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.

Geoff Colvin speaks Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit

By Mike Miliard 11:31 am May 15, 2019
Even as EHRs, telemedicine and AI continue to transform clinical practice, certain core human qualities – civility, respect, empathy, collaboration – are "what make us valuable."

Thomas Jenike, MD, at the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit on Tuesday

By Mike Miliard 05:22 pm May 14, 2019
Too many well-meaning providers are "yessing" themselves into serious overwork, putting their health and their patients' health at risk, says one doctor who learned that the hard way – and did something to fix it.

Press Ganey CEO Joe Greskoviak speaks with Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy, MD

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am May 14, 2019
"We're all looking to accomplish a lot," said Press Ganey's CEO at the HIMSS and Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit. "But without the right organization and understanding, we'll collapse under the weight of aspirations."
By Mike Miliard 10:34 am May 13, 2019
Its new InterQual 2019 technology offers support for "hospital at home" care models, the company says.
By Mike Miliard 12:42 pm May 10, 2019
The two-state health system will leverage technology from from Advanced ICU Care, as well as the clinical expertise of its advanced practice providers, intensivists and nurses.

Photo (detail) by Masur - own work, CC BY-SA 4.0.

By Mike Miliard 04:05 pm May 08, 2019
The academic medical center and the physician-owned malpractice insurer will explore how AI can be integrated into the workflows of frontline clinicians to reduce errors, boost quality and safety and improve patient experience.
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am May 08, 2019
The EHR vendor revealed in an SEC filing that the company it acquired in 2018 is being probed for potential HIPAA and anti-kickback violations.

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, testifies before the Senate HELP Committee on May 7.

By Mike Miliard 09:21 am May 08, 2019
Despite one senator's hope to move deliberately with rulemakings and not repeat some errors of meaningful use, National Coordinator Donald Rucker said delays only lengthen the time that consumers are "not in control of their care."
By Mike Miliard 10:25 am May 07, 2019
There have been more 771 million exchanges using the DirectTrust network since it was first launched, and new use cases, beyond just referrals and care coordination, are boosting its growth.
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm May 06, 2019
More and more health systems are taking steps to "fully unleash nurse innovators at the leadership level," a new report shows, tapping their specialized expertise for technology deployment, process improvement, patient experience and more.

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