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.

The first version of SpektraLink's Pivot product.
By Bill Siwicki 12:25 pm February 23, 2016
The second version of the device for inpatient settings features a camera, updated operating system, new carrying options and more.
Screenshot of an eClinicalWorks EHR.
By Bill Siwicki 03:00 am February 23, 2016
The electronic health record software maker said it will debut early components of new cloud-based technology at HIMSS16.
By Bill Siwicki 08:45 pm February 18, 2016
Telehealth provider VirtuMedix is homing in on emergency care.
Undermining the strong encryption found on Apple’s iPhones would be disastrous for healthcare users.
By Bill Siwicki 04:19 pm February 17, 2016
Apple chief defies government demands to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino terrorists, creating a backdoor into the system’s software.
By Bill Siwicki 01:47 pm February 17, 2016
Kiosk maker CTS Healthcare Services will start targeting mid-size and smaller provider organizations when it introduces at HIMSS16 new middleware dubbed Kwerk.
By Bill Siwicki 12:04 pm February 17, 2016
SA Ignite plans to launch PQRS Assistant, a system that provides an automated way for provider organizations to track the various levels and scores for Medicare Part B payments, at HIMSS16.
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm February 16, 2016
Hospital workers resort to handwritten notes and faxes after hackers demand $3.4 million in Bitcoin from the hospital in a ransomware attack.
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.

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