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.

Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama

Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama. Credit: jca2112 via Wikipedia

By Mike Miliard 10:50 am September 27, 2018
Mobile, Alabama-based Springhill Medical Center keeps a focus on physician and patient engagement as it works to drive process improvements and stay competitive.
Ochsner Health's O Bar

Ochsner Health's O Bar, similar to an Apple Genius Bar, helps get patients set up with the proper devices for its digital medicine programs. Photo courtesy of Ochsner Health

By Mike Miliard 08:54 am September 26, 2018
Ochsner Health's chief clinical transformation officer gives us a look behind the curtain, showing how the system makes innovation fundamental to its mission.
Neil Patel from Healthbox talks to HIMSS TV

Healthbox's Neil Patel talks to HIMSS TV about digital health's global opportunity.

By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm September 24, 2018
Whether developing new digital tools, making strategic investments or partnering with tech startups, hospitals have plenty of ways to innovate.
Duke Health building in South Durham, North Carolina

Credit: Duke Health

By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 21, 2018
Post-surgical readmissions were halved at the health system, HIMSS says, driven by EHR optimization and decision support tools – it's also helped combat potential opioid dependency.
Mercy Health's Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati

Mercy Health's Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 01:46 pm September 20, 2018
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health announced this week that it is investing in San Diego-based NucleusHealth, developer of cloud-hosted picture archiving communications systems and teleradiology services. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
innovation live booth at himss18
By Mike Miliard 12:24 pm September 20, 2018
When developing, funding, scaling and evolving innovation projects, it's key to gain insights from around the world – and to keep consumer top of mind, HIMSS innovation expert Ian Hoffberg says.
US Senate capital building exterior view of dome
By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm September 18, 2018
With a rare near-unanimous vote, the United States Senate passed The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Monday evening. It's a massive bill comprising a wide array of proposals drawn from five Senate committees, and has many implications for the use and funding of health IT.
athenahealth booth at HIMSS17.
By Mike Miliard 10:38 am September 18, 2018
The ongoing saga of athenahealth and Elliott Management continues.
technician in server room
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am September 18, 2018
Five roles to develop and four rules to follow for effective and secure data governance in the age of AI, analytics, pop health and precision medicine.
merck accenture aws signs
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm September 17, 2018
The analytics platform, built using open APIs, aims to enable a collaborative environment to speed development of targeted treatments for patients.

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