Bernie Monegain

Bernie Monegain is Editor-At-Large for Healthcare IT News and Women in Health IT.

Joy Grosser will step up as CIO of University Health Systems in Cleveland on Septrember 12.


By Bernie Monegain 02:28 pm August 23, 2016
Joy M. Grosser, a 20-year health IT veteran, will take the CIO post at University Hospitals’ 18-hospital network in Ohio, effective September 12.

Serial entrepreneur Anil Sethi has sold Gliimpse, a personal health record platform, to Apple for an undisclosed amount.

By Bernie Monegain 10:20 am August 23, 2016
‘It’s time to invite the patient to be at the center of their data.’
By Bernie Monegain 09:10 am August 23, 2016
Event to honor judges for 1st Annual Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards.
Epic EHR design usability

Janet Campbell, a Vice President at Epic, said health IT is harder than other industries because there are so many things that can go wrong. 

By Bernie Monegain 07:28 am August 22, 2016
Healthcare IT News travelled to Epic’s campus to learn how the company thinks about design and usability. Takeaway: Health IT is hard. One vice president even said that if she wanted an easier job she could just go to Facebook. 
HHS community health

The Physicians Pavillion building at Oregon Health and Science University, one of the recipients of HHS funding. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:15 am August 19, 2016
The funding, which comes from Affordable Care Act, will go toward quality improvement efforts that engage patients and improve care coordination.
Inc's 5,000 fastest

Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton.

By Bernie Monegain 02:11 pm August 18, 2016
Health IT companies on the magazine’s annual roster specialize in a variety of products and services from analytics and cognitive computing to security management.

Leidos CEO Roger Krane said his company's client, the Cleveland Clinic, might pursue more business in Abu Dhabi, in addition to the 4.4 million square foot multi-specialty hospital it opened there in 2015.

By Bernie Monegain 11:13 am August 17, 2016
Leidos, which along with Cerner and Accenture, last year won a $9 billion contract to provide the Department of Defense with a new electronic health record at DoD facilities worldwide, has recently positioned itself to gain even more healthcare business.
Surescripts interoperability
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am August 16, 2016
The network now conducts more transactions daily than Amazon or Uber, according to CEO Tom Skelton.
Carequality Epic interoperability

Dave Cassel, who leads the Sequoia Project's Carequality initiative, said that health information exchange among competing EHRs is no longer a promise and that it is here today and working under the Carequality Interoperability Framework. 

By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am August 16, 2016
The framework will make interoperability work happening today widespread as more and more EHR vendors, HIEs and providers join the network, according to an Epic executive.
IBM Watson precision medicine
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am August 12, 2016
Twenty one hospitals will use the supercomputer and the Watson for Oncology software piloted by Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York to offer personalized care for cancer patients.

The Daily Brief Newsletter