Bernie Monegain

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

Series D funding round McKesson Ventures

Truveris’ platform proposal should help employers in finding prescription drug coverage by demystifying pricing strategies.

By Bernie Monegain 03:11 pm September 06, 2017
Truveris, which serves the prescription benefits industry said the Series D funding round, led by McKesson Ventures, will help lower cost and boost access to prescription medications.
Cerner EHR contract with VA Vista

Cerner has assembled an advisory group of former government, military and private sector leaders to advise the company on how to deploy the Veteran Affairs' new EHR.

By Bernie Monegain 02:31 pm September 06, 2017
Members, which include former ONC chief Karen DeSalvo, include roster of IT pros and military veterans.
robots fight germs
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am September 06, 2017
Oschner Medical Center says use of Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots will improve patient safety since they destroy deadly pathogens and drug-resistant organisms.
Jeanne Lillig-Patterson dies

Jeanne Lillig-Patterson. Photo via Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 12:36 pm September 05, 2017
She was employee No. 7 at Cerner and co-founder of First Hand Foundation.
Health Catalyst launches Data Operating System
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am September 05, 2017
The platform combines analytics, clinical decision support, machine learning, quality measures and more.
innovation center focused on post-acute care

HealthSouth Hhospital in Concord, New Hampshire, is among the 126 hospitals in the HealthSouth network that will benefit from the Post-Acute Innovation Center.

By Bernie Monegain 12:39 pm September 01, 2017
Citing a current lack of adequate technology for treating complex patients, the companies said they will develop clinical decision support tools and lead initiatives to improve care coordination and cost management.
Terry Macaleer Orion Health

Terry Macaleer is set to begin at Orion Health in mid-September.

By Bernie Monegain 11:29 am September 01, 2017
Macaleer previously co-founded one startup and served as CEO and of another.
Carolinas HealthCare, UNC Health Care merge

From left, William Roper, MD, with Gene Woods. Photo courtesy of UNH Health Care

By Bernie Monegain 03:23 pm August 31, 2017
Health systems say they are entering negotiations to combine clinical, medical education and research units.
Intermountain and University of Utah Health

University of Utah Hospital teams up with others to manage high-risk patients within primary care settings and also within its broader healthcare system.

By Bernie Monegain 01:45 pm August 31, 2017
Researchers aim to create a standards-based and scalable platform for individualized cancer screening with a plan to combine EHR and clinical decision support tools.
NIH expands All of Us

NIH's $13.8 million is enrolling participants and gathering health information for the precision medicine initiative.

By Bernie Monegain 12:05 pm August 31, 2017
Three awardees will help enroll and retain participants in the long-term precision medicine research.

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