At Cerner, we believe that behavioral health solutions should help provide a seamless and personalized experience to all mental health patients. Many health care organizations struggle to smoothly exchange patient data with one another. An interoperable behavioral health EHR that includes relevant workflows and documentation results in a more accurate and complete patient record. Using an EHR not intended for behavioral health can result in a disjointed patient experience. A mental health EHR should be built with the goal of optimizing the patient journey and helping get patients on a quicker and more direct path to recovery.
Because behavioral health and physical health are connected, the data and care that support it should be, too. Cerner Integrated™ behavioral health is designed to enable health care providers to help individuals achieve optimal health and wellness through data-driven, preventative and supportive solutions and services unique to each person in need.
Behavioral health is focused on the state or being of individuals in relation to their overall health and wellness, with particular attention to brain-based antecedents of the behaviors that contribute to an individual's health and wellness. These brain-based conditions are usually broken down into a few major groupings: mental health, addiction, developmental disability and cognitive decline. Additionally, behavioral health is increasingly a focus in health care as it relates to patient engagement and "behavioral modification/change," as the behaviors that we engage in (or fail to engage in) largely impact our overall health and wellness.
In order to improve health care delivery and the health of communities, we must support care across the continuum including acute, primary care, behavioral health, long-term care, home health and rehabilitation settings.
Cerner is committed to delivering information solutions that contribute to the systematic improvement of health care delivery and health of the communities by bridging the gap across different care settings while making the transition from inpatient to outpatient seamless.
Providing care unique to each person in need is important to us. Our behavioral health software is designed to enable health care providers to help individuals achieve optimal health and wellness.
Behavioral health providers are unique, which makes using a traditional EHR challenging. With workflows and documentation tailored to behavioral health, a mental health EHR can better reflect a patient’s situation and treatment plan.
The exchange of patient data as well as the ability to interface with third party systems is key when it comes to a mental health EHR. Sharing data across health care entities is the foundation of Cerner’s population health mission.
Many organizations still use paper in day-to-day operations. With our behavioral health software, patients can sign electronic documents with a handwritten signature on a mobile device, which in turn embeds the signature in an imaged document and reduces paper usage.
Accurate data allows users to make more informed decisions. Reporting and analytics provide users with access to the most current information so that executives and clinicians can make the most out of the data they have.
Patients can conveniently manage their own care with access to a patient portal. Here, they can view results, schedule appointments and communicate with their providers.
Being able to quickly access necessary patient documents is vital in health care. Document capture, storage and retrieval makes information available where it is needed, helping to eliminate missing documentation, reduce costs and improve care.
The Menninger Clinic, a national leader in behavioral health care, has selected Cerner to implement the Cerner Millennium® electronic health record (EHR) through the new Cerner IntegratedTM – Behavioral Health deployment model for behavioral health organizations.
Spectrum Health & Human Services has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement an electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle solutions through the Cerner Integrated™ – Community Behavioral Health deployment model designed to meet the unique needs of organizations that treat psychological disorders. This agreement will help support Spectrum’s work to improve the mental well-being of the people it serves throughout its health and human services agency in Western New York.
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“It’s nice to be able to show a patient, “look we’ve been tracking your depression scores for the past 6 weeks. Let’s look at that together and see what kind of progress you’ve made.”
— Dr. Stephanie Eken, Rogers Memorial Hospital
Cerner Integrated Behavioral health is our latest behavioral health software. This solution is a multi-tenant delivery model for Millennium designed for inpatient, outpatient and community behavioral health venues.
We work to make the implementation process as painless as possible. For details on this process, reach out to a Cerner representative here.
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Our solutions provide support for each of the following care settings:
Assisted living isn’t just for the elderly – patients seeking behavioral health treatment are not always able to live on their own. Our solution for assisted living helps providers eliminate the undesirable effects of paper documentation and helps identify when resident acuity levels change and decrease.
In behavioral health, we make every effort to assure that our health care data can be given to and received from other health care entities. Our open business approach for interoperable technologies helps organizations advance patient care by securely exchanging and accessing information across the health care ecosystem.
Behavioral health care is provided in many venues, including the homes of patients. It can also be incorporated into hospice care. Our home care and hospice solutions support the clinical, financial, administrative and management functions of home health while also enabling clinicians to review patient electronic health records and provide documentation at the point of care.
Behavioral health is an integral part of healthy communities and has a place in many different venues of care across the continuum. Learn more about what population health solutions Cerner offers to support the health and wellness of communities.
Developmental disabilities are an important focus in our behavioral health mission. Cerner’s electronic documentation software is designed to help service providers improve the lives of people with developmental disabilities.
It’s important for mental health patients to be participants in their own health and care. Cerner’s member engagement solution enables a person and their care team to be aligned, informed and educated on an ongoing basis.
Mental health and physical heath are key components to overall well-being. Our physical rehabilitation solution facilitates easy accessibility and communication from different care teams.
We share a commitment with long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers to help make senior care management better than it is today by offering home health, hospice, behavioral health and rehabilitation solutions.