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by Jim Dumond   |   October 15, 2018

Intelligence, automation, machine learning and big data are buzzwords we hear all the time now in health care. That’s because these concepts will have a powerful impact in how care is delivered over the next few years. In patient accounts management, they will automate traditionally manual work that will free up time for staff to focus on more complex issues or opportunities that will impact the bottom line.

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Ep. 59: Cerner's Paul Weaver on Applying UX Design to Health IT

by Paul Weaver
February 13, 2018
Consumerism in health care is becoming a growing trend as the industry shifts from fee-for-service to valued-based care. People want convenient, affordable care and an improved patient experience. And while user experience is well established in other industries like aviation, manufacturing and e-commerce, it’s just now coming to the forefront in health care.

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Precision Medicine and the Future of Health Care

by Dr. Daniel Nigrin
February 12, 2018
Today, as the health care industry has come to appreciate the effect of genetic profiles on the course of diseases, we are now recognizing precision medicine as a real opportunity for growth.

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Children’s Mercy and Cerner Expand Strategic Relationship Focused on Improving Pediatric Care through Technology and Innovation

by Cerner Corporation
February 8, 2018
Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Cerner have announced an expanded strategic relationship that will help transform pediatric care in their hometown and beyond through the implementation of leading-edge technology and collaborative innovation.

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How Health Care’s Regulatory Landscape is Shifting in 2018

by Meg Marshall
February 7, 2018
As the Trump administration closes out its first full year in office and moves into a new year, we’re taking a look at the many updates to U.S. health care policy.

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Cerner Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

by Cerner Corporation
February 6, 2018
Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) today announced results for the 2017 fourth quarter and full year that ended December 30, 2017.

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Ep. 58: Carolinas HealthCare's Jeffrey Cleveland on Health Information Exchange Technology

by Cerner Corporation | Jeffrey Cleveland
February 6, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Jeffrey Cleveland, the medical director for the Carolinas HealthCare System, a not-for-profit health care system with more than 900 comprehensive care locations in North and South Carolina.

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Pickens County Medical Center Joins the Cerner CommunityWorks Family

by Cerner Corporation
February 5, 2018
Pickens County Medical Center (PCMC) has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

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How Open API Development Fosters Industry Collaboration

by Inderjit Singh
February 5, 2018
In this post, we take a look at the interoperability initiatives at work in England’s National Health Service, a publicly funded organization dedicated to commissioning of health care services in England.

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Ep. 57: Cerner Chairman & CEO Brent Shafer

by Cerner Corporation | Brent Shafer
February 2, 2018
Cerner’s new chairman and CEO, Brent Shafer, joined The Cerner Podcast to discuss what led him to a career in health care and what he’s most excited about in his new role.

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Martin County Hospital District Selects Cerner CommunityWorks for Enterprise-wide Health IT System

by Cerner Corporation
January 31, 2018
Martin County Hospital District (MCHD) has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) across acute and ambulatory facilities at this critical access hospital in Stanton, Texas.

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7 Must-Read Blogs on Interoperability

by Cerner Corporation
January 31, 2018
Access to open and interoperable platforms are crucial to the future of the health care industry. Here, we’ve compiled a list of seven must-read related blogs.

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Ep. 56: Cerner's Don Bisbee on Device Connectivity

by Cerner Corporation | Don Bisbee
January 30, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Cerner's Don Bisbee discusses device connectivity, telehealth and consumerism in health care.

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Crawford Memorial Hospital Selects Cerner CommunityWorks

by Cerner Corporation
January 29, 2018
Crawford Memorial Hospital (CMH) has selected Cerner to implement a new integrated electronic health record (EHR) across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

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Elevating the User Experience Through Support

by Jody Buchman
January 29, 2018
When evaluating a new electronic health record (EHR), an organization’s first consideration tends to center around the user experience: What will a new system mean for its clinicians? Will it enable more time with the patient? Will it result in more accurate recordkeeping and improved care delivery? How will the benefits stack up in comparison to the costs?

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Perry County Memorial Hospital Selects Cerner CommunityWorks

by Cerner Corporation
January 26, 2018
Perry County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

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George L. Mee Memorial Hospital Selects Cerner CommunityWorks

by Cerner Corporation
January 25, 2018
George L. Mee Memorial Hospital has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

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How Physicians Can Combat the Opioid Epidemic

by Dr. Jigar Patel | Dr. Patrice Harris
January 24, 2018
In November, Dr. Jigar Patel hosted the Cerner Physician Community (CPC) Webcast as part of the ongoing CPC Webcast Series.

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Ep. 55: Cerner's Meg Marshall on 2018 Regulatory Changes, Trends and Updates

by Cerner Corporation | Meg Marshall
January 23, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Meg Marshall helps us understand these moving pieces and what they mean for the health care industry.

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Community Care Programs Leading the Way for Population Health

by Rachelle Schultz
January 22, 2018
It is no secret that health care costs continue to rise. Most health systems in the United States are under increasing pressure from payers and policymakers to keep patients healthy and out of the hospital — a pressure that, for many, is at odds with the traditional hospital care and business models.

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Astria Health Joins the Cerner CommunityWorks Family

by Cerner Corporation
January 19, 2018
Astria Health has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) across its organization, which spans the Yakima Valley in the state of Washington.

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Deep Dive: ONC Draft U.S. Core Data for Interoperability

by Josh Mast
January 17, 2018
On Jan. 5, 2018, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released two draft documents that promise profound impact on the activities and priorities of Health Information Networks (HINs), provider organizations that participate in them and the vendors that work with both to provide health IT (HIT) services.

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Ep. 54: Rogers Memorial Hospital's Brian Kay on Clinical Quality Improvement

by Cerner Corporation | Brian Kay
January 16, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Brian Kay, director of clinical effectiveness at Rogers Memorial Hospital, a behavioral health care hospital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Rogers offers inpatient, residential, partial-hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for behavioral health conditions.

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How Technology is Shaping Patient Education

by Nicole Latimer
January 15, 2018
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. Nicole Latimer joined StayWell in 2016 as president and became CEO in 2017.

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How Hospital Leaders Can Prepare for BPCI Advanced

by Josh Mast
January 11, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) just announced a new Alternative Payment Model (APM) on Jan. 9, 2018, that not only reaffirms CMS and this administration’s commitment to a continued march toward value-based care (VBC), but also the continuation of bundled payments as a viable APM option.

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Welcoming new Cerner CEO Brent Shafer

by Cerner Corporation
January 10, 2018
The following message from Cerner Co-Founder, Chairman and Interim CEO Cliff Illig was shared with Cerner associates worldwide today.

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Ep. 53: The YMCA's Dr. Daphne Bascom on Community-Integrated Health Programs

by Cerner Corporation | Daphne Bascom
January 9, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Daphne Bascom, senior vice president and medical director at the YMCA of Greater Kansas City and professor in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine.

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Leveraging the Patient Portal to Improve Patient Experience

by Donna Hart
January 8, 2018
Donna Hart has been with Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) for over 20 years. She was also integral in launching the MyCookCountyHealth patient portal, designed to advance patient engagement. At HIMSS 2015, Hart earned a Health Information Technology Men & Women Award for her work in leveraging technology to enhance care. CCHHS also achieved HIMSS 7 EMR Adoption Model℠ status.

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Neshoba County General Hospital and Nursing Home Joins the Cerner CommunityWorks Family

by Cerner Corporation
January 4, 2018
Neshoba County General Hospital and Nursing Home (NCGH) has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management system across its acute, ambulatory and nursing home facilities.

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