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February 12, 2014

HIOs connect to improve care in Missouri, Kansas


By: Cerner Corporation

Meaningful exchange of health information between various care providers is an increasingly important aspect of effective population health management strategies.... Read full story


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February 11, 2014

Solving workflow challenges using health IT


By: Cerner Corporation

As health systems capture more and more data in their EHR systems, it becomes helpful for clinicians to have customized views of that information tailored to their specific needs. Cerner accomplishes this through what we call mPages. mPages is a web-based platform that enables developers to create customized views of information within the Millennium environment.... Read full story


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February 06, 2014

Achieving acute and ambulatory HIMSS Stage 7 recognition


By: Mitzi Cardenas, senior vice president and CIO, Truman Medical Centers

Our HIMSS Stage 7 journey started a few years ago with the completion of our EHR roll out in August of 2010. This was a huge organizational effort and we used the Stages as guidance for best practices as we continued to optimize our use of the system. We achieved Stage 7 for acute care in August 2012. In November of 2013, we earned the HIMSS Stage 7 Ambulatory Award.... 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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January 30, 2014

Taking cardiovascular care to heart at Yavapai Regional Medical Center


By: Cerner Corporation

Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott, Arizona, is first to go live with Cerner's suite of cardiovascular solutions, including PowerChart Cardiovascular and PowerChart ECG.... Read full story


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January 28, 2014

The role of technology in providing safer patient care


By: Deb Zimmermann, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer and vice president of patient care services, VCU Health System

Ten years ago, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) embarked on a safety journey with a vision of becoming America’s safest health system. The goal—zero events of preventable harm to patients, employees and visitors.... Read full story


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January 23, 2014

Weathering the perfect storm in health care through effective revenue cycle management


By: Joseph Chow, vice president and general manager, Cerner and Bill Wing, senior vice president, Adventist Health

Over the years, health care organizations have faced a series of challenges, from regulatory changes and rising costs to changes in how they are reimbursed for the services they provide. All these changes are creating the perfect storm, forcing organizations to think differently about how they approach their financial operations.

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January 22, 2014

The patient-centered medical home at Palmetto Health


By: Cerner Corporation

Recently, associates from our Cerner Ambulatory team visited Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina, to see some of the extraordinary things the health system is doing around patient-centered medical homes (PCMH).... Read full story


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January 21, 2014

A new tool to better manage asthma patients


By: Michael Dulin, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer for Analytics and Outcomes Research, Carolinas HealthCare System

Asthma can be difficult to manage, and the hundreds of different possible combinations of medications available for physicians to choose from can be overwhelming.... Read full story


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January 16, 2014

Designing the new reality in health care


By: Steve Tierney, MD, medical director for quality improvement, Southcentral Foundation

Health care in the U.S. is about to experience a significant shift. But, why is the industry slow to embrace change and adopt new best practices?... Read full story


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