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“We Must Eliminate the Noise,” Reflected Cerner’s New President and CEO

What You Should Know:  – During the opening keynote at Cerner Health Conference, Cerner’s new President and CEO, David Feinberg, M.D., expressed the need to improve the usability of health records to help patients avoid unnecessary tests and medications, enable nurses and doctors to eliminate errors and predict what’s to come to improve the health …

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Cerner Launches RevElate Patient Accounting for Rev Cycle Portfolio

What You Should Know: – Today Cerner announced the launch of Cerner RevElate™, the company’s go-forward patient accounting product that will bring new and enhanced capabilities to the Cerner® revenue cycle management portfolio.  – Cerner RevElate is expected to preserve and advance the clinically driven capabilities of Cerner Millennium® while adding scalable, enterprise capabilities of Soarian® Patient Accounting software. Revenue cycle continues to be one of Cerner’s …

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Google Shuts Down Health Division After VP Joins Cerner

What You Should Know: – Google is eliminating its health division after VP, David Feinberg, MD, joins Cerner as its newest President and CEO, according to an internal memo, Insider first reports. In an internal memo sent by Jeff Dean, head of Google’s research division to employees stated Google Health will no longer function as …

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Cerner Appoints Head of Google Health as New President & CEO

Dr. David Feinberg, President & CEO at Cerner What You Should Know: Today, Cerner announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. David Feinberg as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Oct. 1. Dr. Feinberg succeeds Brent Shafer, who previously announced his decision to transition from chairman and CEO. – Dr. Feinberg will …

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Cerner Launches Social Determinants of Health Solution to Advance Health Equity

What You Should Know: – Cerner today announced a new solution, Cerner Determinants of Health, designed to help providers address healthcare inequities. – Cerner Determinants of Health is a dashboard and supporting set of tools, integrated into the Cerner electronic health record, to help clinicians pinpoint disparities and suggest goals and resources within the patient’s care plan …

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Banner Health Launches Digital Health Program with Xealth & Babyscripts

What You Should Know:  –  Banner Health announced the launch of its digital health program with Xealth to enable digital health at scale. Banner Health is making it simpler for medical providers to order digital health solutions directly from its Cerner EHR, helping to strengthen its connection with patients across its 30 acute-care hospitals and other entities. The launch will begin with Babyscripts, a leading virtual care platform for managing obstetrics. – Available …

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Cerner to Provide Access to More Than 54M Patient Records for Life Insurance Industry

What You Should Know: – Cerner has taken another step into the life insurance industry today with an strategic collaboration with MIB, a company providing risk management services to hundreds of insurance companies in the United States and Canada. – The agreement will establish MIB as the exclusive collaborator to provide access to digital patient data from Cerner …

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Dedalus Completes Acquisition of DXC’s Provider Healthcare Business – M&A Analysis

What You Should Know: Last week saw Dedalus complete the purchase of DXC’s healthcare provider business for $450M, a deal that was originally announced in July 2020.   – DXC was created in 2017 via the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) – Dedalus has been through a rapid …

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Being “complaint proof” on information blocking won’t be easy for providers, vendors

The HHS’ information blocking rule goes into effect Monday, and for nearly a year, providers and IT vendors have been racing to prepare. But they have faced several hurdles along the way, including figuring out how to handle scenarios that could make them non-compliant.

Lawsuit: Cerner systems’ failure drove Astria Health into bankruptcy  

The Washington-based health system has filed a lawsuit against EHR giant Cerner saying it intentionally misrepresented its products and services. Cerner’s systems did not operate as promised, leading to severe cash collection issues at Astria Health and forcing it into bankruptcy in 2019, the suit alleges.

Long-Time Cerner Board Member Linda M. Dillman Passes Away

Linda M. Dillman What You Should Know: – Linda M. Dillman, a long-time and trusted Cerner Corporation board member, passed away on Saturday, March 13. – Dillman retired from QVC in January 2017, having served as its Chief Information Officer since January 2012. Previously, she held positions as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer …

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MEDITECH Expanse Leads Customer Satisfaction for Small Community Hospitals, KLAS Report Finds

What You Should Know: – Small community hospitals (1–200 beds) leaders cite MEDITECH Expanse Acute Care EMR as a leader in delivering the most consistent customer experience, according to a new KLAS report. The KLAS report reveals that while Epic and Cerner EMRs leads in performance among large organizations they don’t deliver as consistently for …

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Cerner, Philips invest in Carevive Systems’ oversubscribed $18M equity round

The health technology company will use the investment to deploy its cancer care management platform and remote monitoring program at more health systems and to advance its research capabilities. Philips Health Technology Ventures led the equity round, and Cerner was a returning investor.

Executive Hires: Walgreens Appoints New CEO, Cityblock Health, Innovaccer, Others

Walgreens appoints Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective on March 15, 2021. Brewer will also join the WBA Board of Directors upon assuming the role. She succeeds Stefano Pessina who, as previously announced, will transition to the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of WBA. Brewer, 58, will become the …

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Epic, Galen Healthcare, Chartis Group Named 2020 Overall Best in KLAS Awards

What You Should Know: – Epic was named the top Overall Software Suite for the eleventh consecutive year in the Best in KLAS 2021 Software & Services report, released today, which reports on the top vendors for 2020. Epic was also named the top Overall Physician Practice Vendor. Galen Healthcare Solutions was named the top Overall IT Services Firm. …

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Cerner Appoints Mark Erceg New Chief Financial Officer

Mark Erceg, CFO at Cerner Key Points to Know: – Cerner appoints Mark Erceg as the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective February 22, 2021. – Erceg will succeed Marc Naughton, who is departing from Cerner at the end of the first quarter. Naughton will serve as an Executive Advisor …

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To Beat COVID-19, We Need A Modern Approach to Public Health Data

Ed Simcox, Chief Strategy Officer at LifeOmic The COVID-19 pandemic, which has taken 270,000 American lives to date, has shined a light on another crisis — the U.S. currently has no standardized system for reporting public health data. Health departments all over the country resort to using paper, fax, phone, and email to transmit and …

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Cerner Leadership Changes, Other Key Executives Hires

Travis Dalton Dan Devers Cerner announced some leadership changes promoting long-time associates Travis Dalton to Chief Client & Services Officer and Dan Devers to Chief Legal Counsel. After long, respected, meaningful careers at Cerner, John Peterzalek and Randy Sims will be departing. Cognoa, the leading pediatric behavioral health company developing diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for children living with …

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Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Cerner join coalition to provide digital access to Covid-19 vaccine records

A group of organizations have come together to work on a solution that will provide digital access to Covid-19 vaccination records. As the country eyes a challenging transition to the new normal, a verifiable vaccine record will be necessary to ensure individual and community safety.

Epic v Cerner v Meditech v Allscripts: Who is winning Canada’s EHR Battle?

Meditech continues to hold the largest EMR market share in Canada, but it is losing customers — mostly to Epic, which has seen a rapid rise in popularity, a new KLAS report shows. The report delves into market share data and customer satisfaction insights to assess EMR vendors’ positions in the Canadian market.

Healthcare PE Firm Heritage Group Launches $317M Health Tech Fund

Partners David McClellan, Rock Morphis, Paul Wallace (Left to Right) What You Should Know: – Healthcare private equity firm Heritage Group launches a $300M fund to invest in high-growth healthcare services and technology companies. – Heritage is backed by some of the leading healthcare organizations in the nation, including large provider systems, payers, and healthcare …

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Behind the scenes: How health systems, EHR vendors will give patients unprecedented access to their data

Health systems and EHR vendors have been working for months to comply with the ONC’s final rule on interoperability and information blocking that goes into effect in April and is expected to grant patients unprecedented access to their health information. Here is a look at some of the issues they contended with.

2020’s Top 20 Digital Health M&A Deals Totaled $50B

Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge The combination of Teladoc Health and Livongo creates a global leader in consumer-centered virtual care. The combined company is positioned to execute quantified opportunities to drive revenue synergies of $100 million by the end of the second year following the close, reaching $500 million on a run-rate basis by 2025. …

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How Cerner plans to bolster rural hospitals’ telehealth efforts amid the pandemic and beyond

In a wide-ranging interview with MedCity News, Cerner CommunityWorks President Mitchell Clark discussed the healthcare challenges facing rural communities amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the company’s new free offering that aims to support rural telehealth.

Cerner to snap up Kantar’s health division for $375M

The EHR giant is planning to buy Kantar Health, which provides data, analytics and research to the life sciences industry. Through the acquisition, Cerner aims to provide its clients with more access to data analytics and research expertise and engagement with life sciences companies.

M&A: Cerner to Acquire Health Division of Kantar for $375M in Cash

What You Should Know:  – Cerner announces it will acquire Kantar Health, a leading data, analytics, and real-world evidence and commercial research consultancy serving the life science and health care industry. – This acquisition is expected to allow Cerner’s Learning Health Network client consortium and health systems with more opportunities to directly engage with life …

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Cerner, Banner Health, Xealth Partner to Simplify How Clinicians Prescribe Digital Health

What You Should Know: – Cerner Corporation today announced with Xealth new centralized digital ordering and monitoring for health systems, starting with Banner Health, to foster digital innovation. – Health systems can prescribe digital therapeutics, smartphones, and internet apps directly within the EHR to address areas such as chronic disease management, behavioral health, maternity care, …

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Ensuring Telehealth Providers’ Virtual Care Dollars Make Sense

Don Godbee Don Godbee, Mobile Solutions Architect at Stratix Don Godbee Telehealth and virtual care are not brand-new phenomena suddenly cobbled together as a rapid response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the average US patient could be forgiven for thinking that it is. Indeed, virtual visits to care providers and remote patient …

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Amazon Launches HealthLake for Healthcare Orgs to Aggregate & Structure Health Data

What You Should Know: – Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon HealthLake, a new HIPAA-eligible service enables healthcare organizations to store, tag, index, standardize, query, and apply machine learning to analyze data at petabyte scale in the cloud. – Cerner, Ciox Health, Konica Minolta Precision Medicine, and Orion Health among customers using Amazon HealthLake. …

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Cerner Invests in Elligo to Make Clinical Trials Accessible for Health Systems of All Sizes

What You Should Know: – Cerner announced a strategic investment in Elligo Health Research, a leading research organization that enables clinical trials with nationwide community-based health care practices. – Cerner plans to expand the data and tools available in the Cerner Learning Health Network to offer additional clinical trial resources to community and rural hospitals …

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Hospital Sustainability Demands that Revenue Integrity Move Front and Center

Vasilios Nassiopoulos, VP of Platform Strategy and Innovation, Hayes Razor-thin operational margins coupled with substantial and ongoing losses related to COVID-19 are culminating in a perfect storm of bottom-line issues for U.S. hospitals and health systems. A study commissioned by the American Hospital Association (AHA) found that the median hospital margin overall was just 3.5% pre-pandemic, and …

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Cerner Launches Video Visit Platform for CommunityWorks Clients

What You Should Know: – Cerner launches new Video Visit platform for CommunityWorks clients at no cost through 2021 to support rural health organizations. Today in honor of National Rural Health Day, Cerner has announced the launch of their new telehealth offering to support rural health organizations through these tough times. The Video Visit platform …

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#Healthin2Point00, Episode 167 | Bridge Connector, Togetherall, Solv Health & more

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, the big news is about another COVID vaccine… or is it the collapse of the telehealth and digital health market as we know it? On Episode 167, Jess asks me about Bridge Connector shutting down 2 months after getting a $25.5 million raise, UK-based online mental health platform …

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KLAS: Epic, NextGen, Cerner Best at Making Outside Patient Data Usable

What You Should Know: – New KLAS report finds acute and ambulatory care EMR vendors Cerner, Epic and NextGen are best at making outside patient data usable for clinicians (data from outside the clinician’s health system). – KLAS report examines adoption and usability among advanced users of the main acute and ambulatory care EMR vendors. …

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Addressing Social Determinants of Health: IT Solutions to Engage Community Resources

What You Should Know: – The latest report from Chilmark Research examines the new approaches and tools for utilizing community resources that can address social determinants of health, giving providers the ability to extend care beyond the confines of the clinic. – This research indicates that the next two years will largely bring an expansion …

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WELL Health Integrates with Cerner’s Patient Portal to Simplify Patient Communication

What You Should Know: – Cerner is striking a deal with patient communication hub company WELL Health to change its patient communication technology for its provider customers. – Through Cerner’s HealtheLife, the new capabilities will pull from a myriad of systems and apps to help improve communication and reduce administrative time for clinicians and staff. …

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VA Announces First Cerner EHR Go-Live at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center

What You Should Know: – Cerner today announced the historic and successful first deployment of a modern EHR at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, WA. – The go-live marks the first time in history three federal departments (VA, DOD, and USCG) are using the same EHR. Cerner Corporation today announced the historic and successful first …

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Cerner Releases Open Call for EHR-Integrated Voice Assist Testing Partners

Cerner announces an open call for additional health systems to sign on as testing partners of their EHR-integrated Voice Assist technology. Voice Assist will allow clinicians to interact with the EHR by just using their voice. Clinicians will be able to issue voice commands to complete a range of tasks that can save significant time …

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Veterans Affairs Expands Telehealth Services Using Nuance Dragon Medical One

What You Should Know: – Nuance Communications, Inc. announced the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is using the Nuance Dragon Medical One speech recognition cloud platform and its mobile app, PowerMic Mobile. – The solution helps VA doctors better document patient care in-person, and now remotely through expanded telehealth services necessary in the COVID-19 era. …

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HP Launches EMR-Integrated Print Solutions to Digitize Point of Care Workflows

What You Should Know: – HP launches patient-first print technologies to help healthcare workers stay safe and spend more time caring for patients. – Innovations co-developed with healthcare professionals include industry’s first sterilizable printers, exclusive EMR-compliant workflow solutions, and services to improve patient safety and privacy. Today, HP Inc. officially launched new print solutions for …

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Apple Rolls Out Health Records on iPhone to the UK, Canada

Today, Apple announced the Health Records feature within the Health app is now available for users in the UK and Canada to securely view and store their medical records right on their iPhone, with their privacy protected at all times. Oxford University Hospitals and Women’s College Hospital has been selected the first healthcare institutions in …

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Intermountain, Vynca Partner to Prioritize and Digitize Advance Care Planning

What You Should Know: – Intermountain Healthcare collaborates with Vynca, a national leader in advance care planning solutions to prioritize and digitize advance care planning. – The collaboration enables integrated digital completion workflows and establishes a single, centralized source of truth with built-in error prevention – enabling the Intermountain Healthcare team to honor patients’ end-of-life wishes, avoid unwanted healthcare utilization and reduce trauma for families, caregivers and clinicians when faced …

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Fresenius Kidney Care Rolls Out National Data Exchange Network

What You Should Know: – Fresenius Kidney Care, the dialysis services division of Fresenius Medical Care North America, rolled out CommonWell health data exchange services to its dialysis facilities nationwide. – This initiative is a significant stride towards better-coordinated care for patients requiring life-sustaining dialysis for kidney failure and will enable the real-time exchange of critical …

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VA Announces First Go-Live of the VA Electronic Health Record Modernization Program

What You Should Know: – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced its first go-live of the VA Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program – launching the new Centralized Scheduling Solution (CSS) at the VA Central Ohio Healthcare System in Columbus, OH to make medical visits more efficient for care providers and Veterans. – …

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Why International Expansion Must Remain a Priority for Cerner, Epic, Allscripts, MEDITECH

What You Should Know: – How the top US acute EHR vendors, namely Cerner, Epic, Allscripts, and MEDITECH (+85% share of US acute market in terms of revenues), have progressed on international expansion. As highlighted below, there is a significant variance amongst the big four in terms of revenue and share of business outside the US. Cerner has by far the highest revenue at more …

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Report: Modern Revenue Integrity Solutions Driving Payment Performance

What You Should Know: – New Chilmark Research report on revenue integrity in healthcare reveals a transitional market making strides to address the new burdens of modern care economics. – The ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency underscores the imperative need for automation and reduced administrative costs even clearer. Revenue cycle has and continues to be one of …

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Cerner Technology to Support COVID-19 Testing for HBCUs Nationwide

What You Should Know: – Cerner announces a commitment to help expand COVID-19 testing at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the U.S through a partnership with Testing for America. – As part of the partnership, Cerner will serve as the national technology partner for a return to school effort led by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund …

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Cerner Launches AI-Powered Command Center Dashboard for COVID-19 Response

What You Should Know: – Cerner launches a new Command Center dashboard to help organizations visualize and optimize operations in a centralized location by leveraging real-time data and predictive analytics to provide situational awareness and decision support during COVID-19. – Powered by AI and predictive models, helps organizations align patient needs, staffing, and resources to …

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M&A Analysis: 3 Benefits of Siemens Healthineers’ $16.4B Acquisition of Varian Medical

What You Should Know: – Siemens Healthineers and Varian Medical announce a $16.4B deal in an all-cash transaction on 2nd August 2020. – Deal expected to close in 1H 2021. – Varian Medical will maintain its brand name and operate “independently” – Siemens AG will drop holding in Siemens Healthineers from 85% to 72% as …

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Cerner Invests in Xealth to Jointly Develop Digital Health Solutions for Clinicians

What You Should Know: – Cerner and Xealth announce a collaboration to foster tighter physician-patient relationships by giving patients easier access to digital health tools. – These assets will be prescribed directly within the physician’s EHR workflow to manage conditions including chronic diseases, behavioral health, maternity care, and surgery preparation. – Cerner and LRVHealth have …

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Cerner Integrates Nuances Virtual Assistant Platform with Millennium EHR to Reduce Physician Burnout

What You Should Know: – Cerner expands its AI collaboration with Nuance to provide joint customers with more advanced natural language virtual assistant technology to navigate electronic health records (EHRs) using just their voice, giving clinicians more time to spend with patients and less time with a computer. – As part of the expanded collaboration, Nuance will offer Cerner deeply …

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Open APIs in Healthcare: The Future of Data Integration Report

What You Should Know: – The latest Chilmark Research report examines how data-oriented APIs are contributing to development and integration efforts across healthcare from the perspective of the developer. – Reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and seeking more effective ways to implement new functionality, healthcare enterprises of all kinds are looking to …

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Holon Integrates with Cerner’s HealtheIntent PHM Platform for Value-Based Care Insights

What You Should Know: – Holon and Cerner announced a partnership to advance the delivery of relevant patient insights to providers when they need it most.  – Holon and Cerner will deploy patented technology that automatically delivers contextually relevant patient information from Cerner’s HealtheIntent® population health platform, which is EHR-agnostic, directly to clinicians in their workflow to inform care decisions.  Holon Solutions, one …

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Cerner Launches New Cloud-Based Offering for Rural and Critical Access Hospitals

What You Should Know: – Cerner announced a new offering, CommunityWorks Foundations aimed at reducing costs and speeding up the implementation process for Rural and Critical Access Hospitals. – This much-needed offering caters to small rural healthcare providers, who often face challenges such as geographic isolation, workforce shortages, educational disparities, and diminishing resources that can …

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Banner Health to Implement Cerner Revenue Cycle Management Across Enterprise

What You Should Know: – Cerner and long-time client Banner Health announced a new deal to implement a comprehensive suite of revenue cycle management solutions as part of a long-standing strategic alignment to use health care technology to drive population health improvement. – The revenue cycle integration will take place across Banner Health’s entire system, including …

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