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 02:50 pm June 12, 2019
The group wants to advance the ability of augmented intelligence to enhance care, boost population health, drive value and improve physician satisfaction.

Distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain will soon be an "important part of healthcare payments and identity management" across healthcare, say Accenture researchers.

By Mike Miliard 12:37 pm June 12, 2019
The firm says hospitals and health systems should be preparing themselves to take advantage of distributed ledger technology, AI, augmented reality and quantum computing.
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm June 05, 2019
The informatics group says the feds should do more to protect against bad data and algorithm bias, and keep cybersecurity top of mind in its software-as-a-medical-device rules.
By Mike Miliard 05:08 pm June 04, 2019
In its comments on the agencies' interoperability rules, HIMSS said FHIR v.4 should be required for certification – but cautioned against too broad a definition of EHI and said to slow requirements for payer trusted exchange network participation.
By Mike Miliard 04:02 pm June 03, 2019
The unauthorized access also included Social Security numbers, credit card data and banking information – but not laboratory results, the company said.
By Mike Miliard 03:30 pm June 03, 2019
The retailer joins other big players such as AmerisourceBergen, McKesson and Pfizer in the effort to use distributed ledger technology for medication safety and integrity.
By Mike Miliard 03:37 pm May 31, 2019
The Medical Group Management Association also has concerns about security risks that might be associated with the proposed rules, and says they go "too far, too fast."
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm May 30, 2019
The members of the HIMSS EHR Association support the rules' goals – but say that as drafted they go beyond Congress' intent for 21st Century Cures, are too loosely defined, have too tight a timeline and require too much IP sharing.
By Mike Miliard 12:06 pm May 28, 2019
The application will enable one-click virtual consults within the EHR workflow, and comes at a pivotal time for telehealth, which is gaining stream among physicians.
By Mike Miliard 02:37 pm May 24, 2019
The informatics group calls on ONC to "flip the paradigm" of consumer access as it finalizes the "most consequential health informatics policies" since meaningful use.

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