Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Executive Editor of Healthcare IT News. He focuses on topics such as interoperability, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, analytics, population health and patient experience and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

By Mike Miliard 05:06 pm May 06, 2020
Persistent flaws in the ability to accurately ID and match patient records are hindering two must-haves on the road to reopening: contact tracing and, eventually, vaccine administration.
By Mike Miliard 04:25 pm May 05, 2020
As apps and devices become more ubiquitous, complex and bandwidth-intensive, health systems need a strategy to manage the quality and integrity of their network infrastructures.
By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm May 04, 2020
The vendor's new initiative aims to "bring the wealth of medical knowledge available in EHR data directly to researchers, healthcare professionals and learners."
By Mike Miliard 04:11 pm May 01, 2020
Rapid Supplier Connect is designed to help health systems and government agencies identify and onboard alternative vendors when certain supplies and PPE are in shortage.

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf and National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker

By Mike Miliard 03:32 pm April 30, 2020
"This pandemic really points out the need to have interoperability," said the National Coordinator for Health IT in a HIMSS20 Digital session on Thursday. "If we'd had this rule a few years ago, we'd be in a far better spot."

"The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the important role that population health management plays in ensuring healthcare organizations have accurate, up-to-date patient information to guide decision-making," said MAeHC CEO Tripathi.

By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm April 30, 2020
The analytics company says the technology expertise of MAeHC, whose CEO Micky Tripathi will join Arcadia's leadership team, will help it expand its interoperability offerings for population health management
By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm April 29, 2020
The National Coordinator for Health IT will offer details about the interoperability and information blocking final rules, and highlight how the current pandemic is an example of why they matter.

Albany, New York

By Mike Miliard 04:14 pm April 28, 2020
The collaborative, led by former ONC deputy Dr. Jacob Reider's Alliance for Better Health, is giving more than 7,000 Bluetooth-enabled devices to help community organizations and underserved individuals.
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am April 28, 2020
Whether it's wider appreciation for telehealth and RPM, or more attention paid to healthcare inequities and the loneliness epidemic, there will be some good to come from this crisis, says its Chief Strategy Officer.
Doctors talking.
By 08:55 am April 27, 2020
In this continuation of our series about the financial wellbeing of rural and critical access hospitals, we explore the importance of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs and how to establish one at your facility.

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