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Smarter Care, ACO Strategies and Leveraging the Power of Digital Health | #CHC18 Day 5


11 October 2018
The last full day of #CHC18 wrapped Wednesday evening with the annual Cerner Bash at Kansas City's Power & Light district. On Thursday, we had a half-day of education sessions covering topics from restructuring accountable care organization (ACO) strategies to transforming health care through digital innovation. Here are today's highlights.

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Special Edition of The Cerner Podcast | Ep. 98: Thursday at #CHC18


11 October 2018
In this special edition episode of The Cerner Podcast, we bring insights from the 2018 Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, where more than 12,000 attendees from across the country and the globe have come together to learn and network. Sit at the table with us as we have conversations with health care leaders, Cerner clients and industry influencers. We’ll be covering health IT trends and focusing on this year’s CHC theme of “Smarter Care.” In Thursday's episode, we hear from Michelle Rathman, rural health strategist and influencer. Since founding Impact! Communications in 1989, Michelle’s work has made her an invaluable voice among rural health advocates. We also welcome Emil Peters, president of Cerner Global. Emil shared how he's watched CHC evolve in his decade-spanning career with Cerner and talks about how the health care industry is changing – and how health care providers and IT organizations must change with it.

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Special Edition of The Cerner Podcast | Ep. 96: Tuesday at #CHC18


10 October 2018
In this special edition episode, we bring insights from the 2018 Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, where more than 12,000 attendees from across the country and the globe have come together to learn and network. Sit at the table with us as we have conversations with health care leaders, Cerner clients and industry influencers. We're covering health IT trends and focusing on this year’s CHC theme of “Smarter Care.”

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CEO Brent Shafer Announces Opioid Toolkit for Cerner Clients | #CHC18


9 October 2018
Today in CEO Brent Shafer's 2018 Cerner Health Conference (CHC) keynote, he had a special announcement: In the coming weeks, Cerner will introduce a new suite of advancements intended to help our clients win the battle against the opioid epidemic. The Opioid Toolkit, which includes a number of resources, will be available to all Cerner clients.

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Opioid Toolkit Announcement, Solutions Gallery Opening, Customer Relationship Management and More | #CHC18 Day 3


9 October 2018
On Tuesday, Cerner CEO Brent Shafer used his keynote speech to announce our latest effort in combating the opioid crisis, the Solutions Gallery opened its doors to clients, partners and associates; and a full slate of sessions covered the most current issues in health care.

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Cerner Physician Community Meeting | #CHC18 Day 1


7 October 2018
The 2018 Cerner Health Conference (CHC) kicked off with the Cerner Physician Community (CPC) meeting. Cerner's Chief Client Officer John Peterzalek discussed the idea of continuous advancement, the promise of AI in health care and what "smarter care" means to him.

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Harnessing the Value of Data with a Governance Strategy: Q&A with Memorial Hermann’s Paul Lampi


5 October 2018
Health care organizations can create an information-rich culture by developing robust data governance strategies that protect the quality and longevity of data assets throughout the enterprise.

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Introducing Cerner’s #CHC18 Social Media Influencers


3 October 2018
Meet the #CHC18 Social Media Influencers, learn what “Smarter Care” means to them and follow them to stay up-to-date on the conference throughout next week.

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How to Be a Modern-Day Pioneer: Q&A with Erik Weihenmayer


1 October 2018
Erik Weihenmayer, adventurer, speaker, author and co-founder of No Barriers USA, discusses his “No Barriers” philosophy and what health care leaders can learn from him.

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9 Twitter Accounts to Follow During #CHC18


28 September 2018
To stay up to date on the latest discussions at the 2018 Cerner Health Conference, we have compiled a list of the nine must-follow Twitter accounts. From industry organizations to leading voices in health IT, the accounts on this list will offer a deeper look into #CHC18.

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Leveraging Technology to Create a Complete Portrait of Risk in the Community


26 September 2018
Work is needed to improve the quality of life and the high cost of care during the later years of life. With technology, we will manage chronically ill patients where they are, providing more improved engagement, higher quality of life, better outcomes and lower cost for our patient population.

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Transforming Health Care Through Change Management: A Q&A with Jeremy Gutsche


24 September 2018
Discover how businesses can adapt to change and how change can be a catalyst for innovation and business transformation in any industry.

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Beating the Status Quo: How Hospitals Can Streamline Operations and Optimize Patient Care


20 September 2018
In this blog, we explore tactics for helping physicians properly document care. This work can help improve a health care organization’s revenue.

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Ep. 92: TrendHunter's Jeremy Gutsche on Disruption and Change in Health Care


11 September 2018
Jeremy Gutsche, keynote speaker at Cerner's 2018 Revenue Management Symposium and founder of TrendHunter.com, shares actionable ideas on how to adapt to change faster, and how it can set the stage for innovation and business transformation in any industry, and health care in particular.

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4 Stories on Reducing Readmissions and Decreasing Average Length of Stay


5 September 2018
Here are four stories on how hospitals and health systems are using software and technology to identify at-risk patients early and to proactively care for those patients in an effort to reduce ALOS and decrease readmission rates.

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Ep. 89: Geisinger Health's Elizabeth Clements on Managing Machine Learning


21 August 2018
Elizabeth Clements, a business architect at Geisinger Health, discusses how machine learning and other advanced analytics tools are making a difference in hospitals, labs and clinics.

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Building a Successful Leadership Structure in a Health Care Organization


8 August 2018
How can we construct our IT management “family” to avoid an accountability challenge that gets more acute with every new technological development, the extension of the health systems across multiple venues and new lines of service, and zero-sum scenarios like those above? And which executives should take on that parental role and be genuine “chiefs,” with a place in the C-suite and a voice in governance?

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Ep. 87: Salesforce's Dr. Josh Newman on the Benefits of CRM in Health Care


7 August 2018
CRM began as simple contact management and sales force automation – an application for sales people to follow their contacts and manage their sales process. But as the business of selling shifted to creating happy, successful customers, companies needed more than just a sales tool. In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we explore the intersection of health care and CRM.

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Digitization in Health Care and the Journey to Become Data-Driven


6 August 2018
The complexities of health care data, government incentives and technology advancements have given rise to a relatively new sector of the health care IT industry: analytics and intelligence. Hundreds (if not thousands) of companies are vying to help health care organizations become data-driven through artificial intelligence, machine learning and digital transformation.

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5 Stories on the Importance of Health IT in Rural Communities


1 August 2018
We can combat these challenges through health IT solutions made specifically for small community and rural health care organizations. Here are five blogs and podcasts on the importance of prioritizing technology that empowers these health care providers.

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Honoring Neal


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

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


26 June 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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Ep. 80: Memorial Hermann's Angie Massey & Paul Lampi on the Quadruple Aim


19 June 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 Must-Read Stories and Blogs on Corporate Health and Well-being


11 June 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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Cerner, VA to Provide Veterans with Seamless Care


17 May 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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7 Women Leaders in Health IT You Should Know


16 May 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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Defining the Essential Clinical Dataset is a Game-Changer for Nurses


7 May 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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Consumerism and Disruption Lead the Health IT Revolution


18 April 2018
Technology enablers like telehealth, cloud, block chain and Internet of Things (IoT) juxtaposed with the need for clinicians to improve health outcomes and drive personal accountability in health care creates an industry ripe for consumer transformation.

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