Health “techquity” or the strategic design, development, and deployment of technology to advance health equity, empowers providers to look beyond clinical factors to get the whole picture of a person’s key indicators affecting health. Understanding a person’s social risk factors gives clinicians the ability to provide person-centric, equitable care and informs overall treatment planning.
At NatCon22, the largest conference about mental health and substance use treatment, behavioral health leaders Michelle Patriquin of The Menninger Clinic and Danny Gladden of Cerner discussed the role of data in helping behavioral health organizations deliver effective care, maintain compliance and inform advocacy and policy.
It’s not a matter of if or when, but how organizations can implement and operation value-based strategies effectively.
Children’s Mercy Hospital used the findings to change its EHR-based treatment guidelines and algorithms, which helped reduce opioid prescribing to almost zero for children presenting with migraines.
In this episode, Dick Flanigan, senior vice president, Cerner, is joined by Nate Shinagawa, FACHE, chief operating officer, Banner Ocotillo Medical Center. They discuss healthcare workforce trends and how organizations can implement strategies around retention, clinician burnout and more.
As some provider organizations look to the future amid a continued battle with COVID-19, it’s tempting to plan for tomorrow using the model of the past – fee-for-service. But as nice as it sounds to go “back to normal,” there’s no normal to go back to.
We all know clinicians have a critical job of making care decisions. However, data can provide support in the decision making process in better aligning resources, skills and competencies around individual patient care.
In this episode, we share a sneak peek of a conversation with Cerner's Kim Hlobik around advancing data and network strategies and what attendees can expect at Cerner Health Forum.
In this Q&A, Cerner's Susan Stiles explains the challenges that oncology care teams face with the increase in cancer cases and cancer survivors, and how interoperability and advances in health IT can provide solutions.
Cerner is expanding beyond its traditional medical records business as part of a broader strategic partnership with AWS.
A systematic approach that combines data and insights will help providers build, grow and scale their care delivery networks, with the potential of lowering costs and increasing quality outcomes.
In this episode, Nate Kelly, Cerner vice president and health network general manager, talks to Mike Seda, senior director of the Health Alliance at the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation in Columbia, Missouri.
In this episode, the co-chairs of Cerner’s Association Business Resource Group for women have a roundtable discussion about diversity, inclusion and equity in health care and tech.
In this episode, Dick Flanigan, Cerner’s senior vice president of ITWorksSM, talks to Mike Wallace, president and CEO of Fort HealthCare, a community hospital in southern Wisconsin.
National Rural Health Day, which is the third Thursday of every November, is our opportunity to honor the selfless, community-minded spirit of rural America, and, of course, to celebrate the health care innovation that’s happening outside of the country’s urban cores.
These 10 blogs and podcasts discuss the importance of prioritizing technology that empowers rural and community health care providers.
On this episode, Sonia Pagliaroli, chief nursing officer for Cerner Canada, talks to Samantha Stockand, informaticist from Vancouver Island Health Authority in British Columbia, Canada.
On this episode, the third in a four-part series on the opioid epidemic, we’re joined by Kashif Rathore, Cerner’s vice president of interoperability, and Ken Whittemore Jr., vice president of Professional and Regulatory Affairs at Surescripts.
On this episode, the second in a four-part series on the opioid crisis, we are joined by Alan Staples, a leader in Cerner’s opioid management and patient safety strategy.
On this episode, we start a four-part series on the opioid crisis. We are joined by Alan Staples and Leslie Lindsey ─ two of Cerner’s experts on patient safety ─ and Dr. Mike Fadden, Cerner chief medical officer.
On this episode, Mark Mellott of Cerner Government Services talks to Cerner Government Advisory Board member General Don Scott about improving health care for U.S. Service members and Veterans.
On this episode, Cerner's Mark Mellott talks to Cerner Government Advisory Board member Patrick J. Murphy about the importance of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program.
On this episode of Perspectives on Health and Tech, Cerner's Chelsea Bressers talks to Tim Putnam of Margaret Mary Health about how population health strategies can help hospitals overcome the challenges of rural health care.
On this episode of Perspectives on Health and Tech, we’re joined by Cerner's Dr. Steve Arendt and Dani Riecke. They discuss antimicrobial stewardship guidelines that health care systems should follow to deliver better patient outcomes, reduce microbial resistance and decrease the spread of infections.
Changes to the health care landscape in 2019 offer possibilities and opportunities in the march toward smarter, better care that is higher quality, more efficient, affordable and personalized.
Technology is a major part of the current and future state of long-term and post-acute care and can alleviate the challenges of the large 65-and-over population and increasing rates of chronic diseases.
Customer relationship management technology can help health care organizations leverage their data assets and provide the personalized experience that consumers expect.
More than 60 million Americans live in rural communities. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to celebrate the health care providers in these vibrant areas and address the unique health and care needs of rural populations.
Health professionals, hospitals and clinics in rural communities across the nation deserve our praise for their collaborative, innovative and educational efforts to improve health. In honor of National Rural Health Day, here are six blogs on the importance of prioritizing technology that empowers these health care providers.
Teryl Eisinger, executive director at National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, joins The Cerner Podcast to talk about National Rural Health Day (November 15) and the unique health care needs of rural America.
Intelligence, automation, machine learning and big data are buzzwords we hear all the time now in health care. That’s because these concepts will have a powerful impact in how care is delivered over the next few years. In patient accounts management, they will automate traditionally manual work that will free up time for staff to focus on more complex issues or opportunities that will impact the bottom line.
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.
On Monday, we had a full day of sessions at the Revenue Management Symposium (RMS) and celebrated the official kick-off of the Cerner Health Conference (CHC) with a keynote address from adventurer and author Erik Weihenmayer and Cerner’s Chief Client Officer John Peterzalek.
NRHA CEO Alan Morgan discusses the challenges that rural health care providers face and how they can position themselves to overcome some of these obstacles in the future.
In this blog, we explore tactics for helping physicians properly document care. This work can help improve a health care organization’s revenue.
Today, consumers are taking control of their own health and data, big brands are partnering and health systems are reacting to meet the needs of the patient. In some cases, the needs of the patient are addressed in the form of a hybrid clinic.
Rural health care facilities and providers are facing increasing pressures from financial stresses, limited staffing, resources and decreasing patient populations. Here's how creating successful partnerships can empower rural hospitals.
Wearable health and fitness technology has exploded in popularity with consumers – and now, the health care industry is beginning to see an opportunity to integrate the devices into the continuum of care.
Geography shouldn’t be a factor in the quality of a person’s health care — when rural hospitals can stay open, these communities not only survive, they and the rest of the country benefit.
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.
As consumerism rises in the health care industry and urban planning adapts to the evolution of technology, there's a lot at stake for public health initiatives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Robert Diamond, senior vice president and CIO at Health Quest. He discusses the shift toward consumerism in health care and how Health Quest has adapted.
Dr. Earl Steinberg, the CEO at xG Health Solutions, discusses how analytics algorithms can improve patient outcomes and provider performance.
While medical advances have allowed many older adults to live longer, healthier lives, many are also living with multiple chronic and serious illnesses. This problem will require large-scale adoption of high-value, low-revenue innovations with dedicated expertise, persistence and ingenuity.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Keith Minard, the chief information officer at Chinese Hospital Association and Chinese Community Health Plan. He discusses the impact that health IT can have on small community hospitals.
It's clear that we're headed to a value-based world, but equally clear that it's going to take a while. Providers who will be straddling two business models for an extended period must make sure their information technology (IT) investments can fully support both, even when the models have needs that are different.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Dr. Steinberg discusses how analytics algorithms can improve patient outcomes and provider performance.
The health care landscape is shifting rapidly, and a fundamental redesign of the approach to the business of care and revenue cycle management is critical to financial solvency of health care organizations.
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.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Daphne Bascom, senior vice president and medical director at the YMCA of Greater Kansas City and professor in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine.
The industry is shifting from reactive sick care to proactive health management, from fragmented niche care to a cross-continuum care system and from reward for volume to reward for quality, efficiency and safety.
When we talk about social determinants of health (SDOH) and their influence on patients’ health status, we’re including factors like neighborhood, race, income, access to transportation and education level.
Social determinants of health, defined as the circumstances in which people live and work, have a strong effect on an individual's health outcomes. Factors like safe housing and local food markets have more often been the concern of public health officials and health care professionals.
In a Q&A with Cerner's John Glaser, Pamela McNutt discussed Methodist’s population health journey and shared her advice for other health systems preparing their organizations for population health.
During a recent Scottsdale Institute Population Health Summit, health care executives from a variety of organizations came together to discuss the state of the industry, including current challenges, lessons learned and what’s next.
Fact: Right now, America is facing an opioid epidemic.
We know this because we’ve seen the numbers. Americans consume 80 percent of the world’s opioid supply, and 142 citizens die every day from drug overdoses. Since 2000, the mortality rate for opioid overdoses has risen over 200 percent.
Cloud-based EHR technology allows rural health care providers to focus on and care for the patient. Read how here.
These five population health sessions at CHC 2017 explore how organizations can promote better health outcomes. Check out the list!
These sessions at CHC 2017 explore how rural health systems can help shape the changing health care landscape. Check out the list!
Optimizing workflow and productivity is critical to aligning staffing needs with individual patient care. Read more in these stories.
Using social determinants is about preventing people from getting sick and optimizing positive outcomes. Read more here.
This Q&A addresses how population health management can save communities. Learn how to lay the groundwork in this blog.
These five blogs address how the health care industry must evolve to meet the needs of today's consumer population. Check out the list!
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss the market shift and what organizations can do to deliver better care. Listen here.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how mobile devices are becoming commonplace in the health care industry. Listen here.
Carolinas HealthCare System chose Cerner’s population health management platform to manage care. Learn more.
On this podcast, we discuss effective ways to impact health and behaviors through workplace wellness programs. Listen now.
An effective health care marketing strategy should focus on the patient experience, brand value and the personalization. Learn why.
In this blog, we explore rising trends in health care consumerism that have a substantial impact on the industry. Read it here.
In order to help curb drug abuse, almost all states have created prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) that collect, monitor and analyze electronically transmitted prescribing and dispensing data. Some state legislators, which includes some Missouri lawmakers, refuse to support PDMPs due to privacy concerns.
Learn how to use data to help drive workplace health strategies, lower costs and improve the well-being of your employees.
Truman Medical Centers and Cerner have teamed up to launch comprehensive disease management programs. Learn more.
We discuss how developing a population health management strategy is crucial to understanding your population. Learn more.
We can create actionable experiences for the populations we serve – including effectively managing high-cost, at-risk populations.
Learn how HIT solutions and services can empower clients to identify, engage and maintain lifetime consumer relationships at scale.
With increased digitization in business, companies that capitalize on the opportunities that digital business offers will thrive.
Population health management is showing us that the future of the industry is person-centered care. Read more here.
Everything you need to know about Cerner's plans for HIMSS17. Read here.
Read here for tips to get people engaged in your workplace health programs.
Cerner presents panel of organizations at CHC16 to share impact of integrating health and care services for workforces. Learn more.
Cerner works with Children's National Health System (CNHS) to launch employee wellness program. Learn about it here!