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.
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm August 20, 2019
An identity and access management expert illustrates this critical area of information security and offers tips on how to best control who is accessing protected health information.
By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am August 20, 2019
Atrium Health’s flagship hospital sees the cloud-based clinical communications platform enabling reduced length of stay, reduced readmission rates and faster delivery of critical care to patients.
By Bill Siwicki 10:56 am August 20, 2019
The communications system, integrated with the provider’s Epic EHR, is used throughout most of the medical center, and it has helped the organization boost HCAHPS scores in almost every measure.
By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am August 19, 2019
A new Center for Connected Medicine/HIMSS Media survey of healthcare tech leaders shows that most hospitals and health systems are depending on a single, integrated EHR to solve their interoperability woes.
By Bill Siwicki 12:05 pm August 16, 2019
Two healthcare CIOs and one deputy CISO offer their expert advice to their peers, explaining how to ensure security is wrapped up tight when working with public clouds.
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm August 15, 2019
Five experts in revenue cycle management IT offer wide-ranging best practices and advantageous tips for launching the technology at healthcare provider organizations.
By Bill Siwicki 12:22 pm August 14, 2019
An expert in the strategies and technologies surrounding identity and access management walks through today’s challenges and discusses how provider organizations can best secure this key area.
By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm August 13, 2019
A physical therapy group in Arizona offers lessons to other types of health organizations seeking to improve patient satisfaction, give caregivers more time with patients and boost their bottom lines.
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm August 12, 2019
The Arizona payer’s use of advanced video technology offers lessons for healthcare provider organizations seeking to improve medication adherence and more.
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am August 09, 2019
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics has, among other things, embedded Washington State prescription monitoring program database access into the EHR, changed the Epic nursing workflow sheet for pain management, and revised the text in the after-visit summary regarding opioid medication.