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.

By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm June 24, 2019
The tool can help health systems optimize submissions and better predict potential issues with claims, the company says, giving recommendations to help mitigate denials before they're submitted.
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm June 21, 2019
Established firms have good track records, but there are high-performing developing companies, too; as providers tackled bigger strategic initiatives beyond mere EHR rollouts, they need to weigh how much they value experience and performance, a new report shows.
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm June 20, 2019
The pioneering Pennsylvania health system has picked Ryu, who most recently served as its chief medical officer, to replace Dr. David Feinberg, who joined Google in 2018.
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm June 19, 2019
Developed by Pensiamo, the CognitiveRx tool monitors market demand and uses machine learning to help maintain inventory levels during drug shortages.
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am June 19, 2019
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide.

The goal of TEFCA is to "provide a single 'on-ramp' to nationwide connectivity," according to ONC.

By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm June 18, 2019
HIMSS, Sequoia Project and others weigh in on Draft 2 of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, urging caution that it not disrupt existing HIE processes.
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm June 17, 2019
A natural language processing algorithm has been helping the New York health system gain new insights from its unstructured notes, boosting its value-based care and pop health efforts.

Dr. Anthony Chang, chief intelligence and innovation officer at CHOC Children's

By Mike Miliard 01:07 pm June 14, 2019
At the HIMSS Machine Learning & AI event, Dr. Anthony Chang, chief intelligence and innovation officer at CHOC Children's, cleared up some common misconceptions.

William Paiva, executive director of the Center for Health Systems Innovation

By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm June 13, 2019
In Oklahoma, the Center for Health Systems Innovation, with some help from Cerner, is using machine learning to help address care disparities and manage chronic conditions.

Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health

By Mike Miliard 11:59 am June 13, 2019
Everyone knows that data is a key strategic asset, said Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips of Providence St. Joseph Health. "But is data the asset, or is it what we do with it?"

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