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.

Nurse association uses learning management system to boost clinical education
By Bill Siwicki 03:48 pm January 28, 2019
The ANA integrates its educational programs in one information system to design better offerings and help learners. Health systems can learn from the group's experience.
Text message surveys help improve quality and gain online review data

The survey and reviews system provides statistics on campaigns and a running summary of results.

By Bill Siwicki 12:39 pm January 25, 2019
Urgent care provider PromptMD messages patients as they head out the door to gain fresh perspectives on care – it so far has a 36.8% response rate.
A guide to HIMSS19 networking events
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am January 25, 2019
Whether it's the big opening reception, the awards gala, Women in Health IT, topical breakfast gatherings or many other chances to network, HIMSS helps attendees gather together to exchange experiences.
IBM Watson Health focused on value-based care, physician burnout, personalized medicine
By Bill Siwicki 12:22 pm January 24, 2019
The AI vendor will be discussing these 2019 healthcare and technology trends with attendees at HIMSS19 in Orlando next month.
AI, cross-industry collaboration will continue to reshape healthcare in 2019, Optum says
By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm January 23, 2019
The health IT vendor sees creative and cross-sector use of emerging technology among the big trends on the front burner at HIMSS19.
Allscripts CEO: Consumerism, machine learning to be key in 2019
By Bill Siwicki 03:44 pm January 22, 2019
These are two trends the electronic health record giant will be discussing with attendees at HIMSS19 in Orlando.
At HIMSS19, Federal Health IT Pavilion focuses on collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm January 22, 2019
The theme is how health IT community stakeholders can take advantage of collaboration opportunities with 11 key federal agencies.
Dr. Ferdinand Velasco

Ferdinand Velasco cautions against losing sight of the main objective by getting bogged down with complex statistical methods and fancy graphs.

By Bill Siwicki 09:03 am January 22, 2019
How two of today’s biggest health IT trends are driving cultural changes: Big Data and new care delivery models. 
Innovation Live highlights AI, blockchain, VR, more at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm January 21, 2019
The specialty pavilion is the destination for leading-edge exhibition, education and networking on the show floor.
By Bill Siwicki 10:03 am January 21, 2019
"Voice user interfaces are an essential step to humanizing the EHR," says Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Dr. Yaa Kumah-Crystal, who will be speaking at HIMSS19.

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