Bernie Monegain

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

Box begins her new role on Oct. 16.

By Bernie Monegain 03:08 pm September 22, 2017
As an obstetrics and gynecology physician, she has been caring for women for more than 30 years.
sexism in tech

Melinda Gates speaks at the CNNMoney American Opportunity breakfast Sept. 20. The topic: gender bias in the tech sector. Photo via YouTube

By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm September 22, 2017
"Moving money is what will move the industry for women," Melinda Gates said at a business event Sept. 20.
By Bernie Monegain 10:12 am September 22, 2017
The startup has the only FDA authorization for direct-to-consumer genetic tests.
MACRA, MIPS

AMA president David Barbe discusses the pros and cons of MACRA and MIPS. Photo via YouTube

By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm September 21, 2017
The physician payment programs are more workable for than preceding federal models, but some unrealistic expectations are emerging.
EHRs not equipped to handle diagnostic errors
By Bernie Monegain 11:57 am September 21, 2017
The committee also recognized the need for interoperability among EHR systems throughout to assist providers in arriving at an accurate and timely diagnosis.
Doximity Dialer integrates with Epic’s Haiku app
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am September 20, 2017
Network of more than half million physicians and clinicians can also access their patients’ records through iOS devices.
Stage 7 EMRAM

Lahey Health in Massachusetts has earned the distinction for both acute and ambulatory care. Photo via Richard B. Johnson, Wikimedia Commons

By Bernie Monegain 02:38 pm September 19, 2017
In addition to streamlining patient care, the health systems has puts its EHR to work on tackling the opioid epidemic.
Epic EHR

UI Health in Chicago will spend $62 million over seven years to roll out the Epic EHR. Photo via UI Health

By Bernie Monegain 11:41 am September 19, 2017
Medical system scheduled to go live in the fall of 2019 and the costs will be spread over seven years.
Epic MyChart

The Mayo Clinic wants to share the symptom assessment tool with other healthcare providers to help patients.

By Bernie Monegain 02:50 pm September 18, 2017
Patients can use the feature to learn about symptoms and in certain cases read recommendations about self-care, Mayo said.
 IBM at top for blockchain
By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm September 18, 2017
Microsoft and Accenture take second and third places.

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