Bernie Monegain

Bernie Monegain is the Editor-at-Large of Healthcare IT News. Bernie covers hospitals and IDNs and industry trends.

Intermountain 3D printing

Intermountain physician Jay Bishoff, MD, said that the 3D printed model enabled doctors to identify a nub on a patient's kidney before starting surgery. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am June 24, 2016
Doctors used a 3D rendering of Linda Green’s kidney to determine the best way to maneuver around arteries and remove a tumor.
Mostashari Aledade ACO

Former National Coordinator for Health IT and current Aldedade CEO Farzad Mostashari, MD, said the startup is taking its committment to better care and smarter spending into more patient populations. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:58 am June 24, 2016
The company focused on care coordination, population health management and preventive care, has inked several deals this month to create Accountable Care Organizations. CEO Farzad Mostashari, MD, said Aledade is also expanding beyond Medicare.
Cornell FeverPhone NIH

An early prototype of the FeverPhone now in development. 

 

By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am June 24, 2016
The emerging smartphone technology will target half-a-dozen diseases such as malaria and typhoid in the field to enable clinicians to deliver better treatment immediately.
Harvard Barbara McNeil

Barbara McNeil, MD, has been with HMS since 1974, and a full professor since 1983, with appointments in radiology and clinical epidemiology.

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am June 23, 2016
McNeil, a professor in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, founded Harvard’s healthcare policy department in 1988.
IBM Watson cognitive computing
By Bernie Monegain 03:15 pm June 22, 2016
The supercomputer will be used to mine insights from ‘previously invisible’ unstructured imaging data and combine it with other information to make personalized care decisions that also impact broader patient populations.
By Bernie Monegain 10:34 am June 22, 2016
Google, the world's most used search engine, is partnering with two of the world's leading health organizations to take the confusion out of symptom searching.
U.S. State Department EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am June 21, 2016
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=22fc638658d9eeff9deca4eede4be8d0&tab=core&_cview=0The department’s Office of Medical Services is soliciting information about a commercial off-the-shelf electronic health record system to be installed at diplomatic missions.
By Bernie Monegain 11:51 am June 20, 2016
The overall costs include fines levied by the federal government as well as instituting business continuity and incident response plans, employee training, and hiring a CISO.
Kalorama EHR Epic Allscripts
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am June 20, 2016
The research firm also said that with more than 1,000 products in the health IT space, the current market is unsustainable and hospitals should expect more vendor mergers and acquisitions in the near future.

Researchers find women's career paths have been long and winding roads for many.

By Bernie Monegain 11:16 am June 18, 2016
A recent article in Harvard Business Review takes a deep look at women’s working paths over the course of their careers. Some of the findings may surprise you.

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