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Jun 14, 2016 6:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Cerner Soarian to Cerner Millennium: 5 Factors to Consider for Revenue Cycle When Converting

Cerner

From small town practices to large metropolitan area hospitals, one of the most important components healthcare organizations must consider is the system they’ll use for managing revenue cycle. From billing and invoicing to registration and collection, each step of the revenue cycle comes with its own set of challenges and has a unique effect on all other areas of the organization’s business practices.

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Jun 7, 2016 6:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

How to Plan for Possible Cerner Implementation Issues

Cerner

Cerner is a leading EHR provider, and is trusted by more than 27,000 facilities worldwide. However, even with a solution this well-tested, there are always possibilities for problems before, during, and after implementation.

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May 31, 2016 6:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

8 Essential Tips for a Successful EHR Upgrade

Cerner

Successfully implementing an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system upgrade requires taking a thorough account of both the technological and the human variables involved. This means not only finding a streamlined EHR designed to meet your unique needs, but also ensuring proper training of staff to help smooth the transition.

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May 23, 2016 4:30:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Soarian to Cerner Millennium: 4 Things Pharmacies Should Know About Converting

Siemens

When Cerner purchased Siemens Health Services, many of the questions that arose from the acquisition were related to how the two companies’ products would be integrated or converted in relation to one another.

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Mar 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Are you lacking bandwidth for a system upgrade?

Dave Wolfe

Healthcare is a world of continual change and adaptation. The conversion from one clinical/financial/pharmacy system to another system, while focusing on patient care, impacts the entire organization. Such a conversion requires investment in resources, capital, and time. It can result in a re-engineering of your workflow processes and optimizing the delivery of patient care within the constraints of the new system. 

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Mar 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

How are you engaging with outside resources?

Dave Wolfe

Healthcare is a world of continual change and adaptation. The conversion from one clinical/financial/pharmacy system to another system, while focusing on patient care, impacts the entire organization. Such a conversion requires investment in resources, capital, and time. It can result in a re-engineering of your workflow processes and optimizing the delivery of patient care within the constraints of the new system. 

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Mar 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Are you getting the most out of consultants when implementing a new application?

Dave Wolfe

Healthcare is a world of continual change and adaptation. The conversion from one clinical/financial/pharmacy system to another system, while focusing on patient care, impacts the entire organization. Such a conversion requires investment in resources, capital, and time. It can result in a re-engineering of your workflow processes and optimizing the delivery of patient care within the constraints of the new system. 

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Mar 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Helpful Training Steps For Every System Conversion

Dave Wolfe

In the white paper entitled Healthcare System Conversions – Key Points To Consider, we outlined three types of conversions (System Upgrade, New Platform/Same Vendor, and New Platform/New Vendor) and five points to consider when planning for a system conversion.  

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Mar 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Staff Resource Development Is Key To A Successful System Conversion

Dave Wolfe

In the white paper entitled Healthcare System Conversions – Key Points To Consider, we outlined three types of conversions (System Upgrade, New Platform/Same Vendor, and New Platform/New Vendor) and five points to consider when planning for a system conversion.  

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Mar 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

5 Components of a Thorough System Conversion

Dave Wolfe

In the white paper entitled Healthcare System Conversions – Key Points To Consider we outlined three types of conversions (System Upgrade, New Platform/Same Vendor, and New Platform/New Vendor) and five points to consider when planning for a system conversion.  

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Feb 10, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Managing Multiple Pharmacy Project Initiatives: As a Director of Pharmacy, How Do I Get This Done?

General, Dave Wolfe

As a Director of Pharmacy, how many times do projects get put on the back burner because it's deemed that there are no resources available? As the pharmacy business owner, you're tasked with managing this issue.

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Feb 5, 2015 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Maintaining Disparate Systems - CDM-PDM Synchronization

General, Consulting, Industry News, Dave Wolfe

This blog is the third in a series on "Maintaining Disparate Systems." To ensure appropriate pharmacy medication billing, it's imperative that the Charge Description Master (CDM) and Pharmacy Drug Master (PDM) are in sync. The CDM, described as the backbone of the hospital’s revenue cycle, is the key database from which all patient bills are generated.

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Dec 30, 2014 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

Maintaining Disparate Systems - CDM-PDM HCPCS Review

General, Industry News, Dave Wolfe

A recent case illustrated the following:

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Dec 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM · by Dave Wolfe

CPOE Med/IV Optimization

General, Dave Wolfe

Your organization went through the monumental effort of implementing the first wave of CPOE to meet the requirement for Stage 1 attestation for meaningful use. What is next? Optimization and adoption.

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