A Worldwide First with Role Profiles at Cornwall Hospital
At Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), there is a continuous need to explore innovative ways to improve efficiencies and both recruit and retain human resources. Read how Role Profile has helped people who cover more than one job to see the information that they require during any given shift, presented in a way that provides the most user-friendly experience.
Achieving the Quadruple Aim in Canada
Cerner and Canada: working together to improve health care
Evolving hospice care within Ontario
TransForm Shared Service Organization’s e-VOLVE program is changing the way end-of-life care is administered in Ontario. Discover how using a shared instance of Cerner Millennium is enabling a more streamlined and effective service for patients and providers, both in the hospital and hospice spaces.
How can technology help achieve the Quintuple Aim?
Healthcare in Canada is facing significant challenges. As we look to health improvement strategies, we need to consider leveraging technology to create efficiencies that serve as a tool to better inform and measure health outcomes.
Documentation flexibility aids the adoption of the CST project
The Clinical & Systems Transformation project aims to improve the safety, quality, and consistency of patient care across Vancouver Coastal Health, Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care in British Columbia. Find out how the system has been designed to boost adoption by providing flexibility that lets providers focus on the information they need.
Implementing the Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) project in British Columbia
We are collaborating with Vancouver Coastal Health, Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to consolidate patient data into a single system that is designed to improve the safety, quality, and consistency across their patient populations.
Nova Scotia and Oracle Cerner Begin a New Era in Healthcare
The province of Nova Scotia, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and IWK Health (IWK), announced today a new 10-year agreement has been signed with Oracle Cerner to implement an integrated electronic care record across the province for the more than one million Nova Scotians.
Big I and small i interoperability
Health information exchange is a key concept that requires buy-in at both organizational and patient levels. In the latest episode of Canadian Exchange, TSSO CEO Lyn Baluyot and Sonia Pagliaroli, CNO for Oracle Health in Canada, discuss how this can be achieved, as well as how best to use the data from practical and governance viewpoints.
Analyzing and relieving documentation burden at CAMH
Documentation burden is a concern for healthcare providers across the world, prompting Ontario’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to analyze how their staff are using their EHR and see how they can improve efficiency, learning, and processes in the system. Read on to discover more.
Niagara Health selects Oracle Cerner to build modern hospital information system and enhance care for patients in the Niagara region
Niagara Health has signed a 10-year agreement with Oracle Cerner to build a modern hospital information system that will serve all five Niagara Health sites and Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre.
CIO Awards Canada 2022
Congratulations to TransForm Shared Service Organization for the recognition of the e-VOLVE team as the winner of CIO Awards Canada 2022, during the CIO’s Future of Digital Innovation Summit & Awards Canada. This is thanks for the leadership of CEO Noralyn Baluyot and Vice President & Chief Information Officer Mazen Joukhadar.
Canadian Exchange: Trailblazer using Cerner Ignite APIs
Hear what Cornwall Community Hospital CIO Mohammed Shaheen has to say to Michael Billanti, director at Oracle Cerner in Canada, about his organization’s trailblazing policy of leveraging third-party creativity through Cerner Ignite APIs to put patients at the centre of their care teams.
Congratulations to Vancouver Coastal Health
We’ve been working with teams at Vancouver Coastal Health to digitize the medical records of nearly four million patients. Vancouver General Hospital is now live with Cerner Millennium as part of their CST Cerner Project. Listen to this CBC On The Coast segment to learn how we’re providing caregivers with seamless access to vital information at one of Canada’s largest acute facilities.
Global Healthcare Growth Report: For second consecutive year, Oracle Cerner expands footprint and deepens relationships around the world
With a focus on being clinically driven and fulfilling the promise of the electronic health record (EHR), Oracle Cerner remains a global leader based on EHR market share.
Healthcare Worker Burnout - Strategies to Save Clinicians
Burnout has been defined as emotional exhaustion, great detachment, and a reduced sense of personal achievement. If we add to the already heavy workload clinicians have, the extensive amount of documentation they have to consume and create for each patient or shift, it’s understandable the load will not decrease but increase and worsen the sense of burnout for the users. This is the case unless we have efficient and integrated health information systems in place.
Healthcare PMO Podcast - Episode 2
COVID-19, the catalyst of change in the Healthcare Industry, in the podcast speakers share examples of how technology, people, and processes in healthcare have changed post the pandemic. The discussion sheds light on the before and after views of implementing technology in different landscapes.
COVID, growing costs, and clinician burnout require the improved use of data
Over the last decade, the need for a clinical voice at the heart of digital health has become increasingly recognized. This is a marked shift; whereas previously, using technology was viewed as the goal, the reality is that technology and data are enablers to achieving the goal.
Oracle completes acquisition of Cerner
Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced that a majority of the outstanding shares (the “Shares”) of Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) were validly tendered, and the other conditions to the tender offer have been satisfied or waived.
Cornwall Community Hospital marks five years using Cerner electronic health record
It was December 2016 when the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) went live with the Cerner Millennium® electronic health record (EHR), allowing CCH to become an innovative leader in healthcare delivery in Eastern Ontario.
The remote transformation of Ontario healthcare during the pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced every aspect of life to adapt, not least healthcare. While the focus has understandably been on the frontline, longer-term strategies have needed to continue as well, something that Cerner and TransForm Shared Service Organization (TSSO) have achieved around the shores of Lake St Clair, Ontario, with the e-VOLVE major remote go-live project.
Integrated electronic health record streamlines patient information during COVID-19 pandemic
On Vancouver Island, Canada, local health authority Island Health uses its integrated electronic health record (EHR) to help clinicians diagnose and treat patients efficiently while helping ensure patient and staff safety during its COVID-19 pandemic response. Island Health leverages Cerner Millennium® to communicate each patient's status and treatment plans. The EHR also helps support clinicians in reaching out to the community to provide in-home care and monitoring, as well as public health surveillance in communities and residents who can be difficult to reach.
Essential clinical dataset saves nurses time
Working with Cerner, they utilized the essential clinical dataset (ECD) to reduce the number of questions asked when nurses complete the adult admission history form, saving more than 95 hours a month.
PowerChart Oncology offers multiple benefits for providers
"Cerner helped us get to HIMSS Stage 7 by really providing us the platform for our electronic medical record... One source of truth for our patient data, and being able to capture it in an integrated manner. The Cerner solution helped facilitate that."
- Heather Sulkers, senior director, Client Informatics, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto
<p><em><span style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>"Cerner helped us get to HIMSS Stage 7 by really providing us the platform for our electronic medical record... One source of truth for our patient data, and being able to capture it in an integrated manner. The Cerner solution helped facilitate that."</strong></span></em></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">- Heather Sulkers, senior director, Client Informatics, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto</span></p>