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January 28, 2014

The role of technology in providing safer patient care

By: Deb Zimmermann, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer and vice president of patient care services, VCU Health System

Ten years ago, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) embarked on a safety journey with a vision of becoming America’s safest health system. The goal—zero events of preventable harm to patients, employees and visitors.... Read full story

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January 23, 2014

Weathering the perfect storm in health care through effective revenue cycle management

By: Joseph Chow, vice president and general manager, Cerner and Bill Wing, senior vice president, Adventist Health

Over the years, health care organizations have faced a series of challenges, from regulatory changes and rising costs to changes in how they are reimbursed for the services they provide. All these changes are creating the perfect storm, forcing organizations to think differently about how they approach their financial operations.

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January 22, 2014

The patient-centered medical home at Palmetto Health

By: Cerner Corporation

Recently, associates from our Cerner Ambulatory team visited Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina, to see some of the extraordinary things the health system is doing around patient-centered medical homes (PCMH).... Read full story

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January 21, 2014

A new tool to better manage asthma patients

By: Michael Dulin, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer for Analytics and Outcomes Research, Carolinas HealthCare System

Asthma can be difficult to manage, and the hundreds of different possible combinations of medications available for physicians to choose from can be overwhelming.... Read full story

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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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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 13, 2013

Physicians and social media: #Innovation

By: Dr. Alexander Djuricich and Dr. Emily Webber, IU Health

Can social media be used to modernize medical education? In order to meet their patients’ and students’ needs, some physicians are embracing social media and applying it to their own learning.... Read full story

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November 08, 2013

The Cerner physician experience: Big smiles

By: Cerner Corporation

In designing heath care IT solutions, one size does not fit all. That's why we've been working with more than 50 clients and 300 physicians to create a series of tailored specialty-specific workflows and solutions, which meet the unique needs of specialists.... Read full story

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November 06, 2013

Population health at Barts Health NHS Trust

By: Cerner Corporation

From ongoing government regulations to rapid technology advancements, health care is changing. Health care systems around the world are now driven by similar market pressures to achieve better outcomes with less overall spend. ... Read full story

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October 31, 2013

A conversation with Dr. Brendan Carr

By: Cerner Corporation

After his General Session presentation at CHC 2013, we had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Dr. Brendan Carr, president and CEO of Island Health. We asked Dr. Carr about driving change during his career, as well as his take on population health management efforts in Canada and where he sees his organization heading over the next few years.... Read full story

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