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  • Data: Healthcare’s Double-Edged Sword
    Healthcare leaders should invest in enterprise-wide patient identification technology to facilitate interoperability while improving data quality.
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  • Connect. Grow. Lead.
    The month of May offers exciting times to connect with your peers, grow your knowledge and lead with best practices based on the experiences of all of the people in the CernerUsers Community, powered by WorkOutLoud. Your CernerUsers community keeps you informed on what is happening in your independent CernerUsers Community and provides the tools to connect and collaborate with others like you. If you know of a user community that would like to have the ability...
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  • Managing Patient Identity Takes a Village
    Healthcare executives charged with managing patient data today face a dual challenge of building an enterprise master patient index (EMPI) that maintains accurate, up-to-date medical records for every individual and collecting both structured and unstructured health information stored and spread throughout fragmented systems. The challenge is even more daunting when patient information is stored in multiple healthcare facilities.
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  • ​​​​​​​Spring Time Always Offers New Growth And So Does Your CernerUsers Community
     See What Is New... Your CernerUsers community keeps you informed on what is happening in your independent CernerUsers community and provides the tools to connect and collaborate with others like you. If you know of a user community that would like to have the ability to do the same, please contact us today. Community Calendar Everyone is welcome to attend the listed events below: Southeast (SeRUG): Four (4) days, beginning Tuesday, April 9th-12t...
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  • CernerUser Community 2019 April Newsletter
    Spring Time Always Offers New Growth And So Does Your CernerUsers Community, See What Is New... Your CernerUsers community keeps you informed on what is happening in your independent CernerUsers community and provides the tools to connect and collaborate with others like you. If you know of a user community that would like to have the ability to do the same, please contact us today. Community Calendar Everyone is welcome to attend the listed events below: ...
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  • MPI vs EMPI: Is Your EHR Sufficient for Patient Matching?
    Patient matching issues that result in duplicate records cost hospitals $1.5M a year, at an average of $1,950 per patient, and the U.S. healthcare system over $6 billion annually, according to a new survey by Black Book Research. The poll of 1,392 health technology managers found that before implementing an enterprise master patient index (EMPI) for managing patient identification, duplicates accounted for 18 percent of an organization’s records. Respondents utilizing EMPI technology repor...
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  • Government to private industry: Take the lead in patient records matching
    There’s been a lot of media attention on ONC’s new proposed rule aimed at tackling information blocking and improving EHR interoperability, as required by the 21st Century Cures Act.  Published in the Federal Register March 4, the long-awaited rule goes farther than the statute itself:  it includes a request for information (RFI) about matching patient records. And it explicitly calls on the private sector to improve that matching
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  • CernerUsers Can Bring You Luck!
    ​​​​Your CernerUsers community keeps you informed on what is happening in your independent CernerUsers community and provides the tools to connect and collaborate with others like you. If you know of a user community that would like to have the ability to do the same, please contact us today. Community Calendar Everyone is welcome to attend the listed events below: North Atlantic (NARUG): Three (3) days, beginning Monday, May 20th-22nd, 2019 So...
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  • Happy Valentine's Day! Connect with Your Peers!
    We help you stay informed on what is happening in your independent CernerUsers community and provide the tools to connect and collaborate with others like you. If you are not able to attend a user group meet or webinar, no need to worry because our community platform provides content to view when convenient for you. Forums to ask questions and receive answers  Notification with updates from user groups, forum posts, online texts Surveys to better u...
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  • The New Year’s Resolution Health IT Leaders Need to Make in 2019
    As the new year ushers in, many health IT leaders are finding themselves at a critical juncture to make 2019 a transformative time for their organizations. In response to massive consolidation, healthcare reform and competitive pressures, hospitals and health systems are undergoing dramatic change. To support their organizations, CIOs and other IT decision-makers must invest in solutions that can drive ef...
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