Bernie Monegain

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

Epic EHR UI Health in Chicago

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

By Bernie Monegain 12:00 pm December 14, 2017
The electronic health record software deployment is now on hold as Cerner questions the bidding process and raises the possibility that a conflict of interest occurred.
By Bernie Monegain 12:24 pm December 13, 2017
Organizations enter shared-risk model to forge workforce and capacity management strategies for the hospital as it wrangles with full patient loads and overflowing emergency departments.
Women in Health IT happenings at HIMSS18
By Bernie Monegain 07:31 am December 12, 2017
More networking, more sessions, more learning, more ideas are on tap for the upcoming conference.
Girl Scouts prep STEM pilot

Credit: GirlScouts.org

By Bernie Monegain 04:16 pm December 11, 2017
The organization is aiming to encourage young women to pursue careers in AI, cybersecurity, data science, health IT and robotics. 
Carequality interoperability framework
By Bernie Monegain 01:32 pm December 05, 2017
While 2 million documents were exchanged for the first 12 months, nearly as many are exchanged monthly now.
Kevin Lynch named CIO NYC Health+Hospitals

Kevin Lynch, new CIO of NYC Health+Hospitals, and NYC Health + Hospitals in Queens.

By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am December 05, 2017
City’s public health system is working on a $764 million Epic rollout and $289 million revenue cycle system.
Best Hospital IT Departments
By Bernie Monegain 06:44 am December 05, 2017
From ER to OR, imaging to labs, the IT team is all about resilience and resolve, its CIO says.

A screen snap of the Mytonomy app. Credit: Mytonomy

By Bernie Monegain 02:49 pm December 04, 2017
Cloud-based platform keeps patients informed about their condition and care.
EHR usability

CMS director and chief medical officer Kate Goodrich participated in a panel discussion at the ONC's Annual Meeting on Thursday. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 03:19 pm December 01, 2017
That goes for the way CMS serves its constituents as well as how it work with ONC in thinking about more usable and less burdensome EHRs.
Epic chief Judy Faulkner
By Bernie Monegain 01:08 pm December 01, 2017
Epic chief Judy Faulkner ended the meeting with GE execs after 5 minutes with a firm “no,” and kept the electronic health record software vendor private to this day.

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