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.

Kentucky EDs gain access to data sharing tool with new Anthem grant
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm June 26, 2019
The EDie software will enable members of the Kentucky Hospital Association to coordinate care with each other, and with skilled nursing facilities and other clinics statewide. It could also offer a valuable tool to help fight the opioid crisis.
By Mike Miliard 11:40 am June 26, 2019
The company has signed a new six-year deal to provide clinical data exchange capabilities, such as patient ID, record locator services and document retrieval.
By Mike Miliard 01:10 pm June 25, 2019
The HIMSS EHR Association tells the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that the Promoting Interoperability Program needs consistency and specificity in its clinical requirements.
By Mike Miliard 04:32 pm June 24, 2019
The White House wants "explainable" systems for healthcare, not black boxes, and wants research into new technologies that are "reliable, dependable, safe, and trustworthy."
By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm June 24, 2019
The tool can help health systems optimize submissions and better predict potential issues with claims, the company says, giving recommendations to help mitigate denials before they're submitted.
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm June 21, 2019
Established firms have good track records, but there are high-performing developing companies, too; as providers tackled bigger strategic initiatives beyond mere EHR rollouts, they need to weigh how much they value experience and performance, a new report shows.
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm June 20, 2019
The pioneering Pennsylvania health system has picked Ryu, who most recently served as its chief medical officer, to replace Dr. David Feinberg, who joined Google in 2018.
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm June 19, 2019
Developed by Pensiamo, the CognitiveRx tool monitors market demand and uses machine learning to help maintain inventory levels during drug shortages.
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am June 19, 2019
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide.

The goal of TEFCA is to "provide a single 'on-ramp' to nationwide connectivity," according to ONC.

By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm June 18, 2019
HIMSS, Sequoia Project and others weigh in on Draft 2 of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, urging caution that it not disrupt existing HIE processes.

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