Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Editor of Healthcare IT News. Mike covers topics such as health information exchange, privacy and security, analytics, ICD-10 and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

Healthcare IT News Best Hospital Awards EHRs population health
By Mike Miliard 08:18 am May 24, 2016
Healthcare IT News' annual awards spotlight exceptional hospital information technology shops based on workplace culture, leadership, professional development, salary and more.
Danny Sands, MD - Society for Participatory Medicine

Danny Sands, MD, is excited about patient-generated health data, but said healthcare providers need systems in place to help them separate signal from noise and identify important trends. 

By Mike Miliard 11:47 am May 23, 2016
The practicing physician and entrepreneur said that the carwash model does not work well for healthcare. But he’s optimistic about the future of patient-generated data, biometrics and connected devices improving doctor-patient collaboration.

Dedicated care managers who can get nutritionists or social workers involved in patients' lives can directly lead to better outcomes and lower costs.

By Mike Miliard 11:47 am May 20, 2016
Providers must establish a respectful relationship with patients if they want to have a positive impact on behavior. Technology can help but it’s not a substitute for reaching people where they live and work.

(L-R) Gregory Weidner, MD; Shafiq Rab, MD; Adrian Zai, MD; and Thomas Lundquist, MD, at Pop Health Forum 2016 on Thursday.

By Mike Miliard 04:22 pm May 19, 2016
The pressure to shift to value-based care means providers must understand their patients more deeply than in the past. Achieving that as part of a population health management program demands rethinking existing processes.

Pop Health Forum 2016 takes place May 19 and 20 in Boston

By Mike Miliard 09:35 am May 19, 2016
At Healthcare IT News' inaugural Pop Health Forum 2016 in Boston May 19 and 20, clinicians, technology professionals and healthcare experts from across the country are gathered to explore the key enablers of effective population health management strategies: data and analytics, care coordination, patient engagement and more. Check back here...
FDA EHR patient safety electronic health records
By Mike Miliard 11:30 am May 17, 2016
The draft document takes on topics related to interoperability, data integrity, record retention and more.
By Mike Miliard 07:48 am May 17, 2016
New species of the malicious code are found in the wild on a regular basis. Here are some of the newest types of ransomware.  
By Mike Miliard 04:40 pm May 16, 2016
UC Health – the flagship University of Cincinnati Medical Center, as well as 167 of its affiliated practices – has reached the Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model.
McKesson Trizetto ClaimsXten QNXT reimbursement
By Mike Miliard 11:04 am May 16, 2016
The collaboration aims to help health plans more easily scale both fee-for-service and value-based models.

The Health Care Innovation Awards have already shown "a wide range of experiences that have resulted in tangible benefits for patients," said CMS Chief Medical Officer Patrick Conway, MD.

By Mike Miliard 02:16 pm May 13, 2016
Early returns from the Health Care Innovation Awards, a CMS initiative that tests new payment and service delivery models, already "show a wide range of experiences that have resulted in tangible benefits for patients" and have helped the agency develop better policies, said CMS Chief Medical Officer Patrick Conway, MD.

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