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.

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital exterior shot at night.
By Bill Siwicki 09:17 am August 31, 2018
With a vast rural population, the Florida hospital leaned on telehealth to improve transitional care.
Amazon Web services website page
By Bill Siwicki 03:45 pm August 29, 2018
Data scientists from Takeda and institute ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte are applying artificial intelligence to pools of patient data to test how treatment-resistant depression responds to medication.
Depressed woman at computer

In Missouri, a digital behavioral healthcare platform helps patients struggling with the time in between appointments.

By Bill Siwicki 08:58 am August 29, 2018
By deploying a mental health IT platform, Comprehensive Mental Health Services provided evidence-based, self-care interventions to combat depression and anxiety.
nurse texting on phone in hospital
By Bill Siwicki 01:28 pm August 24, 2018
It turns out text messages are much better than the phone or e-mail for contacting healthcare workers such as nurses when trying to fill positions.
doctor using smartphone
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm August 23, 2018
An Internet of Things expert from Travelers discusses equipment maintenance software, smart screens and IoT-linked cabinets.
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center exterior

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington

By Bill Siwicki 08:47 am August 23, 2018
A case manager at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center devised a new program that also reaped an 81 percent reduction in avoidable emergency department visits by high utilizers.
exterior view of Highmark Health building in Pittsburgh
By Bill Siwicki 02:12 pm August 20, 2018
The health system deploys innovative FDA-approved technologies, enabling physicians to use AI algorithms to assess 3D models of the heart.
front entrance of St. Anthony Hospital

St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton, Oregon

By Bill Siwicki 03:26 pm August 17, 2018
The rural hospital uses a care collaboration network and emergency department-specific platform to change the behaviors of its super users and patients seeking narcotics.
exterior of Johns Hopkins hospital building
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm August 16, 2018
Early detection is key to treatment, and with AI-enabled detection methods nearly a third of pancreatic cancer cases could be found four to 12 months sooner, they say.
AI code base on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am August 15, 2018
Precision Innovation Network has selected Splice Machine’s big data platform to develop its Treatment Advisor application, to be hosted in an AWS cloud.

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