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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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Ep. 79: Children's Mercy's Dr. Laura Fitzmaurice on Pediatric Medicine & Health Care Consumerism

by Dr. Laura Fitzmaurice
June 12, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Laura Fitzmaurice, the chief medical information officer and associate executive medical director at Children's Mercy. Dr. Fitzmaurice discusses how pediatric medicine is evolving in the face of health care consumerism.

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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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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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Ep. 78: Virginia Commonwealth University's Dr. Colin Banas on the Rise of Mobile Technology in Health Care

by Dr. Colin Banas
June 5, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Dr. Colin Banas, chief medical informatics officer at the VCU School of Medicine, discusses what a mobile technology strategy looks like in a health care setting.

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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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Ep. 77: Boston Children's Hospital's Dr. Eisenberg and Dr. Madden on Identifying Pediatric Sepsis

by Dr. Matthew Eisenberg | Dr. Kate Madden | Cerner Corporation
May 29, 2018
In this episode of the Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Matthew Eisenberg and Dr. Kate Madden, both from Boston Children’s Hospital.

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Cerner Achievement and Innovation Award Winners Honored at the 2018 Middle East Collaboration Forum

by Cerner Corporation
May 29, 2018
On May 8, Cerner Middle East & Africa celebrated the seventh edition of its annual Achievement and Innovation Awards by honoring clients across the Middle East for their most rewarding health care technology adoptions in five categories: Consumer Experience, Support Services, Population Health Management, Clinical Decision Support and User Experience.

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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. 76: UTH's Dr. Robert Murphy on the Evolution of Applied Informatics in Health Care

by Dr. Robert Murphy
May 22, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Dr. Murphy discusses the collaborative work between UTHealth and Memorial Hermann, which is centered around building and field-testing apps based on open standards such as HL7 FHIR.

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Preparing for Successful Organizational Transformation

by Dick Flanigan
May 21, 2018
Transformation is an organizational competency grounded in the ongoing ability of its people to fundamentally adapt to a constantly changing competitive environment. Today’s health care leadership must understand how to pivot and adapt in a way that allows for sustained financial and operational success.

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Columbus Regional Healthcare System Selects Cerner Integrated EHR

by Cerner Corporation
May 21, 2018
Columbus Regional Healthcare System has selected Cerner to implement a new integrated EHR and revenue cycle solutions across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

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Cerner, VA to Provide Veterans with Seamless Care

by Brent Shafer
May 17, 2018
The VA made the necessary decision to invest in a modern, more efficient solution that achieves the VA’s vision for a truly interoperable system and allows the VA to focus more of its resources on providing veterans with better care.

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VA, Cerner Announce Agreement to Provide Seamless Care for Veterans

by Cerner Corporation
May 17, 2018
Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced an agreement with Cerner Government Services, Inc. for the VA to use off-the-shelf Cerner solutions to provide veterans, transitioning service members and their care providers access to their medical history through a single electronic health record (EHR) system.

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Crisp Regional Health Selects Cerner Integrated EHR to Support Improved Patient Care

by Cerner Corporation
May 16, 2018
Crisp Regional Health, Inc. has selected Cerner to implement a new integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management solutions.

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7 Women Leaders in Health IT You Should Know

by Cerner Corporation
May 16, 2018
Health Data Management (HDM) recently released its annual list of Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT. In this post, we highlight the achievements of seven hospital CIOs and IT executives who have made notable contributions within their respective organizations.

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Cerner and Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation Create Standardized Integration

by Cerner Corporation
May 15, 2018
Cerner announced a collaborative agreement with Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR) to advance technology in the rehabilitation market, beginning with the development of a centralized and standardized integration between their solutions designed to improve workflows for inpatient rehabilitation facilities.

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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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Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Selects Cerner to Implement EHR

by Cerner Corporation
May 9, 2018
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has selected Cerner to implement a new integrated EHR and revenue cycle management solutions across its six state-run inpatient psychiatric facilities.

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Mayo Regional Hospital Selects Cerner CommunityWorks

by Cerner Corporation
May 8, 2018
Mayo Regional Hospital has selected Cerner to implement a new integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle solutions across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

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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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Capital Region Medical Center Selects Cerner Enterprisewide Health IT System

by Cerner Corporation
May 7, 2018
Capital Region Medical Center (CRMC) has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management solutions.

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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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Mental Health – It’s OK to Talk About It

by Cerner Corporation | Randy Callstrom
May 2, 2018
Community mental health centers can not only help combat the stigma around mental illness, but also help improve patient outcomes for those who need care most.

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Cerner Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

by Cerner Corporation
May 2, 2018
Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) today announced results for the 2018 first quarter that ended March 31, 2018.

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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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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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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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