Early identification and notification of COVID-19 status in the Emergency Department (ED)
by Laurie Felstow | Peeyush Pushkin
July 8, 2020
With the highly contagious nature and spread of the COVID-19 virus, it quickly became evident that early notification of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results was critical for the safety of patients and clinicians in the Emergency Department (ED) setting. An existing client reached out to Cerner for recommendations for an early warning system. The collaboration between this large health care system and Cerner resulted in the development of a face-up notification in the Cerner FirstNet® application.
Dashboard-driven decision-making for COVID-19 management at the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention
by Ali Juma Alajme | Sudheer Kurakula
June 9, 2020
In this age of digital excellence, the science of health care informatics is undergoing great transformations in order to deliver more meaningful insights for stakeholders.
Innovative real-time integration of ventilators and lab testing devices for increased COVID-19 readiness
by Palash Gaur
May 28, 2020
With an immediate need to increase the capacity of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for COVID-19 detection, health care organizations have needed to respond quickly. PCR is a universally accepted test for detection of coronaviruses and is the most widely used testing procedure in virology labs for detection of novel viruses across the world. Cerner was at the forefront of the response to this challenge, having already released its COVID-19 solutions to accommodate the SARS CoV-2 assays and having made them available to all its clients worldwide.
Nursing Education E-clinic: being a nurse in the time of COVID-19
by Dina Hidayat
May 10, 2020
Working as a nurse takes extraordinary effort, focus, selflessness and energy to contribute to the health care community. The growing demands of today's health care industry alongside COVID-19 has made a nurses’ role even more indispensable.
Using Cerner’s 'Quick Visit' for suspected COVID-19 patients
by Dr Naseem Mohamed Ibrahim Abdalla | Dr Sadaf Ahsan Naqvi
May 3, 2020
The health care system across the globe is facing a mammoth challenge, with COVID-19 putting elective procedures on hold. During these testing times, health systems require a rapid and efficient response to manage their response.
COVID-19 will change health care forever
by Dr. Colin Fincham
April 14, 2020
During the challenging days of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is sometimes hard to try and find the positive elements. About 90% of the world’s children are not in school (1.3 billion), many workers are working from home and our colleagues in the health and care sector and other essential workers continue to put themselves at risk to deliver critical services. But as Plato said, ‘necessity is the mother of invention,’ in this case, disruption is the acceleration of change.
Cerner Salutes Physician Community in Celebration of National Doctors' Day
by Cerner Corporation
April 1, 2020
On the occasion of National Doctors’ Day on March 30th, Cerner Corporation took this opportunity to thank physicians for their contributions to the health of communities throughout the country.
Improving the patient experience and well-being of the care team by adoption of smart room technologies
by Dr. Osama Alswailem | Alaa Adel
November 12, 2019
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) provides the highest level of specialized healthcare in an integrated educational and research setting, and Cerner Middle East and Africa is a global leader in healthcare information. “Hospitals” magazine met with Dr Osama Alswailem, Chief Information Officer, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) and Mr. Alaa Adel, General Manager for Saudi Arabia and Egypt, Cerner Middle East and Africa to talk about the technologies and solutions they have installed, their adoption of smart room technologies among others.
World class healthcare facility with a patient centric experience
by Zia Sayed | Romel Khalife
November 12, 2019
In an interview with the Arab Hospital magazine, Zia Sayed from King’s College Hospital Dubai (KCH), and Romel Khalife from Cerner, talk about providing a patient-centric experience in KCH, a world class healthcare facility.
Cerner’s take on delivering IT solutions and helping transform the health care delivery in Saudi Arabia; Q&A session with Karim Abd Elhay
by Karim Abd Elhay
October 15, 2019
The Arab Hospital magazine talks to Karim Abd Elhay from Cerner about the business expansions it has been witnessing in Saudi Arabia in recent years.
Automating perioperative reporting at Hamad Medical Corporation
by Raed Amro | Maria Fernanda Montalvo
August 6, 2019
Treatment can represent the most important phase of a patient’s journey, so making the documentation side of it safer and easier can only prove to be beneficial. That’s what Hamad Medical Corporation HMC) has been discovering since automating the perioperative documentation practices at one of its hospitals.
Creating a culture of referenceability
by Karim Abd Elhay
July 1, 2019
“What’s in it for me?” When we ask a client to host a reference visit or call, we may hear them wonder why they should put effort into coordinating a visit and cut considerable time from their busy schedule to host visitors. Before I list my reasons of why it is important to be a referenceable site, I thought of asking couple of my clients/partners who host many visits every year, why they do it.
Engaging Patients with Technology: Q&A with Dr. Osama Alswailem of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
by Dr. Osama Alswailem
January 2, 2019
Saudi Arabia—primarily a national system of government-provided health care—is focused on increasing funding to improve health care and, in return, the lives of its citizens. Fueled by a strong economy driven by the oil production industry and a vision for the future, Saudi Arabia’s government has spent billions of Saudi Riyals to develop and improve health care, which has increased the number of government and private health care facilities across the country.