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 04:01 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.
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.
By Mike Miliard 02:46 pm December 06, 2018
In working with MediBloc, MGH is said to be interested in the ledger technology's suitability for storage and exchange of patient data, supplementing its EHR.
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm December 05, 2018
The 22-year-old privacy law should be updated for a mobile tech-centric and data-driven world, the information management and medical informatics groups said.
By Mike Miliard 03:30 pm December 04, 2018
The move comes as the AMA has published new data about how many physicians are actually using telemedicine technology.
By Mike Miliard 09:21 am December 04, 2018
The concept is simpler than many realize, but the implementation can be complex and challenging. Health systems should think deliberately about new proofs-of-concept, but get on board soon.
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am November 30, 2018
In this podcast, we speak with Harvard professor and Cyft CEO Len D'Avolio about the wide gap between artificial intelligence in real-world healthcare, and how it's often depicted in sci-fi illustrations.
By Mike Miliard 02:36 pm November 29, 2018
The most advanced machine learning algorithms won't get health systems where they want to go unless the data fueling them is high-test.
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm November 28, 2018
A billing vendor, AccuDoc Solutions, told the health system in October that a third-party had gained access to its data for about a week in September.