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June 03, 2014

Somerset Medical Center shares Meaningful Use Stage 2 advice

By: Cerner Corporation

Recently, Somerset Medical Center, a long-time Cerner partner, announced it was one of the first hospitals in the United States to attest to Meaningful Use Stage 2. In this Q&A, Dave Dyer, Somerset’s CIO and Vice President of IT Services, and Barbara Boelter, Somerset’s Assistant Vice President for ITS Operations, share their experience and advice for the benefit of other organizations.... Read full story

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May 02, 2014

Penn Highlands DuBois completes attestation for Meaningful Use Stage 2

By: Tom Johnson, CIO, Penn Highlands Healthcare

Penn Highlands DuBois became one of the nation’s first organizations to successfully complete their Meaningful Use Stage 2 attestation under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. I take a lot of pride in thinking we could be the first organization in the United States to meet the Stage 2 requirements.... Read full story

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February 20, 2014

Taking steps to optimize a health system

By: Cerner Corporation

Integration is an important topic in health IT right now. Health systems are seeing value in integrating clinical systems to provide a clear picture of how a person progresses through the full continuum of care. Also important is integration between clinical and financial systems, allowing organizations to better control costs and operate more efficiently.... Read full story

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February 04, 2014

The secret to CPOE success

By: Cerner Corporation

We had the opportunity to connect with Ehab Hanna, MD, FHM, CMIO, UHS of Delaware, to chat about the EHR rollout, how UHS approached CPOE implementation and the success they've seen with the CPOE program.... Read full story

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September 26, 2013

Why I became an ONC HIT Fellow

By: Douglas Ashinsky, MD, Warren Internal Medicine

I am one of 28 people in the United States who has earned the title of Office of the National Controller Information Technology Health Information Technology Fellow – ONC Health IT Fellow for short. Our goal is to help promote health IT in the medical field, and to help the ONC improve its Meaningful Use guidelines.... Read full story

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September 19, 2013

An update on Cerner’s 2014 certification efforts for Meaningful Use

By: John Travis, senior director, Compliance

We thought it a good time to provide an update on our progress with our 2014 certifications for Meaningful Use as we near the start of the Hospital reporting periods for federal fiscal year 2014. We've completed our Hospital certifications for 2014 for what we laid out in our plans as of the start of the year. We're in the midst of preparing to go through finishing our Eligible Provider (EP) certification activity in 4Q 2013.... Read full story

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June 27, 2013

Cerner supports Blue Button + to engage individuals for better health

By: Andy Heeren, director, Cerner

I’m pleased to say that Cerner is announcing its support of and participation in Blue Button Plus + (formerly known as the Automate Blue Button Plus Initiative or ABBI), a voluntary group of personal health service providers that are working together to accelerate patient engagement in support of better health.... Read full story

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May 29, 2013

Upgrade Center hits major milestone

By: Shane Curry, vice president, Cerner

Earlier this year, the Upgrade Center achieved a huge milestone by completing its 500th Millennium upgrade since inception in 2005. The Upgrade Center started with a small team of around 20 associates at our Oaks campus in Kansas City. Today, it has a dedicated team of more than 200 experienced associates focused completely on upgrades.... Read full story

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April 19, 2013

Leveraging technology to increase patient safety

By: Cerner Corporation

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is a 450-bed, state-of the-art community hospital that serves the greater New Orleans region, served by a staff of more than 3,000, including more than 650 physicians. With a focus on patient-centered care, EJGH was recognized with its third consecutive American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet designation and was the first Magnet organization in Louisiana.... Read full story

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February 19, 2013

A paperless IT system helps us deliver world-class care

By: Jim Dahl, CIO, Fort HealthCare

At Fort HealthCare, we’ve got plenty of reasons to celebrate. In March, we’re scheduled to receive the highest possible award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) at its 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. Reaching Stage 7 is quite an achievement — especially for a relatively small organization like Fort HealthCare.... Read full story

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