Bill Siwicki

Bill Siwicki is Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has nearly 30 years of experience in journalism, with more than 15 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.

Rogers Behavioral Health in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm October 23, 2018
Further, the provider has achieved a 48 percent decrease in issue resolution time and a 45 percent decrease in time to first response.
Staff monitoring security.
By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm October 23, 2018
KPIs, metrics and other must-haves hospitals should track continuously to protect medical and patient data.

Life-Guard 10, one of Carilion Clinic's three advance life support helicopters, on final approach to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm October 22, 2018
Carilion Clinic has been on a path toward value-based care for more than a decade, but staff realized they needed more support in gaining better insights into their patient population.
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm October 19, 2018
Further, 38 percent of online appointments are booked after hours, which helps with both patient retention and new patient acquisition.
By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm October 18, 2018
The accountable care organization connected 14 disparate EHR systems to get meaningful analytics, helping with population health and value-based reimbursement.
Doctor looking at imaging screen.
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm October 17, 2018
The Reaction Data research shows the vendor holds 81 percent market share and details the runners up along with other findings.
Baylor Texas Children's Pavilion for Women.

Baylor Texas Children's Pavilion for Women. (Credit: Baylor College of Medicine)

By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm October 16, 2018
Fighting the United States' abysmal maternal and fetal mortality problems, Baylor College of Medicine is applying artificial intelligence to aid physicians at key moments.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm October 12, 2018
This case study shows how UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital accomplished that reduction by sending new mothers home with a free blood pressure cuff and access to a remote monitoring portal.
Tampa General Hospital at night exterior view
By Bill Siwicki 01:59 pm October 10, 2018
This case study shows how clinicians reduced the number of orders for one specific test from roughly 90 per month to five – helping with antimicrobial stewardship along the way.
doctor and nurse looking at xrays on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 01:10 pm October 09, 2018
Standalone CDS solutions can be hard to integrate with EHRs, the report shows, but better-integrated tools may not offer the most robust functionality.

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