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 01:00 pm February 12, 2019
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and challenges with workforce visibility, and the DHA has a tall order.
James Weese

Dr. James Weese, VP of Aurora Cancer Care at Advocate Aurora Health

By Mike Miliard 07:10 am February 12, 2019
They're big and expensive projects to get off the ground, and their ROI can't just be measured in dollars and cents, said an expert at HIMSS19: Value depends on the perspective of patients and physicians too.

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By Mike Miliard 06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
John Halamka

John Halamka speaks at the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit in Orlando on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.
By Mike Miliard 08:27 am February 11, 2019
Veradigm, the EHR vendor's payer and life sciences division, will help with encrypted transfer of health data for the purposes of underwriting policies.
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm February 08, 2019
A national database of usability and safety issues, and enforcement of basic design and UX standards, are just two ways the promise of the past decade can be realized.
By Mike Miliard 02:18 pm February 07, 2019
Imaging informatics will be ripe for transformation in the years ahead as precision analytics, AI, deep learning, and 3D printing are brought to bear.
By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm February 06, 2019
The vendor will also show how its technology can help improve the patient experience, enable ease of use for the clinicians who interact with its EHRs and boost operating margins for health systems navigating value-based care.

Providers that currently are currently live with CommonWell Services. (Image: CommonWell Health Alliance)

By Mike Miliard 04:59 pm February 05, 2019
CommonWell Health Alliance on Tuesday announced the new CommonWell Connector program, which offers access to the data exchange network for care providers and electronic health records who may not necessarily be CommonWell members.
By Mike Miliard 10:00 am February 05, 2019
How one open source tool can help solve some of the biggest challenges for communities and health organization looking to leverage multiple data sources for population health.

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