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    Healthcare of the Future: Key Insights to Encourage Transformation

    Healthcare of the Future: Key Insights to Encourage Transformation

    By Daniel Eyre
    on Jun 5, 2024

    As we navigate the 21st century, it’s clear that our traditional models need a radical transformation to address the emerging challenges related to patient centred care, healthcare data...

    Boosting Your EPR: How to Navigate Post-Implementation Optimisation

    Boosting Your EPR: How to Navigate Post-Implementation Optimisation

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    By CereCore
    on Jun 3, 2024

    Large implementations can be overwhelming, and organisations often run out of steam. Modern EPR (EHR) platforms are like living, breathing entities that require care and feeding to keep an...

    Implementing an EPR? Don't Overlook Fundamentals Like Change Management

    Implementing an EPR? Don't Overlook Fundamentals Like Change Management

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    3 minute read
    By Melissa Alfiero
    on May 22, 2024
    • Do your leadership and operations teams feel unprepared to go live, or do they think their voices have not been heard?
    • Are your providers unhappy? Do they feel like they are spending too much time...
    Highlights and Key Takeaways from the Digital Health Networks Exchange Event on AI, Data, and Analytics

    Highlights and Key Takeaways from the Digital Health Networks Exchange Event on AI, Data, and Analytics

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    2 minute read
    By CereCore
    on Apr 26, 2024

    AI is the buzzword of our times, occupying the spotlight of almost every digital health event we attend, and with good reason. AI represents a leap forward in technology, with potentially profound...

    Leveraging Technology Partnerships for Success

    Leveraging Technology Partnerships for Success

    By Darren Robinson
    on Apr 10, 2024

    The integration of technological advancements into patient care is more than a trend - it's a pivotal shift transforming all aspects of the healthcare industry, including data security, operational...

    Mastering Epic Optimisation: Strategies for Continuous Improvement

    Mastering Epic Optimisation: Strategies for Continuous Improvement

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    By Sumir Saroya
    on Apr 4, 2024

    After implementing a good governance structure and clearing the issues backlog from the Epic EPR post-go-live phase, you will transition into the optimisation phase. There are several tools provided...

    Data Drives Success: A New Era in NHS Hospital Funding

    Data Drives Success: A New Era in NHS Hospital Funding

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    3 minute read
    By Stephen Ashmead
    on Mar 26, 2024

    It’s that time of year again – the evenings are getting lighter, mini eggs are in the supermarket, and hospital finance departments are frantically preparing for year end. In celebration, or...

    Optimisation Strategies Post-Implementation: Maximising Efficiency for What Comes Next

    Optimisation Strategies Post-Implementation: Maximising Efficiency for What Comes Next

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    2 minute read
    By Sumir Saroya
    on Feb 23, 2024

    Now that the fog of implementation has lifted, what are the next steps you can take to ensure that the specialties you support run efficiently? Do the services have all the necessary tools, and, more...

    Leading the Way: Liverpool Women’s Wins Health Tech Team of the Year Award for MEDITECH Expanse Implementation

    Leading the Way: Liverpool Women’s Wins Health Tech Team of the Year Award for MEDITECH Expanse Implementation

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    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Feb 16, 2024

    Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust has been honoured with the Health Tech Team of the Year award by HTN for its successful MEDITECH Expanse Implementation. In a landmark achievement, the Trust...

    CereCore Earns Top Honours for Loyalty in 2024 KLAS Managed IT Services Ranking

    CereCore Earns Top Honours for Loyalty in 2024 KLAS Managed IT Services Ranking

    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Feb 9, 2024

    In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare technology, the significance of reliable and innovative IT services cannot be overstated. For clients seeking top-tier Managed IT Services, CereCore's...

    Elevate Efficiency: Reporting Processes Optimisation

    Elevate Efficiency: Reporting Processes Optimisation

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    By Lyndsay Schuering
    on Jan 31, 2024

    Analytics touch every application within your system, working in parallel with your workflows. A strong analytics program integrates reporting content directly into users’ day-to-day activities,...

    Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust: Successful EPR Transition Journey

    Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust: Successful EPR Transition Journey

    By CereCore
    on Jan 25, 2024

    Liverpool Women's is First in the UK to Complete Modern EPR Milestone

    The Client 

    Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each...

    CereCore International Names Andrew Hine as Managing Director

    CereCore International Names Andrew Hine as Managing Director

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    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Jan 16, 2024

    CereCore International today announced hiring Andrew Hine as Managing Director. In this role, Hine will lead the company's operations and strategic growth efforts in the United Kingdom, working...

    Liverpool Women’s CIO Perspective: Digital Maturity One EPR Milestone at a Time

    Liverpool Women’s CIO Perspective: Digital Maturity One EPR Milestone at a Time

    By CereCore
    on Sep 1, 2023

    Matt Connor is the chief information officer (CIO) for Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust, and they were the first NHS organisation in the UK to go-live on MEDITECH Expanse. Matt joined our...

    CereCore® wins ClearlyRated’s 2023 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards for Service Excellence

    CereCore® wins ClearlyRated’s 2023 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards for Service Excellence

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    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Aug 22, 2023

    Fewer than two percent of all staffing firms in the U.S. and Canada earn the Best of Staffing designation.

    CereCore International Earns MEDITECH Hardware Integrator Certification

    CereCore International Earns MEDITECH Hardware Integrator Certification

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    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Aug 1, 2023

    LONDON, Aug. 1, 2023 --CereCore Internationaltoday announced the company is a certified hardware integrator for MEDITECH in the United Kingdom and Ireland and is providing end-to-end healthcare IT...

    Liverpool Women's is First to Complete Modern EPR Milestone

    Liverpool Women's is First to Complete Modern EPR Milestone

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    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Jul 25, 2023

    Liverpool Women's has become the first NHS Foundation Trust to go-live on MEDITECH Expanse, and CereCore International provided expertise during the planning stages, go-live support, and optimisation.

    Healthcare Applications in the Cloud: Is it Really the Easy Button?

    Healthcare Applications in the Cloud: Is it Really the Easy Button?

    By Treece Efird
    on Jul 7, 2023

    You’ve decided to host one or more of your strategic applications remotely or in the cloud. If you’ve gotten this far, you’ve done a lot of due diligence ensuring the application will perform in a...

    Partnership Perspectives Q2 2023: Latest from our Magazine

    Partnership Perspectives Q2 2023: Latest from our Magazine

    By CereCore
    on Jun 30, 2023

    The latest issue of CereCore’s magazine, Partnership Perspectives, includes articles that share points of view from physicians, nurses and CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management...

    Partnership Perspectives

    Partnership Perspectives

    By CereCore
    on Jun 29, 2023

    From research and results to strategic thought leadership, Partnership Perspectives provides articles on topics relevant to healthcare IT leaders who are on the journey to provide technology that...

    Drowning in Technical Debt? Uncover Big Risks to Patient Care

    Drowning in Technical Debt? Uncover Big Risks to Patient Care

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    By Peyman Zand
    on Jun 23, 2023

    Technical debt is on the minds of healthcare CIOs. In March 2023, CereCore sponsored an online survey of healthcare IT executives, all CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives)...

    Epic Advisory Services: An Acquisition and Install Story

    Epic Advisory Services: An Acquisition and Install Story

    By CereCore
    on Jun 15, 2023

    Moving from MEDITECH to Epic

    One Hospital System’s Formula for Navigating the Unknown

    The ClientPrivate, nonprofit hospital system being acquired by another hospital system.

    The FacilityThe...

    How to Transition from MEDITECH Legacy EHR to Expanse

    How to Transition from MEDITECH Legacy EHR to Expanse

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    7 minute read
    By Bob Gronberg
    on Jun 9, 2023

    For the past 40 years, MEDITECH Magic has been a stable, cost-effective electronic health record solution for healthcare organizations. But, Magic is an aging technology that eventually will...

    Good, Better, Best: 8 Questions to Challenge Your Network Management Strategy

    Good, Better, Best: 8 Questions to Challenge Your Network Management Strategy

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    6 minute read
    By Treece Efird
    on Jun 2, 2023

    recent Healthcare IT News article discusses how hospitals want to invest in emerging technologies – all of which have implications to the network. In fact, the foundation of all digital information...

    A Clinical Service Desk for Epic Users: Emphasis on Clinical

    A Clinical Service Desk for Epic Users: Emphasis on Clinical

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    7 minute read
    By Chris Wickersham, Stephanie Murray
    on Apr 28, 2023

    Not all Epic clinical service desks are created the same. At CereCore, our Epic help desk is focused on providing well-informed Level 1 agents backed by experts with decades of clinical expertise....

    Opportunities Abound in the Fight Against EHR Staffing Shortages

    Opportunities Abound in the Fight Against EHR Staffing Shortages

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    By Doreen DeGroff
    on Apr 21, 2023

    As an IT hiring manager, finding the right resource with the right skills, knowledge and culture fit can be a herculean task. In the fast-changing healthcare IT space, finding individuals who have...

    US firm CereCore brings its EMR implementation expertise to the UK

    US firm CereCore brings its EMR implementation expertise to the UK

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    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Apr 13, 2023

    CereCore is pleased to participate as a sponsor of Digital Health in the UK. Jon Hoeksma, editor and CEO of Digital Health, interviewed Curtis Watkins, President and CEO of CereCore, to learn...

    4 Practical Ways to Keep Healthcare IT Projects on Track and Advance Healthcare

    4 Practical Ways to Keep Healthcare IT Projects on Track and Advance Healthcare

    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Apr 12, 2023

    Angie Bates, program director at CereCore, shares lessons she has learned from her 15+ years of working in healthcare technology and project management. Angie recounts a conversation she will never...

    Can a Good Network Management Partnership Give your Healthcare IT Organization New Focus?

    Can a Good Network Management Partnership Give your Healthcare IT Organization New Focus?

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    3 minute read
    By Treece Efird
    on Apr 7, 2023

    The foundation of all electronic communications in healthcare is a robust and dependable data network. It is the fundamental requirement for electronic medical records, imaging, scheduling, billing,...

    Fast Tracking Epic Integration for a New Pediatric Facility

    Fast Tracking Epic Integration for a New Pediatric Facility

    By CereCore
    on Mar 20, 2023

    An Epic Implementation Story: Fast Tracking Epic Integration for a New Pediatric Facility

    The Client

    A new Children’s Hospital Epic implementation and integration to an Acute Care Anchor Facility

    The...

    Bottom Line: Cost Savings Is Why MEDITECH EHR and AP Automation Make Sense

    Bottom Line: Cost Savings Is Why MEDITECH EHR and AP Automation Make Sense

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    3 minute read
    By Lisa Lambrecht
    on Mar 17, 2023

    Automation in healthcare IT has taken processes and workflows in financial departments by storm and it continues to be an operational area ripe with opportunity. When I began my healthcare career as...

    5 Indicators your HIT Staffing Partner is a Good One

    5 Indicators your HIT Staffing Partner is a Good One

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    4 minute read
    By Anthony Angelo
    on Mar 15, 2023

    If you know much about the demand for healthcare information technology (HIT) talent, then you know there’s not enough of it to go around. Healthcare organizations everywhere are trying to locate and...

    Building a Unified EHR with MEDITECH Expanse: A Look Back at Key Decisions

    Building a Unified EHR with MEDITECH Expanse: A Look Back at Key Decisions

    By CereCore
    on Feb 24, 2023

    One of the first steps Memorial Healthcare in Owosso, MI took when they were deciding to unify their EHR with MEDITECH Expanse was to closely examine integrations, workflows, and day-to-day...

    Top of Mind Questions: Managed Services, Staffing, and Technology Investments

    Top of Mind Questions: Managed Services, Staffing, and Technology Investments

    By Joel St. Francis
    on Feb 17, 2023

    Topics of concern for many in the healthcare IT industry revolve around continuing to achieve operational efficiencies and technology innovation even when budgets and staffing pressures just...

    Sese Bennett Shares How Hospitals Can Be Best Prepared for Cybersecurity Breach

    Sese Bennett Shares How Hospitals Can Be Best Prepared for Cybersecurity Breach

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    1 minute read
    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Feb 3, 2023

    Over the holidays, a cybersecurity breach at a New Jersey hospital forced the healthcare facility to turn away emergency department visitors and suspend outpatient services. This type of...

    Podcast: Scaling IT for Growth and Why Managed Services Makes Sense

    Podcast: Scaling IT for Growth and Why Managed Services Makes Sense

    By CereCore
    on Jan 27, 2023

    The constant demand for innovation and growth plus mounting economic pressures push today’s CIO to stay focused on ways to build a high performing IT team and strong relationships with stakeholders...

    The Secret to One Hospital's $115k Savings in EHR Build Costs

    The Secret to One Hospital's $115k Savings in EHR Build Costs

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    2 minute read
    By Bob Gronberg
    on Jan 6, 2023

    After wrapping up a recent MEDITECH Expanse project in which our team used automation tools and processes, we did some analysis on the overall cost savings —we saved the healthcare organization over...

    ICYMI: 10 Clinician-Focused Blogs to Help You Get the Most Out of Healthcare IT

    ICYMI: 10 Clinician-Focused Blogs to Help You Get the Most Out of Healthcare IT

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    2 minute read
    By CereCore
    on Dec 30, 2022

    Here’s a look back at our most popular blogs from the year. From EHR implementation and optimization topics to recent survey findings from healthcare CIOs and CFOs on the industry’s top challenges,...

    Epic Go-Live Planning: 4 Steps for Successful At-the-Elbow Support

    Epic Go-Live Planning: 4 Steps for Successful At-the-Elbow Support

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    3 minute read
    By Kerry Barker, RN BSN
    on Dec 16, 2022

    Ever been frustrated with the computerized voice when trying to get help? Some troubleshooting situations are best handled person to person. This is especially true for busy healthcare teams...

    CereCore® Expands Healthcare Technology Services into the UK

    CereCore® Expands Healthcare Technology Services into the UK

    1 minute read
    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Dec 9, 2022

    CereCore®is hiring EPR, technical and staffing expertise to work with healthcare organizations in the UK and other international locations in order to move patient record digitalisation forward.

    4 EMR Implementation Cost Leaks and How to Prevent Them

    4 EMR Implementation Cost Leaks and How to Prevent Them

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    6 minute read
    By Bob Gronberg
    on Nov 4, 2022

    EHR implementations are a huge investment. And for many healthcare IT teams, this type of project may be a once in a career type of experience. I have spent more than 30 years of my career helping...

    CereCore® and BridgeHead Collaborate to Support Interoperability of Healthcare Data

    CereCore® and BridgeHead Collaborate to Support Interoperability of Healthcare Data

    2 minute read
    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Sep 16, 2022

    Woburn, Massachusetts/PRNewswire/ BridgeHead Software, the Healthcare Data Management company, today announced a strategic partnership with leading healthcare IT services provider, CereCore®. The...

    eBook Resources

    eBook Resources

    1 minute read
    on Sep 16, 2022
    Have an IT decision to make? Or want to ensure your support is performing optimally? Check our eBook resources for expert advice on support/managed services, IT staffing, SLAs, and MEDITECH Expanse.
    Epic Transition and Go-Live Planning: Cutover Essentials

    Epic Transition and Go-Live Planning: Cutover Essentials

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    3 minute read
    By Kerry Barker, RN BSN
    on Sep 9, 2022

    I have consulted with several healthcare organizations as they navigate big changes: transitioning from one EHR platform to another, merging or partnering with other hospitals to expand their health...

    Optimize Orders in MEDITECH Now to Save Providers Time Later

    Optimize Orders in MEDITECH Now to Save Providers Time Later

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    2 minute read
    By Dee Rentmeister
    on Aug 26, 2022

    When was the last time your facility reviewed the MEDITECH procedure build? Has it been since the original implementation or build? Is your operational philosophy, “If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it,"...

    MEDITECH Expanse: Why Clinicians Will Love It

    MEDITECH Expanse: Why Clinicians Will Love It

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    4 minute read
    By Doreen DeGroff
    on Aug 19, 2022

    We have definitely become a society that loves to have the latest and greatest. I can remember the Christmas my grandparents got us the newest video game — Atari. My brother, sisters and I would play...

    EHR Hosting and Backup: Budgeting and Planning Tips that Avoid Surprise Costs

    EHR Hosting and Backup: Budgeting and Planning Tips that Avoid Surprise Costs

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    4 minute read
    By Clay Posey
    on Aug 12, 2022

    Whether your healthcare organization is tackling a digital transformation agenda, considering an EHR upgrade or rip and replace, or navigating merger and acquisition activities, decisions around IT...

    Oncology Integrations in MEDITECH Ambulatory: 7 Focus Areas for Team Collaboration

    Oncology Integrations in MEDITECH Ambulatory: 7 Focus Areas for Team Collaboration

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    3 minute read
    By Sarah Smith, CPhT
    on Jul 8, 2022

    MEDITECH Expanse gives sites the ability to take advantage of the new updated version of the Oncology application. This essentially new version further integrates the application with MEDITECH’s...

    Healthcare Literacy and the Patient Portal: Explore Hands-On Video Resources to Increase User Confidence (Part 2)

    Healthcare Literacy and the Patient Portal: Explore Hands-On Video Resources to Increase User Confidence (Part 2)

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    3 minute read
    By Doreen DeGroff
    on Jul 1, 2022

    According to The National Assessment of Adult Health Literacy report, only 12% of Americans have proficient health literacy skills. Adults who lack such skills may struggle to understand instructions...

    Epic Hyperdrive: How You Can Prepare for the Transition

    Epic Hyperdrive: How You Can Prepare for the Transition

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    2 minute read
    By Tabitha Lonardelli
    on Jun 17, 2022

    Have you started preparing for the transition from Epic Hyperspace to Epic Hyperdrive? As you begin your journey, you may be wondering how you should begin, who should be involved, which vendors are...

    A Healthcare IT Consultant Story: Why You Need a Guide

    A Healthcare IT Consultant Story: Why You Need a Guide

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    2 minute read
    By Bob Gronberg
    on Jun 10, 2022

    The fly fishing consultant

    Health Literacy and the Patient Portal: Start Assessing Your Community and Facility

    Health Literacy and the Patient Portal: Start Assessing Your Community and Facility

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    4 minute read
    By Doreen DeGroff
    on Jun 3, 2022

    I got a new phone a week ago, and I feel pretty special because it’s one of the “new flip phones”. Of course, that also makes me laugh because I owned one of the original flip phones way back when....

    CereCore® Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2022

    CereCore® Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2022

    1 minute read
    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on May 26, 2022

    Chicago, IL – For the third consecutive year, CereCore® has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2022 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winners, in...

    CereCore® Wins Silver Stevie Award® for Achievement in Customer Satisfaction

    CereCore® Wins Silver Stevie Award® for Achievement in Customer Satisfaction

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    2 minute read
    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on May 20, 2022

    CereCore® was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Achievement in Customer Satisfaction category in The 20th Annual American Business Awards®.

    CereCore® Joins ServiceNow Partner Programs

    CereCore® Joins ServiceNow Partner Programs

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    1 minute read
    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on May 6, 2022

    CereCore® has joined the ServiceNow Partner and Service Provider Partner Programs.

    MEDITECH Expanse: Customizable Features that Improve Clinician Satisfaction

    MEDITECH Expanse: Customizable Features that Improve Clinician Satisfaction

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    3 minute read
    By Devon Dow, BSN, RN
    on May 6, 2022

    MEDITECH Expanse is packed with functionality to help your hospital improve its efficiency. You have likely heard that Expanse has new, improved features. Let’s explore several Expanse features that...

    MEDITECH Expanse: Bringing Ambulatory and Acute Under One EHR

    MEDITECH Expanse: Bringing Ambulatory and Acute Under One EHR

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    3 minute read
    By Samantha McInnis
    on Apr 1, 2022

    MEDITECH’s Expanse Ambulatory platform provides an opportunity for healthcare organizations to unite their ambulatory practices and the acute care system within a single electronic health record....

    Four Ways to Support Patient Safety Through Healthcare Technology and Communication

    Four Ways to Support Patient Safety Through Healthcare Technology and Communication

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    3 minute read
    By CereCore
    on Mar 18, 2022

    Making sure the right clinical staff receive test results on time, documenting medication information, taking advantage of alerts and alarms – here are just a few examples of communications...

    EHR Change Management Tips That Help Overcome Reluctance

    EHR Change Management Tips That Help Overcome Reluctance

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    5 minute read
    By Kristin Cox
    on Mar 11, 2022

    The reasons for implementing changes to your EHR can vary from the need for new workflows, improving existing workflows and processes, regulatory requirements, or introducing new technology. So how...

    The Doctor Will See You Now: Why Patient Experience Matters

    The Doctor Will See You Now: Why Patient Experience Matters

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    4 minute read
    By Peyman Zand
    on Feb 10, 2022

    We all want to put patients first, but the reality of our pandemic world and current restraints (i.e., financial, staffing, inflation, etc.) doesn’t always make this easy to do. While digital patient...

    Automated Tools Save Staff Time in MEDITECH Expanse Patient Accounting Desktop (PAD)

    Automated Tools Save Staff Time in MEDITECH Expanse Patient Accounting Desktop (PAD)

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    2 minute read
    By Vicki Munro, MA
    on Feb 4, 2022

    Are you maximizing the arsenal of tools in the Patient Accounting Desktop (PAD) in MEDITECH Expanse? Does your staff print lists and follow up with aged accounts from hard copy reports? Are you...

    The Power of Diligence on Data Privacy

    The Power of Diligence on Data Privacy

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    2 minute read
    By Josh Dunaway
    on Jan 28, 2022

    Data breaches, stolen identities, and fraudulent charges are a fact of life in our modern age. However, for healthcare organizations, protecting patient data is only the beginning. Additional...

    Epic Rover® App: Practical Ways to Help Clinicians On-The-Go

    Epic Rover® App: Practical Ways to Help Clinicians On-The-Go

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    2 minute read
    By Kerry Barker, RN BSN
    on Jan 21, 2022

    Most organizations are investigating ways to help their clinicians spend more time at the bedside yet still document and gather needed information. However, workstations are not always conveniently...

    MEDITECH Dictionary Cleanup for Clinicians (and IT)

    MEDITECH Dictionary Cleanup for Clinicians (and IT)

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    4 minute read
    By Amanda Lane, CPhT
    on Jan 21, 2022

    “Spring Cleaning”— some of us love it, some of us hate it, but we all know that periodically taking the time to clean will benefit you and those around you in the future. The same applies to your...

    2021 CereCore® Awards Recognize Mission Motivated Employees

    2021 CereCore® Awards Recognize Mission Motivated Employees

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    1 minute read
    By CereCore
    on Jan 14, 2022

    During a virtual company-wide celebration, CEO and President Curtis Watkins honored CereCore employees who have made a significant difference in the way we serve clients with excellence and embody...

    CereCore® Recognized Again as MEDITECH READY-Certified Partner

    CereCore® Recognized Again as MEDITECH READY-Certified Partner

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    1 minute read
    By CereCore
    on Jan 7, 2022

    CereCore continues its long-standing history as a MEDITECH READY-Certified implementation and 5-star hosting partner, a designation the company has held since January 2015 during the early days of...

    ICYMI: Most Read Posts for Epic EHR Optimization
    The Path to MEDITECH Expanse: Where Should You Begin?

    The Path to MEDITECH Expanse: Where Should You Begin?

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    3 minute read
    By Bob Gronberg
    on Nov 22, 2021

    MEDITECH Expanse is the most recent version of the MEDITECH electronic health record system. The path to MEDITECH Expanse is a significant transition. So where should you begin? Let’s dive into...

    7 Cybersecurity Safeguards to Mitigate Ransomware Risks

    7 Cybersecurity Safeguards to Mitigate Ransomware Risks

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    4 minute read
    By Jeff Bell
    on Nov 17, 2021

    As we reach the end of the year, it’s good to reflect on the past year and develop plans for the next. For healthcare information technology and security leaders, this year has turned out to be all...

    IT Leadership: The Human Side of Disruption

    IT Leadership: The Human Side of Disruption

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    3 minute read
    By Stephanie Murray
    on Nov 8, 2021

    Disruption. We’ve all heard the term. It’s been applied broadly and specifically, but regardless of the breadth or source, disruption has a significant (although oftentimes unacknowledged) effect on...

    Power in the Portals: How to Get Patients at the Center of Care

    Power in the Portals: How to Get Patients at the Center of Care

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    2 minute read
    By CereCore Media Coverage
    on Oct 28, 2021

    Cued by the pandemic, more patients than ever use EHR patient portals. If recent findings from Coherent Market Insights (CMI) are any indication, the global patient portal software market is expected...

    Why Healthcare CIOs Need Managed IT Services

    Why Healthcare CIOs Need Managed IT Services

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    4 minute read
    By Peyman Zand
    on Oct 25, 2021

    Achieving greater efficiency in day-to-day operations has a ripple effect across a health system — from reducing the cost of healthcare delivery to improving clinician experience as well as resulting...

    Alert Fatigue: A Story from the Patient’s Perspective

    Alert Fatigue: A Story from the Patient’s Perspective

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    4 minute read
    By Jared Talbot, BSN, MSN, RN
    on Oct 15, 2021

    From the outside, Sarah seems like an ordinary mother of two, but that is far from true. Through her seemingly ordinary life, Sarah achieves extraordinary things. She earned her master’s degree in...

    Digital Transformation Starts with Data

    Digital Transformation Starts with Data

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    3 minute read
    By Peyman Zand
    on Oct 1, 2021

    Healthcare systems are inundated with data coming from a variety of sources – legacy systems, new applications, third-party clinical applications bolted on from acquisitions and more. A solid...

    Getting Electronic Medical Record Data Right: How Small Changes are Big Wins

    Getting Electronic Medical Record Data Right: How Small Changes are Big Wins

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    2 minute read
    By Jennifer Fitisemanu, RN, BSN
    on Sep 24, 2021

    Historically, a patient’s electronic medical record was a way for the healthcare team to keep an account of the patient’s care. Over time, the record has become integral to sharing information with...

    5 Ways to Use Epic Flowsheet SmartForms™ to Capture Regulatory Data

    5 Ways to Use Epic Flowsheet SmartForms™ to Capture Regulatory Data

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    2 minute read
    By Kerry Barker, RN BSN
    on Sep 20, 2021

    How successful are you capturing regulatory data in Epic® via clinical documentation workflows?

    CereCore® Ranked in the Top Ten Best Places to Work in 2021

    CereCore® Ranked in the Top Ten Best Places to Work in 2021

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    1 minute read
    By CereCore
    on Sep 17, 2021

    CereCore®has been ranked No. 9 among healthcare suppliers in Modern Healthcare’s 2021 Best Places to Work award program. The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is available at...

    5 Stars for 5 Years: CereCore® Receives Best Practice Rating for MEDITECH Hosting

    5 Stars for 5 Years: CereCore® Receives Best Practice Rating for MEDITECH Hosting

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    1 minute read
    By CereCore
    on Sep 17, 2021

    CereCore is proud to be recognized by Securance Consulting as a Best Practice MEDITECH Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider for more than five years running.

    3 Problem Areas an IT Asset Inventory can Uncover in Healthcare Facilities

    3 Problem Areas an IT Asset Inventory can Uncover in Healthcare Facilities

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    3 minute read
    By Phil Sobol
    on Sep 3, 2021

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