Cerner

Analytics
By Bernie Monegain 08:40 am June 04, 2015
When it comes to providing the right care to the right patient in record time, the nation's policymakers, researchers, doctors and nurses seem on the verge of critical mass, or what author Malcolm Gladwell would call "the tipping point."
Tug of war
By Robert Wachter, MD 08:19 am May 26, 2015
"Both Epic and athena are justifiably proud of their products and their people, and both defend their worldview with great passion and (particularly in athena's case) no shortage of hyperbole. Did I really need to choose sides?"
Medication
By Anthony Vecchione 07:50 am May 26, 2015
Hospitals are recognizing the value of interoperability between EHRs and automated dispensing cabinets. Beyond eliminating redundancies during the medication ordering process, it helps reduce errors at the point-of-care.
Coast Guard
By Bernie Monegain 10:08 am May 21, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General, an independent government watchdog, has found the Coast Guard seriously lagging in its efforts to protect personal health information.
Cerner headquarters photo by Americasroof via Wikipedia
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am May 11, 2015
Cerner Corporation announced financial results for the first quarter of 2015 this past week, with revenue "lower than expected" in the wake of its Siemens Health Services acquisition but bookings at "an all-time high."
Cerner headquarters photo by Americasroof via Wikipedia
By Bernie Monegain 09:40 am May 04, 2015
At first glance, it might seem that there is no partnership Cerner would not entertain, but analysts point out recent deals with big-name health systems and with other vendors in the health IT marketplace are strategic and helping to position Cerner for the future.
Road
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am April 29, 2015
Interoperability has been part of the healthcare lexicon for at least a couple of decades. Today, however, true interoperability does not seem to be happening at the scale nor the speed the industry needs.
Carrot
By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am April 28, 2015
The $25 billion EMR market will continue to grow even after the government incentives for doctors and hospitals to go digital have vanished, according to new research from Kalorama Information.
Money
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am April 21, 2015
It seems that all anyone had to do was ask. Just a few days after ONC reprimanded EHR vendors for charging fees for exchanging patient data, Epic CEO Judy Faulkner reportedly announced at HIMSS15 that Epic would drop fees until at least 2020.
Rocket blast off
By Bernie Monegain 10:34 am April 17, 2015
Health IT giant Cerner is working with Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, Geisinger's commercial spinoff, to enable the use of emerging SMART on FHIR industry standards.

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