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Older adults achieve better health care outcomes when their care is coordinated in a comprehensive, timely way.
In 2010, Mount Sinai led Canada's acute care hospitals by becoming the first to make Geriatrics a core strategic priority. The hospital developed programs and tools through its innovative Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Strategy that allowed it to deliver the right care in the right place at the right time.
Mount Sinai Hospital saved $6.26 Million in 2012-2013 as a result of the implementation of the ACE Strategy.
Toronto East General Hospital was the first to go live, hospital-wide, with computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and electronic medication administration record (eMAR). In 2005, the organization began a six-year journey to convert 95% of its patients' chart to an electronic patient record. Today, the hospital has achieved its goal with 65% of orders entered directly by physicians.
Toronto East General Hospital uses Cerner's PowerChart® to reduce medication errors. The Hospital achieved a 95 percent accuracy of electronic medication profiles - a significant improvement over the previous workflow where nephrologists used paper prescriptions. Cerner’s software offered the flexibility to be creative with tools that suit the unique needs of the hemodialysis unit (HMD) clinic.
As a result, the dialysis clinic implemented a seamless process and was able to achieve an accurate and timely transfer of medication information between the clinic, inpatient areas and the community pharmacists.
Congratulations go out to our client North York General Hospital in Ontario. Their eCare project (CPOE and barcode scanning) was recently honored with a 3M Health Care Quality Team Award. NYGH was the first hospital in Canada to implement barcode scanning, and the system has prevented more than 2,300 potential medication administration errors since going live.
Cerner featured in a recent issue of Commentary magazine.
By using Cerner Millennium®, nurse rounding is being delivered and recorded at the bedside in real time at the Royal Free London. Together, this work has improved both patient and staff experience.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust: Benefits of Using Cerner Millennium and Real-Time Clinical Information.
23 May 2012
To improve the efficiency and quality of care, KFSHRC reconciled multiple stand-alone information technology systems and implemented Cerner Millennium®, an integrated, patient-centric electronic health record. In launching the Integrated Clinical Information System (ICIS), the organization is an information technology leader and pioneer in the Middle East.
Models for Achieving excellence: Hospital Marina Salud de Dénia HIMSS Stage 7 and Centre Hospitalier de Belfort-Montbéliard and Centre Hospitalier de Valenciennes HIMSS Stage 6.
The Hospital de Dénia is the first Spanish hospital, and the second one in Europe, to achieve HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society) Stage 7, the highest certification on implementing its electronic medical record. The hospital is now completely digital. This positions Hospital de Dénia in the top tier of the select list of hospitals that have received this award by HIMSS; until now, only a German hospital in Europe has been recognized with this highest score.
The digital system, which connects clinicians throughout the organisation's main 423-bed facility, enables providers and authorised users to capture, retrieve and share patient data, streamlining a host of processes.
To create this patient-centric electronic medical record, the facility uses solutions built on the Cerner Millennium® architecture. To learn more about how NYGH is using Cerner solutions:
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