Bernie Monegain

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

Blockchain in healthcare

burstIQ data currency model. Credit: burstIQ

By Bernie Monegain 08:54 am February 12, 2018
Blockchain healthcare data company BurstIQ has landed a $5 million investment from Millennium Blockchain.
Cerner Millennium EHR

Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 05:00 pm February 09, 2018
The organizations will also form a collaborative team to work together on the deployment.

Carolinas HealthCare renamed itself Atrium Health on Wednesday and with its new acquisition, will expand into Georgia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:50 pm February 08, 2018
Adding the Georgia hospital will expand Atrium, which until Wednesday was known as Carolinas.
medical device security
By Bernie Monegain 11:40 am February 08, 2018
Experts from a leading nonprofit ranked device cybersecurity as the single biggest challenge hospital face today.
athenahealth EHR

Credit: SarekOfVulcan

By Bernie Monegain 05:33 pm February 07, 2018
Athenahealth appointed former GE CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman of its board of directors.
Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 04:34 pm February 07, 2018
Florida District Court Judge said the plaintiff is lacking facts to backup the allegations that a glitch in Epic electronic health record software caused hundreds of millions of dollars in overbilling.
Health 2.0

Health 2.0 hosted its 11th annual conference in October 2017 and will now bring their MarketConnect Live program to HIMSS18. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm February 07, 2018
Event connecting pharma, hospitals and payers with tech companies will be at this year’s health IT conference for the first time.
By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm February 07, 2018
President Zane Burke says revenue cycle, population health were among the technologies driving 2017 fourth quarter, while the VA still has yet to sign a contract for VistA modernization.
medication adherence

Claudio Saccavini is CIO of Arsenàl.It Consortium of the Veneto Research Centre for eHealth Innovation who helped developed the patient app.

By Bernie Monegain 04:13 pm February 06, 2018
A mobile app for elderly patients in Italy helps better manage prescriptions drugs with an evolving user-experience design.
patient-centered care
By Bernie Monegain 03:25 pm February 06, 2018
But building the new model of care plans is a difficult task, Mass General geriatrician Terry O’Malley says.

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