Bernie Monegain

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

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.
Kaiser Permanente IT workers

Kaiser building in Oakland, California. Photo via Coolcaesar

By Bernie Monegain 12:18 pm September 15, 2017
Staff accuses Kaiser of putting patients and data at risk by stalling contract negotiations.
google gender-based discrimination suit
By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am September 15, 2017
Three former employees say they were assigned to positions that paid them less than their male colleagues.
Epic releases new interoperability tool
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm September 14, 2017
The EHR vendor says Share Everywhere is designed to empower MyChart users to allow clinicians to view medical records.
EHR clinical data

A new strategy to track sepsis incidence and outcomes is using electronic clinical data provides more objective estimates than insurance claims.

By Bernie Monegain 01:28 pm September 14, 2017
Authors from Brigham and Women's Hospital urge switch from using claims numbers to mining electronic health records.

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