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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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The Population Health Journey: Q&A with John Glaser and Pamela McNutt


November 8, 2017
In a Q&A with Cerner's John Glaser, Pamela McNutt discussed Methodist’s population health journey and shared her advice for other health systems preparing their organizations for population health.

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Captain James Ellzy on MHS GENESIS and How Military Care is Changing: The Cerner Podcast, Ep. 45

by Cerner Corporation | James Ellzy
November 7, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we hear from Captain James Ellzy, deputy program executive officer for the program executive office with the U.S. Defense Healthcare Management System. CAPT Ellzy has been practicing family medicine for more than 20 years, and previously served as Chief Medical Informatics Officer for the U.S. Navy.

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Creating a Flawless Candidate Experience

by Angie Stanland
November 7, 2017
Creating a flawless candidate experience is essential to growing a competitive and skilled Cerner workforce. Our approach to recruiting aligns with Cerner’s broader culture: associates and clients working toward shared goals to advance the business and improve health care.

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Using the EHR to Impact Episodic and Longitudinal Care Plans

by Don Bisbee
November 6, 2017
As health care systems and providers move toward meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs), longitudinal care plans provide a means to improve communication and coordination as patients transition across settings. But what do we mean by a “longitudinal” plan, and how does that interact with the episodic care plan?

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How Hospitals can Benefit from a LEAN Model

by Jennifer Newton
November 1, 2017
LEAN thinking is making its way into the healthcare industry. What does adopting a LEAN management practice mean for a healthcare system? In this blog, we’ll dive into a few of the key LEAN strategies that any healthcare organization can think about adding to their quality improvement program.

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4 Key Considerations for Health Care Organizations Operating in Fee-For-Service Models

by John Glaser
October 31, 2017
During a recent Scottsdale Institute Population Health Summit, health care executives from a variety of organizations came together to discuss the state of the industry, including current challenges, lessons learned and what’s next.

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Children's Mercy's David Chou on Digital Transformation: The Cerner Podcast, Ep. 44

by Cerner Corporation | David Chou
October 31, 2017
Health care organizations must continually evolve at the rapid pace of technological advancement to provide high-quality, patient-centered care. In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, David Chou, vice president and chief information and digital officer at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, offers his insights on digital transformation in health care and strategies for the future. Children’s Mercy is one of the nation's top pediatric medical centers, with not-for-profit hospitals in Missouri and Kansas.

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Advancing Pediatric Care Through Health IT: 4 Must-Read Stories

by Cerner Corporation
October 30, 2017
Sometimes, it can be easy to think of children as little adults, especially when it comes to a clinical setting – but they think, act and heal differently. They require specialized care that spans the critical foundational period of their lives. The treatment of pediatric illness and trauma is critical to the psychosocial and developmental needs of our future generations. Here are four stories demonstrating how customized health IT solutions can meet the unique requirements of pediatric care.

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3 Things to Know About Free Consumer-Directed Health Record

by Cerner Corporation
October 26, 2017
We’re providing a free consumer-directed health record for patients, giving consumers more control of their health data. Read more!

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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Predictive Analytics

by Jennifer Conner
October 25, 2017
Fact: Right now, America is facing an opioid epidemic. We know this because we’ve seen the numbers. Americans consume 80 percent of the world’s opioid supply, and 142 citizens die every day from drug overdoses. Since 2000, the mortality rate for opioid overdoses has risen over 200 percent.

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Dr. Will Stadler on America's Opioid Crisis and Opioid Epidemic

by Cerner Corporation | Dr. William Stadler
October 24, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how health care providers can combat the opioid crisis. Listen here.

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Using Big Data to Advance the Athletic Training Industry

by Kevin Ricks
October 23, 2017
With sports medicine, athletic trainers and data analytics, athletes are improving their health outcomes. Read how here.

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The Patient in All of Us: Insights from Cerner’s Perspectives

by Melissa Hendricks
October 19, 2017
In the new issue of Perspectives, Cerner's thought leadership publication, we focus on the theme of patient experience. Read here.

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6 Key Considerations of Value-Based Care Strategies

by Ryan Hamilton
October 18, 2017
Successful organizations focus on six aspects of population health, laddering up to a value-based care strategy. Read here.

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Governance Strategies for Health Care Organizations

by Cerner Corporation | Dr. Louis Krenn
October 17, 2017
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss effective governance strategies for hospital leadership. Listen here. 

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What Cloud Technology Means for Rural Health Care Organizations

by Michael Farrell
October 16, 2017
Cloud-based EHR technology allows rural health care providers to focus on and care for the patient. Read how here.

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Clinical Quality Improvements and UX Design for HIT | CHC17 Day 5

by Cerner Corporation
October 12, 2017
On Day 5 of CHC 2017, education sessions covered topics from clinical quality improvement to UX design for health IT. Read the recap.

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Cerner's Free Consumer-Directed Health Record | CHC17 Day 4

by Cerner Corporation
October 11, 2017
On Day 4 of CHC 2017, President Zane Burke announced Cerner's commitment to a consumer-directed health record and interoperability.

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Mike Walsh Covers Disruptive Technology and More | CHC17 Day 3

by Cerner Corporation
October 10, 2017
On Day 3 of CHC 2017, we heard from thought leaders on digital disruption, emotional design, artificial intelligence and more.

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Physician IT Governance and Patient-Focused RCM | CHC17 Day 2

by Cerner Corporation
October 9, 2017
On Day 2 of CHC 2017, we covered physician IT governance, creating a patient-focused revenue cycle and the opioid crisis. Read here.

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#CHC17 Day 1 Recap: Cerner Physician Community Meeting

by Cerner Corporation
October 8, 2017
Day 1 of the Cerner Health Conference 2017 kicked off with the Cerner Physician Community meeting. Read our recap here.

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Social Determinants, Patient Engagement and More | CHC17 Sessions

by Cerner Corporation
October 6, 2017
These five population health sessions at CHC 2017 explore how organizations can promote better health outcomes. Check out the list!

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9 Cerner HIT Thought Leaders to Follow on Twitter

by Cerner Corporation
October 5, 2017
Of Cerner’s 26,000 associates across the globe, here are nine individuals you should be following on Twitter. Check out the list!

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Future of Pediatric Care: Children's National's Dr. Kurt Newman

by Dr. Kurt Newman
October 4, 2017
Dr. Kurt Newman, President and CEO of Children's National, discusses how children require a different type of care. Read the interview.

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Preparing for Tomorrow’s Revenue Cycle, Today | CHC17 Sessions

by Cerner Corporation
October 4, 2017
These five revenue cycle management sessions at CHC 2017 explore how organizations can successfully manage their business. Read here.

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5 HIT Podcasts to Listen to Ahead of the Cerner Health Conference

by Cerner Corporation
October 3, 2017
From open standards to the opioid crisis to cybersecurity, these five episodes of The Cerner Podcast deserve a listen. Check them out!

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Open Standards, Health IT Apps and More | CHC17 Sessions

by Cerner Corporation
October 2, 2017
These five sessions at CHC 2017 explore why interoperability is necessary for the continued advancement of health and care.

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Interoperability, Behavioral Health and More | CHC17 Sessions

by Cerner Corporation
September 29, 2017
These sessions at CHC 2017 explore how health care organizations can make health plans unique to each patient. Check out the list!

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5 Health IT Thought Leaders to Follow on Twitter During #CHC17

by Cerner Corporation
September 28, 2017
These are the five health IT thought leaders you need to follow on Twitter. Check out the list!

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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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