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.

Healthcare IT executives meeting
By Mike Miliard 10:48 am September 14, 2023
A report from Bain and KLAS sees 80% of chief information officers and other tech leaders boosting their investments in software and digital tools. They've got rev cycle and clinical workflows top of mind, but their AI plans are still coming into focus.
Doctor using EHR in hospital
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am September 13, 2023
Electronic health records that deliver suboptimal user experience are more likely to lead to alert fatigue and less likely to catch errors that could impact hospital safety, University of Utah Health research shows.
Epic trade show sign
By Mike Miliard 11:23 am September 11, 2023
The Salt Lake City health system cites "significantly higher" provider satisfaction scores as it moves to a single electronic health record. UPMC's switch to Epic for inpatient care by 2026, meanwhile, will be "transformative," says its CIO.
Intermountain, SoNE Health and UCLA Medical security leaders at HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum
By Mike Miliard 03:45 pm September 07, 2023
Cybersecurity leaders from Intermountain, UCLA Medical and SoNE Health discuss the "delicate balance" of educating hospital staff – not just to avoid phishing tricks, but to gain understanding and appreciation for day-to-day cyber hygiene.
Cybersecurity professional managing ransomware risk
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am September 01, 2023
John Riggi, national advisor for cybersecurity and risk at the American Hospital Association, sees a fraught cyber threat landscape that's being transformed by artificial intelligence. He previews his keynote at the HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum.
A hospital room with IoT and connected medical devices
By Mike Miliard 11:00 am August 30, 2023
Despite difficulties with in-depth scans and legacy software risks, the director of medical device and IoT security at Henry Ford Health says more responsibility from device manufacturers and new regs from the FDA make him optimistic.
A sign at HCA headquarters
By Mike Miliard 09:58 am August 29, 2023
The healthcare giant will expand its work with Google to help automate workflows and streamline documentation for ED physicians, among other initial use cases.
Epic booth at HIMSS
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am August 22, 2023
As part of the program, the AI-enabled contact center as a service company will expand its existing integration with Epic's electronic health record software and Cheers CRM suite.
Points on a grid with a cloud graphic
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am August 16, 2023
New York's HEALTHeLINK and Boston Children's Hospital are recognized by HHS for their exploration of advanced FHIR capabilities and USCDI data quality improvement, respectively.
Mount Sinai Health System building complex in New York City
By Mike Miliard 10:17 am August 14, 2023
Microsoft says its Azure Large Instances technology is helping the health system better manage its electronic health records, enabling as many as 50 million database accesses per second. 

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