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June 27, 2014

15,000 and counting...


By: Cerner Corporation

Around Cerner, we love to tell the story about Neal, Cliff and Paul discussing the idea that would become Cerner while sitting around a table in Loose Park. The year was 1979. Fast forward to 2014, and we've grown from a napkin sketch to an international company on the forefront of health IT innovation.... Read full story


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June 11, 2014

Men's Health Month: Addressing topics 'as seen on TV'


By: David Nill, MD, Cerner Healthe Chief Medical Officer

What are the unique elements specific to men’s health? Most of us have heard of the more commonly addressed health issues such as prostate disease, cancer, injury and heart disease.... Read full story


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April 30, 2014

13 trends shaping the future of health care


By: Cerner Corporation

PSFK Labs has published their latest Future of Health report, examines 13 trends that are changing the way health care is delivered both from a patient and physician perspective.... Read full story


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April 17, 2014

Cerner Member Portal reaches user milestone


By: Cerner Corporation

Cerner has a member engagement strategy that focuses on all the needs a person has related to their health. From the optimizing various points of an in-patient or office visit, to concentrating on compelling programs and solutions a person can use in the home, our vision for member engagement is comprehensive.... Read full story


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March 26, 2014

A whisper on a scream


By: Mike Fadden, MD, CMO, Maryland Healthy Weighs and CMO, Cerner CommunityWorks

I recall a headline in the Wall Street Journal about 10 years ago declaring Type 2 diabetes can be cured with bariatric surgery. I cringed. A new study or review seems to appear weekly supporting the surgical approach. I cringe each time I see them.... Read full story


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January 15, 2014

The journey to better brain health at Cerner


By: David Nill, MD, Cerner Healthe Chief Medical Officer

At Cerner, we believe that as a society, we spend too much on reactive “sick care” and not enough on proactive “health.” If we can put a greater emphasis on “health,” then over time, we can reduce the amount of “sick care” required. Additionally, there is a continuum between health and care, and people may fall somewhere in-between.... Read full story


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November 20, 2013

Nevada, Missouri goes the extra mile


By: Seth Barrett, mayor, City of Nevada, Mo.

As a resident of Nevada, Mo., I have always known that my community is full of amazing people. As the town mayor, I see daily examples of people doing extraordinary things. Recently, the town surprised me once again by supporting a Healthy Nevada initiative and going the extra mile- or 51,000 miles.... Read full story


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October 01, 2013

Building a Healthy Nevada


By: J.D. Kehrman, city manager, City of Nevada (Mo.)

As the City Manager for the community of Nevada, Missouri, I have seen first-hand how the overall health of a community can affect the growth and sustainability of a town. Even though our town is growing in transportation, education and healthcare sectors our rankings are extremely low in state heath reports.... Read full story


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September 10, 2013

The story of a life-saving e-visit


By: Cerner Corporation

Now more than ever, technology is empowering individuals to take a more active role in both their health and care. Smartphone apps track our eating habits, while pedometers track everything from the number of steps we take to the quality of our sleep. One health IT-specific example of this empowerment is the member (patient) portal.... Read full story


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August 27, 2013

Reporting: The secret sauce for successful wellness programming


By: Erin Lovett, team lead, Cerner Wellness

Wellness programs are no longer viewed as an extra perk, rather, they’re coming of age as a strategic imperative. With tax incentives and new laws under the recent federal health care legislation, many companies can leverage wellness programs to chip away at their enormous health care costs.... Read full story


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