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July 15, 2015

New Capabilities in Cerner Patient Portal Brings Value for Ambulatory Clients


By: Brian Carter, Population Health Management, Solutions, Cerner

The HealtheLife engagement platform benefits both the patient and provider, as more patients expect online access to their personal health information. Brian Carter, of Population Health Management Solutions at Cerner, explains three key innovations for HealtheLife and their benefits in the ambulatory space.

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Category: EHR, Population Health

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July 06, 2015

Getting Prepared for ICD-10


By: Maranda Wilson, Senior Application Analyst at East Alabama Medical Center

At EAMC, our philosophy has always been to test, test, test. We’ve been preparing for ICD-10 well over a year now. The preparation has helped ensure we’ll have a smooth transition. Everyone in our organization is involved and onboard with the transition, which helps give us a leg up on being adequately prepared.... Read full story


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June 11, 2015

Canada’s Largest Mental Health and Addiction Hospital Wins CHIA Award


By: Tracey MacArthur, CIO for Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital that combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion. Our vision includes being able to enhance recovery by improving access to integrated care and social support and to enhance a reputation for outstanding service, accountability and professional leadership. As we looked for new and innovate ways to improve client safety and quality of care delivery, we understood the value of implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system had on our goals.... Read full story


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June 05, 2015

Palmetto Health Serves the Community


By: Cerner

We sat down with Vince Ford, Chief Community Health Services Officer at Palmetto Health, to understand itscommitment to the South Carolina community and their recent American Hospital Association award.... Read full story


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June 04, 2015

Jitin Asnaani and Bob Robke Talk CommonWell


By: Cerner

In April, CommonWell Health Alliance® announced member expansion plans for 2015 across its membership that now represents 70 percent of the acute care electronic health record (EHR) market and 24 percent of the ambulatory care EHR market. Those health care facilities will have the ability to give patients the power to share their health information between providers on the CommonWell network. To learn more about that growth and what Cerner’s doing to advance interoperability, we talked with CommonWell Executive Director Jitin Asnaani and Cerner’s VP of Interoperability Bob Robke. Below are a couple of highlights from the conversation.... Read full story


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June 01, 2015

The Value of Pediatric EHRs


By: Dr. Brian Jacobs, VP, CMIO and CIO at Children's National Health System

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality recently issued a report that electronic health records (EHRs) used in pediatric settings require specific functionalities to “support the work of providers and to assure the delivery of quality care for patients.”... Read full story


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May 29, 2015

Cerner Completes Partnership for a Healthier America Commitment


By: Cerner

In 2013, Cerner made the commitment to join the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). PHA works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families.... Read full story


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May 28, 2015

Essential Steps to ICD-10


By: Sam Grefrath, Practice Manager, Regulatory Compliance Practice;Lisa Munn, Senior Strategy Analyst, Cerner Ambulatory

Patient visits often center on telling the patient story, yet revenue often centers upon properly documenting and coding the patient encounter. It’s our priority to help guide your practice to a place where physicians can focus on their true passion without stress from health care deadlines. Here are a few things we, at Cerner, have done to prepare for the ICD-10 mandate.... Read full story


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May 28, 2015

We Remember Pete Strombom


By: John Glaser, Senior Vice President

Pete Strombom was all of these – a great friend, a major contributor to the CIO profession and a leader of a provider organization. I smiled when I saw Pete at CHIME events and was pleased to have a warm conversation with him (with the exotic New Zealand accent of his).... Read full story


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May 20, 2015

Physician All Stars


By: Cerner

Dr. Ori Lotan and Dr. Marreddy Yeruva, CMIOs at Universal Health Services (UHS), were honored at the Spring Cerner Physician Community Meeting with the Documentation All-Star Award. Dr. Lotan shared with us how the organization is implementing dynamic documentation across 25 acute care facilities and the solution’s impact on clinicians and patients.... Read full story


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