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.

US Senate capital building exterior view of dome
By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm September 18, 2018
With a rare near-unanimous vote, the United States Senate passed The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Monday evening. It's a massive bill comprising a wide array of proposals drawn from five Senate committees, and has many implications for the use and funding of health IT.
athenahealth booth at HIMSS17.
By Mike Miliard 10:38 am September 18, 2018
The ongoing saga of athenahealth and Elliott Management continues.
technician in server room
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am September 18, 2018
Five roles to develop and four rules to follow for effective and secure data governance in the age of AI, analytics, pop health and precision medicine.
merck accenture aws signs
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm September 17, 2018
The analytics platform, built using open APIs, aims to enable a collaborative environment to speed development of targeted treatments for patients.
exterior view of TriHealth in Cinncinati Ohio

Credit: TriHealth

By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm September 13, 2018
Data-driven partnerships with skilled nursing facilities helped the Ohio health system improve care outcomes and lower costs.
Infant bioprint tool used on infant in hospital
By Mike Miliard 01:39 pm September 13, 2018
University of California San Diego researchers have created a new biometric technology they say could help securely identify children and and even newborns with just the wave of a finger.
Mark Amey headshot
By Mike Miliard 01:17 pm September 12, 2018
Oakland, California-based Alameda Health System has named its new chief information officer. Mark Amey will relocate to the Bay Area from San Diego, where he was most recently associate CIO at University of California San Diego Health.
doctor looking at imaging results on a computer screen
By Mike Miliard 03:26 pm September 11, 2018
Mercy Technology Services, the IT division of the sprawling St. Louis-based health system, has developed a new cloud-based imaging platform and is commercializing it for other hospitals to deploy.
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack speaking at AHA Summit

AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack announces the new AHA Center for Health Innovation at AHA Summit. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 02:52 pm September 10, 2018
The AHA's new initiative aims to help health systems navigate the complex imperatives of value-based care with new ideas, market intelligence, cybersecurity help and more.
Cerner President Zane Burke
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am September 10, 2018
Cerner President Zane Burke, who first joined the company in 1996 and held several executive roles there before being named president, will step down on Nov. 2.

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