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Aug 29, 2016 3:39:55 PM · by David Kushan

Examining the Differences Between Cerner Implementation and Optimization

Cerner, Healthcare IT

A Cerner implementation can lead an organization toward greater efficiency, while Cerner optimization ensures that this efficiency is achieved. Although there can be some similarities between the two – like planning, budgeting, and engaging key stakeholders – implementation is focused more on building a system that works, while optimization seeks to engage with users to maximize the efficiency of the Cerner solution while lowering the friction of use.

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Aug 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

How to Identify Key Stakeholders for a Healthcare IT Project

Cerner, Healthcare IT

The beginning stages of a healthcare IT project involve a lot of research and information gathering. This research can involve looking into what other people in similar situations are doing as well as how that relates - or doesn’t relate - to your current situation.

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Aug 10, 2016 1:22:00 PM · by Healthcare IS Team

EHR News: Which EHR System Is The Industry Leader?

Industry News, Cerner, Healthcare IT

According to a new report from research firm Kalorama Information, Cerner is the clear market share leader among EHR (electronic health records) software providers, edging out rival McKesson. Of the 4,474 non-federal acute care hospitals surveyed, nearly one-quarter use Cerner. The company’s 2015 acquisition of Siemens Healthcare’s EHR division helped make it No. 1.

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Aug 3, 2016 12:36:19 PM · by David Kushan

Tips for Selecting a Healthcare IT Consultant

Corporate Culture, Healthcare IT

Adding a skilled healthcare IT consultant to your team can help you maintain your existing applications or implement new ones, providing technical expertise that your organization needs but doesn’t currently possess. Once you’ve decided that an IT consultant is the best way to augment your existing operations, it’s time to start thinking about how to find the resource who best fits your healthcare organization.

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Jul 28, 2016 5:30:01 PM · by Dave Wolfe

What Does it Mean to be Agile in Healthcare IT?

Healthcare IT

With the mandates from the Affordable Care Act of 2010, healthcare organizations, including hospitals, small medical practices and pharmacies, must build and manage a robust IT infrastructure. Whether it is creating compliant workflows, reporting clinical outcomes, selecting an EHR system, or optimizing existing systems, project managers need to be aware of the best approaches for leading the way on the development and maintenance of healthcare IT.

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Jul 25, 2016 10:21:41 AM · by Dave Wolfe

The Importance of Properly Managing Your Data

Healthcare IT

When it comes to patient and operational data, hospitals and healthcare organizations have two major goals that they need to maintain sight of:

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Jul 21, 2016 5:23:33 PM · by David Kushan

Managing the Transition to a New EHR System

Healthcare IT

It's been roughly eight years since President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law. Designed to counter the recession's effects, it flooded industry and individual pockets with stimulus funds. From encouraging first-time homebuyers to jump into the housing market, to investing in infrastructure, more than $800 billion eventually made its way into the struggling economy.

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Jul 13, 2016 11:27:57 AM · by David Kushan

How to Successfully Staff a Cerner Implementation

Cerner, Healthcare IT

Cerner provides a great product as well as good support services, but it's not wise to solely rely on those services when staffing for an implementation. Rather than making assumptions based on implied understandings from Cerner, it’s incumbent upon the customer to come to a clear contractual agreement with well-defined resource expectations.

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Jul 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM · by David Kushan

Cerner Implementation: Project Management Tips from the Pros

Cerner, Healthcare IT

As far as projects go, a Cerner implementation or conversion is rather substantial. It’s a long process that involves a lot of moving parts and incorporates a wide range of stakeholders and contributors. In order to successfully implement such a complicated project, it is imperative to have top-notch project management. Here are five tips on how to do that from the project management pros:

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Jun 30, 2016 7:00:00 AM · by David Kushan

Upcoming Trends in the Healthcare IT Industry

Healthcare IT

With the current era of technological disruption impacting all markets and industries, nowhere has this been felt more acutely than healthcare. Going into 2016 and beyond, industry experts have made attempts to look at the crystal ball and predict where healthcare IT will go. While individual predictions may vary, there seems to be a growing consensus around three distinct trends within integrated IT:

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Jun 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM · by David Kushan

Best Practices for Hiring a Healthcare IT Consultant

General, Consulting, Career Planning, Healthcare IT, David Kushan

Figuring out how to best handle IT concerns can be a daunting challenge, especially for healthcare organizations transitioning to an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system.

Thankfully, there are qualified consultants available who have the expertise to help out on a contract basis when it comes to making the transition from Siemens to Cerner or any other kind of EHR conversion.

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May 16, 2016 11:59:36 AM · by David Kushan

Healthcare IT Industry Trends

Healthcare IT

When it comes to healthcare and technology, the only true constant nowadays seems to be change. While every industry, community and individual stands to be increasingly affected by technological innovation, healthcare has emerged as one of the key areas where tech's potential to change the game is most prevalent.

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