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January 14, 2014

Taking a closer look at health system revenue cycle innovation


By: Cerner Corporation

As health systems look toward an uncertain future pertaining to payment models, many are pursuing strategies that will position them for continued success regardless of what reforms eventually roll out. A key piece of these strategies is an IT system that integrates clinical and financial data.... Read full story


Category: EHR, Technology

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January 09, 2014

5 ICD-10 steps to take in Q1 2014


By: Cerner Corporation

Welcome the New Year! Does your New Year’s resolution include ICD-10 compliance? Regardless of your answer, the following activities are highly recommended to be complete by the end of the Q1 2014.... Read full story


Category: EHR, Technology

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Tags: ICD-10


December 19, 2013

Wishing you a happy holiday season


By: Cerner Corporation

We're heading into our annual holiday hiatus here on the blog, but wanted to take a moment to say thanks for reading this year. We've had fun sharing success stories, news and interesting stories from our clients and associates, and you can look forward to more great content in 2014.... Read full story


Category: News, Technology

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December 17, 2013

Are multivitamins a waste of money?


By: Cerner Corporation

Do you take a multivitamin daily? Well, according to three recent studies, you may be wasting your money if you're hoping those supplements will help prevent chronic conditions.... Read full story


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December 09, 2013

The impact of mobile technology on patient safety and better outcomes


By: Don Bisbee, senior vice president, Cerner

With the proliferation of mobile devices and mobile applications in the health care industry, one significant advantage to the explosion of mobile health is the ability to deliver care more efficiently and improve patient safety.... Read full story


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December 05, 2013

True device EHR integration reduces errors


By: Steve Ward, Pharm.D., senior director, Cerner DeviceWorks Systems Integration

Health care providers expect smart pump integration to the electronic health record (EHR) to greatly improve patient safety, according to a KLAS Special Report published earlier this year. Providers interviewed for the report agreed EHR integration reduces the chance for programming errors, increases compliance with dose error reduction systems, and helps facilitate better decisions by physicians and other clinical staff.... Read full story


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Tags: ASHP, RxStation


December 03, 2013

How nurses drive rapid EHR implementation


By: Dorothy DuSold, MA, CPHIMS, ACI Senior Director, Adoption and Sustainment, Tenet Healthcare Corp.

In 2010, we at Tenet Healthcare launched an aggressive rollout of electronic health records: 49 hospitals in 11 states to be completed by spring 2014. The main driver for this project was improving patient care through technology. To do this, we involved clinicians at all levels of the organization in planning and implementation.... Read full story


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November 26, 2013

Giving #HITThanks


By: Cerner Corporation

A few days ago, Jon Mertz published a post asking people to share what they're thankful for in the health IT industry, with the goal being to balance out conversations about barriers with those about success and possibilities. Here at Cerner, we hear our clients share their health IT success stories on a daily basis.... Read full story


Category: EHR, Technology

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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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November 19, 2013

RSNA 2013: Using health IT to manage pediatric radiation exposure


By: John Moore, R.T. (R), strategist, Cerner

For decades, diagnostic radiology imaging has been an invaluable tool in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. It is generally accepted that the benefits of radiology procedures outweigh the risks associated with the patient’s exposure to the ionizing radiation used in a number of imaging modalities. However, over the last few years, concern has emerged over the increased utilization of Computed Tomography (CT) in the pediatric patient as this age group is particularly sensitive to the effects of radiation.... Read full story


Category: EHR, Technology

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