Bill Siwicki

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.

New blockchain-powered tech explored at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 02:30 pm February 12, 2019
Kalibrate Blockchain, Boehringer Ingelheim and IBM Canada all are working with blockchain-based technologies designed to improve and secure healthcare processes, including clinical trials.
Sutter Health, others unveil AI tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm February 12, 2019
Sutter Health and Ada Health partner for personalized care, Innovaccer debuts a data activation platform, and QuartzClinical launches data warehousing and clinical registry tools.
The Vivify Health mobile health BYOD platform in action. (Credit: Vivify Health)

The Vivify Health mobile health BYOD platform in action. (Credit: Vivify Health)

By Bill Siwicki 01:29 pm February 12, 2019
New BYOD features include push notifications, messaging, easy interface to request call from care provider, full access to health content resource library, virtual visits and trending data.
Salesforce, others unveil new data management technologies at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 04:41 pm February 11, 2019
Salesforce is working with social determinants of health, Information Builders is aiming to ensure accurate provider information across multiple data systems and Nyansa is working on Citrix and GE Healthcare data.
SAS and InterSystems modernize North Carolina HIE
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm February 11, 2019
NC HealthConnex now combines InterSystems’ health information exchange platform, HealthShare, with SAS’s health analytics, the companies announced at HIMSS19.
Zynx Health debuts machine learning system, talks outcomes at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am February 11, 2019
The vendor’s new system leverages its machine learning engine to offer an interactive retrospective analysis of order utilization, matched up against the evidence-based interventions proven to affect quality outcomes.
At HIMSS19, Cerner unveils AI tool to fight physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 11:40 am February 11, 2019
Cerner debuts Chart Assist, a new AI-enabled workflow, to join a suite of systems designed to reduce physician burnout, enhance the clinician’s experience and increase productivity.
Care management tech drops hospitalizations and ER visits at Caregiver Homes
By Bill Siwicki 01:20 pm February 08, 2019
The provider of case management services to various Indiana Medicaid programs linked family caregivers with remote coaches to relieve caregiver burden and improve outcomes.
For HIMSS19, Lightbeam Health Solutions debuts new pop health platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am February 07, 2019
The latest version of the platform aims to help with end-to-end management for high-risk and high-cost patients, said a company exec.
NewYork-Presbyterian working on machine learning analytics to combat opioid crisis

NewYork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm February 06, 2019
The major academic health system is working with machine learning analytics vendor Splunk to create a new system to guard against misuse of controlled substances, including opioids.

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