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by Dr. David Graham   |   October 22, 2018

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Ep. 84: Centrus Health's Chris Wilson on the Intersection of Population Health and Value-Based Care

by Chris Wilson
July 17, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Chris Wilson, executive director at Centrus Health. He discusses the intersection between population health management, value-based care and incentives for health care providers and patients alike.

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Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Where to Begin

by Dr. Michael Fadden
July 16, 2018
Introducing a few “can do now” projects that mitigate the inadvertent complicity of health care providers in the opioid epidemic, connect patients earlier to treatment and strive to prevent fatal overdoses.

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8 Stories on the Importance of Population Health

by Cerner Corporation
July 11, 2018
Population health platforms can empower individuals to make better decisions and form habits that advance the health and improve the quality of life for individuals across the globe. In honor of World Population Day, here are eight stories on how population health management platforms have the ability to improve outcomes for entire communities.

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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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Cerner and Lumeris Launch Offering to Reduce Complexities for Health Systems Delivering Value-Based Care

by Cerner Corporation
July 9, 2018
Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, and Lumeris, an award-winning health plan and value-based care managed services operator, today announced a 10-year relationship aimed at eliminating inefficiencies in the current health care system.

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Honoring Neal

by Cliff Illig
July 9, 2018
Cliff Illig reflects on Cerner co-founder Neal Patterson's legacy.

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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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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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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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Cerner Becomes an Enterprise Member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association

by Cerner Corporation
June 26, 2018
Cerner joined the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), providing membership benefits to 1,231 of its associates, with more expected to join in the coming months.

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Ep. 81: University of Missouri Health's Bryan Bliven on Improving Quality Performance in Health Care

by Bryan Bliven
June 26, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Bryan Bliven, chief information officer at University of Missouri Health, discusses the role associates with IT expertise can play across the health care spectrum, the impact they can have if positioned properly and how a quality improvement tracker can tie results into operations and employee reviews.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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