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.

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.
Hospital for Special Surgery earns HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award
By Bill Siwicki 04:26 pm February 05, 2019
The orthopedic specialty hospital leveraged health information and technology to improve processes and ultimately patient care outcomes.
Medicomp Systems to debut new value-based care tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 03:46 pm February 04, 2019
The health IT vendor also will discuss trends it sees on the horizon, including making EHRs more usable by expanding the availability of third-party applications.
EHRs, pop health, predictive analytics, interoperability on Cerner’s HIMSS19 menu
By Bill Siwicki 09:20 am February 04, 2019
“At HIMSS19, we’ll highlight the shifts from retrospective analytics to predictive analytics, a health system chart to a longitudinal record and plan, and population health to personalized health,” a top Cerner exec says.
Rush University earns HIMSS Davies Award Of Excellence
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm January 31, 2019
The provider organization is being honored at HIMSS19 for its work using clinical data technology to better treat PTSD.
New HIMSS report makes 4 healthcare predictions for 2019
By Bill Siwicki 04:10 pm January 30, 2019
Digital health applications, consumerism, demographic challenges and data governance will be key imperatives in the year ahead, the study shows.
Health 2040: A look into the future
By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm January 30, 2019
The Deloitte Life Sciences and Health Care Practice has issued a report predicting the future direction of healthcare. Its predictions may surprise.

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