Bill Siwicki

Bill Siwicki is Features Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has 32 years of experience in journalism, with nearly 20 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance, along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.

Telehealth telemedicine virtual care nurses
By Bill Siwicki 11:35 am February 10, 2021
In the first of a new feature series focused on the hard-won lessons of the past year, three CIOs, a CMIO and a CHIO describe how their new investments and digital transformation strategies point the way to a healthier 2021.
A vaccination
By Bill Siwicki 12:44 pm February 09, 2021
The new tools can help medical groups and hospitals with pre-appointment engagement, online appointment scheduling and reminders, post-appointment communications, and collection of clinical data.
Phoenix Children's Hospital's PET CT ambient experience
By Bill Siwicki 11:32 am February 09, 2021
In addition to calming kids, parents and even providers, the Philips technology has enabled better images, a reduced need to rescan and reduced total scan time.
St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles
By Bill Siwicki 11:05 am February 08, 2021
St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles has completed 93,000 telehealth visits since April 2020, serving more than 56,000 patients.
Sentara Healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 11:16 am February 05, 2021
"This process has been instrumental in our seamless move to the cloud and digital-transformation program," says CISO Dan Bowden. "We now don't move anything to the cloud without shielding it."
StrideCare headquarters Dallas
By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am February 04, 2021
"With consolidated data, we now can measure areas where we were unable to before the transition. Now we can access the data quickly and are able to focus our attention on actions to improve performance."
AI
By Bill Siwicki 01:53 pm February 03, 2021
The company's software uses machine learning to suggest diagnoses based on medical records with the aim of ensuring no condition is overlooked.
Person consults with person wearing stethoscope via tablet
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am February 03, 2021
Kits for low-income, underserved populations contain a web-enabled tablet, weight scale, blood pressure monitor, thermometer and 200 evidence-based healthcare pathways.
MU Health Care's University Hospital and Ellis Fischel Cancer Center
By Bill Siwicki 12:17 pm February 02, 2021
Moving from manual assessment to automation has reduced code blues, saved lives and increased provider satisfaction.
EarlySense remote patient-monitoring technology
By Bill Siwicki 12:48 pm February 01, 2021
"The COVID-19 pandemic has created historic opportunities for smart health technologies outside the hospital," says EarlySense's CEO.

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