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April 19, 2013

Leveraging technology to increase patient safety


By: Cerner Corporation

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is a 450-bed, state-of the-art community hospital that serves the greater New Orleans region, served by a staff of more than 3,000, including more than 650 physicians. With a focus on patient-centered care, EJGH was recognized with its third consecutive American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet designation and was the first Magnet organization in Louisiana.... Read full story


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February 19, 2013

A paperless IT system helps us deliver world-class care


By: Jim Dahl, CIO, Fort HealthCare

At Fort HealthCare, we’ve got plenty of reasons to celebrate. In March, we’re scheduled to receive the highest possible award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) at its 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. Reaching Stage 7 is quite an achievement — especially for a relatively small organization like Fort HealthCare.... Read full story


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August 01, 2012

Achieving Meaningful Use in Massachusetts, part one


By: Cerner Corporation

We recently caught up with Maureen Belley, director of information services at Lowell General, to discuss their Meaningful Use attestation process and get her reactions to the proposed Stage 2 measures.... Read full story


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July 12, 2012

Choosing a partner, not a vendor


By: Robert H. Bean, Ph.D., president and CEO, Sumner Regional Medical Center

When we began thinking about what EMR we would use to meet the upcoming Federal EMR mandates, we knew we would be taking on a challenge that was larger and more significant than most of the projects we had undertaken in the past.... Read full story


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