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Smarter Care, ACO Strategies and Leveraging the Power of Digital Health | #CHC18 Day 5

by Cerner Corporation
October 11, 2018
The last full day of #CHC18 wrapped Wednesday evening with the annual Cerner Bash at Kansas City's Power & Light district. On Thursday, we had a half-day of education sessions covering topics from restructuring accountable care organization (ACO) strategies to transforming health care through digital innovation. Here are today's highlights.

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Special Edition of The Cerner Podcast | Ep. 98: Thursday at #CHC18

by Cerner Corporation
October 11, 2018
In this special edition episode of The Cerner Podcast, we bring insights from the 2018 Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, where more than 12,000 attendees from across the country and the globe have come together to learn and network. Sit at the table with us as we have conversations with health care leaders, Cerner clients and industry influencers. We’ll be covering health IT trends and focusing on this year’s CHC theme of “Smarter Care.” In Thursday's episode, we hear from Michelle Rathman, rural health strategist and influencer. Since founding Impact! Communications in 1989, Michelle’s work has made her an invaluable voice among rural health advocates. We also welcome Emil Peters, president of Cerner Global. Emil shared how he's watched CHC evolve in his decade-spanning career with Cerner and talks about how the health care industry is changing – and how health care providers and IT organizations must change with it.

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World Mental Health Day, Interoperability Advances, Rural Health Care Opportunities and More | #CHC18 Day 4

by Cerner Corporation
October 10, 2018
World Mental Health Day coincided with day four of #CHC18, giving us all a chance to reflect on how we can enhance mental health education, awareness and advocacy against stigma. Wednesday also kicked off with the final keynote that delved into the topics of the opioid crisis and the intersection of artificial intelligence and genome intelligence. With an array of power sessions, special interest group meetings and panels throughout the day, conference attendees had plenty of opportunities to learn, network and contribute to the push toward smarter care.

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Special Edition of The Cerner Podcast | Ep. 96: Tuesday at #CHC18

by Cerner Corporation
October 10, 2018
In this special edition episode, we bring insights from the 2018 Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, where more than 12,000 attendees from across the country and the globe have come together to learn and network. Sit at the table with us as we have conversations with health care leaders, Cerner clients and industry influencers. We're covering health IT trends and focusing on this year’s CHC theme of “Smarter Care.”

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Special Edition of The Cerner Podcast | Ep. 97: Wednesday at #CHC18

by Cerner Corporation
October 10, 2018
In this special edition episode, we bring insights from the 2018 Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, where more than 12,000 attendees from across the country and the globe have come together to learn and network. Sit at the table with us as we have conversations with health care leaders, Cerner clients and industry influencers. We're covering health IT trends and focusing on this year’s CHC theme of “Smarter Care.”

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Harnessing the Value of Data with a Governance Strategy: Q&A with Memorial Hermann’s Paul Lampi

by Paul Lampi
October 5, 2018
Health care organizations can create an information-rich culture by developing robust data governance strategies that protect the quality and longevity of data assets throughout the enterprise.

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5 Ways to Get the Scoop on CommonWell, Carequality and TEFCA During #CHC18

by Cerner Corporation
October 4, 2018
At Cerner Health Conference (CHC) 2018, sessions with CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality, and expert updates on The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) will showcase what true interoperability looks like.

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How to Fall in Love with Your Hospital’s EHR

by Rick LeMoine
September 19, 2018
Many clinicians blame the EHR for everything that is wrong in the world of medicine today. In reality, EHR systems have brought major advances to clinical practice.

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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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Protecting Your Hospital from Cybersecurity Risks

by Russ Branzell
September 17, 2018
Phishing attacks, malware and ransomware are at the top of Becker’s list of cybersecurity threats to health care organizations. Breaches are achieved through a brute force approach, where a bad actor repeatedly tries to guess a user name and password, or through human error, for instance with an email recipient clicking on an attachment.

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The Power of Partnership for Rural Hospitals

by Adam Willmann, FACHE
August 27, 2018
Rural health care facilities and providers are facing increasing pressures from financial stresses, limited staffing, resources and decreasing patient populations. Here's how creating successful partnerships can empower rural hospitals.

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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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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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A Leap Forward for Value-Based Care

by Dr. Debbie Zimmerman
July 9, 2018
Lumeris and Cerner announce a 10-year, strategic operating relationship to create Maestro Advantage™, a collaboration which leverages the significant investments health systems have made in digitizing their clinical and process data.

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Ep. 82: Dignity Health's Sean Turner on Leveraging HIEs for Disaster Preparedness

by Sean Turner
July 3, 2018
HIEs empower the appropriate, timely sharing of vital patient information between organizations, which can better inform decision making at the point of care. There’s even more potential for HIEs to impact outcomes when it comes to disaster preparedness, as they have the potential to provide timely access to clinical information in response to a disaster.

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Unpacking the U.S. Federal Government’s Role in Advancing Health IT Interoperability Policies

by Meg Marshall
June 28, 2018
There are many options to consider as health IT policy levers can be any form of incentive, penalty or mandate used to effectuate change in support of health IT adoption, use or interoperability.

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The Impact of Shared Decision Making: Q&A with HealthDecision’s Dr. Jon Keevil

by Cerner Corporation | Dr. Jon Keevil
June 27, 2018
Today, arriving at a health care decision is more often highlighted to be a collaborative process between a clinician and patient – a process known as shared decision making (SDM).

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Is Meaningful Use Over?

by Josh Mast
June 6, 2018
Is Meaningful Use over? This question comes up a lot. We’ve got a simple answer: No, it’s not – but the name is.

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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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Defining the Essential Clinical Dataset is a Game-Changer for Nurses

by Darinda Sutton
May 7, 2018
Regardless of what EHR an organization is using, documentation optimization is an issue that all health systems across the country are struggling with. Here’s where the essential clinical dataset (ECD) comes in.

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Ep. 73: CAMH’s Dr. Damian Jankowicz on Transforming into a Data-Driven Organization

by Dr. Damian Jankowicz
May 1, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Damian Jankowicz of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Dr. Jankowicz discusses how CAMH has transformed itself into a data-driven organization through implementation of its clinical information system (CIS) as well as an enterprise data strategy.

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Ep. 72: Dignity Health's Dr. Erine Erickson on Strategies for Successful EHR Implementation

by Dr. Erine Erickson
April 25, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Erine Erickson, regional chief medical information officer at Dignity Health. She discusses strategies for successful EHR implementation and optimization.

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Ep. 71: Health Quest's Robert Diamond on the Rise of Consumerism in Health Care

by Robert Diamond
April 17, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Robert Diamond, senior vice president and CIO at Health Quest. He discusses the shift toward consumerism in health care and how Health Quest has adapted.

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How Analytics Algorithms Can Improve Patient Outcomes

by Dr. Earl Steinberg
April 16, 2018
Dr. Earl Steinberg, the CEO at xG Health Solutions, discusses how analytics algorithms can improve patient outcomes and provider performance.

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Ep. 70: Chinese Hospital's Keith Minard on the Impact of Health IT in Community Hospitals

by Keith Minard
April 10, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Keith Minard, the chief information officer at Chinese Hospital Association and Chinese Community Health Plan. He discusses the impact that health IT can have on small community hospitals.

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Between Fee-for-Service and Value-Based Care: How Information Technology Can Help

by John Glaser | Bharat Sutariya
April 9, 2018
It's clear that we're headed to a value-based world, but equally clear that it's going to take a while. Providers who will be straddling two business models for an extended period must make sure their information technology (IT) investments can fully support both, even when the models have needs that are different.

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Opening Access to the Health Data Highway Puts Patients in the Driver’s Seat

by Zane Burke
April 4, 2018
With the ever-evolving growth in technology, consumer expectations for this ownership are increasing. The industry must answer by supporting an open ecosystem that helps developers tap into the digitized record.

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Ep. 69: xG's Dr. Earl Steinberg on How Analytics Algorithms can Improve Patient Outcomes

by Dr. Earl Steinberg
April 3, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Dr. Steinberg discusses how analytics algorithms can improve patient outcomes and provider performance.

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