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.

intermountain EHR to help reduce opioid prescriptions
By Mike Miliard 12:40 pm August 24, 2017
The health system is adding new prompts and default order sets into its electronic health record to help clinicians think more critically about how they help patients manage pain.
Predictive analytics in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm August 23, 2017
Engaging with different stakeholders and coaching care teams has helped the health system realize a 40 percent improvement in 30-day readmissions.
New Jersey technology incubator

Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey

By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm August 23, 2017
Agile Strategies Lab is billed as a Shark Tank-like initiative to help startups gain viability and attract VC funding. Early pitches include surgical devices and wearable monitors.
Karen DeSalvo Public Health 3.0

Karen DeSalvo, MD, is the former National Coordinator for Health IT.

By Mike Miliard 02:11 pm August 23, 2017
The former national coordinator says addressing social determinants is critical to the success of value-based care and that big infrastructure investment will enable localized approaches to public health.
patient identity
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm August 22, 2017
Innovations that could solve the longstanding problem of patient ID included neural networks and facial recognition, AHIMA research suggests.
MIT machine learning to improve EHRs

MIT's Great Dome in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo via WikiMedia

By Mike Miliard 09:23 am August 22, 2017
CSAIL researchers are finding news ways AI can be deployed to streamline ICU data and help with with application of predictive models on electronic health records.
CDC live video classes
By Mike Miliard 12:48 pm August 21, 2017
The telehealth company says group video calls will enable more people to take advantage of the federal program, which outfits patients with Fitbits, wireless scales and a mobile app to keep track of diet.
RemitDATA acquired by eSolutions

A screen snap from Kansas-based eSolutions, a company that develops cloud-based analytics and RCM technology for payers.

By Mike Miliard 03:42 pm August 18, 2017
The revenue cycle and analytics companies plan to leverage the deal to broaden their reach, with more offerings for federally qualified health centers, hospital-owned physician practices and others.
IBM machine learning
By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm August 18, 2017
Big Blue scientists will apply algorithms to spot patterns that could signal ways to delay or prevent juvenile diabetes.
AI tech for hospitals
By Mike Miliard 03:02 pm August 17, 2017
But some big questions need to be answered as tools like Siri and Alexa start playing a role in the patient journey, says one expert.

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