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April 09, 2013

A state by state look at the cost of health care

By: Cerner Corporation

The week, the Wall Street Journal published an article examining the per-person cost of health care by state in the United States. The data, from 2009 (latest data available), showed that health care spending averaged $6,815 per person. However, the costs vary widely from state to state, ranging from more than $10,000 per person in Washington, D.C., to just over $5,000 per person in Utah.... Read full story

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February 12, 2013

Navigating Meaningful Use, ICD-10 and more at Cerner's Regulatory Alignment Summits

By: Krista Robke, senior director, Cerner Consulting

We are all trying to navigate the requirements and regulations of the changing health care environment. In 2013, the Regulatory Compliance Practice within U.S. Consulting is hosting several Regulatory Alignment Summits in Kansas City.... Read full story

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Tags: HIMSS13

November 16, 2012

Meaningful Use Stage 3 coming into focus

By: Cerner Corporation

The HIT Policy Committee recently published its recommendations on Meaningful Use Stage 3 rules. Among the recommendations are new measures and threshold increases from Stage 2. The committee also recommended removing some measures from Stage 3.... Read full story

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Tags: ONC

October 04, 2012

CHC 2012: Genes or environment?

By: Elliott S. Fisher, M.D., M.P.H.

When my brother and I were growing up, our father, Roger Fisher, cast a long shadow. He had come back from World War II convinced by the deaths of many of his best friends that there had to be better ways to solve disputes. He devoted his career to studying and practicing conflict resolution. Dinner table conversations were focused on how to reduce the risk of nuclear war or bring peace to the Middle East. We grew up knowing that it would be important to “make a difference” in our work.... Read full story

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Tags: ACO

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