Bernie Monegain

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

By Bernie Monegain 05:09 pm July 24, 2017
A United Nations political forum finds measurable ways technology can play a role in parity.
women in coding

Code.org is growing opportunities for women and girls, men and boys to code. Photo courtesy of Code.org

By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm July 24, 2017
The number of female students taking Advance Placement Computer Science Exam has grown by 135 percent since 2016.
legislation to support programs to teach coding for girls

Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nevada, and Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-New York, have submitted a  bill that would help young girls interested in technology careers a push.

 

By Bernie Monegain 07:51 am July 24, 2017
The proposed bill can help close the tech gender gap and has support from ranking Democrat from the House's Science, Space and Tech committee.

Dr. Sharmila Anand, seated at right, works in Thirukalukundram, a village two hours away from the nearest city in the south of India. She is one of three women in healthcare featured in a documentary produced by GE Healthcare.

By Bernie Monegain 06:43 am July 24, 2017
The film highlights three of many untold stories about women working in healthcare around the world.

Décoste learned computer programming using a library book as guide.

By Bernie Monegain 05:16 am July 24, 2017
Software engineer Rachel Décoste is a self-taught coder passionate about diversity in STEM.
Epic EHR rollout in NY
By Bernie Monegain 12:33 pm July 21, 2017
EHR vendor to replace Meditech and LSS systems in place at Jones Memorial Hospital since 1999.
national hospital initiative for opioid crisis
By Bernie Monegain 11:20 am July 20, 2017
Focusing on 30 high-performing hospitals, the group will work with anesthesiologists to create new strategies for post-op pain management.
healthcare risk-sharing
By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am July 20, 2017
The new risk-sharing project, which seeks to eliminate redundancies and maximize sourcing gains will unfold over eight years.
precision medicine in cancer cases

Oncologists Lincoln Nadauld, MD, and Derrick Haslem, MD, work at the Southwest Cancer Center in St. George, Utah.

By Bernie Monegain 12:32 pm July 19, 2017
Two news studies in peer-reviewed journals see positive signs for precision oncology.
athenahealth CFO joins Arcadia Healthcare Solutions
By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am July 19, 2017
Karl Stubelis aims to help guide growth at the technology company.

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