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October 15, 2014

Virginia Mason’s Patient Portal Success: 92K Users and Counting


By: Cerner Corporation

Seattle-based Virginia Mason has one of Cerner’s largest patient portals – over 92,000 members. Roughly 30% of Virginia Mason patients use the patient portal. You can credit the high membership success to several things: the tech-savvy population, the physician-friendly Cerner interface, and the marketing expertise of the Virginia Mason team.... Read full story


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October 14, 2014

Connecting to a State’s Health Department Through Immunization Registries


By: Cerner Corporation

Two of our clients recently achieved a first in electronically connecting with their state's department of health (DOH). Using our Cerner Hub Immunization Registry solution, these organizations are submitting public health data to their state immunization registries and reaching meaningful use stage 2. Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center (CSV) was the first hospital to submit to the New Mexico DOH, and Wood County Hospital (WCH) was the first hospital to connect in real-time to the Ohio DOH. Both organizations are able to meet their interoperability goals around MU2, but they are also realizing benefits beyond this mandate.

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October 10, 2014

The Future of Alarm Management


By: Ashleigh George, RN, BSN; Director, CNIO of DeviceWorks

In April, close to 100 clinicians, healthcare technology experts, regulators, patient safety advocates, researchers, and leaders in the medical device industry gathered in Arlington, VA, to kick off an unprecedented two-year initiative to improve alarm management in healthcare. Ashleigh shares how she sees alarm management evolving over the next 10 years.

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October 07, 2014

Miami Children’s Hospital is Connecting With Patients and Families One Picture at a Time


By: Milton Sanchez, Manager, Enterprise Imaging at Miami Children’s Hospital

Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) has unique relationships with the families of its surgical patients. Surgery is understandably stressful and often also confusing for young patients and families alike. To help educate the families, cardiac surgeons are using surgical camera technology in the operating room (OR) to capture operative images that are used to help convey to families the scope of the child’s surgery and to document the surgery within their EMR to support post treatment and follow-up.... Read full story


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October 03, 2014

Cedar Creek Living Center Receives Top Honors in McKnight’s Excellence In Technology Awards


By: Cerner Corporation

Cedar Creek Living Center, Norman, OK, has won gold for the Quality through the Technology category in the 2014 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. Cedar Creek went from a paper-based system for clinical documentation to using CareTracker as their point of care solution. With CareTracker, Nursing Assistants at Cedar Creek were able to enter information at the point of care, and clinicians were able to access that documentation in real time.... Read full story


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September 26, 2014

The Bear Institute’s One Year Anniversary


By: Cerner Corporation

The Bear Institute, a seven-year partnership with Cerner and Children’s National Health System, is celebrating its one year anniversary with the upcoming opening of the Bear Institute Innovation and Learning Center. The Bear Institute combines two major components within health care –operational excellence and cutting edge innovation. In June alone, the Bear Institute went live with eight key health solutions that impacted close to 3,000 Children’s providers.... Read full story


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September 25, 2014

The Integration Between HealthyNow and Apple’s HealthKit


By: Brian Carter, Senior Director and General Manager of Cerner Personal Health

With 75% of US health care dollars being spent treating preventable conditions, finding ways to influence consumer behavior can have a dramatic long-term impact on health. At Cerner, we are creating technology designed to empower and encourage every individual to optimize their health.

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September 25, 2014

Celebrating World Heart Day at Cerner


By: Cerner Corporation

Cerner is celebratng World Heart Day on September 29th in support of the fight against cardiovascular disease and encourages their community to make heart healthy choices.We have developed a cardiovascular suite of solutions - PowerChart Cardiovascular and PowerChart ECG. These solutions enable the automation of diagnostic cardiovascular activities in efforts to increase better disease management and improve the process of diagnosing and treating individuals. ... Read full story


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September 19, 2014

Revenue Cycle Best Practices: Measure, Monitor and Manage


By: Cara Campos, Revenue Cycle Executive

Cara Campos, Revenue Cycle executive at Cerner, presented to attendees at the Practice Rx conference on Sept. 19 in Philadelphia, PA. 

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September 18, 2014

Why Interoperability Must Be An Imperative


By: Bob Robke, VP of Population Health

Cerner understands that embracing interoperability and openness can’t simply

be adhering to standards. It requires much more. It calls for engagement with

our competitors and industry partners. It entails that the industry to work

towards meaningful connectivity using the standards that are available, and it

involves proposing changes or creating new standards where standards lack.

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