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.

MRI machine
By Mike Miliard 05:57 pm December 09, 2020
Discovered by CyberMDX, the flaw, MDhex-Ray, could allow remote exploits that would compromise connected radiology devices – enabling access to and potential manipulation of protected health data.
Senator Angus King (I-Maine)

Senator Angus King (I-Maine)

By Mike Miliard 11:30 am December 09, 2020
The senator touts "judicious use of the cloud," wider information sharing and "good ol' cyber hygiene" as private-sector best practices – but also says lack of a real deterrent for nation state bad actors has been a federal policy failure.

ChristianaCare CEO Janice Nevin

By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm December 07, 2020
At ChristianaCare, "we've embedded information security deeply into our strategy and governance," said CEO Janice Nevin. "It's not just an IT issue, it's a patient safety issue, and it's everyone's responsibility."
By Mike Miliard 05:00 am December 07, 2020
It's been a busy year. As health systems continue to grapple with the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, we look back on the tech lessons learned these past many months – with cautious optimism for a better year ahead.
Imprivata HIMSS booth at a trade show
By Mike Miliard 04:42 pm December 03, 2020
The machine learning-powered tech will be a "key component of our go-forward analytics and digital identity strategy," says CEO Gus Malezis.
Three vials labeled COVID-19 Vaccine with a syringe lying before them
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm December 03, 2020
A worldwide spear phishing effort, with bad actors impersonating biomedical researchers and targeting company execs, holds "potential hallmarks of nation-state tradecraft," according to a new security report from IBM Security X-Force.
The New York health system has made AI and automation central to its mission, embedding algorithms into a wide array of workflows to target dozens of improvement initiatives.
By Mike Miliard 09:44 am December 03, 2020
The New York health system has made AI and automation central to its mission, embedding algorithms into a wide array of workflows to target dozens of improvement initiatives.
By Mike Miliard 03:02 pm December 01, 2020
From genetic sequencing to symptom tracking to vaccine development, machine learning algorithms have been instrumental in helping uncover hidden clues about the novel coronavirus, says Cris Ross.
Google Cloud HIMSS Booth
By Mike Miliard 03:45 pm November 30, 2020
Its Healthcare Interoperability Readiness Program aims to help healthcare organizations understand and prep for the new rules, assess their own interoperability maturity and build new API-based exchange capabilities. 
Patient consults via telehealth with doctor at home
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm November 25, 2020
Building off its Hospital Without Walls initiative, it's offering new flexibilities around telehealth and remote patient monitoring as the country enters "a new level of crisis response," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.

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