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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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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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March 21, 2013

Examining the 2013 County Health Rankings

By: Cerner Corporation

Earlier this week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the 2013 County Health Rankings. These rankings help illustrate what makes residents living in almost every county in the United States sick or healthy, and how counties in each state compare with one another.... Read full story

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February 25, 2013

Making an investment in population health management

By: Matthew Swindells, senior vice president, Cerner

As you’ve probably read, today we announced our intentions to acquire a company called PureWellness. Co-founders Ken Kaufman, Ron Keen and the rest of their team have developed a remarkable online health and wellness platform available to millions of individuals across the United States, and we couldn’t be more excited to work with them moving forward.... Read full story

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February 19, 2013

A paperless IT system helps us deliver world-class care

By: Jim Dahl, CIO, Fort HealthCare

At Fort HealthCare, we’ve got plenty of reasons to celebrate. In March, we’re scheduled to receive the highest possible award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) at its 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. Reaching Stage 7 is quite an achievement — especially for a relatively small organization like Fort HealthCare.... Read full story

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December 18, 2012

A one-person population health experiment

By: Russell Mayne, clinical strategist, Cerner

Three things have happened to me over the last month. First, I joined a gym (actually re-joined). Second, I listened to a TED talk on sharing health data. Third, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Effectiveness (NICE) published guidance on the management of obesity.... Read full story

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July 23, 2012

The Healthy Nevada project

By: Jeff Townsend, executive vice president and chief of staff, Cerner

Today Cerner and the community of Nevada, Mo., announced a first of its kind partnership to create a Healthy Nevada. We believe that together, we can impact the cost and accessibility of care, while improving the quality of life across a community.... Read full story

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July 18, 2012

The obesity battle central Missouri

By: Jeri Doty, RN, MSN, Chief Planning Officer, University of Missouri Health Care

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports that almost two out of every three adult Missourians are considered overweight or obese. Failing to maintain a healthy weight can have serious health consequences including chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes that compromise the quality and length of life.... Read full story

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July 10, 2012

Platinum status and the next steps on our health journey

By: David Nill, MD, Cerner Healthe Chief Medical Officer

We are pleased to announce that once again Cerner has been selected as a Platinum level winner of the National Business Group on Health 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award. This is the third year in a row that Cerner has been honored to receive the distinction because of our investment and innovative strategies to promote our members’ heath.... Read full story

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