Bernie Monegain

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

connect EHRs to public health

Zika is among the conditions Digital Bridge plans to track to improve data for public health and clinical practices as well as lower costs for information sharing.

By Bernie Monegain 08:49 am February 20, 2018
The aim is to streamline interoperability between private systems and IT public health agencies for disease monitoring and outbreak response. 
EHR interoperability global
By Bernie Monegain 04:41 pm February 19, 2018
Black Book also predicted a coming shift away from silo electronic health records systems to regional care coordination and information exchange in other countries.
athenahealth EHR doctor burnout
By Bernie Monegain 08:13 am February 16, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush said the goal is to remove the grunt work doctors neither want nor are schooled to perform.
flu season EHRs
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am February 15, 2018
The health system said that the practice complexity and large-scale change required to transition to the new electronic health record are also causing delays.

Credit: Google Street View

By Bernie Monegain 01:37 pm February 12, 2018
Indiana University and the Regenstrief institute began a five-year $50 million initiative called Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge to tackle apply scientific research and community engagement to the state’s addiction problem.
HIMSS18 innovation symposium

CareJourney president Aneesh Chopra, UPMC chief innovation officer Rasu Shrestha, MD, and CEO of the Alliance for Better Health Jacob Reider, MD, will all be speaking at the HIMSS18 innovation symposium on March 5. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am February 12, 2018
Thought-leading innovators from startups and major academic medical centers will convene on March 5.
Blockchain in healthcare

burstIQ data currency model. Credit: burstIQ

By Bernie Monegain 08:54 am February 12, 2018
Blockchain healthcare data company BurstIQ has landed a $5 million investment from Millennium Blockchain.
Cerner Millennium EHR

Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 05:00 pm February 09, 2018
The organizations will also form a collaborative team to work together on the deployment.

Carolinas HealthCare renamed itself Atrium Health on Wednesday and with its new acquisition, will expand into Georgia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:50 pm February 08, 2018
Adding the Georgia hospital will expand Atrium, which until Wednesday was known as Carolinas.
medical device security
By Bernie Monegain 11:40 am February 08, 2018
Experts from a leading nonprofit ranked device cybersecurity as the single biggest challenge hospital face today.

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