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January 16, 2014

Designing the new reality in health care


By: Steve Tierney, MD, medical director for quality improvement, Southcentral Foundation

Health care in the U.S. is about to experience a significant shift. But, why is the industry slow to embrace change and adopt new best practices?... 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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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


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