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.

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By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm July 23, 2019
The tool is meant to help healthcare organizations better understand how their social needs investments and community partnerships might pay off, in savings and reduced utilization for high need, high cost patients.
By Mike Miliard 11:04 am July 23, 2019
The groups urge the Senate to follow the House's lead and finally lift the ban on federal funding for a nationwide unique patient identifier, making the case that it can help avoid serious safety risks due to matching errors.
By Mike Miliard 02:55 pm July 22, 2019
The cloud-based eMyLabCollect enables integration with any laboratory or hospital information system via HL7 feeds.
By Mike Miliard 12:19 pm July 22, 2019
More than two dozen organizations will get money from HRSA's new Rural Residency Planning and Development Program grants.
John Muir Health outsources IT, revenue cycle, analytics and more to Optum
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am July 19, 2019
As part of the deal, which involves nonclinical technologies, about 540 health system staff will become Optum employees.
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm July 18, 2019
The list of healthcare jobs the AHIMA Foundation program can help fill and upskill is long and varied, including clinical documentation improvement specialists, data analysts, medical and clinical lab techs, privacy and security officers and more.
Intermountain launches new spinoff with focus on value-based care
By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm July 17, 2019
Castell will offer technologies and services to guide care decisions, manage patient experience, implement virtual care, address social determinants and more, building from the health system's own best practices.
SPH Analytics, SA Ignite to merge, boosting their pop health, MIPS offerings
By Mike Miliard 03:58 pm July 16, 2019
Population health management vendor SPH Analytics is merging with SA Ignite, which develops tools to help providers optimize their performance scores for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed.
By Mike Miliard 11:42 am July 16, 2019
Commonwealth Corporation, a workforce development agency that works to boost the skills of Massachusetts young adults with investments and partnerships, has released new funding to create new pilots to expand training for entry-level healthcare workers.
Surescripts files motion to dismiss FTC antitrust charge
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm July 15, 2019
The e-prescribing giant says the Federal Trade Commission's complaint shouldn't be reviewed in federal court because it relies on several factual errors.

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