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.

Idaho scene, city buildings below mountain range

(Anna Gorin/Getty Images)

By Bill Siwicki 11:50 am March 11, 2021
The Idaho Health Data Exchange goes beyond many traditional HIEs, incorporating advanced data sharing capabilities and actionable data insights. Its master patient index has proven quite useful during COVID-19.
Blessing Health System Moorman Pavilion remote patient monitoring RPM

Blessing Health System's Moorman Pavilion

By Bill Siwicki 11:31 am March 10, 2021
The rural health system's care teams use remote patient monitoring and their self-developed COVID Action Plan to improve the treatment of patients with the coronavirus.
Warren Clinic Tulsa Oklahoma COVID-19

The Warren Clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma

By Bill Siwicki 12:15 pm March 09, 2021
The Tulsa-based hub provider has also slashed appointment no-shows by integrating Relatient patient-engagement technology with its Epic EHR.
By Bill Siwicki 12:01 pm March 08, 2021
A healthcare cybersecurity expert offers key advice on how best to protect digital assets.
Aspire Health Partners Princeton Plaza
By Bill Siwicki 11:05 am March 08, 2021
The result? A significant decrease in missed observations, an increase in compliance and audited observations, a decrease in risk incidents, an increase in staff engagement with clients and improved access to patient data by medical staff.
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
By Bill Siwicki 01:06 pm March 05, 2021
The health system is, for example, reducing acute utilization and ER utilization for both chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease populations.
precision medicine - fingers hold strand of DNA
By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am March 04, 2021
The provider organization is improving personalized medication management and health outcomes for senior patients on multiple medications.
Yale New Haven Health
By Bill Siwicki 12:03 pm March 03, 2021
With a collaborative spirit and a drive to provide the virtual care patients wanted, the health system has grown its program by leaps – it now sees in 10 minutes the number of patients it used to see via telemedicine in a month.
Vail Health cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 12:06 pm March 02, 2021
The health system scans each asset and confirms that targeted vulnerabilities have been patched and can be considered as resolved.
EHR physician simplification
By Bill Siwicki 11:06 am March 02, 2021
Michael Clark discusses the challenges of the past 12 months and describes how health systems can accelerate digital transformation while streamlining processes for EHR, provider documentation, revenue cycle and patient engagement .

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