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.

HIMSS EHR Association
By Mike Miliard 08:19 pm March 08, 2018
Representatives from Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, Practice Fusion and Harris offered an update on EHRA's efforts to manage a variety of overlapping and complex imperatives at HIMSS18.
PointClickCare launches developer program aimed at LTPAC apps
By Mike Miliard 06:47 pm March 08, 2018
The new self-service program will offer robust APIs to encourage creation of new tools for a space that's often underserved by technology.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm March 08, 2018
But experts from IEEE, UC San Diego and Health Linkages say the key is to make sure it's the "right solution for the right problem."
Medsphere Amazon Web Services cloud computing
By Mike Miliard 06:27 pm March 07, 2018
The open-source platform, which is layered with healthcare-specific security measures, offers community hospitals a cost-effective option for managing their data.
Population health initiatives
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm March 07, 2018
Terri Steinberg, MD, chief health information officer at Christiana Care, said the health system has notched some big wins in a short time through smart use of technology, care coordination and analytics.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 07, 2018
The National Coordinator explains how ONC is approaching 21st Century Cures, TEFCA, info blocking, EHR usability, the power of smartphones to drive interoperability and more.
ONC leaders call for fewer regulations

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the HIMSS18 ONC Town Hall on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm March 06, 2018
As the agency works to advance an array of big projects, ONC is also focused on reducing documentation and quality reporting burdens for providers.
Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative
By Mike Miliard 11:39 am March 06, 2018
Starting in 2020, then and iteratively every two years after that, OHI plans to build a worldwide interoperability infrastructure for the Olympics and the athletes who compete there.
patient engagement technology

A panel of experts at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 11:19 am March 06, 2018
There's no shortage of patient portals, mobile apps and chatbots out there, but too often, health systems haven't deployed them in any meaningful way, expert says.
patient experience

Adrienne Boissy, chief experience officer at Cleveland Clinic Health System, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 05:07 pm March 05, 2018
Health systems and technology developers need to design better, more humane experiences for patients and clinicians alike, said Adrienne Boissy at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit.

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