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.

hospital EHR EMRAM Stage 7

Credit: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm April 20, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital shares lessons learned on the strategies it set and the challenges overcame to hit the highest level of IT adoption.
analytics at health system

Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York, is part of the Health Quest health system. Credit: Google Maps.

By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm April 19, 2018
Health Quest concluded it needed one database to help inform its approach to various clinical, financial and operational initiatives.
security challenges of operating a healthcare hybrid cloud

Winston Armstrong and Sandeep Chandra, both of the San Diego Supercomputer Center will be speaking at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in June.

By Bill Siwicki 03:08 pm April 18, 2018
Cybersecurity professionals from the San Diego Supercomputer Center discuss end-to-end compliance, meeting unique user requirements and more.
getting precision medicine into the mainstream

Daryl Pritchard and Nephi Walton, MD, will be speaking on the subject at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm April 17, 2018
Experts point to the need to demonstrate value, as well as challenges integrating genomic data into EHRs and handling massive amounts of data.
Telemedicine robot

Miramont Family Medicine is using the telemedicine robot Beam at its clinics. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:13 am April 16, 2018
Using the device, called a Beam, Miramont Family Medicine now sees more patients than ever – enabling physicians to be in more than one of its four locations at the same time.
future-proof enterprise imaging
By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am April 13, 2018
For starters, focus on outcomes and simplify processes where you can, health IT leaders say.
University of Rochester enterprise imaging

University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 11:27 am April 13, 2018
The benefits to patient care are clear when systems are aligned with EHRs and workflows are adjusted to account for different platforms.
Future-proofing enterprise imaging
By Bill Siwicki 10:32 am April 13, 2018
Here’s a look at how to prepare today for the onslaught of technological advancements that are rapidly changing digital imaging.
Mercy EHR cloud

Mercy Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri. Credit: Facebook

By Bill Siwicki 12:48 pm April 10, 2018
The health system is building out the portfolio of mission-critical apps and services it can manage for hospitals moving those into the cloud.
Testing algorithms key to applying AI and machine learning in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 09:44 am April 09, 2018
A physician expert from Partners Connected Health and Harvard Medical School offers tips for healthcare organizations working with advanced technologies.

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