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.

CISO security tips for managing hybrid cloud deployments
By Mike Miliard 11:45 am August 22, 2019
The complexities of securing a hybrid cloud environment are not to be underestimated as more health systems contend with vendor implementations of all shapes and sizes. One prominent CISO offers tips and best practices.
By Mike Miliard 04:38 pm August 16, 2019
Launchpad helps streamline access for both vets and their caregivers, coordinating various VA apps in one place and enabling easier sharing of EHR data and access to telehealth.
FDA partners with Syapse to study regulatory use of real-world evidence
By Mike Miliard 11:57 am August 15, 2019
The precision medicine company will work with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to see how secure patient data can be better put to work in the development of oncology treatments.
Mercy Technology Services creates nationwide data network with SAP
By Mike Miliard 02:07 pm August 14, 2019
The health system's IT arm says the network, focused on real-world evidence, will help with curated clinical data sharing among providers, pharmaceutical researchers, device manufacturers, policymakers and others.
VA, DOD join forces to streamline healthcare supply chain
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am August 14, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Logistics Agency of the Department of Defense announced a new strategic partnership this week aimed at boosting the VA’s supply chain modernization efforts.
Medical groups want changes to CMS' Patients Over Paperwork program
By Mike Miliard 04:40 pm August 13, 2019
AMGA and MGMA still see too many rules for providers participating in value-based care, and say the program hasn't delivered the relief from administrative burden that was promised.
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm August 13, 2019
Imprivata Identity Governance extends Microsoft’s IAM technology with role-based access controls, streamlined auditing processes and more.
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm August 12, 2019
The money from HHS will help community health centers, rural organizations and others to expand access to coordinated substance abuse and mental health treatments.
How to find and keep top cybersecurity professionals
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm August 09, 2019
The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council has developed a guide to building a robust cybersecurity workforce, offering four suggestions for developing skills.
By Mike Miliard 04:25 pm August 08, 2019
The voice-activated technology enables patients to interact with the health system through their smart speakers, allowing them to ask for wellness information, seek referrals or look for urgent care.

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