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 02:36 pm December 27, 2018
The chair of the House VA Subcommittee on Technology Modernization wants the agency to answer some questions with regard to the $624 million Medical Appointment Scheduling System contract.
cybersecurity analytics
By Mike Miliard 09:39 am December 21, 2018
Companies to combine tools and strategies to help health systems better manage patient privacy monitoring programs.
By Mike Miliard 03:57 pm December 20, 2018
M*Modal will maintain its transcription, scribing and coding business as 3M expands its revenue cycle and pop health platform.
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am December 18, 2018
One seeks to reduce variations in care, the other is about increased variations. But both are key to the future, says the health system's chief innovation officer.  
By Mike Miliard 01:49 pm December 17, 2018
With ONC's final TEFCA rule expected soon, one clinician explains how the expansion and user-friendly data exchange is ushering in a new era of care for providers and patients.  
By Mike Miliard 02:01 pm December 14, 2018
Could distributed ledger technology offer the promise of real-time EHR updates, seamless interoperability and protection from ransomware?
blockchain supply chain
By Mike Miliard 09:42 am December 13, 2018
Tamper-proof distributed ledger tech helps with efficiency, security, integrity and visibility of pharmacy and other supply chain data. And because it doesn't necessarily involve PHI, it may be a logical place for hospitals to start exploring.  
By Mike Miliard 04:01 pm December 11, 2018
Two healthcare leaders from Germany offer best practices for assessing privacy and security posture – not just for EU legal requirements, but because it's the right thing to do.
By Mike Miliard 09:51 am December 11, 2018
Attorneys offer their perspective on the privacy and compliance issues faced by the technology and how it squares, or not, with laws such as HIPAA and GDPR.
restore humanity healthcare
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm December 07, 2018
With EHR frustrations at a boiling point and physician burnout at epidemic levels, it's time to rethink the way IT is designed, developed and deployed to better enable a human touch, says one clinician.

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