Bernie Monegain

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

IBM Watson Health hospital
By Bernie Monegain 04:39 pm April 19, 2018
The two-hospital system hopes the investment will help it update its PACS and improve the workflow, data, efficiency and quality of its imaging initiatives.
mount sinai research

Skyline view of Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Credit: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

By Bernie Monegain 12:45 pm April 19, 2018
Millions of Americans are struggling with life expectancy rates, and a Mount Sinai task force says other countries hold the key to making vast improvements.
Intermountain's Navican launches precision cancer services

3D rendered Illustration of a mutating cancer cell. Credit: Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 02:36 pm April 18, 2018
The company will integrate its technology with software from SeraCare and Philips' IntelliSpace Genomics Platform.
UNC Health Care reaches Stage 7

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals with a Stage 7 designations in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:46 pm April 17, 2018
UNC Health Care has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model, which measures healthcare facilities on their use of advanced analytics and health information technology. The designation applies to all UNC facilities: its hospitals, physician practices and applied analytics.
Vineti startup financing for gene therapies
By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm April 17, 2018
The startup aims to deliver new personalized therapies to market faster.
By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm April 16, 2018
The Michigan hospital joins a growing legion of smaller hospitals that are subscribing to cloud-based EHR, revenue cycle and patient portals, among other services.
women's health research ovarian cancer
By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm April 16, 2018
Companies said the FDA-cleared technology will increase earlier diagnoses of the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women.
DNA sequencing saves lives

Credit: Geisinger Health

By Bernie Monegain 03:12 pm April 11, 2018
With 194,670 people participating in Geisinger's MyCode initiative, 3 percent have genetic variants that can be used to forecast health problems, and the number is expected to rise.
Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:41 pm April 11, 2018
The Texas provider said it aims to improve patient and clinician experience with the new platform.
Equal Pay Day

Credit: Adam Berry, Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 03:04 pm April 10, 2018
HIMSS latest compensation survey found that females are paid 18 percent less than males for the same or similar work responsibilities.

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