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.

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am April 17, 2020
The head of the pediatric practice describes the choice to implement telemedicine as a way to improve patient experience – a choice that turned out to be a valuable investment as coronavirus spread.
TigerConnect unveils telehealth system to help providers fight COVID-19
By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm April 16, 2020
TigerTouch aims to simplify telemedicine for patients by offering video, voice and text messaging via smartphone.
Tech optimization: Perfecting pop health IT deployments
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm April 15, 2020
Population health tech experts from Enli Health, Epic and Optum showcase best practices for making the IT work best at healthcare provider organizations.
Patient matching and biometrics: A match made in heaven?
By Bill Siwicki 12:12 pm April 14, 2020
Experts from Pew and Accenture discuss the challenges of patient matching, and describe how biometrics technologies can help.
Patient engagement tech helps one provider slash no-show rate, save $1.8 million

The Houston ENT & Allergy Clinic Sugar Land Clinic.

By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am April 13, 2020
The Houston ENT & Allergy Clinic also increased its referral conversion by 35%, which translated to an additional $500,000 in annual revenue.
By Bill Siwicki 12:10 pm April 10, 2020
In New York City, the health system is harnessing AI to help its patient population understand CDC guidelines and its own communications.
A look at HIMSS’ eHealth Toolkit for healthcare professionals
By Bill Siwicki 03:58 pm April 09, 2020
The HIMSS Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform Initiative & Community has curated tools and organized them into a set of online resources.
Ohio health system fast tracks Allscripts telehealth system during pandemic
By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am April 09, 2020
The telemedicine tech has helped Grand Lake Health Systems keep non-urgent patients away from hospitals and physician practices, reducing the spread of COVID-19.
Partnership adds acute care telemedicine to the front lines of the COVID-19 war
By Bill Siwicki 12:05 pm April 08, 2020
SOC Telemed and SCP Health are augmenting emergency- and hospital-medicine capacity via telehealth – a critical capability for hospitals embattled by the rapid spread of the coronavirus.
To fight pandemic, Hopdoc giving away its telehealth system to physicians
By Bill Siwicki 11:02 am April 07, 2020
As some Americans turn to large telemedicine services to avoid in-person visits, this system facilitates visits with individuals’ regular doctors.

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