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.

Holyoke Health Center melds Zoom and telehealth tech to replace in-person visits

Holyoke Health Center in Massachusetts.

By Bill Siwicki 12:52 pm July 06, 2020
In the first of a new series showing how providers are putting FCC’s COVID-19 telehealth funding to work, the health center’s director of IT explains how it is expanding its virtual care operations.
By Bill Siwicki 05:00 pm July 01, 2020
New Jersey-based Henry J. Austin Health Center offers an in-depth look at its profitable move to virtual care.
Graham Healthcare saves time, money integrating Salesforce, EHR, alerts, communications

Michigan’s Graham Healthcare Group.

By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm June 26, 2020
The post-acute care group won back time it could spend with patients and saved $300,000 through interoperability.
MaineHealth ACO execs show how they used predictive analytics to launch an ED project
By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm June 25, 2020
They dug in to find data that showed their emergency department usage rate per thousand was significantly higher compared to other ACOs. Then it was time to strategize.
UC San Diego uses AWS cloud to deploy homegrown AI algorithms for COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am June 24, 2020
The health system’s algorithms can detect early pneumonia on medical imaging with the precision of a subspecialist radiologist.
Telepsychiatry helps small provider expand services, treat during pandemic

River Valley Health and Dental Center in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

By Bill Siwicki 11:46 am June 23, 2020
River Valley Health and Dental Center’s patients say they can discuss the same things with doctors whether in-person or at home, with clear audio and video at home.
Tech optimization: Boosting revenue cycle management
By Bill Siwicki 02:08 pm June 22, 2020
Healthcare IT News lines up five RCM experts in this special report to discuss best practices for optimizing this key financial technology.
Neonatal data tech and video streaming help clinicians enhance care
By Bill Siwicki 11:51 am June 19, 2020
The two technologies are linked with biomedical equipment, the EHR and the laboratory information system to help improve outcomes.
Big data analytics in healthcare: Opportunities and obstacles
By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm June 18, 2020
In a HIMSS20 Digital session, one expert spells out what healthcare can derive from big data, and what stands in the way of that innovation.

Helen Oscislawski and Gerry Blass

By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm June 17, 2020
Two compliance experts discuss how healthcare providers should address protected healthcare information, whether HIPAA needs an update, and how to balance the demands of privacy and data exchange.

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