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 11:22 am April 15, 2020
"Cyber criminals will use a time of crisis to cover some of their actions in a very opportunistic way. And so we try to track and match our operations and vigilance to that."

Providence Regional Medical Center (Cindy Shebley, iStock Editorial/Getty Images)

By Mike Miliard 09:00 am April 14, 2020
The Seattle-based health system, long focused on keeping competitive with consumer tech, is using its platforms to help manage "the biggest disruptor we've had," says its chief digital officer.
By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm April 13, 2020
St. Stephen's Hospital, based in Hervey Bay, Queensland, one of the first HIMSS Stage 7 hospitals in Australia, used bar coding, CPOE and change-management strategies to boost its patient safety.
By Mike Miliard 11:26 am April 10, 2020
Physicians are now allowed to care for patients at rural hospitals "via phone, radio or online communication, without having to be physically present."
By Mike Miliard 12:28 pm April 09, 2020
Eligible organizations would get full funding for approved services and devices "necessary to provide critical connected care" until funds are exhausted or until the pandemic has subsided.
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am April 09, 2020
Covered entities and their cloud-service providers both have jobs to do when it comes to protecting hosted patient data – and have to strike a balance deciding who does what.
By Mike Miliard 05:00 pm April 07, 2020
Its updated Digital Health Implementation Playbook Series offers tips and best practices for making the most of virtual consult technologies.
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.

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