It’s time for the industry to move from faxing to a seamless, connected and secure exchange of data.
In this episode, Cerner's Hans Buitendijk discusses how hospitals and health systems are dealing with the dual risks of natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this episode, leaders from the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Program Office discuss the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' new joint health information exchange.
VA and DoD have gone live with a new joint health information exchange that enhances the ability to share records with community health care partners.
In this episode, CommonWell's Paul Wilder and Cerner's Kashif Rathore discuss what’s next for health care interoperability and the impact on patients, providers and health systems.
In this episode, we’re joined by Cerner’s Meg Marshall and Dick Flanigan. They share their expertise on what’s in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s final interoperability and information blocking rules and Cerner's continued commitment to interoperability and adhering to the new requirements.
An open letter from Brent Shafer on the 21st Century Cures Act.
Cerner CEO Brent Shafer shares his thoughts on the importance of interoperability and the ONC ruling
In this episode, we talk to Jean-Claude Saghbini, chief technology officer for the health division of Wolters Kluwer. He explains why embracing an open culture is an important step toward advancing AI and machine learning, and helping organizations meet the ever-evolving demands of health care.
In this episode, Dr. Jigar Patel of Cerner Government Services talks to Dr. Matt Miller and Dr. Stephen Hunt of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. They discuss how a modern military electronic health record can help prevent suicide and opioid abuse among Service members and Veterans.
The process of transforming the future of health care is complex, and embracing openness ─ in platforms, technology and culture ─ is a key to getting where we need to go.
In this episode, Mark Mellott of Cerner Government Services sits down with Intermountain Healthcare's Vice President and CIO, Marc Probst.
Merry Enright of Winona Health shares how interoperable systems have helped her organization achieve better health outcomes, lower costs and an enhanced patient experience.
Chad Ruoff of Cerner Government Services shares how the legacy of his late father, a Veteran who battled cancer, inspires the work he's doing to help modernize health care for Service members and Veterans.
In this episode, Mark Mellott of Cerner Government Services has a conversation with two combat Veterans who are members of the Cerner Government Advisory Board: retired United States Army Col. Greg Gadson and Dr. James Peake, retired lieutenant general and former Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA).
In this episode, Travis Dalton, president for Cerner Government Services, talks to Mr. William Tinston, program executive officer for Defense Healthcare Management Systems, and Mr. John Windom, executive director for VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization.
On this episode, we are joined by Brian Mack of Great Lakes Health Connect, a nonprofit organization in Grand Rapids, Michigan that offers a portfolio of health information exchange products and services.
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.
In this Q&A, Becky Fox, chief nursing informatics officer at Atrium Health, discusses why interoperability is key to decreasing documentation burden, clinician and provider burnout, and improving the overall health care experience.
The latest developments of FHIR are another step forward in delivering more flexible, versatile and efficient health care that will benefit both providers and consumers.
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.
As the push for interoperability in health care continues, The Digital Bridge initiative is working to advance bidirectional electronic information flow between health care delivery systems and public health agencies.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is working with Cerner to redesign its electronic health record system. In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, John Windom, executive director of VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization, discusses how he anticipates this project will help Veterans and their providers and move the bar with national interoperability and other VA health priorities.
Leveraging the expertise and insights of our partners and our commercial clients, Cerner is working to achieve more efficient interoperability for the DoD and VA – creating a single health record across more than 1,700 health care sites and a lifetime of seamless care for nearly 20 million Servicemembers, Veterans and their beneficiaries.
Stacy Cummings, program executive officer for the Defense Healthcare Management Systems, joins The Cerner Podcast to discuss MHS Genesis, a modernized electronic health record that is poised to deliver smarter, safer care to military health facilities around the world.
The global KLAS Arch Collaborative provides health care organizations with accurate, honest and impartial feedback from EHR users.
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.
At Cerner Health Conference (CHC) 2018, sessions with CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality, and expert updates on The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) will showcase what true interoperability looks like.
Many clinicians blame the EHR for everything that is wrong in the world of medicine today. In reality, EHR systems have brought major advances to clinical practice.
Discover how hospitals and health care systems can adapt to the industry’s needs and consumer expectations pertaining to prescription price transparency.
Phishing attacks, malware and ransomware are at the top of Becker’s list of cybersecurity threats to health care organizations. Breaches are achieved through a brute force approach, where a bad actor repeatedly tries to guess a user name and password, or through human error, for instance with an email recipient clicking on an attachment.
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.
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.
Organizational transformation can create anxiety and uncertainty. Leadership can follow these four steps for a smooth transition processes.
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.
There are many options to consider as health IT policy levers can be any form of incentive, penalty or mandate used to effectuate change in support of health IT adoption, use or interoperability.
Today, arriving at a health care decision is more often highlighted to be a collaborative process between a clinician and patient – a process known as shared decision making (SDM).
Is Meaningful Use over? This question comes up a lot. We’ve got a simple answer: No, it’s not – but the name is.
Rural health care organizations face a unique set of challenges. In this blog, learn about the causes and effects of rural hospital closures and what health IT and an open, interoperable system can do to improve patient outcomes.
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.
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.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Damian Jankowicz of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Dr. Jankowicz discusses how CAMH has transformed itself into a data-driven organization through implementation of its clinical information system (CIS) as well as an enterprise data strategy.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Erine Erickson, regional chief medical information officer at Dignity Health. She discusses strategies for successful EHR implementation and optimization.
An update about Cerner's progress with the deployment of U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) new electronic health record, MHS GENESIS.
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.
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.
With the ever-evolving growth in technology, consumer expectations for this ownership are increasing. The industry must answer by supporting an open ecosystem that helps developers tap into the digitized record.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Dr. Steinberg discusses how analytics algorithms can improve patient outcomes and provider performance.
As health IT has evolved, so has the role of the CIO. Today, a health care organization’s chief information officer must be prepared to meet changing organizational, clinical and population health-related demands with increasingly capable and innovative technology.
In today's rapidly changing health care landscape, it's important to be up-to-date on technological advances, current legislation and fundamental shifts in care delivery.
In this post, Don Bisbee discusses the importance of interoperability with device connectivity, improving consumer experience and the future of device connectivity.
It all starts by creating smarter care within.
Health care delivery is complex, and change at this level of scale is never easy. To help mitigate this, the DoD has adopted the commercial best practice deployment strategy: incremental phasing, focusing on a smaller set of facilities first to work through issues and make adjustments to make the larger outcome better.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we’re joined by Dr. David McCallie, Cerner’s senior vice president of medical Informatics. He discusses some of the details surrounding TECFA and USCDI and gives his thoughts on what’s next on the path toward interoperability.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Substitutable Medical Apps & Reusable Technology (SMART) Health IT platform and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) have utilized open standards to help advance health IT, fostering collaboration and lowering the barrier for innovation.
The advent of the smartphone has changed everything – from the way we do business to the way we communicate with one another. Thanks to the ubiquity of mobile phones and apps, easy access to information is now the law of the land: Consumers expect it and businesses require it.
As health care systems and providers move toward meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs), longitudinal care plans provide a means to improve communication and coordination as patients transition across settings. But what do we mean by a “longitudinal” plan, and how does that interact with the episodic care plan?
Health care organizations must continually evolve at the rapid pace of technological advancement to provide high-quality, patient-centered care. In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, David Chou, vice president and chief information and digital officer at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, offers his insights on digital transformation in health care and strategies for the future. Children’s Mercy is one of the nation's top pediatric medical centers, with not-for-profit hospitals in Missouri and Kansas.
In the new issue of Perspectives, Cerner's thought leadership publication, we focus on the theme of patient experience. Read here.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss effective governance strategies for hospital leadership. Listen here.
On Day 4 of CHC 2017, President Zane Burke announced Cerner's commitment to a consumer-directed health record and interoperability.
These five sessions at CHC 2017 explore why interoperability is necessary for the continued advancement of health and care.
These sessions at CHC 2017 explore ways to align strategic business relationships for health organizations. Check out the list!
We need to understand how to tailor big data to provide person-centric care. Read more here.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how organizations can improve the security of patient information. Listen here.
We need to continue breaking down the silos that have restricted data exchange across electronic health records. Learn how here.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how actionable data can be used to create greater efficiency. Listen here.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss the evolution of Health Care IT and interoperability. Listen here.
Interoperability continues to be one of the greatest challenges the health care industry faces. Listen to these podcasts to learn more.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how open standards encourage a new level of innovation within health care IT.
There are three key areas the health care industry should focus on improving to achieve interoperability goals. Learn about them here.
IoT is a network of devices, technologies and databases embedded with software, sensors and connectivity that enable greater value and insight by exchanging data with other devices or with a central location.
We examine three ways to address overall patient care efficiency, clinical communications and operational inefficiencies.
Cerner President Zane Burke explains how interoperability advances the way care is delivered through improved information exchange.
In this blog, we look at how collaborating and exchanging information between clinics and hospitals can help advance interoperability.
Find out how to address the significant challenges of rural health care in this blog on open data access and innovation.
In this podcast, we discuss how to make the right investments in data security and cybersecurity to protect patient information.
Cerner and Fusionetics announced a collaboration to integrate Fusionetics assessment programming with Cerner’s HealtheAthlete.
NeuroLogix Technologies will integrate its C3Logix concussion management system with Cerner’s HealtheAthlete® health management system.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how technology can drive innovative and collaborative community health care.
In this podcast, we learn how to bolster cybersecurity workforce development through education and research opportunities. Listen now.
As health IT solutions become more robust and connected, the risk of cybersecurity threats increases. Learn more on our blog.
Here are three main areas where health care organizations may find opportunities to advance their goals for interoperability.
On this podcast, we share insights on how to address legal concerns and remain HIPAA compliant while making the move to the cloud.
Thriving in change means finding the potential benefits, communicating through it and bringing people along with that. Read more.
Academic medical centers are responsible for shaping the minds of future health care leaders and advance medical research. Read more.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss the Internet of Things and the impact on health care. Listen now.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how end-user training for IT systems support military medicine. Listen now.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss developments surrounding MHS GENESIS and the Department of Defense. Listen now.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how health care organizations must guard against a cybersecurity threats. Listen now.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss how the ability to aggregate health data will provide better outcomes. Listen now.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss obstacles on the road to interoperability for health care organizations. Listen now.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we discuss barriers to interoperability and other health care trends. Listen now.
Application programming interfaces are the way forward for interoperability. Learn more here.
Cerner is delivering a modern, open and integrated health IT solution for the Department of Defense. Read the details.
Interoperability is about exchanging data between multiple systems. Learn about its implications for health care here.
Georgia Gov. directs state funding to Cerner client Augusta University to strengthen nation’s cyber defense framework. Read more.
CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality work together to create level interoperability playing field for all provider organizations.
Kashif Rathore, Director of Interoperability for Cerner, discusses current state of interoperability and its future outlook. Read more.
Cerner and client, Children's Medical Center, talk cybersecurity -- why it's important, common mistakes and what to do.
During CHC, programmers and developers will attend a series of educational trainings regarding the Cerner Open Developer Experience.
Application programming interfaces (APIs) are coming soon to health care. Know what’s required and have a plan.