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    Rural Health CIO Advice: Things to Prioritize for EHR Implementation

    Rural Health CIO Advice: Things to Prioritize for EHR Implementation

    By CereCore
    on Feb 9, 2024

    Ismelda Garza, CIO for Cuero Regional Hospital, is a rural health IT leader with sage advice for hospitals and health systems preparing for or in the middle of an EHR replacement. In this interview...

    How to Determine When It’s Time to Optimize Your Epic EHR

    How to Determine When It’s Time to Optimize Your Epic EHR

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    By CereCore
    on Feb 2, 2024

    Committed to supporting an Epic EHR that satisfies patients and providers, but not sure where to start? It’s a common situation complicated by variables ranging from the service offerings of your...

    The Buyer’s Guide to IT Managed Services: Elevating Healthcare Excellence

    The Buyer’s Guide to IT Managed Services: Elevating Healthcare Excellence

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    By CereCore
    on Jan 16, 2024
    eBook excerpt

    The Power of Managed Services for Health Systems

    Managed IT services include one or more components of the overall IT operation. This could include service desk, application support,...

    CereCore Honors Innovation and Collaboration at Annual Event

    CereCore Honors Innovation and Collaboration at Annual Event

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    By CereCore
    on Jan 12, 2024

    CereCore colleagues gather annually for Connection, an event focused on building strategic plans, encouraging teamwork through community services, and celebrating achievements. Teams and colleagues...

    Podcast: Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Growth

    Podcast: Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Growth

    By CereCore
    on Jan 5, 2024

    “Healthcare IT is always evolving,” said Shahzad Fakhar, HCA Healthcare, Vice President Field Operations – Information Technology Group. “The desire of innovation comes internally to make things...

    Recapping the Best Blog Posts and Resources of 2023

    Recapping the Best Blog Posts and Resources of 2023

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    By CereCore
    on Dec 21, 2023

    Find articles and podcasts highlighting recommendations from healthcare IT leaders and industry experts on EHR strategy, implementation, optimization, clinical IT service desk and technical debt.    

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    Ways to Overcome the Gap Between IT and Physicians

    Ways to Overcome the Gap Between IT and Physicians

    By CereCore
    on Dec 8, 2023

    Often healthcare IT leaders and teams find a chasm in expectations and understanding when it comes to implementing and optimizing technology for the physician community. In an interview on The...

    Rural Healthcare: Why Advocacy, Community Engagement, and Technology Matter

    Rural Healthcare: Why Advocacy, Community Engagement, and Technology Matter

    By CereCore
    on Nov 3, 2023

    Meet Lynn Falcone, a rural healthcare CEO, with over 30 years of experience in healthcare operations, most of which was spent working in large urban settings. Today, she is the CEO of Cuero Regional...

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    Vision and Value-Driven EHR Optimization: A Leadership Interview

    Vision and Value-Driven EHR Optimization: A Leadership Interview

    By CereCore
    on Oct 6, 2023

    The need to optimize is part of the EMR implementation process explains Cory Lane, director of operations at OakLeaf Surgical Hospital during a podcast interview with Phil Sobol, vice president of...

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    CereCore Welcomes Regional Vice President James Lobban

    CereCore Welcomes Regional Vice President James Lobban

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    By CereCore
    on Sep 8, 2023

    CereCore recently welcomed James Lobban, regional vice president of business development, to the team.

    “Jim brings decades of experience providing and supporting healthcare technology solutions for...

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    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...

    An Operation Leader’s Take on Partnering for MEDITECH Expanse Projects

    An Operation Leader’s Take on Partnering for MEDITECH Expanse Projects

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    on Aug 25, 2023

    CIOs report alternative staffing models such as contracting with a partner for partial IT outsourcing and hiring contractors for a specific, short-term project are among the best ideas for addressing...

    Next Generation EHR Meets Surgery Partners

    Next Generation EHR Meets Surgery Partners

    By CereCore
    on Aug 25, 2023

    OakLeaf Surgery Hospital Moves to MEDITECH Expanse 

    The Client

    Surgery Partners is a leading operator of surgical hospitals and ancillary services with more than 180 locations nationwide. They have...

    CIO Cohort: Advice on Cloud Migration Trends and Challenges

    CIO Cohort: Advice on Cloud Migration Trends and Challenges

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    Amid the dynamic and ever-changing tech landscape, cloud migration has become a pivotal pursuit for organizations aiming to bolster their agility, efficiency, and scalability. Recently, a CIO Cohort...

    From a CEO: What Makes a MEDITECH Expanse Implementation Successful

    From a CEO: What Makes a MEDITECH Expanse Implementation Successful

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    In Their Own Words: 4 HIT Experts Advise CIOs

    In Their Own Words: 4 HIT Experts Advise CIOs

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    on Jul 21, 2023

    ICYMI, we’re recapping some of the best advice shared on The CereCore Podcast by industry leading HIT executives and a physician, too.

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    Innovation is a top priority for CIOs. Given the importance of trust and adoption to the success of any innovative effort, CIOs must also prioritize sound operations and relationships built on trust....

    Partnership Perspectives Q2 2023: Latest from our Magazine

    Partnership Perspectives Q2 2023: Latest from our Magazine

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    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

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    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...

    Healthcare CIO Advice on Leading through the Complexities of Change

    Healthcare CIO Advice on Leading through the Complexities of Change

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    By CereCore
    on Jun 16, 2023

    Crossroads — these are familiar places for healthcare IT leaders today. Al Smith, SVP and CIO of Lifepoint Health, shares advice from his extensive career leading through decades of change in...

    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...

    Technical Debt and the Patient

    Technical Debt and the Patient

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    By CereCore
    on Jun 5, 2023
    eBook excerpt

    CIO survey results imply that the presence of technical debt is pervasive in HIT, and where there's technical debt, there are cybersecurity considerations. What can a Healthcare IT...

    2023 CHIME CIO Survey Results: Managed Services Opportunities?

    2023 CHIME CIO Survey Results: Managed Services Opportunities?

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    By CereCore
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    Wondering what priorities and pressures other CIOs are facing? You may not be alone in trying to balance all of the must-dos. Take a look at the results from an online survey* of healthcare...

    Big Healthcare IT Transitions Deliver ROI and Physician Satisfaction

    Big Healthcare IT Transitions Deliver ROI and Physician Satisfaction

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    on May 12, 2023

    Everything we do in healthcare IT has a direct correlation to patient care, especially large IT investments like EMR implementations and day-to-day operations such as the IT help desk. On The...

    CereCore Names Peyman Zand, Chief Strategy Officer

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    CereCore recently named Peyman Zand as the company’s chief strategy officer (CSO). As CSO, he will evolve strategic plans and business goals for continued domestic and international growth of...

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    2023 CHIME CIO Survey Results Are In (Part 1)

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    on Apr 28, 2023

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    Facility and Technology Renovation: Implementing at a Like New HospitalA Multi-Disciplinary MEDITECH Transformation

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    Texas’ second largest private employer, a...

    A Physician’s Perspective: Bridging the EHR, Healthcare IT, and the PAC (Physician Advisory Committee)

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    on Apr 14, 2023

    Step into the shoes of L. Austin Fredrickson, MD, an internal medicine physician at Salem Regional Medical Center whose outpatient practice recently navigated an EMR transition to MEDITECH Expanse. 

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    Fast Tracking Epic Integration for a New Pediatric Facility

    Fast Tracking Epic Integration for a New Pediatric Facility

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

    Staffing Services
    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

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    By CereCore
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    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...

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

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

    By CereCore
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    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...

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    The Buyer's Guide to MEDITECH Hosting

    The Buyer's Guide to MEDITECH Hosting

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    on Jan 2, 2023
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    Outsourcing any aspect of an operational-critical application can be daunting, but many organizations have found that the benefits outweigh the risks. So why is...

    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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    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,...

    HFMA Poll: CFO and CIO Synergy is Crucial to Successful Initiatives

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    on Oct 7, 2022

    CereCore teamed up with HFMA to sponsor a survey uncovering collaboration disparities between the finance and IT department within healthcare organizations. The survey focused on IT decisions and the...

    MEDITECH Expanse Ambulatory: Move Your Organization Closer to a Single EHR

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    ICYMI: IT Service Desk Performance Resources for Continuous Improvement

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    Managed Services vs. Staffing Decision Guide

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    2022 CHIME CIO Survey Results Are In

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    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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    2021 CereCore® Awards Recognize Mission Motivated Employees

    2021 CereCore® Awards Recognize Mission Motivated Employees

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    CereCore® Recognized Again as MEDITECH READY-Certified Partner

    CereCore® Recognized Again as MEDITECH READY-Certified Partner

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    From EHR to Health IT Operations: 10 Ways to Lower Costs and Save Time

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    The Path to MEDITECH Expanse: Why Your Organization Needs a Single EHR

    The Path to MEDITECH Expanse: Why Your Organization Needs a Single EHR

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    Benefits of a Single EHR Solution

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

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