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.

HIMSS20 priorities for Siemens include interoperability, decision support, patient engagement
By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am January 17, 2020
The major player in imaging and health IT discusses the trends and some of its technologies with an eye on helping HIMSS20 attendees navigate the show.
Google Cloud says HIMSS20 attendees should eye AI, interoperability and security
By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am January 16, 2020
The cloud giant’s director of product, healthcare and life sciences discusses these three trends and why they will be important at the big HIMSS20 event.
Amazon Web Services at HIMSS20: Three key trends to watch
By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm January 15, 2020
AWS says conference attendees should consider predicting patient health events, personalizing the health journey, and promoting interoperability.
‘Interfering’ with hackers before they can disrupt or steal
By Bill Siwicki 12:11 pm January 15, 2020
A cybersecurity expert explains for healthcare CIOs and CISOs her firm’s proactive approach and describes a technology for dealing with threats, from within and without.
New health system’s EHR helps 45% of its patients get Medicare Wellness visits

Quorum Health.

By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am January 14, 2020
Quorum Health achieved many financial milestones from a successful spinoff operation, and its integration of the athenahealth EHR across the org also helped get the Chronic Care Management program to 60,000 Medicare patients.
By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm January 13, 2020
Five health IT experts from patient experience and patient engagement IT vendor GetWellNetwork open up about what they are seeing as important trends this year.
How one ACO saved $55 million in three years with care coordination tech

Catalyst Health Network in Dallas, Texas.

By Bill Siwicki 12:37 pm January 10, 2020
The new technology enabled Catalyst Health Network to achieve all of its care management goals and create a fully connected information highway, its president says.
Tech Optimization: Tips for making EHRs work for your staff and enable organizational goals
By Bill Siwicki 01:32 pm January 09, 2020
Five top electronic health record systems experts offer healthcare C-suite executives and IT leaders some valuable best practices for getting the most out of their EHR investments.
Contract modeling tech helps Owensboro Health steer clear of a costly deal
By Bill Siwicki 12:12 pm January 08, 2020
The health system’s biggest payer presented it with a contract the payer said would net Owensboro $12 million a year. The health system’s financial IT said something quite different.
Coordination tech enhances care at The Steadman Clinic

The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

By Bill Siwicki 02:00 pm January 07, 2020
“We have had the most success with the communication between the patients and the surgeon’s staff to keep the rehabilitation progression moving forward,” a rehab coordinator says.

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