Bernie Monegain

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

Cedars-Sinai precision medicine organs-on-chips

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:53 am February 26, 2018
The technology could enable researchers to test drugs or treatments on a patient’s cells to avoid harmful, ineffective and costly options while determining personalized regimens.
Geisinger spinoff xG Health builds out evidence-based medicine in Epic software

UCHealth in Colorado is the latest to work with xG Health’s analytics and care management software to drive quality measures and improve clinical workflows within Epic's Healthy Planet. Credit: Jeffrey Beall

By Bernie Monegain 10:28 am February 26, 2018
The company is joining with hospitals to advance its clinical content offerings to recommend best practices for clinicians within Epic’s population health platform.
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
By Bernie Monegain 09:59 am February 26, 2018
Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will lead discussions, answer questions, clarify program requirements and more.
Epic Sonnet EHR
By Bernie Monegain 09:49 am February 23, 2018
The electronic health record software vendor will also be showing the new One Virtual System Worldwide as we well as updates to its MyChart patient portal.
Trump Affordable Care Act
By Bernie Monegain 01:04 pm February 22, 2018
The administration said the burden these programs put on doctors and hospitals has led to consolidation, which reduces competition and drives prices higher.
Cerner integrate Surescripts prescription data into Millennium EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am February 22, 2018
The electronic health records vendor aims to help doctors engage patients and make it easier for people to adhere to medication plans with price transparency.
By Bernie Monegain 12:54 pm February 21, 2018
Organizations say that ONC should more closely align TEFCA with interoperability work already happening and relax requirements to avoid disruptive setbacks.
connect EHRs to public health

Zika is among the conditions Digital Bridge plans to track to improve data for public health and clinical practices as well as lower costs for information sharing.

By Bernie Monegain 08:49 am February 20, 2018
The aim is to streamline interoperability between private systems and IT public health agencies for disease monitoring and outbreak response. 
EHR interoperability global
By Bernie Monegain 04:41 pm February 19, 2018
Black Book also predicted a coming shift away from silo electronic health records systems to regional care coordination and information exchange in other countries.
athenahealth EHR doctor burnout
By Bernie Monegain 08:13 am February 16, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush said the goal is to remove the grunt work doctors neither want nor are schooled to perform.

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