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 04:16 pm October 30, 2018
As MHS Genesis moves past Pacific Northwest pilot sites and into the next phase in California, work at the VA "is only beginning."

"Hospitals engaged in all four interoperability domains – electronically sending, receiving, finding, and integrating – increased 41 percent since 2016," said National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, seen speaking here at HIMSS18.

By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm October 29, 2018
More than 90 percent of non-federal acute care hospitals are using 2015 edition certified technology or plan to be soon, says National Coordinator Don Rucker, MD.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, part of Partners HealthCare, has recently focused on data science to improve clinical decision support and EHR functionality. (Photo: Partners)

By Mike Miliard 09:42 am October 29, 2018
From decision support optimization to EHR performance improvement, the Boston health system puts its data to work in new and interesting ways.
HIMSS Analytics INFRAM infrastructure
By Mike Miliard 11:41 am October 25, 2018
The Infrastructure Adoption Model helps hospitals and health systems benchmark how their IT systems stack up with mobility, security, collaboration, transport and data warehousing.
By Mike Miliard 02:54 pm October 24, 2018
It joins Google Cloud and others in the STRIDES Initiative, which aims to speed medical innovation by making large troves of genomic research data more easily available.

(Photo: Google Maps)

By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm October 19, 2018
Pivot Labs, a collaboration with tech services company Persistent Systems, will also seek innovative ways to boost clinical outcomes and manage costs.
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am October 18, 2018
KLAS sees health system decision makers wanting vendors to give them needed functionalities: point of care access to PDMPs, specific clinical decision support and more.
By Mike Miliard 11:34 am October 17, 2018
The cooperative aims to bring stakeholders together to find new and pragmatic approaches to data sharing, and come up with ways to combat information blocking.
Ambulance.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm October 16, 2018
Expanding from hospital assessments, the patient safety group will publish a national report by this time next year, with data on individual ASCs available by 2020.
Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers will keynote next week's HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston Oct. 22.

By Mike Miliard 10:50 am October 16, 2018
During this podcast, Rogers says IT has "come along just in time" to transform the healthcare delivery system.

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