by Chris Higginbotham | Jill Draime
December 17, 2019
In this episode, Chris Higginbotham, Cerner’s director of change management, sits down with Jill Draime, acting executive director of change management for the military’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization, to talk about the VA Innovative Technology Advancement Lab (VITAL).
Cerner is proud to recognize the following clients, EHR and HealtheIntent, for receiving the 2018 CHIME Most Wired Designation. Most Wired honors hospitals and health systems that are at the forefront of using healthcare IT to improve the delivery of care and we are proud to congratulate these organizations and all other winners on this achievement.
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced an agreement with Cerner to use off-the-shelf Cerner solutions to provide veterans, transitioning service members and their care providers access to their medical history through a single electronic health record (EHR) system.
“We’re in the middle of an incredible moment in the health care industry, where expectations and standards are shifting.” That statement was part of the opening remarks from Cerner’s Senior Vice President of Population Health John Glaser at the 2017 Cerner Health Conference. His position was a strong one: The industry, he says, is shifting from reactive sick care to proactive health management, from fragmented niche care to a cross-continuum care system and from reward for volume to reward for quality, efficiency and safety.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced its decision to modernize its existing health records platform by choosing Cerner’s commercial off-the-shelf Millennium EHR solution.
It’s no mystery that the cost and performance of workplace health programs continue to challenge employers. Organizations that use data to help drive their workplace health strategy could have an advantage in lowering costs and improving the well-being of their employees.
Of the 75 women recognized on Health Data Management’s list of the 2017 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT, 34 were health IT (HIT) executives working at provider organizations.
The health care industry is keeping a close eye on the current government landscape and how it will influence the future of health care. Dr. Kavita Patel, associate chief medical officer and Medicare director at John Hopkins Medicine and a nonresident senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, a global think tank that brings together more than 300 leading-experts in government and academia to provide research, joined The Cerner Podcast to provide her recommendations and analysis on policy issues.
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