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  • Are your clinical leaders involved in the financial processes of your organization?
    Are your clinical leaders involved in the financial processes of your organization? Did you know organizations with disconnected clinical and finance teams can result in thousands or even millions of dollars in missing charges?
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  • Why Healthcare Needs to Get a Handle on Provider Data Management
    The need for quality provider data is more critical than ever, as healthcare swings from a fragmented, fee-for-service model to a highly-coordinated, value-based delivery system. Learn how a provider registry can help your organization gain access to timely, accurate provider data to reduce waste and costs, improve provider and patient satisfaction, and empower consumers to make informed decisions.
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  • Three Ways Healthcare Can Benefit from Blockchain
    Global leader in patient identification, NextGate, identifies three ways healthcare can benefit from blockchain, including improved interoperability, patient matching & patient empowerment.
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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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