Cerner Implementation

4 Cerner go-lives in 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/10/2020

The pandemic has delayed EHR go-lives and upgrades at hospitals and health systems this year, but some have still pulled off Cerner implementations. 4 Cerner go-lives this year: Florence, S.C.-based McLeod Health upgraded its existing Cerner Millennium EHR system in February. Macon Community Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn., rolled out Cerner’s cloud-based CommunityWorks EHR system via virtual implementation March 30. Lakeview, Ore.-based Lake Health District went …

S&P Consultants Recognized as “the Market Expert on Cerner Implementation” in 2019 KLAS Report | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 10/24/2019

… feedback from confirmed S&P clients is collected. One Director of Patient Accounts had this to say about S&P Consultants’ performance after they switched from another consulting team in the middle of a Cerner implementation project: “…When we brought S&P Consultants into our implementation, there was a night-and-day difference. In general, S&P Consultants’ people, framework, and ability to have candid conversations were the things that …

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S&P Consultants Recognized as “the Market Expert on Cerner Implementation” in 2019 KLAS Report – Silicon Valley Daily | 10/24/2019

by Business Wire S&P Consultants Recognized as “the Market Expert on Cerner Implementation” in 2019 KLAS Report BRAINTREE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CHIME16 –With the recent release of their report, Consulting for Cerner Software 2019 , KLAS—the healthcare IT industry’s acknowledged research and insights firm—has recognized S&P Consultants as a top-performing organization, as ranked by actual clients . With more logged responses than any other consulting team focused …

20+ Year Cerner Strategic Implementation Leader, Jeff Maris, Joins Pivot Point Consulting’s National Cerner Team | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

… sales and delivery as a Technology Sales Executive who expanded Cerner’s CareAware business and as a Technical Implementation Leader representing the Technical Engagement Leader community. Pivot Point Consulting has been providing healthcare solutions for Cerner implementation, support, upgrade or long-term training programs for 8+ years—with Cerner experts who can step in at any stage to help drive user engagement, improve workflow and fulfill business goals through advisory, optimization …

20+ Year Cerner Strategic Implementation Leader, Jeff Maris, Joins Pivot Point Consulting’s National Cerner Team | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 9/11/2019

… sales and delivery as a Technology Sales Executive who expanded Cerner’s CareAware business and as a Technical Implementation Leader representing the Technical Engagement Leader community. Pivot Point Consulting has been providing healthcare solutions for Cerner implementation, support, upgrade or long-term training programs for 8+ years—with Cerner experts who can step in at any stage to help drive user engagement, improve workflow and fulfill business goals through advisory, optimization …

3 Key Summer Updates to Know for VA Claims Processing | 8/28/2019

The Veterans Administration had a busy summer in 2019. First, the Veteran Integrated Service Network allowed all facilities within their network to work claims regardless of where they originate within the network. The VISN map can be found here and select Region. Second, the VA began their Cerner implementation, which is scheduled to take 10 years. The Senate requested oversight to make sure the implementation does not go over budget …

12 Cerner implementations, go-lives this year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/26/2019

Twelve hospitals and health systems have implemented or announced plans to implement Cerner EHR or revenue cycle software this year. Marysville, Calif.-based Adventist Health + Rideout implemented a Cerner EHR system on Aug. 18. The hospital is now on the same EHR system as its health system, Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Health. Plumas District Hospital in Quincy, Calif., reported it would install a Cerner-based EHR in the fall. The …

VA CISO: Cerner implementation will help address EHR cybersecurity issues | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/19/2019

VA CISO: Cerner implementation will help address EHR cybersecurity issues Jackie Drees - Print Email The Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ transition to a Cerner EHR system will allow the agency to move forward from cybersecurity issues it previously dealt with legacy IT systems, according to VA Chief Information Security Officer Paul Cunningham, Federal News Network reports. The VA signed a contract with Cerner in May 2018, which is now worth $16 …

House earmarks $1.6B for VA’s EHR implementation in 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/13/2019

Print Email A House committee recommended upping the budget for the VA’s Cerner implementation from $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion in 2020, the Politico Morning eHealth newsletter reported. The House appropriations committee earmarked $1.1 billion for the EHR contract in fiscal 2020, plus $161.8 million for program management and $334.7 million for infrastructure support. The fiscal 2019 enacted appropriation was $1.1 billion total. The VA signed on to a 10 …

Spending bill gives VA $1.6B for EHR upgrade | FierceHealthcare | 5/11/2019

… lawmakers on the committee would also like to see the VA explore and invest in modern, software-defined networking hybrid cloud technologies to ensure its EHR network and IT infrastructure will effectively support the Cerner implementation, according to the report. In addition, House appropriators encouraged the VA to “ensure the new EHR initiative provides an open architecture that allows a governance and oversight process for administering access and support to …

Cloud interoperability tech eases interface work at University of Louisville Hospital | Healthcare IT News | 4/26/2019

… interface with Rhapsody via the existing VPN connection.” “The RaaS service allowed UofL Hospital to quickly deploy and migrate 95 interfaces from the former partner’s engine and to develop new interfaces to support the Cerner implementation, this all while building more than 25 net new interfaces in a four-month period.” Darren Powell, University of Louisville Hospital Once appropriate variables for IP addresses and ports were modified, RaaS established connectivity …

VA and DOD IT focus - POLITICO | 1/18/2018

… IT experts — leading hospital system CIOs, former White House CTOs, and others — to provide their best advice on how the VA can get interoperability with the rest of the health care universe through its Cerner implementation. Officials from ONC and Jared Kushner’s Office of American Innovation also will take part, along with department secretary David Shulkin. As you’ll recall, Shulkin told a POLITICO event last month that his determination that …

DoD & VA & Cerner update - POLITICO | 11/16/2017

… implementation project, should Congress fail to pass a budget this year. That money would allow the department to start work, centered around the Pacific Northwest — where the DoD has begun the rollout of its Cerner implementation. If the VA doesn’t spend this money now, it would simply drive up total project costs by 5 to 10 percent, Shulkin estimated. — And more news: There’s been no announced contract between VA and …

VA-Cerner contract expected in early November - POLITICO | 11/1/2017

… The military deployed its new EHR at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., the largest and last of four Pacific Northwest bases that make up the initial phase of the multi-billion-dollar Cerner implementation. Madigan is the Army’s second largest treatment facility. SHOW ME THE MONEY: Lobbying on key health IT issues took a nose dive in the recent quarter as medical groups took comfort in a new …

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House earmarks $1.6B for VA’s EHR implementation in 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/13/2019

Print Email A House committee recommended upping the budget for the VA’s Cerner implementation from $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion in 2020, the Politico Morning eHealth newsletter reported. The House appropriations committee earmarked $1.1 billion for the EHR contract in fiscal 2020, plus $161.8 million for program management and $334.7 million for infrastructure support. The fiscal 2019 enacted appropriation was $1.1 billion total. The VA signed on to a 10 …

Spending bill gives VA $1.6B for EHR upgrade | FierceHealthcare | 5/11/2019

… costs, implementation and change management. The bill also continues the requirement for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the EHR implementation “so that Congress can be informed of any problems at a point where … its EHR network and IT infrastructure will effectively support the Cerner implementation, according to the report. In addition, House appropriators encouraged the VA to “ensure the new EHR initiative provides an open architecture that allows …

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FDA digital health guidance aftermath - POLITICO | 12/1/2017

With help from David Pittman ( @David_Pittman ) and Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) FDA DIGITAL HEALTH GUIDANCE AFTERMATH: Industry was not entirely happy with the trio of digital health guidances rolled out by FDA. As we reported … to John Windom, the VA official charged with leading the Cerner implementation. “You’re the new man, and you have the right qualifications,” Hurd said, but the subcommittee isn’t 100 percent reassured about the conversion. — Another …

DoD & VA & Cerner update - POLITICO | 11/16/2017

David_Pittman ) and Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) DoD & VA & CERNER UPDATE: It was a busy day on the government EHR-migration front Wednesday. In a morning hearing, VA Secretary David Shulkin asked the House Appropriations Military … Northwest — where the DoD has begun the rollout of its Cerner implementation. If the VA doesn’t spend this money now, it would simply drive up total project costs by 5 to 10 percent, Shulkin estimated …