of the pandemic, that rose to nearly 8,000. It worked with Cisco, Apple and others for clinician-to-clinician video.
By Bill Siwicki 11:25 am February 12, 2021
Runnymede went from all paper to full automation in eight months, for patient registration and admissions, nursing and physician documentation, computerized physician order entry, and more.
By Bill Siwicki 10:22 am February 12, 2021
The grant was given to the state group to increase telemedicine quality and access, with the goal of combating healthcare disparities for lower-income people and communities of color.
By Bill Siwicki 11:38 am February 11, 2021
Peaking at more than 20,000 video visits per month, 85% of families rank its telemedicine services as nine or higher on a 10-point scale. Here's an in-depth look at the program.
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