Bill Siwicki is Features Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has more than 30 years of experience in journalism, with more than 18 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance, along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.
By Bill Siwicki 11:10 am August 13, 2020
And Rush University Medical Center’s digital tools reduced the strain of avoidable readmissions and ED recidivism when resources already were at capacity.
By Bill Siwicki 11:52 am August 12, 2020
Within just days of the COVID-19 state of emergency declaration, New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center transformed 95% of its care to telemedicine.
By Bill Siwicki 11:58 am August 11, 2020
The Florida provider organization sees 56% of registrations completed by patients as it continues screening for patients at risk for COVID-19.
By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 10, 2020
Michigan’s McLaren Health Care’s telehealth sites have jumped from 40 to 275 during the pandemic. It has used FCC award funds to expand its telemedicine offerings.
By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm August 07, 2020
The Institute for Family Health was mostly using telephone consults during COVID-19’s peak in New York. Now it’s going on a tech shopping spree to better care for patients – and boost revenue.
By Bill Siwicki 10:55 am August 06, 2020
9,000 community referral summaries have been generated for positively screened patients; 6,000 referrals to community service agencies have been created for high-risk screened patients.
By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am August 05, 2020
The pandemic forced the change, which it adeptly handled. Now it’s using FCC award funds to purchase additional telemedicine technology.
By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 04, 2020
Not only have the practice’s patients’ chronic health problems improved, but those patients stayed connected during COVID-19’s stay-at-home orders.
By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm August 03, 2020
To protect kids, families and staff during the pandemic, the organization expanded telemedicine offerings, supporting a 5,500% growth in virtual visits in less than a month.
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am July 31, 2020
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, with the efficiency gained through Cerner EHR-linked analytics, has reduced the time spent aligning daily staffing by 70 hours per week.
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