Bernie Monegain

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

By Bernie Monegain 01:31 pm April 21, 2017
Hospitals, doctors’ practices, government, insurers, and healthcare IT companies could all be affected, Kalorama says.
Clinical Sensors lands $1.5 million in NIH grants for sepsis work

Clinical Sensors CEO Philippe Chemla.

By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am April 21, 2017
Startup is developing device to measure nitric oxide level in seconds.
VA doctor choice
By Bernie Monegain 12:37 pm April 20, 2017
Veterans Choice Program Extension lets vets seek care at private healthcare institutions, buys time for VA Secretary Shulkin to write a more comprehensive plan for veterans’ healthcare needs.
grants fight opioid crisis
By Bernie Monegain 10:44 am April 20, 2017
HHS Secretary Tom Price plans to focus on public health surveillance and the availability of overdose-reversing drugs.
women in technology

The gender gap in STEM fields has widened since the 1980’s, when 37 percent of all computer science graduates in the U.S. were women. Today, that number is a mere 18 percent, according to a new IBM study. Photo courtesy of IBM.

By Bernie Monegain 02:58 pm April 19, 2017
IBM partnered with Boston College Center of Work & Family on research to highlight IBM’s longstanding pro-women perspective.
AI detects tuberculosis
By Bernie Monegain 11:41 am April 19, 2017
TB is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide.
WHO post-surgery deaths
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am April 19, 2017
Annals of Surgery found death rate decline in South Carolina in hospitals that chose to participate in the program.
ClearDATA cloud services gets $12 million
By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm April 18, 2017
The company will use the money to advance its security, regulatory and compliance functionality for healthcare customers.
Worcester Polytech health IT innovation lab
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am April 18, 2017
With $17 million in funding from the state and GE Healthcare, WPI said the lab will advance digital health and medical device development and create new jobs in the region.
IBM Continuum Analytics Anaconda

IBM senior vice president Bob Picciano said Anaconda will enable data scientists to build deep learning apps. Photo via Twitter. 

By Bernie Monegain 11:10 am April 17, 2017
Big Blue will make Anaconda available on its PowerAI software for developers creating cognitive computing tools.

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