Bill Siwicki

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.

Blockchain in healthcare

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By Bill Siwicki 07:07 pm March 08, 2018
TrustedHealth sells tokens for its blockchain-powered global digital clinic while ShoCard and RF IDeas debut a mobile credential reader system.
Inovalon to buy ABILITY for $1.2 billion

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By Bill Siwicki 12:09 pm March 08, 2018
The goal of the acquisition is to create a vertically integrated company in cloud-based enablement of data-driven value-based care.
opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 11:52 am March 08, 2018
Medicomp Systems launches new addiction care management system and DrFirst unveils new mobile e-prescribing system.
google cloud
By Bill Siwicki 04:39 pm March 07, 2018
Medial EarlySign raises $30 million, Orion Health debuts machine learning service, and Real Time Medical launches a healthcare quality assurance system with an assist from Google Cloud.
value-based care
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm March 07, 2018
Information Builders debuts Care Insights, Payformance Solutions unveils TrustHub software-as-a-service system, and VirtualHealth and SAS team for “whole person” care.
Patient engagement vendors at HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 01:01 pm March 07, 2018
Docent Health and mPulse Mobile team, Fujitsu America debuts a cloud-based platform, and Wellpepper to disseminate Mayo Clinic care plans.
Cerner, Salesforce to collaborate
By Bill Siwicki 01:53 pm March 06, 2018
Cerner is combining its HealtheIntent platform with Salesforce’s Health Cloud and Marketing Cloud, and Google is showing off its API for the healthcare cloud.
CMS FHIR-based API
By Bill Siwicki 12:35 pm March 06, 2018
The new API, debuted at HIMSS18, enables patients to securely share their Medicare claims history using a new HL7 FHIR standard.
Workflow, communications companies unveil new tech at HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm March 06, 2018
Healthix and InterSystems push clinical alerts, Versus finds a real-time locating system badge, and Vaporstream debuts automated workflows within its clinical communications system.
artificial intelligence healthcare

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By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm March 05, 2018
Zebra Medical debuts deep learning algorithm, Orbita talks voice assistants, and Pieces Technologies and NTT DATA apply AI to readmissions.

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