Bernie Monegain

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

Willa Fields, left, one of the judges for the HIMSS Women in Healthcare IT initiative, speaks at the 2016 event. At her left is one of the sponsors of the event, Helen Donnelly, executive director of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, one of  two sponsors of the event.

By Bernie Monegain 03:19 pm August 21, 2017
Writing in a blog published on the HIMSS site, Willa Fields advises young women starting their healthcare IT career to find a mentor. On the flip side, she also urges women – and men – in healthcare IT to become a mentor for those just getting started in healthcare IT.
Walking Gallery in healthcare Regina Holliday
By Bernie Monegain 12:36 pm August 04, 2017
The project tells patient stories via paintings by artist Regina Holliday.

Christina Caraballo writes about what it means to her to have received a HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award at HIMSS17

By Bernie Monegain 02:04 pm April 04, 2017
“Overall, women have made great strides in the workforce, but the reality is there are still gaps and room for improvement. Lately, however, there has been a welcome shift,” Christina Caraballo, senior healthcare strategist at Get Real Health, writes in a recent blog.

HIMSS Executive Vice President Carla Smith

By Bernie Monegain 10:36 am August 24, 2016
Listen to HIMSS Executive Vice President Carla Smith talk about what led to the launch of HIMSS and Healthcare IT News initiative for Women in Health IT. Smith also talks about plans going forward for this newly minted community.  
By Bernie Monegain 01:30 pm March 08, 2016
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation intends to foster a marketplace of data analytics to encourage novel uses of health data that will improve patient safety and reduce preventable deaths.
By Bernie Monegain 08:23 am December 17, 2015
The goal? Spread access of physician notes to some 50 million Americans.
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am September 24, 2014
Sylvia Burwell and Farzad Mostashari, MD publicly discuss the progress made since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law.

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