Bernie Monegain

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

AI machine learning
By Bernie Monegain 04:26 pm April 26, 2018
Hospitals executive says the algorithms can help clinicians reduce time to diagnosis of intracranial hemorrhages by 96 percent.
mayo clinic Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm April 25, 2018
As ambitious as consolidating onto a single electronic health record platform is, there’s even more to Mayo Clinic’s plan that took nearly five years to complete.
Telehealth for women in rural Nepal

Women at a health clinic in Ramechhap, Nepal. Credit: Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 12:02 pm April 24, 2018
Mobile phone or videoconferencing tools enabling women and girls to see doctors via virtual consults shines a light on gender dynamics of information and communication technologies for healthcare.
precision medicine

Lancaster General Hospital. Credit: LG Health

By Bernie Monegain 02:10 pm April 23, 2018
The organizations will invest in AI and IoT tools and tap research data to fast-track ventures through FDA approval and clinical trials.
Amazon blockchain healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 11:59 am April 23, 2018
Cloud vendor says it will begin by targeting the healthcare and finance industries with the new tools for developing blockchain-based apps, networks and projects.
By Bernie Monegain 10:11 am April 23, 2018
Behavioral health clinic becomes the latest provider to turn to the cloud for electronic health record, patient portal and revenue cycle management services. 
Trump censored LGBT health information

Senator Dianne Feinstein, along with Senators Tammy Baldwin and Patty Murray, sent President Trump a letter about their concerns about health information omissions on government websites. Credit: C-span

By Bernie Monegain 08:35 am April 23, 2018
A letter signed by 19 U.S. Senators says that removing health and scientific data from various federal websites undermines access to evidence-based care resources.
EHR epic cerner google amazon
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am April 20, 2018
Patients are increasingly seeking tech-savvy healthcare providers but the majority are not budgeting for tools that improve engagement or communication with consumers in 2018, opening the doors for major disruption.
IBM Watson Health hospital
By Bernie Monegain 04:39 pm April 19, 2018
The two-hospital system hopes the investment will help it update its PACS and improve the workflow, data, efficiency and quality of its imaging initiatives.
mount sinai research

Skyline view of Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Credit: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

By Bernie Monegain 12:45 pm April 19, 2018
Millions of Americans are struggling with life expectancy rates, and a Mount Sinai task force says other countries hold the key to making vast improvements.

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