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.

IoT, patient engagement, RCM, genomics, deep learning among new tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm February 15, 2019
VivaLNK debuted an Internet of Things-enabled wearables sensor platform, TriFin Labs unveiled a patient engagement platform, eMDs launched a revenue cycle management system and Philips introduced an epidemiology system that uses genomics and deep learning.
Analytics for mammography, pop health among new tech showcased at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm February 15, 2019
Hologic has launched a new tool that manages mammography devices, while SPH Analytics has partnered with Medecision with the aim of improved quality of care and lower costs.
AI, wearables, interoperability new products at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 04:54 pm February 14, 2019
AMAX unveils two AI-powered healthcare platforms, VitalConnect enhances wearable biosensor data, and PointClickCare connects acute and post-acute care providers.
Imaging, nurse call, payments, digital workspace new products at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm February 14, 2019
Royal Philips unveils cardiovascular imaging and IT, Critical Alert Systems debuts a nurse call platform, InstaMed expands and secures payments, and Citrix creates digital workspaces for Wellspan Health.
IBM Watson Health invests $50 million in Brigham and Women’s and Vanderbilt for health AI
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am February 14, 2019
The prominent AI vendor will make the 10-year investment in research collaborations with the two separate academic centers to advance the science of artificial intelligence and its application to major public health issues.
HIMSS19 telemedicine developments from American Well, others
By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm February 13, 2019
American Well is integrating with Netsmart’s EHR, Resideo Technologies is refreshing its platform, Yorktel is moving into acute care and SOC Telemed was selected by 45-hospital Prime Healthcare.
IBM Watson Health’s chief health officer talks healthcare challenges and AI
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm February 13, 2019
In a wide-ranging HIMSS19 week conversation with Healthcare IT News, Dr. Kyu Rhee discusses artificial intelligence, value-based care, healthcare quality, and how client health system Health Quest is dealing with PCMH, MIPS, CPC+ and HEDIS efforts.
Cybersecurity products rolling out at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am February 13, 2019
Atos has launched a cybersecurity suite, Extreme Networks is focused on the Internet of Things, and Interbit Data has unveiled a vault for use in cyber-crises.
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.

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