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.

doctors meeting and sharing data in a hospital
By Mike Miliard 02:10 pm August 02, 2018
The informatics group says a nationwide commitment to an improved digital infrastructure and data literacy across the workforce will lead to better health.
AI code for digital base for hospitals
By Mike Miliard 04:09 pm August 01, 2018
Artificial intelligence depends on several different fundamental technologies, and a robust and modernized infrastructure – cloud, mobile and web – to build upon is a must-have first step.
Athenahealth revenue is up

Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 04:31 pm July 31, 2018
In the first earnings call since founding CEO Jonathan Bush stepped down from the company, officials said cost-cutting moves are fueling growth.
HIE evolving with API-based infrastructure

John Hopkins Medicine is among the providers in the HIE provider network. Credit: Facebook

By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm July 31, 2018
Adopting application programming interfaces enables health information exchanges such as CRISP to more effectively deliver data to hospital and payer members.
HIMSS makes new appointments to its boards of directors

HIMSS named four officers to its Enterprise Board of Directors. From left: Manish Kohli, MD, Dana Alexander, RN, Christopher Ross and Henning Schneider

By Mike Miliard 02:36 pm July 30, 2018
New members on two different boards include informatics professionals from Advocate Aurora and Mayo Clinic, as well as leaders from Kaiser Permanente and KPMG.
tracking inpatient, outpatient opioids

A screenshot of prescription drug monitoring tech. Credit: Illumicare.com

By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm July 27, 2018
The Controlled Substance App for IllumiCare's Smart Ribbon technology helps address a "blind spot" with prescription drug monitoring programs officials say.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Ed Marx speaking at the Big Data and Analytics Forum in San Francisco in May. 

By Mike Miliard 10:29 am July 27, 2018
Information governance best practices, effective pop health management strategies, artificial intelligence and precision medicine all get a close-up look this October.
Google Cloud works with NIH to access big biomedical data
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm July 25, 2018
Google Cloud is the first to join the new STRIDES Initiative, which seeks to offer researchers more robust computational infrastructure for analytics and innovation.
NHS to bolster hospital IT with $540M in new spending
By Mike Miliard 03:32 pm July 23, 2018
The UK's new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care says tech transformation is coming to the National Health Service as he pledges big investments.
doctor talking with patient about health data
By Mike Miliard 04:46 pm July 20, 2018
Nearly two dozen chief information officers from leading U.S. health systems say they're keenly focused on patient engagement, a new report shows – while also trying to wring value from their technology infrastructure and innovate for the future.

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