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Cerner's Emil Peters on Impacting Global Health Care: The Cerner Podcast, Ep. 47

Published on 11/21/2017

The challenges of providing and funding health care around the globe hasn’t changed much over the last few years – and it’s unlikely to change this year, according to a Deloitte industry report.

In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, Emil Peters, president of Cerner Global, discusses the impact of health care on a broader scale. Emil is responsible for markets outside of North America, which includes Europe, Middle East, Australia, Asia and Latin America.

In this episode, Emil answers these questions:

  • Give us an overview of the global market. How does the U.S. health care system compare with other counties?
  • What trends are you seeing and what are the biggest challenges?
  • According to the CDC, 86 percent of the U.S. health care costs are spent on treating people with chronic diseases that are preventable. How can population health have an impact on reducing health care costs and what are you seeing globally?
  • How can organizations integrate social determinants of health into clinical workflows to better managing population health outcomes?

Listen to the full episode below, or click here to view all episodes of The Cerner Podcast!