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.

Former Sen. Tom Daschle, National Coordinator Don Rucker, Cerner's Kashif Rathore, Sean Martin of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Jeff Rose of Hearst Health speak during a panel discussion Thursday at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:10 pm February 14, 2019
At HIMSS19, ONC Chief Don Rucker joined panel discussions on information sharing led by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
By Mike Miliard 04:07 pm February 13, 2019
Could 2019 be the year where distributed ledger technology transcends its early hype and enters into its "plateau of productivity" phase? At least one expert thinks so.
By Mike Miliard 11:48 am February 13, 2019
The EHR vendor’s founder also discusses the state of interoperability, cloud computing and today’s sticking points in health IT.
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am February 13, 2019
Experts from Microsoft, AMA and Cleveland Clinic weigh the serious considerations that must be addressed as AI and machine learning increasingly embed themselves in clinical and consumer applications.
By Mike Miliard 01:00 pm February 12, 2019
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and challenges with workforce visibility, and the DHA has a tall order.
James Weese

Dr. James Weese, VP of Aurora Cancer Care at Advocate Aurora Health

By Mike Miliard 07:10 am February 12, 2019
They're big and expensive projects to get off the ground, and their ROI can't just be measured in dollars and cents, said an expert at HIMSS19: Value depends on the perspective of patients and physicians too.

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By Mike Miliard 06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
John Halamka

John Halamka speaks at the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit in Orlando on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.
By Mike Miliard 08:27 am February 11, 2019
Veradigm, the EHR vendor's payer and life sciences division, will help with encrypted transfer of health data for the purposes of underwriting policies.
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm February 08, 2019
A national database of usability and safety issues, and enforcement of basic design and UX standards, are just two ways the promise of the past decade can be realized.

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