Bernie Monegain

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

Ingo Chakravarty, a 26-year senior healthcare executive, will lead Navican as president and CEO.

By Bernie Monegain 03:37 pm October 24, 2016
The company will use a sequencing test developed by the health system to find and target individual mutations within cancer tumors.

Peter Embi, MD, will join the Regenstrief Institute as President and CEO next December.

By Bernie Monegain 01:13 pm October 24, 2016
Peter Embi, MD, an internationally recognized expert in biomedical informatics, will leave his post as interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate dean for research informatics at Ohio State University’s College of Medicine, to join Regenstrief Institute as CEO.

Accenture and Girls Who Code are working to draw more girls into computer science with efforts beginning in junior high school.

By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am October 24, 2016
Research from Accenture and Girls Who Code is out with the classic good news, bad news regarding women in the computing workforce. The bad news? The number of women in the U.S. computing workforce will decline from 24 percent to 22 percent by 2025, the research shows.
By Bernie Monegain 09:06 am October 24, 2016
The findings continue to disappoint, disturb.

Mandira Singh leads the More Disruption Please initiative at athenahealth.

By Bernie Monegain 07:32 am October 24, 2016
Describes the cloud-based EHR company’s culture as encouraging experimenting without fear of failing.
Tandigm athenahealth population health
By Bernie Monegain 11:54 am October 21, 2016
The joint venture of Independence Blue Cross and DaVita HealthCare Partners said it will offer doctors access to athenahealth’s cloud services for analytics, care coordination, risk-stratification.

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty keynoted at the Anita Borg Institute's Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing on October 19.

By Bernie Monegain 08:38 am October 21, 2016
"I want you to remember something: Past is prologue," said Rometty at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Houston, billed as the largest gathering of women technologists in the world.

Credit: Jorge Lascar via Flickr.

By Bernie Monegain 07:06 am October 21, 2016
Disruption is already starting. Hospital and IT vendor executives should should pay close attention to innovations and emerging business and care models, Frost & Sullivan says.
Midland Health Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:03 am October 20, 2016
New technology will enable Midland to offer clinicians a more holistic view of patients and give those patients access to a portal.

Meredith Walker, co-founder of Amy Poehler’s “Smart Girls” organization jokes with Girls Who Code participants at a Dell event last July.

By Bernie Monegain 02:59 pm October 19, 2016
Technology giant Dell is partnering with Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology.

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