Bernie Monegain

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

UNC Health Care reaches Stage 7

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals with a Stage 7 designations in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:46 pm April 17, 2018
UNC Health Care has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model, which measures healthcare facilities on their use of advanced analytics and health information technology. The designation applies to all UNC facilities: its hospitals, physician practices and applied analytics.
Vineti startup financing for gene therapies
By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm April 17, 2018
The startup aims to deliver new personalized therapies to market faster.
By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm April 16, 2018
The Michigan hospital joins a growing legion of smaller hospitals that are subscribing to cloud-based EHR, revenue cycle and patient portals, among other services.
women's health research ovarian cancer
By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm April 16, 2018
Companies said the FDA-cleared technology will increase earlier diagnoses of the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women.
DNA sequencing saves lives

Credit: Geisinger Health

By Bernie Monegain 03:12 pm April 11, 2018
With 194,670 people participating in Geisinger's MyCode initiative, 3 percent have genetic variants that can be used to forecast health problems, and the number is expected to rise.
Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:41 pm April 11, 2018
The Texas provider said it aims to improve patient and clinician experience with the new platform.
Equal Pay Day

Credit: Adam Berry, Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 03:04 pm April 10, 2018
HIMSS latest compensation survey found that females are paid 18 percent less than males for the same or similar work responsibilities.
John Giannandrea

John Giannandrea. Credit: Steve Jennings, Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 03:39 pm April 09, 2018
John Giannandrea to take charge of AI development at Apple.
Kern Medical taps Cerner for EHR, pop health tools

Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 10:27 am April 09, 2018
The hospital said that implementing one platform will enable it to improve care delivery across the continuum.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush
By Bernie Monegain 07:05 am April 06, 2018
A major overhaul of the company's structure, with new standalone micro-services leading to more products than are currently available, just might result in "marvelous change," he says.

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