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.
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm August 01, 2019
The prominent provider organization also has seen average physician response time dropping to 1 day for concurrent queries and 2 days for retrospective queries, which is key as the organization needs to turn these around quickly to ensure it doesn’t slow down final coding and ultimately cash.
By Bill Siwicki 11:25 am July 31, 2019
Pointellis is a fully connected data infrastructure that facilitates handoffs of information between unaffiliated entities such as hospitals, laboratories and logistics centers.
By Bill Siwicki 09:30 am July 31, 2019
With the new agreement, which names AWS as its preferred cloud provider, Cerner CEO Brent Shafer says the company will be able to develop more agile and scalable tools for its clients.
By Bill Siwicki 12:09 pm July 30, 2019
Duncan Regional Hospital uses its annual team member engagement survey to help workers enhance their workplace and careers, resulting in higher satisfaction for staff and patients.
By Bill Siwicki 11:12 am July 30, 2019
The goal of the Trusted Instant Messaging+ standard is to enable secure real-time electronic transmission of healthcare information.
By Bill Siwicki 12:16 pm July 29, 2019
Community Health Network also uses BI tools to track issues and identify trends, reporting them to key operational leaders to highlight areas for process improvement.
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am July 26, 2019
The Wisconsin health system also has introduced new career paths within its information technology department.
By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm July 25, 2019
Four experts offer advice and best practices for how to launch and maintain success with technologies that boost engagement and improve the patient experience.
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am July 25, 2019
The health system has seen a 779% increase in primary care online visits scheduled and a 72.5% increase in urgent care online visits scheduled. It's all part of a larger online vision.
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm July 24, 2019
Sault Tribe Health Division also uses its specialized IT system to manage digital incident reporting and credentialing management.