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 03:41 pm June 17, 2019
A natural language processing algorithm has been helping the New York health system gain new insights from its unstructured notes, boosting its value-based care and pop health efforts.

Dr. Anthony Chang, chief intelligence and innovation officer at CHOC Children's

By Mike Miliard 01:07 pm June 14, 2019
At the HIMSS Machine Learning & AI event, Dr. Anthony Chang, chief intelligence and innovation officer at CHOC Children's, cleared up some common misconceptions.

William Paiva, executive director of the Center for Health Systems Innovation

By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm June 13, 2019
In Oklahoma, the Center for Health Systems Innovation, with some help from Cerner, is using machine learning to help address care disparities and manage chronic conditions.

Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health

By Mike Miliard 11:59 am June 13, 2019
Everyone knows that data is a key strategic asset, said Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips of Providence St. Joseph Health. "But is data the asset, or is it what we do with it?"
By Mike Miliard 02:50 pm June 12, 2019
The group wants to advance the ability of augmented intelligence to enhance care, boost population health, drive value and improve physician satisfaction.

Distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain will soon be an "important part of healthcare payments and identity management" across healthcare, say Accenture researchers.

By Mike Miliard 12:37 pm June 12, 2019
The firm says hospitals and health systems should be preparing themselves to take advantage of distributed ledger technology, AI, augmented reality and quantum computing.
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm June 05, 2019
The informatics group says the feds should do more to protect against bad data and algorithm bias, and keep cybersecurity top of mind in its software-as-a-medical-device rules.
By Mike Miliard 05:08 pm June 04, 2019
In its comments on the agencies' interoperability rules, HIMSS said FHIR v.4 should be required for certification – but cautioned against too broad a definition of EHI and said to slow requirements for payer trusted exchange network participation.
By Mike Miliard 04:02 pm June 03, 2019
The unauthorized access also included Social Security numbers, credit card data and banking information – but not laboratory results, the company said.
By Mike Miliard 03:30 pm June 03, 2019
The retailer joins other big players such as AmerisourceBergen, McKesson and Pfizer in the effort to use distributed ledger technology for medication safety and integrity.

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