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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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August 07, 2013

Genetics and obesity

By: Sarah Bride, program coordinator, Cerner Wellness

Obesity continues to be an epidemic, and as a society we are constantly trying to put a finger on exactly what the causes are. Recently there has been debate over obesity and the role of genetics.... Read full story

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July 30, 2013

Is obesity a bigger global health crisis than hunger?

By: Andrea Dietzen, program coordinator, Cerner Wellness

CNN recently released an article stating that obesity was now a bigger health crisis globally than hunger, citing a new report published in the British medical journal The Lancet. The basis of the statement was tied to the claim that non-communicable diseases like heart disease and diabetes were now the leading causes of years spent sick or injured, and additionally that the global rates of obesity have climbed 82 percent in the past two decades. ... Read full story

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July 11, 2013

The Cerner Population Health Summit: Celebrating leadership in population health management

By: Brad Carey, vice president and general manager, Cerner

To further support our clients in their development of effective population health management strategies, and celebrate the successful work that’s been done to date, I’m proud to announce our inaugural Population Health Summit, which kicks off today in Kansas City.... Read full story

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