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 02:49 pm April 05, 2019
More than 60 percent of payers and providers say they plan to increase their analytics budgets by 15 percent or more, according to a new report from the Society of Actuaries.
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm April 04, 2019
The vendor, one of the first to use the new version of the HL7 standard, is also offering advice for how providers can take advantage of the spec for better interoperability.
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm April 03, 2019
And in another AI collaboration announced this week, Siemens Healthineers is partnering with Intel to explore how machine learning can improve cardiac MRI diagnostics.
By Mike Miliard 09:15 am April 03, 2019
The National Coordinator talks 21st Century Cures, information blocking, Apple, consumerism, FHIR, open APIs and new business models he sees emerging amid the "overarching theme of human choice and freedom and dignity."
By Mike Miliard 01:51 pm April 01, 2019
A new KLAS and Arch Collaborative report finds that RNs generally like their electronic health records more than physicians, perhaps offering hints at improved usability.
By Mike Miliard 11:43 am March 29, 2019
In partnership with Hasso Plattner Institute, the New York health system will devote new resources to advancing biomedical and digital engineering, AI, machine learning and more.

Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit (Photo: UC San Diego Health)

By Mike Miliard 02:52 pm March 28, 2019
The lights, deployed at UC San Diego Health by BIOS, help with circadian entrainment to boost staff alertness and its wavelengths can improve visual check-ups for elderly patients, the company says.
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm March 27, 2019
The CMS Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge stems from the Trump administration's recent call to boost AI innovation in the U.S.

"For the first time, we are proposing that all health plans doing business in Medicare, Medicaid, and through the federal exchanges share health claims data and other important information electronically with their patients," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:59 pm March 27, 2019
The insurance group says it's supportive of more data sharing, but says CMS' timeline for API-enabled access is too aggressive.
By Mike Miliard 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.

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