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 03:55 pm September 24, 2018
Whether developing new digital tools, making strategic investments or partnering with tech startups, hospitals have plenty of ways to innovate.
By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 21, 2018
Post-surgical readmissions were halved at the health system, HIMSS says, driven by EHR optimization and decision support tools – it's also helped combat potential opioid dependency.
By Mike Miliard 01:46 pm September 20, 2018
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health announced this week that it is investing in San Diego-based NucleusHealth, developer of cloud-hosted picture archiving communications systems and teleradiology services. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
By Mike Miliard 12:24 pm September 20, 2018
When developing, funding, scaling and evolving innovation projects, it's key to gain insights from around the world – and to keep consumer top of mind, HIMSS innovation expert Ian Hoffberg says.
By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm September 18, 2018
With a rare near-unanimous vote, the United States Senate passed The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Monday evening. It's a massive bill comprising a wide array of proposals drawn from five Senate committees, and has many implications for the use and funding of health IT.
By Mike Miliard 10:38 am September 18, 2018
The ongoing saga of athenahealth and Elliott Management continues.
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am September 18, 2018
Five roles to develop and four rules to follow for effective and secure data governance in the age of AI, analytics, pop health and precision medicine.
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm September 17, 2018
The analytics platform, built using open APIs, aims to enable a collaborative environment to speed development of targeted treatments for patients.
By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm September 13, 2018
Data-driven partnerships with skilled nursing facilities helped the Ohio health system improve care outcomes and lower costs.
By Mike Miliard 01:39 pm September 13, 2018
University of California San Diego researchers have created a new biometric technology they say could help securely identify children and and even newborns with just the wave of a finger.