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.

patients don't like EHR portals
By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm July 24, 2017
Just one-third of patients offered visibility into their health data took advantage of it, according to a recent report, which offers recommendations for improving patient access.
doctor practices high cost of IT maintenance
By Mike Miliard 12:13 pm July 24, 2017
MGMA survey shows some spending $19,000 per doctor, per year.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am July 24, 2017
Interoperability project enables clinicians to get patient information within their EHR workflow.
protected health information

A screensnap from the PatientMD app.

By Mike Miliard 03:04 pm July 21, 2017
The number of trusted Direct addresses able to share protected health information grew 15 percent to nearly 1.5 million in the second quarter, the information exchange group said.
Meditech to launch CommonWell data-sharing
By Mike Miliard 01:13 pm July 21, 2017
The EHR vendor will be one of the first alliance members to deploy Argonaut Project FHIR specs to its customers, officials say.
HIPAA compliance
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm July 20, 2017
Designed to help providers as more patients exercise their rights to access their health data, the new tool comports with guidelines from both OCR and ONC.
NIH precision medicine project
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm July 20, 2017
The All of Us Research Program aims to assemble a representative cohort of 1 million Americans for longitudinal genomic research.
Change Healthcare moves toward blockchain
By Mike Miliard 12:37 pm July 20, 2017
The IT company signs on with the consortium, the latest sign that it sees big promise for blockchain and distributed ledger technology to advance interoperability and more.
State HIE in North Carolina
By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm July 19, 2017
State HIE adds big health systems and regional exchange, growing by almost 30 percent.
Google Glass in healthcare

Photo via Tedeytan on Flickr

By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm July 19, 2017
Dignity Health, Sutter Health and others say Glass Enterprise Edition – which now features a detachable module that can work with other eyewear – has helped with efficiency and allowed doctors to focus more on patients.

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