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.

By Mike Miliard 11:28 am June 30, 2016
With 2016 already half over, it's time to look back at the stories that most resonated with Healthcare IT News readers these first six months of the year.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am March 09, 2016
The gold-rush buying spree of the early post-HITECH years may have settled down, but health systems are still spending big bucks on new technology, whether it's to rip-and-replace suboptimal EHRs or invest in new analytics or security tools. Keep track of implementations and go-lives in this running list.
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By Mike Miliard 07:00 pm January 27, 2016
As the the health IT market consolidates and evolves, keep up with industry movers and shakers with this regularly-updated list.
Privacy & Security Forum
By Mike Miliard 10:34 am December 04, 2015
From cybersecurity to HIPAA compliance, medical devices to BYOD, there was lots to learn this week as more than 300 healthcare professionals gathered in Boston to tackle the technology and workforce challenges to protecting patient data.
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am November 09, 2015
At the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Analytics Forum this past week, more than two dozen chief data officers, medical informaticists, pop health gurus and other analytics leaders offered some valuable bits of insight about turning patient data into concrete change.
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By Mike Miliard 09:46 am August 19, 2015
As the Oct. 1 compliance date looms, the American Hospital Association has published a new ICD-10 checklist, laying out key steps to keep hospitals on track for a successful transition to the new code set.
Nurses
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am April 29, 2015
Drawn from the "Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing" report put together earlier this spring by the HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable, these 10 principles are meant to point the way toward smarter use of data by nurses and nurse informaticists.
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By Mike Miliard 05:24 am April 22, 2015
From policy to payment reform to privacy and security, the 26th Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey takes the pulse of a fast-changing industry. With more thrown at health IT leaders every day, the annual poll offers insight into the plans, hopes and concerns of those on the front lines.
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By Mike Miliard 11:33 pm April 06, 2015
Health IT holds great promise for improving care but can also pose big risks when not properly deployed. ECRI Institute's second annual list of patient safety issues puts EHR-related worries in the top two spots.
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By Mike Miliard 04:22 pm February 04, 2015
The ambitious 166-page draft published by ONC lays out the "critical actions that the public and private sector need to take" toward real and robust nationwide data sharing. Here are the high points.

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