Bernie Monegain

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

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.
FCC Chairman Pai calls for raising rural healthcare budget to $571 million

Ajit Pai testifies at the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the FCC's budget in May. Credit: Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 09:15 am June 07, 2018
Ajit Pai seeks immediate action to ramp up the Universal Service Fund’s Rural Health Care Program, which advances telehealth, for the first time since it started in 1997.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush leaves company
By Bernie Monegain 09:28 am June 06, 2018
Bush’s exit comes as previous charges of sexual harassment and domestic abuse surface amid activist investor’s nearly $7 billion takeover bid.
athenahealth takeover bid

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 08:21 am June 06, 2018
Cloud-based EHR vendor’s board could also drag the process out long enough that Elliott Management rescinds its offer, Maralto Investments said.
By Bernie Monegain 12:10 pm June 05, 2018
HeartMate3 recalled because of unintended disconnection between power source and controller.
predictive analytics helps doctors assess cardiac risk
By Bernie Monegain 01:29 pm June 04, 2018
The patient monitoring company says the technology, developed at the University of Chicago, will allow health systems to better manage patients' risk of adverse events.
Mount Sinai teams with RenalytixAI

Credit: Mount Sinai

By Bernie Monegain 04:10 pm June 01, 2018
The partners also plan to commercialize the technology in the second quarter of 2019.

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