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MU Health Care receives second HIMSS Davies Award
MU Health Care | 10/14/2021
University of Missouri Health Care received the 2021 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award, the second award for the Columbia, Missouri-based Cerner ITWorksSM organization. The Davies Award recognized the hospital’s work using an algorithm to help improve sepsis mortality rates; reducing unnecessary blood transfusions with clinical decision support; and redesigning the user interface used to screen for depression, alcohol and drug misuse, fall risk, and the existence of advance directive information in ambulatory settings.
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Standardized surgery preference cards reduce surgery costs at MU Health Care
MU Health Care | 11/3/2020
Through an optimization process at University of Missouri Health Care, the health system and Cerner worked together to standardize procedures, reducing costs by more than $55,000.
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NEWS algorithm and nursing protocol help MU Health Care improve sepsis mortality rates
MU Health Care | 10/19/2020
Early sepsis detection and proactive intervention help reduce sepsis mortality rates and decrease code blue calls to resuscitate patients.
Data analysis helps MU Health Care reduce IV waste and improve efficiency
MU Health Care | 9/5/2019
Cerner ITWorksSM client used a data-driven approach to refine pharmacy batch fill processes and adjust staff schedules, ultimately reducing the organization’s IV obsolescence rate by more than 43% over three months.
MU Health Care reduces unnecessary blood transfusions with clinical decision support
MU Health Care | 1/11/2019
An evidence-based alert and targeted education helped align red blood cell transfusion practices, reduce transfusion rates and lower costs.
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Virtual pharmacist provides cost-effective way to promote quality care
MU Health Care | 2/22/2018
Virtual pharmacist can make recommendations to clinicians at more than 60 locations.