Bernie Monegain

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

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By Bernie Monegain 10:00 am January 14, 2015
Thought about what might happen in the world of healthcare IT as the year unfolds? Jay Sultan, who serves as strategy consultant at Bellevue, Wash.-based health IT company Edifecs, has. He recently released seven healthcare predictions for 2015 and some of his forecasts might surprise you.
By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am January 05, 2015
A recent year-end survey found that the responsibilities of healthcare chief information officers are growing and changing rapidly -- with workloads expected to be more demanding than ever in 2015.
By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am December 22, 2014
The tale of ICD-10 has been one marked by deferral. So many deadlines were set as firm, only to be pushed back time and again over more than 10 years. In 2014, the healthcare industry suddenly found itself with another deadline pushed back -- and now there's talk of yet more delay.
Images capture 10 years of health IT
By Bernie Monegain 05:00 am January 07, 2014
From President George W. Bush's embrace of healthcare IT to the opening of, hard work, government incentives, political battles and more have made for broad and rapid changes in healthcare in the past 10 years. View this slideshow for a look back at the big moments.
By Bernie Monegain 09:52 pm October 16, 2012
An artist, an author, a medical ethicist, a surgeon, a politician and many other luminaries have delivered keynotes at MGMA annual conferences over the years. We take you from 2012, year by year back to 2005, to see who was on stage delivering motivational words.
By Bernie Monegain 08:35 am May 04, 2012
New ways to mine and analyze "big data," along with advances in genomics, are helping researchers and clinicians across the country better target treatment for patients. View this slideshow to learn about personalized medicine initiatives.
By Bernie Monegain 11:23 am October 31, 2011
At the annual College of Health Information Management Executives last week, six CIOs told Healthcare IT News Editor Bernie Monegain what their most difficult challenges have been over the past year.
By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am October 06, 2011
ICD-10 was the topic of several sessions at the 83rd Annual AHIMA Convention that closed Wednesday in Salt Lake City. Healthcare IT News Editor Bernie Monegain talked with Health Information Management Directors, vendors and others at the convention to get their take on transition readiness and challenges. Here's what they said.
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 pm April 29, 2011
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) took a tour of the athenahealth center in Belfast, Maine, on April 28. athenahealth, which develops and markets electronic health records and practice management technology, is headquartered in Watertown, Mass.
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am November 30, 2010
More than 700 exhibitors are displaying their technologies at the Radiological Society of North America's 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting this week. Sights from the massive Chicago-based event are captured in this slideshow.

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