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.

Mary Keegan, chief nursing officer at NorthShore.

By Mike Miliard 11:42 am January 16, 2017
NorthShore University HealthSystem gained Stage 7 revalidation from HIMSS Analytics for its hospitals and associated clinics, again attaining the highest level on both the acute care Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model and outpatient EMRAM.
Rhode Island HIE notifications

Elaine Fontaine, director of data quality and analytics at RIQI. 

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am January 16, 2017
Rhode Island Quality Institute is using its statewide health information exchange to send real-time notifications for care transitions to and from emergency departments and hospitals. The alerts include direct messaging, EHR notifications and real-time dashboards.
CPSI Caravan rural ACO
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am January 12, 2017
The partnership aims to support as many as 20 new rural ACOs nationwide.
Health information exchange
By Mike Miliard 03:17 pm January 11, 2017
Can one model for health data exchange emerge from the diverse HIE ecosystem that exists now?  
venture analytics telemedicine surveillance
By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm January 10, 2017
Investments in Arcadia, SnapMD and PeraHealth are among those pointing the way toward evolving healthcare strategies.
UMMC analytics cloud

UMMC CHIO John Showalter, MD, said that tapping into cloud services is the system's strategy moving forward. 

By Mike Miliard 11:36 am January 10, 2017
UMMC uses Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure as well as predictive analytics to improve care and reduce costs. But it took some work to embrace the cloud.
NQF quality measure
By Mike Miliard 12:59 pm January 06, 2017
Of 1,367 quality measures, more than 800 overlapped or had similar focus, according to the agency, which calls for comprehensive database of measures under development.

With the athenahealth partnership, providers delivering telehealth services "can now effectively deliver care remotely in a convenient digital environment under their operating umbrella," said Dave Skibinski, CEO of SnapMD.

By Mike Miliard 01:12 pm January 05, 2017
The virtual care management tool is now available as part of athena's More Disruption Please program.
health IT wish 2017
By Mike Miliard 11:56 am January 05, 2017
From health policy to cybersecurity, better interoperability to more usable EHRs – a long list of hopes for the year ahead.
patient data minors

HEALTHeLINK executive director Dan Porreca said the law gives clinicians the most up-to-date information about patients.

By Mike Miliard 11:33 am January 04, 2017
The rule will help make available accurate and up-to-date information for minors who may see several physicians, or whose caregivers don't have their medical history on-hand.

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