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.

EHRs, pop health, predictive analytics, interoperability on Cerner’s HIMSS19 menu
By Bill Siwicki 09:20 am February 04, 2019
“At HIMSS19, we’ll highlight the shifts from retrospective analytics to predictive analytics, a health system chart to a longitudinal record and plan, and population health to personalized health,” a top Cerner exec says.
Rush University earns HIMSS Davies Award Of Excellence
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm January 31, 2019
The provider organization is being honored at HIMSS19 for its work using clinical data technology to better treat PTSD.
New HIMSS report makes 4 healthcare predictions for 2019
By Bill Siwicki 04:10 pm January 30, 2019
Digital health applications, consumerism, demographic challenges and data governance will be key imperatives in the year ahead, the study shows.
Health 2040: A look into the future
By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm January 30, 2019
The Deloitte Life Sciences and Health Care Practice has issued a report predicting the future direction of healthcare. Its predictions may surprise.
Health Catalyst to showcase new analytics software, talk AI at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 12:27 pm January 29, 2019
The company will showcase its new Rapid Response Analytics product at the conference and discuss trends including digital health and the practical uses of artificial intelligence.
Can EHRs’ contributions to physician burnout be cured? Mixing up training can help
By Bill Siwicki 10:50 am January 29, 2019
It’s pivotal for organizations to institute an ongoing program that promotes a state of continuous improvement, keeping pace with new functionality, one HIMSS19 speaker says.
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.

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