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.

technician managing the cloud storage data center servers
By Mike Miliard 08:40 am May 14, 2018
After years of wariness from healthcare providers about off-premise data, new AI capabilities from Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft could make cloud storage easier and more trustworthy than ever.
congress patient matching
By Mike Miliard 01:56 pm May 11, 2018
AHIMA, CHIME, HIMSS and others say lack of support for a nationwide patient identity strategy has stymied innovation, cost hospitals revenue and put patient safety at risk.
Senate bill passes for behavior health
By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm May 09, 2018
The Improving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act now heads to the House, where there is similar bipartisan legislation.
AI in healthcare from cardiologist Anthony Chang with HIMSS TV

Anthony Chang, MD, is the chief intelligence and innovation officer at Children's Hospital of Orange County. 

By Mike Miliard 11:46 am May 09, 2018
The math is simple, says Anthony Chang, MD: machine intelligence + human intelligence = medical intelligence.
Change Healthcare patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm May 08, 2018
Together, the companies will develop a cloud-based tool that can "aggregate and activate" consumer data from disparate sources: EHRs, registration, scheduling, billing and more.
patient paying medical bill at doctor office
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 07, 2018
Healthcare organizations that use multiple RCM systems have higher rates of denials and big difficulties gathering and normalizing data, according to a new HIMSS Analytics report.
sequoia project sign at himss18
By Mike Miliard 12:04 pm May 07, 2018
A new public-private advisory council will work to build out the information exchange, which providers used to access health data for patients displaced by the California wildfires.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 02:57 pm May 04, 2018
To really work to its fullest potential, the technology must be used enterprise-wide, according to the report, which took a close look at customers with highest adoption levels.
precision medicine

An autoradiograph used in researching genetics.

By Mike Miliard 09:41 am May 04, 2018
Douglas Reding, MD, chief medical officer at Ascension Wisconsin, explains the key tactics needed to achieve the value prospect of personalized care.
cerner VA EHR
By Mike Miliard 11:39 am May 03, 2018
Cerner CFO Mark Marc Naughton says the electronic health record vendor has broad support for the modernization project and will be ready to go once the contract is signed.

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