Bernie Monegain

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

President Trump opioid crisis

President Trump speaking in New Hampshire on Monday. Credit: C-span

By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm March 20, 2018
A report from research firm Kalorama Information named the top healthcare disruptors it anticipates happening between now and the year 2027 -- and the Trump Administration’s health policies in the U.S. took the top spot.  
Mass General, Brigham and Women’s launch digital pathology project with Royal Philips

Credit: Google Street View

By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am March 20, 2018
The organizations said they intend to establish digital pathology centers and to create best practices and protocols for the digital transformation of the field. 
intermountain global DNA database

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 09:31 am March 20, 2018
The health system will collect unprocessed data from AncestryDNA, MyHeritage and 23andMe to validate new findings and discover new mutations, the organization said. 
By Bernie Monegain 03:40 pm March 16, 2018
Research team finds patterns of symptoms that might be caused by an underlying genetic variant.
UPMC executive Pamela Peele
By Bernie Monegain 09:58 am March 16, 2018
The UPMC executive is leading more than a few cutting-edge projects at the health system.
Cleveland Clinic executive joins Inova Health as CEO
By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am March 15, 2018
J. Stephen Jones succeeds CEO J. Knox Singleton who held the position for 35 years.
Mayo Clinic boosts clinical trials with IBM Watson artificial intelligence
By Bernie Monegain 02:05 pm March 14, 2018
Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health have announced the results of a cutting-edge project putting the supercomputer to work for patient matching: Watson brought in more patients than before to participate in recent breast cancer clinical trials.
Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic

Credit: Cleveland Clinic

By Bernie Monegain 12:11 pm March 14, 2018
In his first State of the Clinic, Cleveland Clinic CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, called on the health system’s 57,000 employees around the world to focus on caring: “how we care for patients, care for each other, care for the organization, and care for our communities,” he urged.
By Bernie Monegain 02:32 pm March 13, 2018
New suite brings tools designed for doctors, clinicians and hospital managers, the company said.
clinical surveillance tools
By Bernie Monegain 12:50 pm March 13, 2018
Spyglass survey uncovers varying degrees of understanding which tools can be used for early warning and predictive indicators to prevent adverse health events.

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