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Bill Siwicki
Managing Editor, HIMSS Media. 30 years journalism experience: 25 in tech, 17 in healthcare, 16 in mobile. HIMSS has 75,000 members. bill.siwicki@himssmedia.com
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Hospital replaces manual Rx process with e-filling, achieves error rate of just .006%. LIFE St. Mary uses Tabula Rasa HealthCare pharmacy platform, which has led to 16% decrease in ER use and 27% decrease in hospitalization.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 18
. integrates with its to improve efforts. Tool brings holistic data to clinical team via modeling; also automates all data points help clinicians make optimal interventions.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 17
.-based coronary IT helps comprehensively treat patients with just 1 test. Results from coronary CTA, w/help of vendor’s specialized tech, allow Prairie Heart Institute to facilitate more customized approach to care and mgmt of patients.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 16
How can protect programs. A blockchain expert explains for and how the distributed ledger tech can defend systems against .
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Bill Siwicki Oct 15
Solo practitioner gains 807 new patients in year w/help from practice growth tech. Also, Dr. Angela Willis gained 81 new patient reviews and her website converted 11.4% of all visitors into a booked appointment.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 14
For one clinic, referral authorization tech cuts process from 5 min to 25 sec. Automation changed payer admin tasks landscape at Primary Care Offices. E.g.: Clinic gone from one referral coordinator per doc to one per three.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 11
HopeLab builds tools aimed at and . Margaret Laws, chief of the social innovation lab, discusses the kinds of tools these young people want – and organizations would be wise to adopt.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 10
SPECIAL REPORT: Implementation best practices: Teeing up . 5 tech experts share decades of expertise with advice to help and other IT leaders launch new telemed programs.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 9
FDA’s bill of materials creates a blind spot for . Cybersecurity expert explains the bill, and offers advice on how and can overcome some of the challenges it presents.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 8
Summa Health uses , , to innovate lung nodule care. 1st 6 months: quality improvement initiative helped realize 662% increase in number of patients identified each month for follow-up.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 7
Atrium Health merges data into its to improve care, trim costs. North Carolina health system expects to see decrease in utilization and readmission rates.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 4
How Providence St. Joseph Health boosted its % of complete profiles. Org used data mgmt platform to combine 15 provider databases, better enabling patients to schedule appointments online and through new Center.
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California’s Sutter Health reaps rewards from investments in . 7 admin and clinical execs from across the health system discuss efforts from an electronic ICU to an symptom checker to ‘smart hospital’ tech.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 2
The long view of and . Bob Coughlin, president and CEO of Mass Biotech Council, offers expert view of how these 2 areas of will impact each other in the future.
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Bill Siwicki Oct 1
Health system uses Epic , comm tech to reduce mortality rate by 20%. Epic calculates vital signs, triggers alerts sent to caregivers by comm platform. Program saves 40 lives a year at University of Utah Health.
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Bill Siwicki Sep 30
How will influence next wave of . Industry already seen startups working w/social determinants of health. Their number will jump as moves to and needs more data.
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Bill Siwicki Sep 26
How merging financial and clinical data saved Yale New Haven Health $150 million. The massive undertaking, based around a new system, is all part of a strategy to prepare for .
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Bill Siwicki Sep 26
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