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.

Physician and computer, EHR

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By Bill Siwicki 12:54 pm April 01, 2021
The health system streamlined EHR workflows, improved documentation quality and helped make better use of staffing resources across its network of 30 hospitals.
Mark Halford WNS AI analytics

Mark Halford, senior vice president for client services, life sciences and healthcare at WNS. (Credit: WNS)

By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm March 31, 2021
A healthcare revenue cycle management expert talks about the two technologies' impact on what can be a time-consuming and error-prone process.
Telehealth tablet

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By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am March 31, 2021
Goodwill NYNJ used a $436,000 grant from the FCC to buy tablets, laptops and hotspots to enable caregivers to deliver care to low-income patients in the two states.
Johns Hopkins Medicine COVID-19

Johns Hopkins Medicine. (Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine)

By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm March 30, 2021
Here's a look at how it was created, what it offers – and how it grew to reach more than 38 million visits in seven months.
Paul Black CEO Allscripts EHRs

Paul Black, CEO of EHR maker Allscripts. (Credit: Allscripts)

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am March 30, 2021
Paul Black points to misplaced records priorities, innovation aimed at the provider experience, artificial intelligence's increasing role and more.
Telemedicine Lynn County Hospital District

Telemedicine in action at Lynn County Hospital District. (Credit: Lynn County Hospital District)

By Bill Siwicki 11:06 am March 29, 2021
With virtual care, the rural Texas provider organization is cutting costs and saving patients from having to take days off of work to see a doctor.
Cloud security HIPAA HITECH

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By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm March 26, 2021
The CISO at vendor FNTS goes in-depth on where cloud technology works best, and talks cybersecurity measures to address the HIPAA Safe Harbor Law.
children's hospital pandemic CIOs

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By Bill Siwicki 12:01 pm March 26, 2021
In the newest installment in our lessons learned series, IT leaders from world-class pediatric care centers describe how quick innovation, EHR optimization, agile teamwork, resource realignment and other forward-thinking strategies have helped keep their missions afloat.
Reading Hospital Pennsylvania vaccine RFID

Pennsylvania's Reading Hospital. (Credit: Reading Hospital)

By Bill Siwicki 11:14 am March 25, 2021
The tracking technology also is enabling the hospital to report more highly accurate results to the Pennsylvania state health department.
Christ Health Center telehealth

Christ Health Center's Woodlawn facility. (Credit: Christ Health Center)

By Bill Siwicki 12:11 pm March 24, 2021
The provider organization used funds granted from the FCC to buy specialized virtual care units that it placed in schools to test and treat kids.

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