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.

At pain group, a mobile app helps collect data and improve mental health

An IT tool like NeuroFlow gives patients a safe space to open up about their condition and be proactive about working on their mental wellness, said Dr. Orlando Landrum, owner of Cutting Edge Integrative Pain Centers.

By Bill Siwicki 02:55 pm June 24, 2019
Cutting Edge Integrative Pain Centers delivers personalized tools to its patients, who report higher satisfaction and better outcomes.
Appointment scheduling system saves Oklahoma Heart $980,000 annually
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am June 21, 2019
And benefits extend into areas it has not yet been able to quantify. For instance, the physicians group anticipates increased savings created by the filling of appointment slots that more quickly opened due to the technology.
Hollywood Presbyterian uses bundle management platform to succeed in value-based care

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm June 20, 2019
Among other things, the technology has helped the hospital achieve a $3 million reconciliation payment annually for one CMS bundle alone.
Press Ganey debuts healthcare analytics for transformation, value-based care, more
By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am June 20, 2019
Health system AdventHealth is an early user of the analytics platform, seeking transformational change that can help it with its focus on whole-person care.
Hunterdon Healthcare migrates to Google Cloud/G Suite and saves $1.3 million
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm June 19, 2019
The new tech also helped the health system enable its caregivers to reclaim 30 percent of their time for face-to-face patient interactions.
Mount Sinai Health System, LabCorp collaborate to establish digital and AI-enabled Pathology Center of Excellence
By Bill Siwicki 01:46 pm June 18, 2019
To bolster the effort, Philips pathology technology will be deployed across the Mount Sinai Health System to support greater efficiency and help improve patient care.
Telemedicine platform helps Texas Health Aetna save $398 per ER avoidance
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm June 18, 2019
The text-based telehealth system connects patients with contracted providers from Acute Care Transitions, who care for patients then and there or direct them to where they need to be.
Vizient, Civica Rx collaborate on provider needs analytics data to reduce Rx costs
By Bill Siwicki 01:51 pm June 17, 2019
By providing insights into purchasing patterns and provider needs through its analytics and data capabilities, Vizient will help Civica Rx anticipate gaps in drug availability and affordability.
Patient scheduling IT cuts booking time in half, doubles bookers’ output

Heritage Medical Associates.

By Bill Siwicki 12:51 pm June 17, 2019
At Heritage Medical Associates, the IT is making patients and physicians happier, and is helping better control the costs in delivering quality healthcare to patients.
AI-powered clinical documentation boosts patient satisfaction and physician well-being
By Bill Siwicki 05:30 am June 14, 2019
With the new tech, Indiana group practice Community Health Network is aiming for more ambient physician experiences that leverage smarter, artificial intelligence-driven workflows.

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