Archive for May, 2012

Cerner EMR Solutions- An Overview

Posted by becca on May 15, 2012 in News

Cerner’s EMR software is selected by many physician practices and hospitals/health systems to support their need for electronic medical records.  As a key player in the health information technology industry, Cerner boasts a commitment to transforming healthcare by offering products that eliminate errors, variance, and waste and change the way people use and share information.  In addition to EMR software, Cerner’s solutions span across employers, extended care providers, individuals and families, the medical device industry, the pharmaceutical industry, and the healthcare research industry. Learn more about all of these options here.  Let’s examine Cerner from an EMR perspective. …Continue reading

ARRA, The HITECH Act, and Meaningful Use- An Overview

Posted by becca on May 7, 2012 in News

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard quite a bit of buzz surrounding ARRA, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and the very important term, “meaningful use.”  All of these things have a substantial impact on the health information technology world and it is especially important for electronic medical record users and system providers to have an understanding of how this legislation affects them.  While there is too much information out there to cover everything in one blog, let’s examine some fundamental aspects of each concept. …Continue reading