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.

Anahi Santiago, Heather Roszkowski and Cris Ewell.

CISOs Anahi Santiago, Heather Roszkowski and Cris Ewell.

By Mike Miliard 02:35 pm October 11, 2018
Keeping software up to date without disrupting care delivery requires a plan for regular patching – and responding to emergency alerts when necessary.
bottle of opioid pills
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm October 10, 2018
As part of National Health IT Week, two HIMSS Davies Award winners share advice and best practices for putting technology to work fighting the abuse epidemic.
exterior view of Mayo Clinic
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am October 09, 2018
With a proverbial flip of the switch at three locations in Florida and Arizona, Mayo Clinic has completed its $1.5 billion Epic electronic health record implementation, linking all Mayo sites on an integrated EHR and revenue cycle management system.
NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City

NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm October 08, 2018
The health system needed to broaden the reach of its telephonic interventions and improve uptake of its Epic patient portal. Data-fueled heat maps, homing in on patients' "ZNA," are helping improve outcomes.
Jason Burke

UNC's system vice president and chief analytics officer, Jason Burke, will be speaking at HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston on Oct. 22.

By Mike Miliard 10:59 am October 05, 2018
Its success with the HIMSS Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity highlights the value of investing in sound data governance practices and intuitive visualization tools.
CHIME booth at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 10:24 am October 05, 2018
A new CHIME-KLAS survey of CIOs, CISOs and other security leaders finds that few are confident in their ability to protect patient safety and prevent disruptions from cybercriminals.
Intersystems booth at HIMSS17.
By Mike Miliard 02:28 pm October 03, 2018
InterSystems has announced a new data and collaboration platform to enable application developers to more easily and efficiently access health data. The aim is to help healthcare organizations be more agile and effective in creating and scaling innovative apps.
10 health tech hazards graphic
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am October 03, 2018
The prospect of hackers gaining access to remote access to networked IT systems and connected medical devices raises concerns about serious safety risks.
Justin Aronson and the search results from his website collage

Aronson built a website with public data from NIH's ClinVar archive to help labs doing genetic testing.

By Mike Miliard 08:46 am October 02, 2018
A 16-year-old high school student built a website around public data from the NIH ClinVar archive, helping clinicians advance genomic treatments, and says similar innovations depend on more freely-available data.
Steve Posnack speaks at the HL7 Roundtable.

Steve Posnack from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT speaking at the HL7 Roundtable on Sept. 28. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm October 01, 2018
A confluence of efforts from policymakers and tech companies – EHR vendors and consumer giants alike – have set the stage for HL7's interoperability standard to have a breakout year.

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