Bill Siwicki

Bill Siwicki is Features Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has 32 years of experience in journalism, with nearly 20 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance, along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.

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By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am February 25, 2021
Six top clinical and technology leaders detail the lessons they've learned since the pandemic began – and describe how they'll shape strategies for telehealth, infrastructure, patient engagement and other imperatives going forward.
By Bill Siwicki 10:42 am February 24, 2021
An expert in machine learning and natural language processing discusses how these technologies are enhancing care and enabling the use of SDOH data and personalized analytics.
Memorial Hermann Houston Texas

Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am February 23, 2021
The natural language processing engine has helped boost the ratio of acceptance to rejection for chart-assisted recommendations to 6:1 for six diagnoses included in a recent pilot.
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St. Thomas Community Health Center curated its apps to make it an all-in-one healthcare device that includes EHR access.

By Bill Siwicki 10:53 am February 23, 2021
St. Thomas Community Health Center curated its apps to make it an all-in-one healthcare device that includes EHR access.
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am February 22, 2021
Think of it like advanced imaging analytics: The data it provides clinicians can be invaluable to successfully treating cancer patients.
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By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am February 22, 2021
Heritage Clinic, a behavioral health provider, gives tablets to help patients connect with their clinicians and with their families. The effort enables measurable improvements in mental health.

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By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm February 19, 2021
Social determinants of health can make a big difference in health outcomes. A physician expert in NLP highlights how the AI technology can unearth gold in EHRs.
Regional Cancer Care Associates New Jersey AI

Regional Cancer Care Associates, Olney, Maryland

By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am February 18, 2021
Regional Cancer Care Associates used machine learning algorithms to identify patients at highest risk for COVID-19 during the pandemic, and help it direct care coordination resources.
By Bill Siwicki 12:51 pm February 17, 2021
ChristianaCare Chief Information Security Officer Anahi Santiago says she's drawn some lasting lessons from the hectic past 12 months, which offered a powerful reminder that "the human component is integral to the success of information security."
Helio Health Syracuse New York telehealth telemedicine

Helio Health, Syracuse, New York

By Bill Siwicki 11:10 am February 17, 2021
"People like it, they've gotten used to it and they're comfortable with it," says the behavioral health provider's CIO. "Telehealth is going to be a permanent part of our care model."

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