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.

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Laboratory-focused technologies, such as transfusion and specimen collection management systems, lab outreach services and molecular diagnostics, are seeing big upticks in purchasing plans, according to HIMSS Analytics.

By Mike Miliard 02:14 pm December 02, 2016
A look at the leading health information technologies hospitals told HIMSS Analytics they plan to buy in the next 12 months. 

The first study to emerge from the Northwell-Siemens collaboration suggests that advanced "patient-centered" imaging is preferred in acute stroke care, leading to improved long-term health outcomes, researchers say.

By Mike Miliard 11:38 am December 01, 2016
Siemens will offer funding and research support over the next four years to Northwell's Imaging Clinical Effectiveness and Outcomes Research Program. It will also commit full-time employees to work with Northwell on its population health management initiatives.
IBM Watson Merge imaging

Nancy Koenig, general manager at Merge Healthcare, and Murray Reicher, MD, chief health officer at Merge, are showcasing new AI imaging technology at RSNA 2016 in Chicago. (Photo: IBM Watson Health)

By Mike Miliard 11:55 am November 30, 2016
AI and deep learning can help automate analytics on voluminous image data, enabling comparison with EHR information, genomics and more, officials say.
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Jan Oldenburg

By Mike Miliard 01:41 pm November 29, 2016
Launching a patient portal is only step one, says HIMSS17 expert Jan Oldenburg. Empowering patients with the skills and technology to become partners in their own health takes much more than that. 
Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts Governor Chalie Baker

By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm November 28, 2016
A new public-private partnership comprising more than 30 healthcare experts will advise the administration on ways technology can help improve healthcare quality across the Commonwealth and increase job growth.
RSNA Sequoia Image Share

Sequoia Project CEO Mariann Yeager said the program empowers clinicians to share images across platforms. 

By Mike Miliard 02:44 pm November 28, 2016
Agfa Healthcare, AMBRA Health, GE Healthcare, Lexmark Healthcare, LifeImage, Mach7 Technologies and Novarad get validation for imaging interoperability.
Main Line Bernoulli Epic
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm November 23, 2016
As part of its Epic implementation, the health system will use Bernoulli’s HL7 interface and existing network infrastructure to connect medical devices and electronic health record systems.
Best Hospital IT 2016 CIOs
By Mike Miliard 07:05 am November 23, 2016
Healthcare IT News took the pulse of its Best Hospital IT Departments 2016 winners and found that progress on these fronts is fluctuating – from ‘dabbling’ today to leading-edge work toward next-generation care delivery.
St Francis HIMSS Stage 7
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm November 21, 2016
The hospital worked with its technology vendors to drive better internal interoperability; it also was applauded for advance use of RFID for medication dispensing.
Gates Foundation Factom blockchain
By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm November 21, 2016
The technology company said it will use the money to focus on secure access of health data via smartphones in developing nations.

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