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  • Toronto East General Hospital: Reducing Medication Errors Through Use of an Electronic Medication History

    July 2014

    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.

    Toronto East General Hospital: CPOE and eMAR at a Community Hospital

    July 2014

    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.

    Mount Sinai Hospital Improves Patient Outcomes with Electronic Documentation

    January 2014

    Two of the most common, yet preventable hospital-acquired conditions are falls and pressure ulcers. Leaders at Mount Sinai Hospital recognized the need to easily identify patients at risk for these conditions so clinicians could quickly intervene. Using PowerChart, nurses can capture real-time patient-specific data that is then sent to a unit-based electronic whiteboard for all clinicians to see. Since implementation, MSH as shown sustained improvement with rates of falls and pressure ulcers.

     

    Improving Health Care for Elders at Mount Sinai Hospital

    November 2013

    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: CPOE and eMAR at a Community Hospital

    November 2013

    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: Reducing Medication Errors through use of an Electronic Medication History

    November 2013

    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.

     

    North York General Hospital's eCare Wins Quality Award

    June 2012

    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.

     

    Sepsis kills 1,400 people worldwide each day

    November 2012

    Cerner featured in a recent issue of Commentary magazine.

    • Source: Commentary, Membership Magazine of the Royal College of Physicians
     

    Cerner, Helping Nurses at the Royal Free

    September 2012

    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: PPID and Tap and Go

    September 2012

    Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust: Benefits of Using Cerner Millennium and Real-Time Clinical Information.

    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre: Enhancing Patient Safety and Efficiency

    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.

     

    Leading CIOs of Europe, HIMSS Europe Spring 2013 Magazine

    March 2012

    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.

    Hospital de Dénia is first Spanish Hospital to Achieve HIMSS Stage 7

    May 2012

    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.

     

    North York General Hospital embarks on a breakthrough information technology project called eCare.

    2012

    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: