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by Ryan Hamilton   |   April 18, 2018

Technology enablers like telehealth, cloud, block chain and Internet of Things (IoT) juxtaposed with the need for clinicians to improve health outcomes and drive personal accountability in health care creates an industry ripe for consumer transformation.

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HIMSS Analytics Honors Two UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention Hospitals with Stage 6 Recognition

by Cerner Corporation
March 5, 2018
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) announced that Al Dhaid Hospital and Al Baraha Hospital have achieved Stage 6 of the Electronic Medical Record Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM) from Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics. The HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 6 award was presented to the hospitals during the EMRAM Awards Ceremony that was held at the annual HIMSS UAE eHealth Week in Dubai.

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Cerner Announces New Collaboration with Salesforce to Extend Care Beyond the Exam Room

by Cerner Corporation
March 5, 2018
Cerner today announced a new collaboration with Salesforce, the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM). Cerner is extending its population health, clinical and administration portfolio with an integrated solution that combines Salesforce Health Cloud and Marketing Cloud with Cerner’s HealtheIntentSM, its big data platform. Combined with Cerner’s data, analytic and application platform, electronic health record (EHR) and intelligent solutions, the addition of Health Cloud and Marketing Cloud will support enhanced consumer and provider engagement.

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3 Cant Miss Stories on HIMSS Davies Award Winners

by Cerner Corporation
March 5, 2018
The HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence (HIMSS Davies) recognizes outstanding achievement of organizations that have used health information technology (HIT) to substantially improve patient outcomes and value. The award honors Dr. Nicholas E. Davies, an accomplished physician who believed computer-based patient records were necessary to improve patient care. Here, we look at three award winners that have used HIT to drive value in a clinical setting.

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Leveraging Consumer Engagement to Improve Health Outcomes for All

by Zane Burke
March 2, 2018
It all starts by creating smarter care within.

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HIMSS Analytics Honors Pagosa Springs Medical Center with Stage 7 Recognition

by Cerner Corporation
March 2, 2018
Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC) is proud to announce it has achieved Stage 7 of the Electronic Medical Record Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM) from Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics. As a critical access hospital with 11 inpatient beds, seven emergency department beds, ancillary services and an outpatient rural health clinic, PSMC is the smallest independent hospital to achieve Stage 7 recognition, something only 6.5 percent of U.S hospitals have achieved.

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University of Missouri Health Care Selects Cerner for Revenue Cycle Management

by Cerner Corporation
March 1, 2018
University of Missouri Health Care has selected Cerner to help manage revenue cycle performance across its five hospitals and more than 50 primary and specialty care clinics.

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12 Twitter Accounts to Follow During HIMSS18

by Cerner Corporation
March 1, 2018
We are just days away from HIMSS18. To stay up to date on the latest discussions in health IT (HIT), we have compiled a list of the 12 Twitter accounts you should be following. From industry organizations to veterans in health care, the accounts on this list will offer a deeper look into the action.

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Creating a Better Experience for the Entire Military Health System

by Travis Dalton
February 28, 2018
Health care delivery is complex, and change at this level of scale is never easy. To help mitigate this, the DoD has adopted the commercial best practice deployment strategy: incremental phasing, focusing on a smaller set of facilities first to work through issues and make adjustments to make the larger outcome better.

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Ep. 61: Cerner's Dr. David McCallie on TEFCA, USCDI and Interoperability

by Dr. David McCallie
February 27, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Dr. David McCallie, Cerner’s senior vice president of medical Informatics. He discusses some of the details surrounding TECFA and USCDI and gives his thoughts on what’s next on the path toward interoperability.

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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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Cerner Implements Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Functionality within the EHR

by Cerner Corporation
February 21, 2018
Cerner is collaborating with Surescripts to integrate their Real-Time Prescription Benefit functionality into the Cerner Millennium® electronic health record (EHR). Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit will integrate directly into the physician’s workflow to provide patient-specific prescription information at the point of care.

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Consumer Engagement, Smarter Care Highlight Cerner Presence in Booth 1832 at HIMSS18

by Cerner Corporation
February 20, 2018
Cerner will demonstrate its focus on the health care consumer experience and creating smarter and more efficient health systems at Booth 1832 at HIMSS18, March 5-9, at the Venetian – Palazzo – Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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Ep. 60: Hazelden Betty Ford's William Moyers on Overcoming Addiction

by William Moyers
February 20, 2018
Alcohol and drug addiction is a powerful illness that does not discriminate, gripping individuals and families across the world. In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by William Moyers. William has spent the past two decades carrying the message of hope and healing to thousands of people using his own journey to inspire countless others to find help.

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How Collaboration Can Advance Interoperability

by Kashif Rathore
February 19, 2018
We’re accustomed to fierce competition as a core principle during the development of a new product or solution. This principle, however, must be abandoned when it comes time to develop the framework for advanced interoperability.

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How Digital Transformation is Impacting Health Care 

by David Chou
February 14, 2018
Digital disruption is changing the health care industry. Electronic health records have led to big data, and a shift in consumer behavior patterns means that patients want and expect easy, convenient access to their health data. Health care organizations must continually evolve at the rapid pace of technological advancement to provide high-quality, patient-centered care.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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