Bernie Monegain

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

By Bernie Monegain 02:17 pm February 06, 2018
PCMC becomes the latest hospital to turn to a hosted electronic health record.
United States of Care

Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt speaking at HIMSS17.

By Bernie Monegain 11:51 am February 06, 2018
The new bipartisan organization, which includes Mark Cuban, Andy Richter, Bradley Whitford, Atul Gawande, former CMS head Mark McClellan and several hospital CEOs, will advocate for policies that lower care costs while improving access.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am February 06, 2018
Hospitals can improve the overall process by getting the right people involved, institutions flexibility of data capture, and create a feedback loop.
EHR alerts

By integrating information from the EHR with a drug knowledge database, the workflow change can reduce nuisance alerts.

By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm February 05, 2018
A consolidated architecture that combines patient data EHR with medication information could enable more informative and actionable medication alert systems, Charlie Hart says.

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm February 02, 2018
Intermountain Healthcare is poised to validate and launch several tests to identify genetic variants associated with hereditary cancers.
Epic EHR live in Saudi Arabia

Credit: John Hopkins

By Bernie Monegain 02:43 pm February 01, 2018
Hospital CEO said it is the first in Saudi Arabia to go-live on Epic.
Epic EHR

Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Credit: YNHHEditor 

By Bernie Monegain 09:44 am February 01, 2018
The hospital worked with Epic to build a Capacity Command Center to synchronize data analytics to specific care services.
By Bernie Monegain 12:32 pm January 31, 2018
Nebraska Health Information Initiative CEO Deb Bass said the agency is trying to identify and avoid adverse medical effects to reduce readmissions.
Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 09:28 am January 31, 2018
EHR maker says One Virtual System Worldwide will enable its customers to exchange health data with other vendors’ electronic health records platforms.
Coast Guard EHR vendor
By Bernie Monegain 04:44 pm January 30, 2018
Duncan Hunter told Coast Guard officials they should not waste resources looking for a new product when the DoD and VA have already chosen to deploy Cerner’s EHR platform.

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