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.

SSI Group acquires ICA CareAlign

SSI will be working with issues related to value-based reimbursement programs like MACRA.

By Mike Miliard 01:48 pm March 02, 2018
The revenue cycle management firm buys Informatics Corporation of America (CareAlign) for an undisclosed sum, eyeing improved service for clients managing MACRA and more.
healthcare social determinants
By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm March 02, 2018
Its new risk score harnesses clinically-validated information from non-clinical settings, enabling health systems to better manage their 30-day readmission risks.
Cerner Apple collaboration

"We’ll showcase our collaboration with Apple to make health records available at your fingertips in the Apple Health app,” said Cerner President Zane Burke.

By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm March 01, 2018
The EHR maker will also be featuring innovations in longitudinal health records, cloud services, machine learning and more to help customers manage value-based contracting.
call center console communication platform

Credit: Telmediq

By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm February 28, 2018
Integrates with Epic, Cerner and Meditech EHRs, allowing call center agents to take inbound calls from patients and clinicians and contact clinical staff via secure text.
opioids
By Mike Miliard 02:23 pm February 28, 2018
The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act calls for mandated e-prescribing of controlled substances under Medicare Part D, starting in 2020.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 09:17 am February 28, 2018
Success in artificial imaging work comes down to understanding how to pick and work with a vendor, the firm said.
HIMSS Stage 7

Michelle Flemmings, MD, the hospital's chief medical information officer, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8. 

By Mike Miliard 08:57 am February 27, 2018
At HIMSS18, Pagosa Springs Medical Center CMIO Michelle Flemmings will explain how the Colorado critical access hospital has made the most of its clinical data.

A traditional Chinese medicine hall in China.

By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm February 26, 2018
The company plans to broaden its knowledge of traditional Eastern healing techniques, creating a taxonomy for its Embase biomedical literature database. 
precision medicine workflows
By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm February 26, 2018
The new partnership aims to enable integration of genomic data across the EHR, making it easier for physicians to order specific tests for personalized medicine.

Kim Jackson, vice president for strategy, products and governance at St. Joseph Health, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Mike Miliard 09:35 am February 26, 2018
MDM and data governance aren’t exactly exciting but these basic housekeeping tactics are absolutely critical to enabling high-powered analytics programs.

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