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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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George L. Mee Memorial Hospital Selects Cerner CommunityWorks

by Cerner Corporation
January 25, 2018
George L. Mee Memorial Hospital has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

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How Physicians Can Combat the Opioid Epidemic

by Dr. Jigar Patel | Dr. Patrice Harris
January 24, 2018
In November, Dr. Jigar Patel hosted the Cerner Physician Community (CPC) Webcast as part of the ongoing CPC Webcast Series.

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Ep. 55: Cerner's Meg Marshall on 2018 Regulatory Changes, Trends and Updates

by Cerner Corporation | Meg Marshall
January 23, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Meg Marshall helps us understand these moving pieces and what they mean for the health care industry.

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Community Care Programs Leading the Way for Population Health

by Rachelle Schultz
January 22, 2018
It is no secret that health care costs continue to rise. Most health systems in the United States are under increasing pressure from payers and policymakers to keep patients healthy and out of the hospital — a pressure that, for many, is at odds with the traditional hospital care and business models.

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Astria Health Joins the Cerner CommunityWorks Family

by Cerner Corporation
January 19, 2018
Astria Health has selected Cerner to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) across its organization, which spans the Yakima Valley in the state of Washington.

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Deep Dive: ONC Draft U.S. Core Data for Interoperability

by Josh Mast
January 17, 2018
On Jan. 5, 2018, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released two draft documents that promise profound impact on the activities and priorities of Health Information Networks (HINs), provider organizations that participate in them and the vendors that work with both to provide health IT (HIT) services.

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Ep. 54: Rogers Memorial Hospital's Brian Kay on Clinical Quality Improvement

by Cerner Corporation | Brian Kay
January 16, 2018
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Brian Kay, director of clinical effectiveness at Rogers Memorial Hospital, a behavioral health care hospital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Rogers offers inpatient, residential, partial-hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for behavioral health conditions.

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How Technology is Shaping Patient Education

by Nicole Latimer
January 15, 2018
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. Nicole Latimer joined StayWell in 2016 as president and became CEO in 2017.

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How Hospital Leaders Can Prepare for BPCI Advanced

by Josh Mast
January 11, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) just announced a new Alternative Payment Model (APM) on Jan. 9, 2018, that not only reaffirms CMS and this administration’s commitment to a continued march toward value-based care (VBC), but also the continuation of bundled payments as a viable APM option.

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Welcoming new Cerner CEO Brent Shafer

by Cerner Corporation
January 10, 2018
The following message from Cerner Co-Founder, Chairman and Interim CEO Cliff Illig was shared with Cerner associates worldwide today.

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