Bill Siwicki

Bill Siwicki is Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has nearly 30 years of experience in journalism, with more than 15 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.

SAP to showcase intelligent enterprise for healthcare at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 11:02 am December 14, 2018
The enterprise software vendor will also be making the case for putting ERP in the cloud at the upcoming health IT conference.
CFO vs. CIO: Who should own analytics?
By Bill Siwicki 11:59 am December 13, 2018
Two health systems with robust analytics programs say shared ownership and stewardship in the C-suite are the proper ways to go.
Infrastructure reality check: What can go in the cloud, really?
By Bill Siwicki 11:19 am December 12, 2018
Some healthcare CIOs say it's time to move just about everything to the cloud, while others say not so fast.
How hospitals can turn innovation labs into commercial profit centers
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm December 11, 2018
Sinai AppLab at Mount Sinai Health System in New York and UPMC Enterprises at UPMC in Pittsburgh offer tips for commercialization success.
Updating EHR templates to match staff workflows aids ED performance
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm December 11, 2018
St. Mary Medical Center brought in a consulting team to reduce length of stay and the left-without-being-seen rate in its emergency department – and it worked.
Telehealth solves psychiatrist shortage for Impower, and much more
By Bill Siwicki 12:26 pm December 10, 2018
Telemedicine technology has reduced patient no-shows by 50 percent, limited new patient wait times to less than 48 hours, and saved $150,000 in overhead in six months.
ACO Arizona Care Network piloting blockchain wallet for docs
By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am December 07, 2018
Recently the first digital currency – redeemable for U.S. dollars – was deposited in physicians’ wallets for improving care and patient satisfaction.
Open Door Family Medical Centers wins HIMSS Davies Award
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm December 06, 2018
The top award from HIMSS was given for the community health center’s efforts surrounding health IT and screening for colorectal cancer.
How big data is redefining the CEO, CFO and COO roles
By Bill Siwicki 08:14 am December 06, 2018
CIOs are in the best position as the originator and gatekeeper of data and as a fellow C-suite observer to comment on changing C-suite roles.
Billing tech boosts patient-initiated payments at BrightSpring
By Bill Siwicki 01:58 pm December 05, 2018
Staff immediately noticed the impact of the systems. They receive significantly fewer mailed checks, which has reduced the time spent to process payments. They also send fewer statements.

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