Bill Siwicki

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 12:05 pm February 15, 2016
The University of California San Francisco is working with other clinical research teams across the country to use personal health social networks to overcome care barriers such as distance, resource shortages, stigma and high costs.
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By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm February 15, 2016
The healthcare economist and 20-year HIMSS attendee says the patient component of healthcare is finally coming of age.
Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is delighted that the patient component of the healthcare information technology is finally coming of age.
By Bill Siwicki 10:19 am February 15, 2016
Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is delighted that the patient component of the healthcare information technology is finally coming of age.
Tom Butts, CEO of Zirmed, being interviewed at HIMSS15.
By Bill Siwicki 09:20 am February 15, 2016
Revenue cycle management company ZirMed will launch its new Remit and Deposit Management system at HIMSS16, the company said.
By Bill Siwicki 09:03 am February 15, 2016
The Young Adult and Family Center at the University of California at San Francisco’s Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics is using social networking technology to deliver mental health services to adolescents, young adults and veterans who need additional care or who migh
By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm February 12, 2016
Konica Minolta is stepping in a new direction.
Cerner also will be showcasing a capability it calls theater sync, the ability to synchronize EHR data from a disconnected environment to a connected environment, ay HIMSS16.
By Bill Siwicki 10:46 am February 12, 2016
The software vendor intends to showcase two apps it is working on as part of the massive modernization contract.
By Bill Siwicki 03:05 pm February 09, 2016
Health IT giant Cerner Corp. has scored a $50.7 million data hosting contract from U.S. Department of Defense as part of its Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization, according to official documents.
Because social media is so dynamic, the potential for its use in healthcare is very exciting.
By Bill Siwicki 09:05 am February 09, 2016
Canadian and U.S. researchers formed a collaborative to explore social media in public health, with plans to generate a practice roadmap. The endpoint: enabling public health entities to harness social media to better help deliver effective intervention strategies.
VisualDX uses 'sympticons,' pictured here, to make it easy for practitioners to understand the key differences between each disease.
By Bill Siwicki 10:17 am February 04, 2016
VisualDx will debut a new version of its clinical decision support system at HIMSS16. The company is growing its image- and graphics-oriented software from supporting skin, eye and oral care decision-making to include more chief medical complaints.

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