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 09:12 am May 24, 2019
Technologies to give physicians the ability see PDMP data within their EHR workflows are enabling them to spot doctor shoppers and make smarter prescriptions, says KLAS.
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 22, 2019
Even five years after go-live, many health systems aren't realizing the full value of their electronic health records, says a new Chartis Group report. Gaining clinical and financial ROI depends on a "sustained, organized approach."
By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm May 21, 2019
Deloitte's view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms that intermingle disparate information for care coordination and wellness "nudges." Now we just need to get there.

Rima Abdel-Massih, MD, director of tele-ID services at UPMC, will serve as chief medical offer at ID Connect.

By Mike Miliard 02:17 pm May 20, 2019
Diagnosis and treatment of disease and antibiotic-resistant bacteria is complex and challenging for small hospitals, who could care for patients with remote help from top-tier infectious disease experts.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm May 17, 2019
A better clinician experience makes for higher-quality patient care, according to a new report from KLAS' Arch Collaborative, which makes the case for bigger investment in end-user education.
By Mike Miliard 12:42 pm May 16, 2019
Patients were frustrated with the outpatient registration process, but a web-based approach with online questionnaires boosted check-in rates and satisfaction scores.

Geoff Colvin speaks Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit

By Mike Miliard 11:31 am May 15, 2019
Even as EHRs, telemedicine and AI continue to transform clinical practice, certain core human qualities – civility, respect, empathy, collaboration – are "what make us valuable."

Thomas Jenike, MD, at the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit on Tuesday

By Mike Miliard 05:22 pm May 14, 2019
Too many well-meaning providers are "yessing" themselves into serious overwork, putting their health and their patients' health at risk, says one doctor who learned that the hard way – and did something to fix it.

Press Ganey CEO Joe Greskoviak speaks with Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy, MD

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am May 14, 2019
"We're all looking to accomplish a lot," said Press Ganey's CEO at the HIMSS and Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit. "But without the right organization and understanding, we'll collapse under the weight of aspirations."
By Mike Miliard 10:34 am May 13, 2019
Its new InterQual 2019 technology offers support for "hospital at home" care models, the company says.

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