Bill Siwicki is Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has 34 years of experience in journalism, with more than 20 years experience in healthcare IT along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.
By Bill Siwicki 10:56 am September 08, 2023
Better EHRs deliver better outcomes. They also protect patients and providers, fuel powerful research and much more. But health systems face many challenges managing data across care settings – one expert offers guidance.
By Bill Siwicki 10:57 am September 07, 2023
"Nurses cannot be everywhere at once," says one expert in video monitoring, who sees promise in "watching AI" helping overworked RNs track patterns in hospital patients over longer periods of time to gain insights into their health trajectory.
By Bill Siwicki 10:47 am September 06, 2023
The CEO of SteadyMD, one of the companies powering Amazon's virtual care efforts, discusses the potential for direct-to-consumer services, and describes what provider IT leaders should be thinking about as patients get accustomed to telemedicine.
By Bill Siwicki 10:46 am September 05, 2023
By reducing the number of flowsheets and their content, they've made documentation more than 10 minutes faster. Across two years, the number of best practice alerts for nursing was reduced by 86%.
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am September 01, 2023
Ryan Sousa, vice president of data and analytics/AI at Pivot Point Consulting, discusses what the data problem heralds for the future of HIT, and talks AI and the right to health.
By Bill Siwicki 10:31 am September 01, 2023
IT leaders need to take a step back and ensure they are truly prepared to use large language models, says one computer scientist who offers detailed deployment advice.
By Bill Siwicki 10:49 am August 31, 2023
Noninvasive diagnostics are the life's work of Ron Erickson, founder of Know Labs. He explains radio frequency technology and how it could change the course of diabetes care.
By Bill Siwicki 10:35 am August 30, 2023
More than two-thirds of the health system's abdominal CTs, chest MRIs and PET-CTs now have interactive links to key findings – and radiologists are finding that capability hugely useful, its associate CMIO reports.
By Bill Siwicki 12:55 pm August 29, 2023
Dr. Terri Shieh-Newton, a member at global law firm Mintz, discusses some of the challenging questions that arise when deploying AI, and offers some perspective for healthcare and technology leaders.
By Bill Siwicki 10:44 am August 28, 2023
Signs point to yes – and mature remote patient monitoring and telemedicine tools will be key to helping providers capitalize on the shift, one technology leader says.
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