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 02:38 pm May 06, 2019
The radiology provider says up to 5,400 authorizations could be required per day. Automation of the process, while maintaining a human touch, has brought many efficiencies.
By Bill Siwicki 01:52 pm May 03, 2019
"Telemedicine optimizes our practice's capabilities, and also improves our patients' outcomes," said Dr. Robert S. Kaufmann of the internal med practice.
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm May 02, 2019
The impact of the app on the Providence St. Joseph Health care delivery experience is reflected in the fact that 94 percent of the patients who used it found it to be helpful.
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm May 01, 2019
Five experts in financial information systems offer insights and tips for launching technology to help drive cost efficiencies and boost hospital bottom lines.
By Bill Siwicki 04:03 pm April 30, 2019
Telehealth technology has helped the Friedwald Center reduce hospital transfers for falls by 90 percent, and transfers for dementia by 83 percent, among other quality improvements.
By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm April 29, 2019
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is able to customize best practice processes from the technology out of the box – helping manage Epic's many environments, constant requests and complicated infrastructure, one IT exec explains.
By Bill Siwicki 12:17 pm April 26, 2019
The hospital has been able to use the Amazon Web Services-based interface engine to send hundreds of millions of messages both internally and externally.
By Bill Siwicki 01:10 pm April 25, 2019
Experts from across health IT, including members of the HL7 board and advisory council, say the new standard can do big things for data exchange, but it's not a cure-all.
By Bill Siwicki 03:14 pm April 23, 2019
The VEVA tool has helped improve caregiver productivity and efficiency – and providers appreciate that it reduces the number of clicks per query.
By Bill Siwicki 01:25 pm April 22, 2019
Printers present a unique cybersecurity threat, and the provider organization was serious about protecting them and staying in compliance with HIPAA. It also was serious about ROI.