Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Executive Editor of Healthcare IT News. He focuses on topics such as interoperability, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, analytics, population health and patient experience and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm April 06, 2020
While work at Mann-Grandstaff is 99% complete, right now the department's priority is the "care of veterans and providing surge capabilities for civilian health care systems."

Rice University's open source ApolloBVM prototype could help lower-acuity COVID-19 patients who are awaiting availability of a standard hospital ventilator.

By Mike Miliard 11:01 am April 06, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to innovative projects and creative thinking to address the shortages of PPE and respiratory machines using 3D printing.
By Mike Miliard 01:25 pm April 02, 2020
The app – accessed by texting "COVID" to 64722 – enables New York City residents to easily enroll to help the health system monitor coronavirus symptoms across the five boroughs, informing care decisions and pointing the way toward possible cures.

This ONC map shows the locations of ongoing Interoperability Proving Ground projects focused on COVID-19 response.

By Mike Miliard 02:38 pm April 01, 2020
The agency's Interoperability Proving Ground is becoming a hotbed of coronavirus projects. Meanwhile, HIMSS Healthbox has launched a digital think tank to cross-pollinate ideas that work.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm March 31, 2020
First set to deploy in Washington State, the scalable smartphone app, which integrates with Epic's Care Everywhere platform, is aimed at care delivery in nontraditional settings without EHRs.
By Mike Miliard 11:27 am March 31, 2020
Matthew Kull, who had served as CIO on an interim basis, will take charge of the health system's strategic approach for digital transformation.
By Mike Miliard 03:26 pm March 30, 2020
To help private-practice physicians manage the operational and business challenges posed by the coronavirus emergency, the American Medical Association has put together several new resources to help practices stay strong.
By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm March 30, 2020
In what it's calling an "unprecedented" exercise in information sharing, the administration is calling on health systems to share daily updates from their in-house labs with federal agencies.
By Mike Miliard 03:18 pm March 27, 2020
The state hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis is assembling new squads of technology companies and skilled IT professionals to "accelerate and amplify" its response to the coronavirus outbreak, and is looking for new recruits.
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm March 25, 2020
The CIO of Arizona's Health Current describes the health information exchange's efforts to serve its participants during the COVID-19 crisis – and discusses its ongoing efforts to boost data quality and consistency across the state.

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