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.

AI, cross-industry collaboration will continue to reshape healthcare in 2019, Optum says
By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm January 23, 2019
The health IT vendor sees creative and cross-sector use of emerging technology among the big trends on the front burner at HIMSS19.
Allscripts CEO: Consumerism, machine learning to be key in 2019
By Bill Siwicki 03:44 pm January 22, 2019
These are two trends the electronic health record giant will be discussing with attendees at HIMSS19 in Orlando.
At HIMSS19, Federal Health IT Pavilion focuses on collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm January 22, 2019
The theme is how health IT community stakeholders can take advantage of collaboration opportunities with 11 key federal agencies.
Dr. Ferdinand Velasco

Ferdinand Velasco cautions against losing sight of the main objective by getting bogged down with complex statistical methods and fancy graphs.

By Bill Siwicki 09:03 am January 22, 2019
How two of today’s biggest health IT trends are driving cultural changes: Big Data and new care delivery models. 
Innovation Live highlights AI, blockchain, VR, more at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm January 21, 2019
The specialty pavilion is the destination for leading-edge exhibition, education and networking on the show floor.
By Bill Siwicki 10:03 am January 21, 2019
"Voice user interfaces are an essential step to humanizing the EHR," says Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Dr. Yaa Kumah-Crystal, who will be speaking at HIMSS19.
HIMSS19 Interoperability Showcase eyes standards-based health ecosystem
By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm January 18, 2019
This year the showcase will feature 82 organizations demonstrating 121 health IT systems across 16 different use-cases.
The CIO's role in hospital mergers and acquisitions? Change management
By Bill Siwicki 10:07 am January 18, 2019
Health system merger success may hinge on the work done by CIOs to create a single IT platform to support the newly created organization.
By Bill Siwicki 08:46 am January 18, 2019
Connected Care initially will be aimed at improving stroke outcomes by connecting patients in ambulances or ERs to neurologists.
By Bill Siwicki 08:44 am January 18, 2019
The forthcoming Cloverleaf 19.1 will be the core of Infor's suite, with support for API management.

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