Bernie Monegain

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

CIO Pamela Arora HIMSS

Children's Health CIO Pamela Arora.

By Bernie Monegain 12:01 pm January 18, 2017
The HIMSS and CHIME award winner, and chief information officer of Children’s Health in Dallas, on her strengths as a leader, gender inequity in health IT, and what excites her most career-wise.
superbugs spectrometry

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus – MRSA – causes a range of illnesses, from skin and wound infections to pneumonia and bloodstream infections that can cause sepsis and death. Photo: CDC. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm January 16, 2017
Spectrometry, developed in the 1940s, has been re-engineered and is back in the spotlight with new uses.

John Brumsted, MD

By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm January 13, 2017
The University of Vermont Medical Center filed a certificate of need, or CON application, with the state of Vermont Jan. 3, seeking approval to create a unified electronic health record system across four hospitals in the University of Vermont Health Network.

Monroe Pattillo’s leadership in several IHE Patient Care Device Domain areas have contributed significantly to improving interoperability.

By Bernie Monegain 02:48 pm January 12, 2017
The technical specifications developed under Patillo’s leadership are expected to make a significant impact on patient care and organizational performance.

Paul Griffin subscribes to an interdisciplinary approach to improving healthcare

By Bernie Monegain 10:31 am January 12, 2017
Paul Griffin, previously professor in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, has joined Purdue University as the new director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering and professor of industrial engineering.
By Bernie Monegain 09:20 am January 12, 2017
CHIME CEO Russ Branzell commended her for pushing the envelope of what it means to be a chief information officer and HIMSS CEO Stephen Lieber said Arora advances the connection between IT and care quality.

Jeremy Meller, vice president of IT at Children’s Healthcare of Atanta, sees the work to achieve Stage 7 helpled Children's improve quality, safety and reliability,

By Bernie Monegain 02:42 pm January 11, 2017
Children’s becomes the first hospital in Georgia to reach the highest rung on the EMRAM ladder.
Mostashari Aledade GV Google
By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am January 11, 2017
GV, which formerly went by the name Google Ventures, is among those taking a stake in the growing company along with Biomatics Capital and Venrock.
IBM Watson FDA blackchain

IBM Watson Health chief science officer Shahram Ebadollahi said the entities will build on Blockchain's decentralized framework for sharing health information. 

By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am January 11, 2017
The organizations aim to advance the secure exchange of health information and will start by focusing on data related to oncology.
Presence Health HIPAA suit
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am January 10, 2017
The Office for Civil Rights said the Presence suit marks the first HIPAA enforcement action it imposed on a provider for lack of timely breach notification.

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