Cerner Announces Next Evolution of Cerner Millennium®
February 21, 2012
Cerner Announces Next Evolution of Cerner Millennium®
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Feb. 21, 2012 —Today Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) announced the launch of Millennium+™, the next evolution of Cerner Millennium®. Combining
the enterprise platform with the secure Cerner Cloud, Millennium+ delivers a new user experience that is fast, smart and
easy. It provides personalized, intuitive and relevant clinical workflows via
the desktop, tablet and smartphone.
Cerner understands the importance of health system and community
interoperability, which is why Millennium+
integrates and unifies information gathered within the organization and across
the community into a provider’s workflow. Millennium+
is designed to speed up workflows, reduce clicks and ensure Cerner solutions
provide each user the information they need at the right point in the workflow
in context of the person, condition and venue.
In addition to Sepsis alerting and Chart Search, one of the first
solutions that will be launched as part of the Millennium+ platform is PowerChart+Touch™.
PowerChart+Touch was created specifically for the iPad. With a swipe of a
finger, providers can quickly and easily navigate workflows. As part of the Millennium+ platform, solutions are
available on-demand versus relying on major release schedules to access to new
capabilities. This provides client organizations, departments and individual
users to more quickly adapt to new capabilities, regulatory mandates and
“Cerner is going beyond foundational automation of the health record and
creating a new experience; not just a repository to chart activity or place
orders,” said Jeff Townsend, Cerner chief of staff and executive VP. “With this
new combination of capabilities, Cerner is well positioned to accelerate
innovation around the second order effects of a digitized industry. What you
can do now with Millennium+ is much
more than just being paperless, it moves the boundaries beyond a typical Enterprise
Health Record system.”
Millennium+ creates a new user experience that is:
- Millennium+ is designed for optimal
performance. The solution speeds up access to comprehensive clinical
workflows, anticipating the data requirements to complete end-to-end
experiences while reducing clicks and improving context of care.
- Millennium+ is smart and
aware of the context of the patient, the location and the user. It anticipates “next,” and brings
information face up in the context of the next decision or action, making it
- Millennium+ is easy to use.
The interaction is intuitive, with minimal training and configuration required.
are currently rolling out to physicians through the end of the year and to
additional providers through 2013.
Stop by Cerner’s booth (#476) at HIMSS for a
demonstration of PowerChart+ Touch.
Cerner is contributing to the systemic change
of health and care delivery. For more than 30 years Cerner has been executing
its vision to make health care safer and more efficient. We started with the
foundation of digitizing paper processes and now offer the most comprehensive
array of information software, professional services, medical device
integration, remote hosting and employer health and wellness services. Cerner
systems are used by everyone from individual consumers, to single-doctor
practices, hospitals, employers and entire countries. Taking what we’ve learned
over more than three decades, Cerner is building on the knowledge that is in
the system to support evidence-based clinical decisions, prevent medical errors
and empower patients in their care.
solutions are licensed by approximately 9,300 facilities around the world,
including more than 2,650 hospitals; 3,750 physician practices; 40,000
physicians; 500 ambulatory facilities, such as laboratories, ambulatory
centers, cardiac facilities, radiology clinics and surgery centers; 800 home
health facilities; 40 employer sites and 1,600 retail pharmacies.
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