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.

How a Michigan provider used teleradiology to boost productivity and slash costs

The Exa radiology and teleradiology platform from Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas.

By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm June 14, 2018
At Radiology Imaging Solutions, the cost per study has been cut by more than 70 percent, productivity has increased by 400 percent, and report turnaround time has decreased by more than 50 percent thanks to health IT.
Halifax Health integrates EHR, cloud decision support, communications to combat sepsis
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm June 13, 2018
As many as 80 percent of sepsis deaths could be prevented with rapid diagnosis and treatment, which is why Halifax has brought together this triumvirate of health IT for prescriptive alerts.
New York's Healthix HIE sending clinical info alerts without patient consent

An Intersystems presentation about how it works with Healthix Essential Alerts. Credit: YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm June 13, 2018
It doesn’t need express written consent to use the technology for “essential” alerts, the HIE’s CEO explains, and the result is better care.
next-gen data management in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 09:36 am June 13, 2018
Hospitals should also expect Blockchain, patient experience and new iteration of vendor neutral archive capabilities.
female patient paying bill next-gen revenue cycle
By Bill Siwicki 10:05 am June 12, 2018
Future tech will facilitate a patient's understanding of insurance coverage and out-of-pocket cost for services.
New genomics analytics platform from Databricks
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm June 11, 2018
The AI-powered platform offers healthcare organizations scalable data processing and tertiary analytics to help drive precision medicine innovation.
By Bill Siwicki 11:37 am June 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence is helping the health system generate ROI through increased patient arrivals, Medicaid risk stratification model cases and surgical outcomes.
Next gen quality and safety for healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:25 am June 11, 2018
In the future, patients will have more access to their own data and more communication channels with their extended care team.
By Bill Siwicki 08:29 am June 08, 2018
The specialty practice only had to expand support staff by 20 percent to keep pace.
AI and deep learning with GPU chips help doctors review medical records and images
By Bill Siwicki 10:16 am June 04, 2018
Hospitals say the AI method is in use today automating things humans do well but don't have the time for – and there's much more to come.

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