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July 25, 2013

Redrawing learning pathways: A look at the Missouri Innovation Campus

By: Laura Evans, director, Cerner

Yesterday we were proud to participate in President Obama’s visit to the University of Central Missouri (UCM), alongside our partners at the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC). The stop was part of President Obama’s focus on the economy and he spent part of his time here outlining the need for more affordable college education opportunities and curriculum focused on skills that directly translate to workforce needs.... Read full story

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July 12, 2013

Developing an effective 30-day hospital readmission risk prediction model

By: Bharat Sutariya, MD, vice president, Cerner and Rishi Sikka, MD, vice president, Advocate Health Care

Curbing the frequency of (and costs associated with) a patient’s readmission to a hospital within 30 days of discharge is an essential step in enhancing the quality of care provided in any health care system. Hospitals are increasingly being held accountable for care delivered through new payment models, with incentives for improving discharge planning and transitions of care to mitigate preventable readmissions.... Read full story

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July 11, 2013

The Cerner Population Health Summit: Celebrating leadership in population health management

By: Brad Carey, vice president and general manager, Cerner

To further support our clients in their development of effective population health management strategies, and celebrate the successful work that’s been done to date, I’m proud to announce our inaugural Population Health Summit, which kicks off today in Kansas City.... Read full story

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July 10, 2013

A behind-the-scenes look at our usability lab

By: Luke Keninger, user experience manager, Cerner

Cerner has recently undergone a major transition to enhance our focus on user-centered design. While we’ve always been dedicated to delivering solutions that best suit the needs of our users, we realized an opportunity to expand the involvement of our User Experience (UX) team in our development process to update, unify and generally improve the usability of our solutions.... Read full story

Category: News, EHR, Technology

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Tags: Usability

July 02, 2013

APACHE Outcomes in action

By: Cerner Corporation

Earlier today, we announced findings of a study conducted by our own Dr. Andrew Kramer, along with Dr. Thomas Higgins with Baystate Medical Center and Dr. Jack Zimmerman of George Washington University, that examined the accuracy of ICU evaluations based on patient outcomes.... Read full story

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June 27, 2013

Cerner supports Blue Button + to engage individuals for better health

By: Andy Heeren, director, Cerner

I’m pleased to say that Cerner is announcing its support of and participation in Blue Button Plus + (formerly known as the Automate Blue Button Plus Initiative or ABBI), a voluntary group of personal health service providers that are working together to accelerate patient engagement in support of better health.... Read full story

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June 25, 2013

Carolinas HealthCare System encourages teammates to LiveWELL

By: Cerner Corporation

Recently, the National Business Group on Health announced the winners of the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles AwardsJoining Cerner in receiving Platinum recognition, for the second year in a row, is one of our clients, Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS). We spoke with Lucy Dean, assistant vice president of Carolinas Healthcare System’s teammate wellness program, about what challenges CHS was able to overcome to achieve national recognition.... Read full story

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June 21, 2013

Primary Health Network: A new health care experience

By: Amanda Adkins, general manager, Cerner

Believing that health care in 2020 will be about managing conditions over the course of a lifetime, we’ve asked ourselves the question, “If the health system could be re-organized and person centered what would it look like?” The Primary Health Network is our answer.... Read full story

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June 11, 2013

Meaningful collaboration in the health IT industry

By: Meg Marshall, director, Cerner

The health IT industry faces an interesting period in time as we consider that digitizing processes is really just the first step in improving the quality of health care, increasing efficiencies, enhancing patient safety and reducing overall health care costs. For example, we’re moving toward intelligent, personalized health management systems that work to keep you healthy, rather than simply care for you when you are sick.... Read full story

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May 29, 2013

Upgrade Center hits major milestone

By: Shane Curry, vice president, Cerner

Earlier this year, the Upgrade Center achieved a huge milestone by completing its 500th Millennium upgrade since inception in 2005. The Upgrade Center started with a small team of around 20 associates at our Oaks campus in Kansas City. Today, it has a dedicated team of more than 200 experienced associates focused completely on upgrades.... Read full story

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