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 04:05 pm October 21, 2019
eHI's collaborative includes Humana, United HealthCare, American Hospital Association and others who are working to encourage use of existing ICD-10-CM Z codes and develop new ones.
By Mike Miliard 02:06 pm October 18, 2019
The consultancy, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, has experience working with the DoD, VA and government healthcare clients and specializes in cybersecurity, agile engineering and more.
Google hires former Karen DeSalvo as chief health officer

The former National Coordinator will pioneer the new role at the tech giant, which has signed on several high-profile healthcare leaders as it sets its sights on the market.

By Mike Miliard 11:21 am October 18, 2019
For its most recent big healthcare hire, Google has recruited former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Karen DeSalvo to serve as its first chief health officer.
How should AI be designed and regulated, and who should it serve?

AI experts speaking at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference.

By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm October 17, 2019
That was the question Wednesday at the Connected Health Conference, as a panel of experts discussed the right regulatory approach to ensure developers can innovate – while also giving physicians and patients tools that work safely for them.

DirectTrust CEO Scott Stuewe and Haven Health CEO Vincent Albanese

By Mike Miliard 01:09 pm October 15, 2019
During Converge2Xcelerate at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference, a blockchain expert and the CEO of DirectTrust put forth some ideas about how direct ledger technology could help solve a longstanding challenge.
By Mike Miliard 03:07 pm October 14, 2019
The pioneering CIO and longtime health IT evangelist, now Harvard's globe-trotting International Healthcare Innovation Professor, talks about what's next in emerging trends – and offers travel tips learned from 400,000 air miles each year.
AWS says Amazon Textract is now HIPAA-eligible
By Mike Miliard 04:01 pm October 11, 2019
The machine learning tool, which helps to extract data from scanned documents, joins six other AI tools that are HIPAA-eligible: Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Polly, Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Rekognition.

AMA Board Chair Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld

By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm October 09, 2019
Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld explores the practical implications of artificial intelligence and its impacts on quality, safety, cost reduction, patient engagement and more ahead of his roundtable session at the Connected Health Conference in Boston Oct. 16.
Cerner launches new cognitive platform, enters strategic deal with Geisinger
By Mike Miliard 12:44 pm October 09, 2019
Project Apollo, built using AWS cloud infrastructure, was unveiled by CEO Brent Shafer at the Cerner Health Conference, where it was also announced that Geisinger signed a 10-year deal to make Cerner's HealtheIntent the preferred analytics platform.

Timing-related EHR errors, which could delay the administration of critical medications if the order generated doesn't match the dose administration time intended by the prescriber, were one of the risks noted on this year's list.

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm October 08, 2019
The annual report from ECRI Institute spotlights the Top 10 technology dangers in hospitals, ambulatory clinics and LTPAC settings.

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