Bernie Monegain

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

Patents hold clues about Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft plans for healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am June 18, 2018
A brief look at what hospitals should know about hundreds of patents tech giants have filed relative to health IT.
House Committee increases NIH funds, cuts ONC by 29%
By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm June 15, 2018
Congress funding for medical research programs to fight the opioid epidemic, and a boost for healthcare IT.
Countess of Chester Hospital chooses Cerner in 15-year EHR deal

Countess of Chester Hospital in Chester, England. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:47 pm June 14, 2018
NHS unit is switching from Meditech to deploy what it describes as a EPR, rather than an electronic health record.
UCHealth to create innovation center in Denver

Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 02:24 pm June 13, 2018
The center, called Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation, will convene experts across the healthcare and wellness industries to incubate new ideas, officials say.
Bryan Medical Center to deploy Cerner scheduling tool

Bryan Medical Center West campus. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:43 am June 13, 2018
Hospital says the tool will help employees and administrators streamline hiring and shift scheduling.
Investment firm KKR to take Envision Healthcare private in a $5.5M deal

Emergency department services are among the assets acquired by KKR. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm June 11, 2018
The acquisition of the company, which offers emergency department, anesthesiology, radiology and teleradiology and hospitalist services, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018.
By Bernie Monegain 02:21 pm June 08, 2018
New research finds a worrisome amount of gender and salary inequity among women professionals working in healthcare and technology on the continent.
Jonathan Bush's farewell letter to athenahealth employees
By Bernie Monegain 11:50 am June 08, 2018
The former CEO wrote a sanguine letter to colleagues that acknowledged his shortcomings and struck an optimistic note about the EHR company’s future.
Philips to incorporate Dana Farber's clinical pathways to bolster decision support for cancer care
By Bernie Monegain 09:22 am June 08, 2018
The partners said the plan is to deliver best practices and cloud-based precision medicine tools hospitals can use to help doctors decide best treatment options.
Athenahealth takeover bid
By Bernie Monegain 04:21 pm June 07, 2018
Analysts predict a final price will be more than the original $6.5 billion takeover bid while athenahealth's executive chairman Jeff Immelt says sale, merger or remaining independent are all options.

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