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Leveraging Drug Price Transparency to Improve Patient Outcomes

by Kashif Rathore | Margaux Currie
September 21, 2018
Hospitals and health care systems can empower patients by adapting to the industry’s needs and consumer expectations of prescription price transparency.

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Ep. 93: Surescript's Margaux Currie and Cerner's Kashif Rathore on Price Transparency

by Margaux Currie | Kashif Rathore
September 18, 2018
Discover how hospitals and health care systems can adapt to the industry’s needs and consumer expectations pertaining to prescription price transparency.

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How Nurses Can Support a Culture of Patient Safety

by Jenny Horn
September 12, 2018
From nurses to health IT specialists, we all must continue to work together to leverage innovative strategies that promote patient safety inside and outside the four walls of the hospital.

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4 Stories on Reducing Readmissions and Decreasing Average Length of Stay

by Cerner Corporation
September 5, 2018
Here are four stories on how hospitals and health systems are using software and technology to identify at-risk patients early and to proactively care for those patients in an effort to reduce ALOS and decrease readmission rates.

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Ep. 91 UMKC Bloch School of Management’s Brian Klaas on Trends in Workforce Development

by Brian Klaas
September 4, 2018
Across the country, hospitals and health systems are reshaping how patients receive care. This means the health care workforce is also evolving to meet these new challenges.

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Ep. 90: Shawnee Mission Health's Andrea Hall & Christina Hiatt on the Power of Hybrid Clinics

by Andrea Hall | Christina Hiatt
August 28, 2018
Today, consumers are taking control of their own health and data, big brands are partnering and health systems are reacting to meet the needs of the patient. In some cases, the needs of the patient are addressed in the form of a hybrid clinic.

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Ep. 89: Geisinger Health's Elizabeth Clements on Managing Machine Learning

by Elizabeth Clements
August 21, 2018
Elizabeth Clements, a business architect at Geisinger Health, discusses how machine learning and other advanced analytics tools are making a difference in hospitals, labs and clinics.

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Fixing the EHR Usability Problem

by John Glaser
August 20, 2018
Physicians are spending twice as much time with their EHRs as they do with patients. In this article, John Glaser details how we can advance EHR usability.

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The Rural Health Care Challenge

by Dave Dellasega
August 15, 2018
Geography shouldn’t be a factor in the quality of a person’s health care — when rural hospitals can stay open, these communities not only survive, they and the rest of the country benefit.

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Ep. 87: Salesforce's Dr. Josh Newman on the Benefits of CRM in Health Care

by Cerner Corporation | Dr. Josh Newman
August 7, 2018
CRM began as simple contact management and sales force automation – an application for sales people to follow their contacts and manage their sales process. But as the business of selling shifted to creating happy, successful customers, companies needed more than just a sales tool. In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we explore the intersection of health care and CRM.

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Digitization in Health Care and the Journey to Become Data-Driven

by Nate Kelly, FACHE
August 6, 2018
The complexities of health care data, government incentives and technology advancements have given rise to a relatively new sector of the health care IT industry: analytics and intelligence. Hundreds (if not thousands) of companies are vying to help health care organizations become data-driven through artificial intelligence, machine learning and digital transformation.

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4 Steps Leaders Should Take for Successful Organizational Change Management

by Brenna Quinn
July 23, 2018
Organizational transformation can create anxiety and uncertainty. Leadership can follow these four steps for a smooth transition processes.

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What Payment Reform Means for the Future of Long-Term and Post-Acute Care

by Steve Herron
July 2, 2018
As the patient record becomes a commodity, it’s the analytics, the data warehouses and the connections that are going to define the winners in the future. Only a few HIT providers in today’s landscape are well-positioned to deliver this functionality to the providers who desperately need it.

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5 Stories on Mental Health Every Health Care Provider Should Read

by Cerner Corporation
June 20, 2018
Today, one in four people in the world will be affected by mental disorders at some point in their lives. We need to do our part as support organizations and health care providers to highlight stories about behavioral health, educate the public, chip away at the stigma and help those who are in need.

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Ep. 80: Memorial Hermann's Angie Massey & Paul Lampi on the Quadruple Aim

by Angie Massey | Paul Lampi
June 19, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we learn about Memorial Hermann Health System's work toward the Quadruple Aim: How they have built a population health strategy that aims to improve physician and patient experience while reducing costs.

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4 Elements of Successful Health Information Technology Integration

by Dr. Steven Arendt
June 13, 2018
These four factors are critical to the success and value of an organization’s health IT solutions: unwavering executive support, engaged clinical leadership, transparent communication and a responsive governance structure.

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4 Must-Read Stories and Blogs on Corporate Health and Well-being

by Cerner Corporation
June 11, 2018
Here are four blogs and stories that consider how employer-based population health management platforms can lead to a healthy, happy and productive workforce.

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Understanding the Past, Present and Future of Pharmacoeconomics

by Dr. Jigar Patel | Dr. Deborah Freund
June 4, 2018
Dr. Deborah Freund, professor at Claremont Graduate University, joins Cerner's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jigar Patel to discuss the past, present and future of pharmaceconomics.

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Leveraging Technology to Improve Rural Health Outcomes in the Now and Next

by Mitchell Clark
May 30, 2018
Rural health care organizations face a unique set of challenges. In this blog, learn about the causes and effects of rural hospital closures and what health IT and an open, interoperable system can do to improve patient outcomes.

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What Health Care Leaders Need to Know about Consumerism

by Joe Fifer
May 24, 2018
Price transparency is just one piece of the health care consumerism puzzle. The best practices also encompass the appropriate time and place for financial conversations, eligibility for financial assistance or discounts, policies for serving patients who have unresolved accounts, topics that should be covered during routine financial discussions, and more.

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Ep. 75: HealthDecision's Dr. Jon Keevil on the Impact of Shared Decision Making

by Dr. Jon Keevil
May 15, 2018
Today, arriving at a health care decision is a collaborative process between a clinician and patient, known as Shared Decision Making (SDM). HealthDecision develops a medical software platform of tools that support this collaborative process. In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Jon Keevil, founder and CEO at HealthDecision.

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5 Ways to Leverage a Clinical Decision Support System Today

by Ryan Owings
May 14, 2018
By leveraging a wide set of tools in the electronic health record (EHR) – like analytics, machine learning, predictive models and rules engines – alongside evidence-based content, organizations can improve their clinical decision support capabilities.

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How Health IT Empowers Nurses to Deliver Advanced Care

by Eva Karp | Amy Peters
May 9, 2018
As the CNO at Truman Medical Center, Amy Peters has driven several technology advances in her health system and has been a strong advocate for nursing and innovation in care delivery. In this post, she details how health IT empowers nurses to deliver advanced care, with applied examples from TMC.

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Ep. 74: Cerner's Amye Gilio on the Growth of Nursing Informatics

by Amye Gilio
May 8, 2018
Historically, nursing informatics was the liaison between the clinical and technical side. Today, nursing informatics today is one of the industry's most powerful specialties.

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Five Considerations for Implementing a Care Management Strategy

by Linda Stutz
April 25, 2018
The industry is at the beginning of transforming the way the care management system operates. Here are five key considerations.

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Serious Illness Strategies and the End-of-Life Experience

by Hannah Luetke-Stahlman
April 11, 2018
While medical advances have allowed many older adults to live longer, healthier lives, many are also living with multiple chronic and serious illnesses. This problem will require large-scale adoption of high-value, low-revenue innovations with dedicated expertise, persistence and ingenuity.

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Patient Access in the World of Value-Based Care

by Tom Hutsel
April 2, 2018
In celebration of Patient Access Week (April 1-7, 2018), here are some considerations for preparing your own patient access strategy for the world of value-based care.

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7 Must-Read Stories on Patient Safety

by Cerner Corporation
March 13, 2018
In honor of Patient Safety Awareness Week, we have compiled seven stories, blogs and podcasts that speak to the important role health IT can play in impacting patient safety.

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How Patient Data Can Empower Clinical Decision Support

by Bryan Bliven
February 21, 2018
In this post, we learn about MoodTrek™, a smartphone app designed to help manage depression alongside a therapy and treatment plan.

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