Bernie Monegain

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

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.
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.

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