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.

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By Bill Siwicki 11:14 am March 01, 2021
"With so many families dealing with depression, higher suicide rates, domestic violence, death of loved ones from COVID-19, unemployment [and] food shortages, we are hoping we made an impact on their lives through telehealth."
The goal of the investment, which also provides for distance learning technology, is to improve health outcomes and education for some five million rural residents, the agency says.
By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm February 26, 2021
The goal of the investment, which also provides for distance learning technology, is to improve health outcomes and education for some five million rural residents, the agency says.
NYU Langone Health AI machine learning

NYU Langone Health

By Bill Siwicki 11:37 am February 26, 2021
Dr. Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs at NYU Langone Health explains the machine learning technology and offers some tips on its use.
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By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am February 25, 2021
Six top clinical and technology leaders detail the lessons they've learned since the pandemic began – and describe how they'll shape strategies for telehealth, infrastructure, patient engagement and other imperatives going forward.
By Bill Siwicki 10:42 am February 24, 2021
An expert in machine learning and natural language processing discusses how these technologies are enhancing care and enabling the use of SDOH data and personalized analytics.
Memorial Hermann Houston Texas

Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am February 23, 2021
The natural language processing engine has helped boost the ratio of acceptance to rejection for chart-assisted recommendations to 6:1 for six diagnoses included in a recent pilot.
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St. Thomas Community Health Center curated its apps to make it an all-in-one healthcare device that includes EHR access.

By Bill Siwicki 10:53 am February 23, 2021
St. Thomas Community Health Center curated its apps to make it an all-in-one healthcare device that includes EHR access.
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am February 22, 2021
Think of it like advanced imaging analytics: The data it provides clinicians can be invaluable to successfully treating cancer patients.
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By Bill Siwicki 11:11 am February 22, 2021
Heritage Clinic, a behavioral health provider, gives tablets to help patients connect with their clinicians and with their families. The effort enables measurable improvements in mental health.

Physician doing dictation

By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm February 19, 2021
Social determinants of health can make a big difference in health outcomes. A physician expert in NLP highlights how the AI technology can unearth gold in EHRs.

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