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 03:46 pm July 02, 2020
The finalized deal, first valued at $600 million when it was announced in January, is worth $150 million in cash and 4.6 million shares of Teladoc stock.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm July 01, 2020
With many small and remote providers still in acute need of high-speed broadband, but the funding cap outpaced, the commission will carry forward unused funds from previous years  to meet the need for virtual care.
By Mike Miliard 01:47 pm June 30, 2020
The speed and scale at which healthcare organizations have had to embrace cloud hosting, often without proper due diligence, could lead to lasting risks and vulnerabilities for a much bigger attack surface, according to new report from security vendor Vectra.
By Mike Miliard 04:02 pm June 29, 2020
The medical school was hit by an opportunistic malware attack on June 1, and the encrypted data was "important to some of the academic work we pursue as a university serving the public good," officials said.
By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm June 25, 2020
As virtual health deployments scale up and become routine, everyone – vendors, clinicians, patients and compliance officers have a role to play in keeping video and streaming remote monitoring data secure.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm June 25, 2020
After 15 years as a health IT innovation leader, the nonprofit MAeHC will be winding down operations in 2020, with many of its assets transferred to other like-minded organizations.

"The work of this new office will be targeted to help reduce unnecessary burden, increase efficiencies, continue administrative simplification, increase the use of health informatics and improve the beneficiary experience," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.

By Mike Miliard 11:13 am June 24, 2020
In addition to reducing the hours and costs clinicians and providers incur for CMS-mandated compliance, the office will also focus on how health data can be harnessed for more efficient healthcare and improved patient experience.

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By Mike Miliard 10:24 am June 23, 2020
Cerner announced Monday that it has inked new contracts with seven new hospitals for its cloud-based CommunityWorks EHR, which is designed for community and critical access hospitals.
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm June 19, 2020
The collaboration with Health Care Service Corporation, billed as Epic's first such project with a payer organization, will help health plans more easily review data for managing claims and prior authorization.
By Mike Miliard 02:26 pm June 18, 2020
The Dell subsidiary will work with the Florida-based health system over three years to transition its newly implemented Epic system to the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud.

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