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Standards-Based APIs Are a Good Starting Point for 21st Century Cures

by Dr. David McCallie
December 4, 2017
At the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Annual Meeting, Dr. Don Rucker, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, highlighted the importance of the 21st Century Cures Act (the Cures Act) in improving interoperability.

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Kansas State Department's Dr. Susan Mosier on the Future of Medicaid: The Cerner Podcast, Ep. 48

by Cerner Corporation | Dr. Susan Mosier
November 28, 2017
At the state level, there’s a lot of talk around health care reform and what it means for Medicaid, as well as some discussion around how Medicaid ties into population health management and social determinants of health.

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Cures Act Deep Dive: Electronically Accessible Health Information

by John Glaser
November 22, 2017
From Thursday, November 30 through December 1, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) will hold its Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. One of the hottest topics will be the upcoming release of the draft of Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) that will lay the groundwork for nationwide interoperability between networks.

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The ONC's Dr. Donald Rucker on the Cures Act and More: The Cerner Podcast, Ep. 46

by Dr. Donald Rucker
November 14, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Donald Rucker, the national coordinator for Health Information Technology. The ONC is considered the beating heart of American health care policy, and one of its primary platforms is the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care.

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How HIT Can Help Physicians Avoid Burnout

by Chris Lewis
November 13, 2017
Today, more than 50 percent of physicians experience burnout. By these numbers, we can consider this an epidemic. There are several causes of physician burnout, which makes this a difficult issue to address.

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Graham-Cassidy Bill Falls - Innovation is Core to Health Reform

by Meg Marshall
September 28, 2017
In this blog, we unpack the continuous Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Read on!

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Dr. Doug Fridsma on the Future of Health Care:

by Cerner Corporation | Dr. Doug Fridsma
September 19, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how health care is evolving. Listen here. 

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CMS Ends Episode-based Payment Models – Now What? 

by Amanda Adams
September 11, 2017
As health care organizations move toward value-based care programs, there are three things to keep in mind. Read them here.

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Meaningful Use in 2018 and 2019: Planning for the Future

by Josh Mast
August 23, 2017
We explore the landscape of MU in 2018 and 2019, including requirements, what to expect and how to prepare. Read more here.

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Lori Johnson on Meaningful Use Stage 3

by Cerner Corporation | Lori Johnson
August 15, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss meaningful use stage 3 and attestation. Listen here.

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5 Blogs on the Opioid Crisis and Impact on the Health Industry

by Cerner Corporation
August 11, 2017
These five blogs dive into this crisis and what the health care industry can do about it. Check out the list.

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Alternative Payment Models - The MACRA Quality Payment Program

by Joe Price
June 29, 2017
With the passage of MACRA, learn how alternative payment models are propelling health care towards value-based care.

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18 MACRAnyms You Should Know

by Amanda Adams
June 28, 2017
These 18 "MACRAnyms" will help you navigate frequently used terms surrounding MACRA and value-based care programs.

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Health Care Organizations Prepare for Meaningful Use Stage 3

by Cerner Corporation | Sandy Summers
June 27, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how you can prepare for Meaningful Use stage 3. Listen here.

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Leveraging PDMPs to Curb Drug Abuse

by Kashif Rathore
May 24, 2017
In order to help curb drug abuse, almost all states have created prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) that collect, monitor and analyze electronically transmitted prescribing and dispensing data. Some state legislators, which includes some Missouri lawmakers, refuse to support PDMPs due to privacy concerns.

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Dr. Kavita Patel on How Policy is Shaping New Models of Care

by Cerner Corporation | Dr. Kavita Patel
May 23, 2017
In this episode, you’ll find out how policy is shaping health care IT and new models of care. Listen to The Cerner Podcast for more.

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Information Blocking Applied to Health IT Suppliers - Part 2

by Josh Mast
May 17, 2017
In part 2 of this blog, we explore how information blocking applies to HIT developers as it relates to the 21st Century Cures Act. 

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Provider Information Blocking and Attestation - Part 1

by Josh Mast
May 15, 2017
In part 1 of this blog, we explore how information blocking applies to HIT developers as it relates to the 21st Century Cures Act. 

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Dawn Ross on Regulatory Changes in the Health Care Industry

by Cerner Corporation | Dawn Ross
May 9, 2017
In this podcast, we discuss how organizations can decipher the new rules and adapt to this ever-evolving marketplace.

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What Now for ACA?

by Meg Marshall
March 29, 2017
While the ACA lives to see another day, there are critical issues that require attention. Learn more about policy on our blog.

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What to Know with Changes Coming to Meaningful Use

by Josh Mast
March 17, 2017
Regarding health IT-related federal policy, what will happen with meaningful use (MU)? Read more.

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ACA and Beyond: A Look at the Economics of American Health Care

by Meg Marshall
March 8, 2017
It’s easy to focus on the politics of health care in America – but instead, let’s focus on the economics involved.

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Current Political Administration's Impact on Health Care

by Cerner Corporation | Jennifer Covich Bordenick
March 2, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss the impact of the Trump administration on health care policy. Listen now.

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Janet Marchibroda on Expectations with the New Administration

by Cerner Corporation | Janet Marchibroda
February 20, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss policy updates during the first month of the Trump administration. Listen now.

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What to Watch for From HHS Secretary Tom Price

by Meg Marshall
February 16, 2017
Everything you need to know about what to expect from new Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. Read here.

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How the ACA Repeal Impacts MU, MACRA and 21st Century Cures Act

by Sam Grefrath
February 1, 2017
We take a deep dive into what a repeal of Obamacare would look like for current health care policy. Read here.

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5 Things to Watch for as the Inauguration Unfolds

by Meg Marshall
January 13, 2017
Meg Marshall, senior director of public policy for Cerner, discusses some actions the new Trump administration might take. Read more. 

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Putting the Puzzle Together for Health Care in 2017 and Beyond

by Meg Marshall
December 5, 2016
Meg Marshall, senior director of public policy for Cerner, discusses the new Tump administrations's approach to health care.

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Health Reform and the Trump White House: Stakeholder Implications

by Paul Keckley
November 9, 2016
The election of Donald Trump as president has many implicaitons regarding health care and health reform. Learn about them here!

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Election 2016 to Establish the Direction of Health Care for Future

by Meg Marshall
November 9, 2016
Meg Marshall, senior director of public policy for Cerner, discusses health care policy and the direction it is heading. Learn more!

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