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.

American Well will debut at HIMSS16 a software development kit for payers and providers and what it calls “Uber-like,” multiway videoconferencing technology.
By Bill Siwicki 09:06 am February 25, 2016
The vendor plans to show the new SDK for portals and other apps, as well as multiway videoconferencing technologies, at HIMSS16.
Nancy Staggers is a professor at the University of Maryland and an expert on clinical informatics whose experience includes serving as an IT executive on an electronic health records implementation at the U.S. Department of Defense.
By Bill Siwicki 08:20 pm February 24, 2016
Don’t let the indestructible demeanor of nurses fool you: Like other members of the healthcare team, they too have technological difficulties.
By Bill Siwicki 01:52 pm February 23, 2016
The HCI Group, a healthcare IT services consultancy, will highlight at HIMSS16 its new partnership with HIMSS to become the healthcare IT society’s first EMRAM global education provider.
The first version of SpektraLink's Pivot product.
By Bill Siwicki 12:25 pm February 23, 2016
The second version of the device for inpatient settings features a camera, updated operating system, new carrying options and more.
Screenshot of an eClinicalWorks EHR.
By Bill Siwicki 03:00 am February 23, 2016
The electronic health record software maker said it will debut early components of new cloud-based technology at HIMSS16.
By Bill Siwicki 08:45 pm February 18, 2016
Telehealth provider VirtuMedix is homing in on emergency care.
Undermining the strong encryption found on Apple’s iPhones would be disastrous for healthcare users.
By Bill Siwicki 04:19 pm February 17, 2016
Apple chief defies government demands to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino terrorists, creating a backdoor into the system’s software.
By Bill Siwicki 01:47 pm February 17, 2016
Kiosk maker CTS Healthcare Services will start targeting mid-size and smaller provider organizations when it introduces at HIMSS16 new middleware dubbed Kwerk.
By Bill Siwicki 12:04 pm February 17, 2016
SA Ignite plans to launch PQRS Assistant, a system that provides an automated way for provider organizations to track the various levels and scores for Medicare Part B payments, at HIMSS16.
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm February 16, 2016
Hospital workers resort to handwritten notes and faxes after hackers demand $3.4 million in Bitcoin from the hospital in a ransomware attack.

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