CHC15: Process Improvement
With Cerner Health Conference (CHC) only five days away, it’s time to start building your agenda. CHC education sessions are predominately led by Cerner clients and cover a broad range of topics. Below are key sessions around process improvements.
The Impact of Giving Patients Access to Clinical Notes – University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia St. Mary’s, VCU Medical Center
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
These three organizations share clinical notes with their patients through the OpenNotes initiative. OpenNotes is designed to give patients access to the visit notes written by their doctors, nurses, or other clinicians. Learn why the organizations decided to roll out this feature, strategies for how they promoted it, results they are seeing and lessons learned during implementation. And, hear about the impact that sharing their clinical notes is having on their patients.
Advancing Medication Management with the Pursuit to Perfection – Fort Healthcare
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
With the ever changing landscape of health care, Fort recognized the opportunity to review medication management practices to improve medication dispensing and its corresponding workflow processes. Fort will discuss how Cerner’s RxStation helped the organization with improved productivity, a key component in optimizing patient and staff satisfaction. Fort also found the potential to see an impact on the cost of care delivery and the improvement of patient outcomes by engaging staff, adopting new strategies and following best practices.
Saving Time, Money, and Uniting Competitors with HIE Technology – Inspira Health Network
Monday, Oct. 12, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Using Cerner’s Health Information Exchange technology, Inspira Health Network nurses can refer patients to skilled nursing facilities much more quickly, saving clinicians time and patients thousands of dollars. Inspira cut length of stay by half a day, which equates to an average savings of $1,200 per patient.