Managing populations, one person at a time
We facilitate high-performing networks and align, engage and empower health care stakeholders through our industry-recognized platform, technologies and services. Our value-driven, communitywide approach supports clinical, financial and operational needs for providers, health organizations, communities, employers, payers, and state and federal governments across the continuum for today and tomorrow.
At its core, population health is about improving outcomes for communities by improving outcomes for the individual. Health care is fundamentally shifting from managing encounters and venues to people across networks, and providers need solutions to know, manage and engage with their populations. As health IT (HIT) leaders, we must deliver the necessary solutions and services that empower our clients to identify, engage and maintain lifetime relationships at scale with the consumers they serve.
"I've seen more positive changes in the last year than I have seen in the last five years combined. I feel like this is a true partnership, and Cerner is embedded here at Genesis and is clearly part of the organization."
— Kevin Cahill, Director of Pharmacy, Genesis Health System
Early recognition of sepsis is imperative to early treatment and saving lives. A sepsis clinical decision support system that offers real-time surveillance and electronic alert notification capabilities is more reliable when incorporating trusted clinical definitions of sepsis.
Population health management is showing us that the future of the industry is person-centered care.
"…personalized care will only be achieved through integration of data from sources within and outside the EHR platforms – it is about time for the health care industry to begin taking advantage of cloud-based big data analytics, like HealtheIntentSM to manage patients. "
— Alistair Erskine, Chief Clinical Informatics Officer, Geisinger Health System
Many industries over the past several decades have experienced the digitization of processes and content - music, banking, retail - today, health care is in the midst of this evolution. Reactive, volume-oriented care is transitioning to proactive, efficient and high quality management of health. The implementation of the electronic health record has been an essential step forward in freeing health care information from the confines of a handwritten paper chart, yet we still have a journey ahead of us. Population health management has been a common buzzword in the industry as the answer to how we solve for our problems of relentless increases in care costs with less than acceptable improvements in quality. Behind the buzzword is substance. However, what does population health management mean, and how do we begin to lay down a foundational plan?
To identify and monitor opportunities for improvement, Cerner offers a comprehensive suite of analytic solutions that enables organizations to make data-driven decisions and perform advanced analysis tailored to their organization-specific needs and goals, leveraging aggregated and normalized data across the community.
To achieve optimal quality, costs and health status, Cerner's community care management solution supports a person-centric approach of proactive surveillance, coordination and facilitation of health services across the care continuum for populations with certain risks, diseases, complications and high utilization.
To enable care teams to make more informed decisions, Cerner offers a longitudinal record designed to provide clinicians an organized, summary view of a person’s health and care story that is comprised of normalized data from disparate systems across the care continuum.
To aid organizations in empowering people, families and care teams to be active participants in their health and care, Cerner offers a robust member engagement solution that enables a person and their care team to be aligned, informed and educated on an ongoing basis.
To drive improved clinical, operational and financial outcomes, Cerner offers performance improvement solutions that leverage clinical and financial intelligence data from internal and external sources to empower clinicians with data that enables them to make more informed decisions at the point of care.
To proactively identify gaps in care, recommend targeted interventions and provider performance, Cerner offers a registries and scorecards solution that enables organizations to identify, attribute, measure and monitor people and providers at an individual or population level.
To navigate the transformation to value-based health care, Cerner offers population health consulting services that bring people, processes and technology together to create a collaborative, systematic strategy aimed at achieving an organization’s goals.
To aid in automating and managing an effective wellness program, Cerner has a web-based wellness solution that promotes people engaging in their own health.
Our value-driven, community wide population health management approach supports clinical, financial and operational needs for providers, health organizations, communities, employers, payers, and state and federal governments across the continuum for today and tomorrow.
Cerner supports organizations seeking to improve the quality of care, operate more efficiently, improve financial management and engage people in managing their health and care. Cerner aligns with organizations to assist in analyzing and managing alternative payment model performance for: Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), bundled payments, Medicare Advantage, clinically integrated networks (CINs), Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS), Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program, Medicare Access CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and other state funded programs. To facilitate optimal outcomes across populations, Cerner offers:
The foundation of Cerner’s population health management approach is the HealtheIntentSM platform. HealtheIntent is a multi-purpose, programmable platform designed to scale at a population level while facilitating health and care at a person and provider level. Solutions built on the platform can be securely accessed anywhere, anytime. The platform:
Yes; HealtheIntent enables the development of applications and extensions that work seamlessly with other solutions and outside vendors. The platform promotes the extension and integration of HealtheIntent solution capabilities into existing, day-to-day applications, regardless of the transactional system being used.
No; organizations do not have to be using Cerner’s EHR to benefit from our suite of population health management solutions and services. We realize organizations need a system-agnostic platform that establishes a longitudinal record across multiple disparate systems, while leveraging your existing infrastructure.
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