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Oracle Cerner Health Conference 2022 Session Catalog

Monday, October 17
9:00 a.m. Interoperability Collaboration Forum In-person show more Monday, October 17, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Interoperability is evolving rapidly, and it can be challenging to keep up with best practices and emerging innovations. Oracle Cerner is committed to helping you manage this growth, and that’s why you’re invited to attend the Interoperability Collaboration Forum on October 17. Join us for an exciting new specialty event centered around real-world interoperability scenarios. Attendees will hear industry leaders discuss what’s next for interoperability, collaborate, and network with peers on shared challenges and learn about Oracle Cerner’s recent and upcoming interoperability initiatives. 

10:00 a.m. RMF (in-person): Revenue Management Forum In-person show more Monday, October 17, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Revenue Management Forum is an in-person and virtual event to connect revenue cycle peers with education and technology to help navigate industry changes, manage business processes, and build a healthier bottom line. This year attendees can look forward to continuing the conversation about the strategic direction of our evolving clinically driven revenue cycle. 

 

RMF (virtual): Revenue Cycle State of the Union Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

It’s an exciting time for Oracle Cerner revenue cycle. Join Steve Colucci, vice president of Oracle Cerner revenue cycle, as he provides updates on 2022 milestones and the future strategy for Oracle Cerner revenue cycle.

This session will be live streamed from the in-person event. 

11:15 a.m. RMF (virtual): Keeping It Clean: An API Approach to a Clean MPI Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

With ever-expanding interoperability and information access in healthcare, there is an increasing number of entities interacting with and relying on your master person index. The HealtheIntent Master Person Management solution has been a powerful tool for combatting duplicate MRNs. This solution, coupled with a focus on reducing duplicate persons before they are created, can lead to big impacts for healthcare organizations. Learn how the largest hospital system in the state of Indiana implemented an up-front API that significantly reduced the number of duplicate patients being created in regular day-to-day integration processes.

12:00 p.m. Long-term Care Deep Dive Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

We share a commitment with long-term care providers to help improve senior care management. Regardless of where data might originate, we're focused on enabling health information to be accessible wherever necessary by connecting every venue of care. Oracle Cerner's long-term care solutions provide several workflows to navigate through documentation requirements. This deep dive session focuses on workflows associated with comprehensive care planning in LTC. Here you'll see a review of the process and how data elements from PowerChart, CareTracker, and the MDS are used to aid in the development of a care plan. You will also get a sneak peek into the new critical care alert dashboards for LTC.

12:30 p.m. RMF (virtual): Advancing the Revenue Cycle Industry Panel Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join us for an expert-led panel discussion on the challenges that impact the healthcare revenue cycle. We will discuss related strategies or methodologies for advancing revenue cycle.

This session will be live streamed from the in-person event. 

1:00 p.m. Pediatric Forum In-person,Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

As vaccines become available, mass vaccination efforts are needed urgently. This session will discuss the planning, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of vaccination efforts at Children’s Mercy – Kansas City. We will highlight the implementation process of Oracle Cerner’s Mass Vaccination workflow and its adaptation to meet the unique needs of pediatric patients.

1:30 p.m. CareAware Connect Advanced User Group In-person show more Monday, October 17, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

During this advanced user group, CareAware Connect executives and subject matter experts will take participants on a deep dive into the clinical communication and collaboration platform focused on recent highlights and innovations planned for 2023. There will be networking opportunities with peer healthcare organizations, hands-on demonstrations and live Q&A.

Rehabilitation Deep Dive In-person show more Monday, October 17, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Oracle Cerner rehabilitation EHR solution supports the clinical, regulatory, and financial needs of an organization. It aims to facilitate ease of accessibility and communication between care venues, better coordination of treatments, and compliance optimization from seamless Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) submissions to the management of progress notes and certification letters for outpatient rehabilitation. Our comprehensive workflows support facilities of all sizes and aim to enhance clinician and patient experience by supporting the needs of the entire rehabilitation team. Join this session to learn about our rehabilitation solution, updates, new initiatives and more!

Security Deep Dive In-person show more Monday, October 17, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

During this deep-dive session, our clinical security experts will walk you through strategies to help your organization keep operations moving forward during a potential system outage and secure important patient information. We will discuss new and upcoming capabilities of our clinical security solutions, including business continuity, auditing, and identity management to help you plan to keep your enterprise strategy up to date. 

1:45 p.m. RMF (virtual): Expanding the Benefits of Surgical Orders to Scheduling Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Orders to Scheduling (OTS) integrates the request and scheduling of surgical procedures within the EMR. OTS was implemented at the University of Missouri Healthcare in an innovative manner to provide accurate procedure names, improve case times, and provide timely CPT codes for pre-authorizations. It was successfully piloted in the Otolaryngology (ENT) service, rolled out amid a Cerner Revenue Cycle integration, and is currently being rolled out to the other surgical specialties. Come learn how the University of Missouri Healthcare strove to capitalize on the enhanced integration between the EMR and Rev Cycle beyond what could be accomplished with the recommended AORN procedures. An inventive new strategy was developed based on identification of the needs of the entire multidisciplinary team. This process reflects the collaborative and fluid nature of surgery scheduling and gives the entire team (clinical staff, staff, surgeons, revenue cycle) access to the information they need to perform their work efficiently and in parallel.

RMF (virtual): Workforce Governance-Right People/Right Job Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Revenue cycle leaders are often so laser-focused on data, processes, and technologies they forget to turn their focus to building relationships with their own team members. When these relationships are not cultivated, communication suffers, productivity decreases, there is distrust of data, and fear of change increases. This presentation will show how one revenue cycle division used simple technologies, strategies, governance, and partnerships to build trust, drive change, and implement governance and structure across the division.

2:00 p.m. Clinical Update: Foundation EHR In-person show more Monday, October 17, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Kick off your OCHC experience by attending this session to learn about recent and upcoming core clinical EHR advancements to help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges. The core clinical EHR includes the following areas: Care Coordination, Communication, Charting, Chart Review, Documentation, and Medication Process. Find out how these innovations impact data and workflows for department leaders and end users.

Learning Health Network: Profitable Clinical Studies as a Care Option In-person show more Monday, October 17, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Learn how to create a clinical studies profit center at your organization and bring innovative care to your communities. This will be a practical and interactive “how to” session featuring leadership from the Cerner Learning Health Network and Elligo Health Research.

2:30 p.m. RMF (virtual): Using Analytics in a Successful CDRC at Children’s National Virtual show more Monday, October 17, 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

When it comes to raw data, quantity isn't always quality and more certainly isn't always more. It begs the questions: How much data is too much data? How do we utilize analytics and reporting tools to convert data into information that our providers and clinicians can action on in an informed way? Join Children’s National Hospital as they share how their organization developed reports to leverage clinical and revenue cycle data that cuts through the noise to improve patient care and streamline complex billing operations in a successful clinically driven revenue cycle.

6:30 p.m. Solutions Gallery opening reception In-person show more Monday, October 17, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Kick off OCHC in the Solutions Gallery for an evening of networking, food and fun. Explore all the gallery floor has to offer including our exhibitors, sponsors and over 100 product experts to answer your questions and showcase our solutions.

Tuesday, October 18
9:00 a.m. Data-Driven Approach to Inform Health Equity Initiatives In-person,Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

To achieve the highest level of health in the populations and communities you serve, it is critically important to understand the conditions in which they live. Studies show that non-clinical factors can impact more than 80% of a person’s overall health. The pandemic has shone a spotlight on health inequities that have long existed, and healthcare leaders are increasingly harnessing the power of data to identify disparities and address social risk factors, such as barriers to accessing care and food insecurity, that can negatively impact health outcomes. In this session, hear from industry leaders on how we can take a data-driven approach to inform health equity initiatives and bring insight learned back to your organization. Because at the end of the day, it will take all of us to promote social justice for all.

Learning Health Network: Helping Prevent Cancer for Generations to Come In-person,Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Leading health systems, life sciences organizations, and research activators discuss how they are collaborating to advance and accelerate clinical studies using a de-identified data set from more than 90 diverse health systems across the country who are members of the Cerner Learning Health Network. Together, they are working to accelerate the discovery and development of breakthrough therapies for providers to deploy at the point of care during those moments that matter most. Participants will share how they are helping transform the way clinical studies are conducted across healthcare and life sciences, uniting the healthcare ecosystem and providing new possibilities.

Using Technology to Improve the Patient Experience and Clinical Outcomes In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Technology adoption within the healthcare industry has resulted in positive change for patients and providers. However, lacking appropriate touchpoints in a patient’s care plan negatively impacts experience and outcomes. Join this session to learn how Oracle Health drives value to patients and providers—enhancing the patient experience and clinical outcomes—through automated education and timely follow-up touchpoints. Presenters will also cover technical implications for patients and providers.

10:00 a.m. Addressing Growing Care Needs with Patient Observer In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

In a time of staff shortages and increased demand for mental healthcare, remote monitoring capabilities can help enhance patient care. Learn how experts from Children's Mercy use people, process, and technology to promote patient and staff safety. The team will share the remote patient observation strategy they use to ensure patients with behavioral, medical, and safety needs are carefully monitored. 

Automating Immunizations: Make Public Health Reporting Work for You Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Without proper workflows in place, reporting immunization records to public health agencies can be a time-consuming exercise and it can be difficult to understand a patient’s comprehensive immunization history. Tools to streamline the process of submitting and querying immunizations data can be used to discover a whole host of benefits, from ensuring immunizations aren't unnecessarily duplicated to closing gaps in care. In this HIT Talk, hear how St. John’s Health utilized these interoperable products to simplify and automate reporting processes to improve the experience of their workforce and enhance care delivery for patients.

Banner Health’s Key to Finding Unidentified Coverage In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Join representatives from Banner Health as they discuss how the organization has seen significant cost savings using Experian’s Coverage Discovery product suite. With a proactive approach to finding coverage earlier in the revenue cycle, Banner's results include maximized revenue and reimbursement, as well as a better overall patient experience. 

Behavioral Health Providers Utilizing Data to Impact Patient Care In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

It is critical to focus on ways behavioral health providers can enhance quality improvement and patient care through data interoperability. Building an intelligent data hub while navigating electronic health record (EHR), customer relationship management, and other data sources can be challenging. Join experts from Cohen Veterans Network and Oracle Cerner as they discuss the utilization of our EHR with other data sources for interoperability and intelligent reporting. You can learn how to help clinicians deliver more-informed treatment and whole-person care.

Building and Using Transformational Healthcare Analytics and AI in the Real World In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Healthcare providers and payers are under more pressure than ever before to drive better patient outcomes and improve staffing burnout, all at lower costs. Join this session, for both technical and business audiences, to learn how Deloitte and Oracle are helping Oracle Cerner customers optimize their operations with modernized and integrated healthcare lakehouse and analytics dashboards. We will share key use cases, demos, and best practices.

Catching FHIR: ChristianaCare's Journey to Drive Interoperability, Patient Care In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

As the industry and application programming interface capabilities rapidly mature, the promise of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) to advance healthcare interoperability, ease integration woes, drive the developer industry, and empower patients is becoming clearer. ChristianaCare started its FHIR journey in 2018 using our Ignite-enabled ecosystem and the 2015 Certified Electronic Health Record Technology requirements. With nearly a dozen FHIR projects completed or in flight over the past two years, ChristianaCare will share the benefits realized, current challenges and limitations, and future opportunities.

Dose Range Checking in a Specialty Pediatrics Hospital In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Dose Range Check implementation at Children’s National Hospital addressed unique considerations around how age, weight, creatinine clearance, and other premise configurations interact in the pediatric patient population. Children’s National Hospital was one of the first organizations to incorporate LexiComp into the Dose-Range Checking implementation. Further refinement of premises after go live helped improve metrics, making dose range alerts more meaningful and less fatiguing. Balancing the patient safety benefits of rapid implementation of comprehensive Dose Range Checking with the burden on both clinical and technical teams of ongoing customization to support pediatric subspecialist prescribing practices in a tertiary medical center will be discussed.

Emergent Event (Trauma) Documentation: A Beta Partner Success Story In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

CoxHealth, like many Oracle Cerner emergency medicine clients, found themselves completing trauma documentation on paper and were struggling to maintain documentation compliance. Leaders from CoxHealth will share their journey as a beta partner for Cerner Emergent Event (trauma) documentation and highlight the importance of collaboration across IT and clinical teams to stand up an electronic trauma charting solution that's efficient and supportive of this critical patient population.

First to Market Experiences Advancing Ambulatory EHR Workflows In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Three physicians share their experiences and successes as key partners helping prioritize, validate design in development, and being first to move to market with the latest advancements throughout the ambulatory clinical EHR workflows. Serving as testing partners for the latest releases, these physicians have been able to put their findings into caregiver action at clinics. The result provides real-world examples of these advancements in action. Hear about their journey in prioritization, design, development, and validation for their EHR workflows and how you can be ready for change with your caregivers.

Lights On Network: Improving Clinician Experience and Care Delivery In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Clinicians' time in the healthcare setting should be spent face to face with patients delivering meaningful and high-quality care. To do that, the electronic health record (EHR) must meet their needs. Lights On Network is Oracle Cerner’s free data analytics solution to help organizations make informed decisions about improving the clinician experience and overall care delivery. Transparency to reliability, configuration, solution adoption, and workflow efficiency allows you to celebrate what you are doing well and recognize opportunities to continuously improve. Leaders from Children's Health of Orange County and LifeBridge Health share inspirational stories on how they've leveraged workflow efficiency and clinical decision alert data to help improve the lives of their clinicians. You can also hear strategies for implementing a data-driven program at your organization.

 

Overcoming Clinical Communication and Collaboration Challenges In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Indiana University (IU) Health opened a 185-bed replacement hospital December 5, 2021, during the height of the Delta variant COVID-19 surge. Join IU Health leaders as they discuss using CareAware Connect as the lead technology for overcoming clinical communication and collaboration challenges. Learn how they implemented the solutuion without a current state from which to assess and design, how they prepared for multiple new and integrated technologies, and how they maintained care team communication. 

Patient-Centric Community Psychiatry Outreach Program Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Community behavioral services are an extremely important step toward the modernization of behavioral health service provision. They aim to provide quality support to patients within a familiar environment, such as the comfort of their home, leading to better outcomes, enhanced compliance with pathways and best practices, and more proactive and efficient care. However, current hospital-based EMR systems are not designed to cater to workflows for community-based healthcare delivery. Patient-centric system design has the potential to make it easier for a multidisciplinary team to keep track of these patients and ensure they are properly monitored. This session describes the journey of digital transformation of community healthcare services from conception and how it impacts remote teams.

Redesigning the Outpatient Care Experience Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated efforts to modernize outpatient care. Join leaders from St George's University Hospitals National Health Service Foundation Trust and South West London Health and Care Partnership as they discuss their journey to transform outpatient care, from the integrated care systems perspective to operational engagement. Learn about the impact on patients and how they've been involved in the redesign.

Solution Implementation for Ambulatory Clinics In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Providence Health Care (PHC) and the Oracle Cerner Clinical and Systems Transformation (CST) project team worked together to develop and execute methodology in 150 acute hospitals and ambulatory clinics. Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, continued collaboration on a parallel project to onboard clinics with resources that impact daily patient experience and success metrics. The 26-week design in the execution in one clinical information system allowed 20 clinics per cycle to go live. You can experience the planning process, timeline, design and implementation process with solutions of varying complexity. You can also hear about strengths and weaknesses in the methodology. In addition, presenters will share practice lessons learned during the process about ambulatory design, build, and implementation. 

Successfully Reimagining Adoption of a Clinically Driven Revenue Cycle In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Reimagining the adoption of a new clinically driven revenue cycle system (CDRC) for its fully integrated 15 hospital delivery system, McLaren Health Care is realizing game-changing results. During their 15-month process improvement development, all charges and more than 20,000 claims were tested with every contracted payer achieving quicker clinical adoption. Listen to McLaren leaders describe how they gained a better understanding of how reimagining a CDRC can stabilize revenue and cash to improve metrics around accounts receivable and operational cash flow. In eight hospitals, and more than 250 clinics, the organization submitted claims to payers within the first week and achieved full automation in the revenue cycle at all sites within the first two weeks.

Supercharge Handoff Communication with Responsive Worklists Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Learn how ChristianaCare utilized the Oracle Cerner MPage framework and electronic health record (EHR) integration to develop responsive worklists across their organization. Using implemented worklists, Clinical Leader Organizer, and physician handoffs across 25 provider groups and 55 acute nursing units, ChristianaCare was able to identify unit-level quality measures to ensure best practices and improve handoffs as well as utilization of care team lists. You'll hear as speakers talk through implementation of both worklists while also touching on the barriers and successes.

11:00 a.m. Are You Maximizing the Value of Your Oracle Cerner EHR Investment? In-person,Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Join this fireside chat to hear about actions you can take to optimize your Cerner EHR experience and drive value-added outcomes. Hear from Oracle Cerner solution, technology, and client services leaders as they discuss ways to analyze your current portfolio to drive improvements. They will share examples of opportunities to optimize your current system, review roadmap progress (sharing what’s available today and what is planned), and discuss platform advancements to help drive improved performance. You’ll also hear about efforts to aid in the adoption of enhancements and new capabilities to maximize your Oracle Cerner investment.

Experiencing, Enhancing and Evolving the Federal EHR In-person,Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

The single, common federal electronic health record (EHR) is reshaping how federal agencies deliver healthcare. There are tens of thousands of clinicians, nurses and administrators using the federal EHR today to enhance patient care. This session will expand on the discussion speakers initiated at HIMSS 2022 and explore the positive impact of the EHR and how it's evolving to meet the healthcare needs of tomorrow.

12:00 p.m. Adopting Intelligence and Digital Health Innovation in Tertiary Care In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Specialized tertiary care hospitals are viewed as the go-to hospitals for many patients because they’re equipped with the needed specialists, facilities, and supplies for addressing critical patient needs. To cope with increased demand, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has developed intelligent tools for informing day-to-day operations management and planning activities. Learn about recommended building blocks for using the electronic health record, artificial intelligence, and emerging technologies to establish an applied operations intelligence unit. A leader from KFSH&RC will present intelligent solutions, developed in-house, that have helped to enhance patient experience and streamline workflows and operations. The session will conclude with potential collaboration opportunities.

Chief Medical Information Officer 3.0 - Next Level Thought Leadership In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

During the past three decades, the capabilities of the electronic health record (EHR) have vastly expanded, and so has the role of the chief medical information officer (CMIO). Guiding thought leadership as a change agent, clinical strategist, and digital transformation leader are three leading physicians discussing what it takes to become a CMIO 3.0. The panel will discuss their perspectives of a critical access hospital, suburban community hospital, and a large urban academic center. They'll discuss the role of data analytics in decision-making and navigating the shift to proactively building a technology toolbox aligned with the organizational roadmap and supporting both strategic growth and business goals. They'll also take a deep dive into managing the shift of the C-suite matrix, establishing governance, and mastery of change management in the new and everchanging health and care landscape.   

 

Engaging Frontline Staff in Electronic Health Record Optimization In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

To determine the reason for a decline in the use of the CareCompass workflow tool, Northern Light Health (NLH) asked its Nursing Informatics Stakeholder Council (NISC) to review the data. These frontline staff members identified nuisance/non-valued added tasks as the primary deterrent for using the model workflow. Learn how NLH formed a subgroup of NISC members to review all communication and patient care tasks firing to CareCompass. This process included the development of guiding principles to ensure the task was value-added and promoted workflow efficiencies. The subgroup then brought their recommendation back to the entire council for the final decision to keep, modify, or remove.

Gender-affirming Care in a Healthcare Setting Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Historically, Rogers Behavioral Health was unable to capture patients’ chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity reliably, leaving potential for deadnaming/misgendering and posing barriers to analyzing clinical outcomes for LGBTQIA+ patients. In response, Rogers Behavioral Health initiated the Gender Affirming Care initiative using a triphasic approach: 1) increase collection of chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity during registration; 2) promote the display of chosen names/pronouns and suppress legal name/sex assigned at birth; and 3) use this data to improve the patient experience, including affirming documentation, policies, and clinical advancements. Learn more about how Rogers Behavioral Health increased documentation of chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity for more than 99% of patients during registration and improved patient satisfaction in the LGBTQIA+ community.

Growing in the Outpatient Surgery Market In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Dive into the emergence and growth of the outpatient surgery market as our panelists discuss growth trends and strategies. Develop a deeper understanding of expanded surgical cases transferring to the ambulatory and ambulatory surgery center (ASC) environment, acute provider health systems responding to shifts, M&A activity, market impact on consumers (accessibility, cost, and quality), technology automation and intelligence. 

Healthier Patients, Healthier Bottom Line: A Journey to Value-Based Care Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Between the pressures of escalating costs, an aging population, healthcare delivery disruption, and increased regulatory requirements, many are feeling the weight of an unsustainable healthcare system. Some organizations, such as Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH), the largest health system in New Jersey, are using value-based care strategies to address today's healthcare demands. Discover how the health system's ongoing value-based care journey is connecting its healthcare ecosystem. Learn the strategies that have helped HMH improve healthcare for its population and enhance financial sustainability as well as the essential components to diversify from fee-for-service to a value-based delivery model.

Modernizing Healthcare Documentation with Intelligent Automation In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Henry Community Health uses the Cerner Advanced Capture solution to help enhance timeliness and accuracy in its document capture process. Leaders from the organization will discuss why they implemented Advanced Capture, their rollout strategy, how the tool has improved their organization, key performance indicators, and plans for future use.

Modernizing the Patient Financial Experience at LifeBridge Health In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

With the growing healthcare affordability crisis impacting their patients, alongside an increasing demand for simpler, more consumer-like payments, LifeBridge Health set out to modernize their patient financial experience. Representatives from LifeBridge will share their journey in that effort and detail the key criteria they used to guide the process and investment decisions along the way. They'll discuss how their expectations evolved over the course of the project based on misguided assumptions, early successes, and expanding user adoption. They'll outline some important issues for organizations considering their own payment modernization efforts, including organizational readiness and business case development, patient populations and payment methods, Oracle Cerner integration, and IT and revenue cycle management collaboration.

Opioid Stewardship: Our Journey Using Evidence, Technology, and Compassion In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

The opioid crisis has had devastating consequences with over 70,000 annual deaths in the US (2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2020) and more than 10 million misused opioid prescriptions annually (NCHS Data Brief No. 394, December 2020). Martin Luther King Community Hospital (MLKCH) shares their journey for tackling this complex problem using evidence-based standards, technology, and compassion. As a safety-net hospital in an underserved area in South Los Angeles, MLKCH will explore how their success around opioid stewardship allowed them to perform in the 90th percentile on Safe Use of Opioids, apply for the California Hospital Association Opioid Care Honor Roll, and go far beyond The Joint Commission accreditation standards. Learn how MLKCH formed their opioid stewardship strategy using people, process, and technology, as well as how other organizations can use a similar model to address the opioid crisis in their communities.

Optimizing Care Transitions upon Discharge In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Information exchange is critical to high-quality transitions of care. Real-time patient event notifications and timely follow-up actions taken by providers can improve health outcomes, mitigate risk, and improve the overall patient experience. Communication tools supporting health information exchange between healthcare providers have historically been insufficient, especially between inpatient and ambulatory clinicians. The information is typically faxed. Join our experts as they discuss automating patient event notifications that include relevant clinical information to create a smooth transition of care for patients discharged from the hospital, as well as those discharged home on parenteral antibiotics.

 

Optimizing the EHR with the Voice of the Customer In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

In April 2021, Tenet Health rolled out a voice of the customer optimized EHR across seven domains and 49 hospitals, completing the last phase in November 2021. Leaders from the Tenet Health team will present their plan, lessons learned, and next steps with a focus on value realized from the following perspectives: Patient, physician, financials, nursing and operations.

Pediatric Clinical Research Powered by Real-World Data In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Children’s Mercy Hospital (CMH) has a strong track record of publications and grant funding based on the use of Oracle Cerner data. Join as leaders from CMH describe the structured and scalable approach to collaborating with investigators to translate their clinical research question into queries that provide valuable insights. To gain efficiency, CMH uses online training to guide users, an institutional non-human subject research designation for the data, and a consultative approach to advising researchers on the types of projects most aligned with the available data. The CMH team provides examples that illustrate the data science as a service working model.

Saving Lives With NEWS Algorithms In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

One out of every three patients who dies in the hospital has sepsis. The life-threatening response to infection is difficult to detect in its earliest stages, and every hour the condition goes untreated increases a patient's mortality risk by 4%. After implementing a rapid response solution, teams at University of Missouri Health Care (MU Health Care) focused on turning early detection into prompt action. Their work helped increase proactive intervention from the organization’s rapid response team, while reducing sepsis mortality rates and decreasing code blue calls to resuscitate patients. Learn how staff were able to reduce the sepsis mortality index by 22% and avoided an estimated 12 sepsis-related deaths within the first nine months of the solution going live. A case study of this work was instrumental in MU Health Care receiving its second HIMSS Davies Award in 2021.

Sepsis Interventions Driving Life-Saving Outcomes in the ED In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Sepsis is the leading cause of mortality at Indiana University Health (IUH) and 89% of sepsis admissions at the hospital present through the Emergency Department (ED). Learn more about the distinct chapters in IU Health’s systemwide sepsis improvement journey, including lessons learned before implementation, roll-out of a holistic approach to sepsis management, improvements in the EDs with a focus on clinical nurse screening and provider intervention workflows, effective use of the St. John's and pediatric patient algorithms, and more.

Technology and Process to Detect Pressure Injuries at Admission Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Learn from leaders at ChristianaCare regarding methods to employ both technology and changes to processes to accurately identify and document pressure injuries at the time of admission.

The Evolution of Electronic Case Reporting and Impact on Public Health Response Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

This expert-led session examines the advantages of electronic case reporting (eCR), and eCR Now FHIR-based application. The presentation will focus on how eCR has enabled informed public health surveillance and planning, and its role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. You'll also hear about the implementation of a FHIR app and how it provides a more innovative and sustainable approach to eCR, as well as the next evolution of eCR and potential future applications of the technology.

 

Turning Data into Insights for Informatics Innovation Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Have you heard phrases like, "Information is the oil of the 21st century," but simultaneously felt overwhelmed by the vast amount of information available? Possibly you've thought, "These dashboards are great, but how can we use them to improve how we deliver healthcare?" Penn State Health and Oracle Cerner's electronic health record analytics consulting team will share how they collaborate to improve healthcare delivery by embedding insights-focused analytics into cycles of informatics innovation. Analytics consulting is embedded with stakeholders across the organization. Together, we cooperatively illuminate patterns in data to create evidence-based recommendations to help improve patient care, save providers time, and reduce operational waste. 

Unlocking Multi-Source Insights with HealtheEDW In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Enterprise data warehouses (EDW) have long been essential to any organization’s data and analytics strategy to create customized dashboards and reports to compare performance and identify trends and outliers. However, many healthcare organizations have found themselves juggling multiple EDWs to keep up with all the analytic needs. Leaders from UHS and Oracle Cerner will share how our EDW strategy can unleash the power of your data. UHS representatives will dive into how they used HealtheEDW to build actionable dashboards and how they plan to use HealtheEDW Advanced to provide them the flexibility they need. Our experts will share how our newest release, HealtheEDW Advanced, enables you to advance data visualization tools beyond Tableau and SAP BusinessObjects to expand the use of your data. 

Using Governance to Enhance the Clinician Experience In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Listen as leaders from Mission Health describe their journey from an independent non-profit operation to being part of a larger for-profit organization, HCA Healthcare. Located in Western North Carolina, Mission Health is an ongoing Oracle Cerner collaborator. After being acquired by HCA in 2019, they continued to use and maintain Cerner Millennium aside from their parent company using a different primary vendor. As their team created a new governance model regarding the translated proposed corporate standards from their primary EHR, they continued to leverage solutions and analytics to drive value. Presenters will discuss their goals of improving the clinician experience, expanding interoperability, and adopting an evidence-based clinical documentation standard. They'll also share the results measured from each of these projects. 

1:00 p.m. Exploring the Possibilities with Seamless Exchange: Leading the Effort to Make Data Usable In-person,Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Join us for a fireside chat discussing the initiatives to make volumes of clinical data usable at the point of care. Hear from Oracle Cerner’s vice president of interoperability, Sam Lambson, who will set the stage regarding industrywide trends and provide an update on Oracle Cerner’s work to improve utilization of data by clinicians. Sam will be joined by a panel of industry experts to offer insight into upcoming regulatory changes and discuss how we get to the next level of interoperability.

Improving the Consumer Experience and Driving Engagement Through Digital Tools In-person,Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Hear from industry experts about the modern consumer experience in healthcare and how digital tools can help advance consumer participation in their own health and how increased engagement can lead to healthier populations and benefits for health systems overall. Panelists will share strategies around deployment of digital technology as well as address issues dealing with digital gaps and health inequity. Consumers have become accustomed to a personalized experience in all facets of their daily lives and digital tools can help providers and health systems move to a more personalized approach to healthcare.

2:00 p.m. Adopting Essential Clinical Datasets In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Hamad Medical Corporation Behavioral Health Hospital in Qatar and Shirley Ryan Abilitylab in the United States partnered with Oracle Cerner to streamline documentation in the electronic health record (EHR). In doing so, they reduced time spent on devices by implementing the essential clinical dataset (ECD). Nurses excitedly committed time to design sessions for improving admission and routine nursing documentation. Their efforts focused on a team approach with Oracle Cerner to enhance decision-making processes and nursing documentation workflow. As a result of the ECD implementation, they optimized clinical documentation and can give more time back to patient care. This is the first ECD initiative completed in Qatar and the Middle East region. Likewise, Shirley Ryan Abilitylab is the first rehabilitation facility to implement the ECD in the US.

 

Advancing Elective Backlog Management with Data Intelligence In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

With a growing elective backlog, healthcare providers are looking to manage waiting lists more efficiently and effectively through list validation, patient prioritization, cohort and inequality identification, and pathway redesign guidance. Explore how intelligence gathered from linked data at patient, general practitioner practice/primary care network, and aggregated data system level views is being used to augment decision-making and inform pathway redesign.

Advancing Healthcare Operational Excellence with Oracle Cloud Applications In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

As patients and providers seek a 'frictionless' healthcare journey, technology is the enabler for change. Operational excellence requires the ability to innovate by linking all operations to support patients, employees, clinicians, and the communities they serve. Learn how Oracle Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) enhance people experiences, reimagine business models and optimize supply chain and information systems.

Advancing Patient Rounding Coordination, Efficiency, and Inclusivity Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Bringing medical and nursing teams together at the patient bedside during multidisciplinary hospital rounds is challenging. Duties across the care team, dynamic reprioritization of patient rounding (based on changes in clinical status, patient flow, and system efficiency imperatives), and communication and coordination challenges related to family inclusion in rounds must all be considered. The RoundAbout solution integrates into the rounding workflow and is designed to enhance rounding coordination, efficiency, and inclusivity for clinicians and family members both in person and virtually. Learn how leaders can easily create a rounding order within the electronic health record and notify rounding participants, both assigned nurses and family members, via text message before rounding begins for each patient. This tool has been piloted at Children’s National Hospital for the past several years with positive feedback from both clinicians and families.

An Enterprise Journey of Digital Patient Access Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

In a competitive market area, Silver Cross Hospital understood the need to expand their patient engagement and access capabilities to help engage and retain their patient population. In this session, explore how the healthcare organization mobilized a digital patient engagement strategy focused on patient access and communications by leveraging online scheduling capabilities.

Are You Prepared for the Future of Certified EHR Technology? In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

 

Since the adoption of the certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) model alongside the Meaningful Use program, the initiative has grown and evolved significantly. The one constant is the direct and continued impact on healthcare reimbursements. In this session, regulatory experts will review the latest details on new CEHRT requirements. These details include anticipated technology requirements related to the United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI), Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA), and patient sex and gender identity records.

Auto Disassociation for BMDI Devices In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

The Bedside Medical Device Integration (BMDI) functionality is extremely helpful as it allows clinicians to populate vital signs into PowerChart with one click. It was strongly adopted as soon as it was introduced at ChristianaCare. The fast pace of our clinical environment resulted in patients sometimes being moved from a room/bed without being manually disassociated from the monitor and caused the initial patient to continue to be associated with the bed in many instances, preventing the implementation of BMDI across many prevalent areas of the facility. While reviewing workflows in relevant areas, our team was able to determine where disassociation rules could be applied for the successful utilization of BMDI across our hospitals.

Creating a Formulary for Digital Health Apps and Therapeutics In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Recognizing the role digital transformation can play in enhancing care delivery.,Baystate built a formulary for digital health applications and therapeutics that integrates into Cerner and clinician workflows. This formulary engages maternity patients through remote monitoring and has been expanded into several new clinical lines, with payer partnerships expanding program reach.

Creating Hospitalwide Operational Awareness to Promote Flow In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Centralizing health system operations is critical as organizations seek ways to prioritize care delivery and coordinate capacity across multiple locations. Using the Cerner Command Center dashboard, The University of Tennessee Medical Center and Centra Health can visualize and optimize operations in a centralized location. Leveraging near real-time data and predictive analytics, the data provides situational awareness and decision support to address key operational indicators. Leaders from these health institutions share how they leverage operational dashboards to drive effective bed and safety huddles while reducing burdensome data gathering to achieving clinical satisfaction from boardroom to bedside.

Driving Care Management Success with Analytics at CoxHealth In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

It's estimated that 5% of the population accounts for >50% of healthcare costs. With this reality in mind, CoxHealth implemented a care management program to improve population health across its significantly rural communities. As the team quickly grew, standardizing workflows became a priority, and that effort ultimately resulted in improved patient engagement, patient outcomes, and workforce satisfaction. Along the way, CoxHealth engaged with the Cerner Analytic Services team to unlock performance insights using HealtheAnalytics. Best practices were identified and shared with the team to coach care managers toward improved results. In this session, CoxHealth will share how it improved the engagement rate of its Complex Care program from 33% to nearly 67% in an 18-month timeframe. CoxHealth will also cover how cost and utilization insights—like per member, per month costs and inpatient and emergency department utilization—are driving strategies around consumer engagement, candidate identification, algorithm refinement, and the expansion of registered nurse roles. Are you harnessing the power of your data?

Electronic Health Record Deployment in a Complex Environment In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Dr. Terry Adirim, program executive director for Department of Veterans Affairs' EHR modernization program, will address the challenges of implementing a new EHR system in a complex organization. She'll share their experience from early rollouts to enhance upcoming deployment and how VA is incorporating lessons learned from DOD. Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer Laura Prietula and Acting Senior Medical Advisor/Functional Champion Dr. David Massaro will join Dr. Adirim for the presentation.

Improving Efficiencies Through the Use of Virtual RN Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

The COVID-19 pandemic put immense pressure on our workforce, destabilizing it and hindering our ability to achieve our Banner Health mission of making healthcare easier, so life can be better. A positive consequence of the pandemic has been the expansion and customer acceptance of virtual technology. This has enabled many healthcare systems to connect patients with expert, professional continuing care and treatment with little delay and effort. With this momentum, we've established a new vision for the workforce that incorporates telehealth into the future of healthcare. Use of virtual nurses who deliver care remotely will be part of this roadmap as shared in our pilot with use of this technology in Emergency Services.

Lights On Network for Managing and Supporting Applications In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Your Clinical Applications teams build, maintain, and support Cerner solutions - but are they using one of Cerner’s most valuable support tools? You may be surprised to learn that tool is Lights On Network– and you already have it in your toolbox! In this session you’ll learn how to integrate Lights On Network into the daily work of application teams to facilitate troubleshooting, optimize system design, improve workflows, and standardize processes. You will take away how to determine which dashboards are applicable to your teams, top dashboards to consider, effective methods for educating and improving adoption, and practical examples of how teams can put the data to use in their day to day operations.  The Clinical Applications teams at London Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare ITS departments serve 17,000 users across 16 hospital facilities in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Through education and leadership support, their monthly visits to Lights On Network doubled and the teams are better equipped to monitor and improve their solution performance as well as more efficiently troubleshoot issues to support end users. 

Reducing Medication Errors by Revamping Cerner Alerting: The Goldilocks Principle In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

 Northern Light Health has long been focused on improving clinical decision support (CDS) surrounding medications, seeking to balance appropriate medication alerting with ease of EMR navigation.  Before 2018, multiple different ambulatory platforms, cultural differences between IS, pharmacy, and providers, conservative overall drug alerting, and multiple governance structures made sustained improvement efforts difficult. 

In 2018, Northern Light Health transitioned all ambulatory clinics to Oracle Cerner, becoming a completely Cerner Inpatient and Ambulatory client.  Seizing upon this change as an opportunity to improve patient safety, the system embarked on an extensive program to improve drug errors by reducing alert fatigue. The project involved deep collaboration with Cerner to identify and improve the highest alerting medications.  At the same time nuisance alerts were reduced and focused alerts were added, supporting the system’s goal of improving Leapfrog CPOE scores. In order to be successful, NLH needed to overcome barriers of governance, culture, legacy build, and communication among stakeholders.  In this presentation, NLH will explain how their work as a unified system allowed them to reduce nuisance alerts and improve high-value alerts, to achieve a reduction in medication errors systemwide, and improve Leapfrog certification.

Show Me The Money: PSO and Bedside Procedures In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Hear representatives from Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), a nonprofit regional referral center based in Charleston, West Virginia, discuss how they provided easier avenues of documentation to support the clinically driven revenue cycle. CAMC implemented the Cerner Model PSO process, which resulted in the correction of patient status errors and production of clean claims. A bedside procedure workflow improved regulatory compliance with timeouts and captured revenue.

Sustaining High Adoption and Efficiency Among Caregivers In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

In 2020, KLAS Arch Collaborative survey results identified that clinicians who are very dissatisfied with the electronic health record (EHR) are almost three times more likely to leave organizations compared to clinicians who are very satisfied with the EHR. Hear from a client panel who worked with Oracle Cerner to prioritize end-user optimization or continuous support efforts and subsequently, their unique successes. This discussion includes best practice standards for continuous clinician support and analytics practices, the healthcare organizations’ EHR efficiency and satisfaction gains, and the analytics plans they established.

University of Missouri Health Care Wins Second HIMSS Davies Award Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University of Missouri Health Care received their second HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award in 2021, making them one of only nine healthcare organizations globally to earn repeat honor. The Davies Award recognized the hospital’s work using an algorithm to help improve sepsis mortality rates; reducing unnecessary blood transfusions with clinical decision support; and redesigning the user interface used to screen for depression, alcohol, and drug misuse, fall risk, and the existence of advance directive information in ambulatory settings.

What Every Revenue Leader Needs to Know About RPA In-person show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Representatives from Northwell Health, New York's largest healthcare provider, will discuss how they leverage robotic process automation (RPA) to increase accuracy and productivity, reduce costs, and strengthen the bottom line. Organizations in the banking, finance, agriculture, and healthcare industries have deployed RPA successfully. A clear understanding of the nuances of RCM workflows and how they work with existing infrastructure within the EHR is essential to quickly standing up RPA solutions that improve efficiency. Northwell Health’s leadership understood how RPA could facilitate processes that streamline and improve the accuracy of the revenue cycle process. As administration waste climbs to ~$250B a year for healthcare providers, organizations are seeking ways to automate processes. Ninety-two percent of providers agree that specialization is vitally important to optimize RPA technology in the revenue cycle. 

Words Matter: Change Management & Governance Virtual show more Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Penn State Health and Oracle Cerner have partnered for over 20 years. Penn State recently opened two new hospitals, converted a third from Epic to Cerner, and is transitioning more than 100 clinics from various EMRs to the entire Cerner suite of solutions. When undergoing such massive growth, organizational change management is essential. Penn State engaged Cerner’s Organizational Change Management (OCM) team to partner in the program. While initial challenges were significant related to various structures, governance, and terms used, Cerner's OCM was able to assist with standing up an OCM structure and function for HIT projects, while also aligning Penn State's IT governance structure. In this session, you'll hear more about Penn State's challenges, failures and successes; learn how OCM complements a young but effective IT and project governance structure; and identify a practical OCM structure, methodology, and collateral to successfully provide your organization an opportunity to manage change, not matter how large.

Wednesday, October 19
8:00 a.m. Analytics: Portfolio Deep Dive and Recent Releases In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

You'll hear how Oracle Cerner can help you unleash the value of your data with our analytics technology and services. Leaders will take you through current and upcoming analytic trends and how we're empowering you with tools and services to transform data into strategic, actionable insights. You'll experience our interrelated analytics first-hand as experts showcase capabilities, starting with operational dashboards that come standard with Cerner Millennium solutions, ready-to-use dashboards and reports available in HealtheAnalytics, and advanced enterprise data warehouse and data science functionality within HealtheEDW and HealtheEDW: Advanced. While healthcare is complex, your data doesn’t have to be. 

Clinical Update: Ambulatory Care In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Oracle Cerner experts will discuss innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges. Discover the impact these innovations can have data and workflows. This deep-dive and demonstration will focus on upcoming and recently released ambulatory-first designed advancements to the clinical EHR, preview of capabilities, and what you'll need to prepare for adoption. Presenters will discuss significant advancements in support of ambulatory caregivers and staff to help improve patient care and experience while enhancing clinical and operational efficiency throughout the continuum of care. 

 

Clinical Update: Emergency Medicine and Outpatient Charge Capture In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Join this deep dive into the emergency medicine and outpatient charge capture roadmaps. You can learn about innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges and discover how these innovations impact data and workflows. 

Clinical Update: Inpatient Pharmacy In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Join this deep-dive session to learn about innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges focused on inpatient pharmacy solutions. Oracle Cerner experts will help you gain an understanding about how these innovations impact your data and workflows. 

Clinical Update: Laboratory In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

This deep dive into the laboratory roadmap will explore innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges. Oracle Cerner experts will discuss how these innovations impact data and workflows. Areas covered include clinical pathology, anatomic pathology, genomics, outreach operations.

Clinical Update: Oncology In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

During this deep dive into the oncology roadmap, you can learn about innovations designed to help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges. Oracle Cerner experts will discuss how these innovations impact data and workflows.

 

Clinical Update: Radiology In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Get a deep dive into our radiology PACS strategy, as well as updates on the modernization of radiology applications. Throughout the presentation, experts will share insights into our development roadmap, information to help plan and prepare for future updates to the radiology solutions, and discuss innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges.

Digitally Transforming Your Organization with a Real-Time Health System Road Map In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Digitization has shifted care models to patient-centric, digitally-enabled healthcare delivery. The real-time health system (RTHS) represents the transformation of the healthcare organization into a responsive, operationally efficient enterprise that can create innovative care options and improved patient and family experiences. The RTHS vision will enable healthcare organizations to employ digital solutions to solve persistent industry challenges and adapt to an ever-changing healthcare market. Join Gartner analysts as they discuss the strategic roadmap that characterizes the organization's current and future states, functional and capability gaps that exist today, and plans for a transformational migration plan to fill those gaps.

Oracle Cerner Revenue Cycle Product Updates In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Hear from Oracle Cerner subject matter experts about the advancements across Oracle Cerner revenue cycle portfolio.

Value of Integrating Strain Imaging into Cardiac Workflows In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Echo strain imaging is an important measurement for a growing number of clinical indications included in cardio oncology and adult and pediatric echocardiology workflows. Access to robust and efficient speckle tracking strain imaging is a vital part of the clinician’s integrated reading and reporting workflow when applying it to routine practice. Hear from our experts to learn how this powerful measurement has the potential to enable clinicians to gain an improved and thorough understanding of the patient’s cardiovascular condition, accelerate detection of dysfunction, and provide appropriate, improved care pathways.

10:00 a.m. Advancing Patient Safety with Parenteral Nutrition Clinical Decision Support Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Many acute care organizations find difficulty in supporting the parenteral nutrition (PN) process in the world of computerized prescriber order entry. Aspects of legacy paper ordering, such as transcribing, reliance on standard or template orders, and nursing verification, can further aggravate inherrent PN risks. Experts will explain how a comprehensive decision support tool can help reduce the risks of PN by enabling an electronic process from ordering to verification to interfacing with third-party compounding, and administration.

Barcode Medication Administration in Ambulatory, Procedural, and Operating Room Venues In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Leaders from two healthcare systems discuss point-of-care barcode medication administration (BCMA) in their ambulatory, procedural, and surgical settings. Covenant Health representatives share how creativity and innovation, while collaborating with Oracle Cerner, creates a more dynamic process in medication management for their ambulatory venue. Just starting the journey of implementing BCMA, the Stony Brook Medicine team is focusing on procedural and surgical venues of care. They share their experience and the impact they're seeing through implementation. The Oracle Cerner team will add insights from supporting previous clients in BCMA as they discuss current model workflows and processes.

Digital Transformation Provides Saudi Arabia's Population Healthier Outcomes Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The Ministry of Defense Health Services (MOD HS) is one of the largest hospital systems in the Middle East. MOD HS has 1,955 beds across 28 sites with multi-specialty services in Saudi Arabia and has worked side by side with the Oracle Cerner team on the most significant HIT implementation since its inception. Join as leaders discuss best practices and lessons learned through the challenges of the pandemic and military actions. This successful project opened doors to integrated care for Saudi Arabia's population and providers and aligns with the country's Vision 2030. Insights into the methods adopted during the transformation will be on display positively impacting leadership, operations, clinical teams, and patient satisfaction.

 

Driving Patient Discharge with Processes and Technology Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Patient discharge is a complex process involving multiple team members to provide planning and education. Patients who don't understand their instructions for care are at elevated risk of poor outcomes and readmission to the hospital. Healthcare organizations in the United States have more than 10 years of experience in applying evidenced-based standards to optimize the process. Representatives from Einstein Healthcare Network provide insight to their work of revised discharge processes, including discharge documentation. Oracle Cerner experts will discuss the enhancements to the model discharge instructions Dynamic Documentation component.

Elevating Cancer Care with an Integrated Oncology EHR In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

In 2021, MedStar Health deployed the PowerChart Oncology solution across 10 of its hospitals, 39 of its ambulatory clinics, and 11 of its infusion centers, impacting more than 600 users. The project had many obstacles, including the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to standardize workflows and regimens across all facilities. There were also many advantages, including decreased physician time in the electronic health record, increased infusion chair use, and decreased time to dispense chemotherapy. Join MedStar's oncology team as they share their overall implementation process, lessons learned along the way, and how they're continuing to optimize their workflows.

Exploring the Benefits of Revenue Cycle Automation with Soarian HEP In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Automation is the name of the game for the revenue cycle team at Moffitt Cancer Center. Join Moffitt leaders for an innovative discussion around healthcare extensibility platform automation in Soarian Financials. They'll walk through specific workflow scenarios and the process to analyze and implement key automations.

Integrating Ambient Clinical Intelligence into the Electronic Health Record In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

As healthcare seeks to reduce the burden on clinicians, ambient AI integrated into the workflow automates documentation in real time directly into Cerner Millennium via the cloud. Across care settings, specialties, populations, and geographies, users are reducing the time needed to complete clinical documentation and increasing their ability to see more patients each day. Frontline physicians at SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium - the nation’s oldest and largest Native Alaskan-run health system - and Augusta University Health Service - one of Georgia’s oldest academic medical centers - will discuss use cases and outcomes after integrating ambient AI.

Interoperability with TEFCA: What it Means for Organizations In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Every health IT company will need to examine TEFCA through a different lens. Join Paul Wilder, executive director at CommonWell Health Alliance, and John Travis, VP of regulatory strategy at Oracle Cerner, as they break down what is known so far about the components of the industry-shaping agreement from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC). Get insights into how it may impact your organization and make informed decisions for the future.

Interoperability: An International View on the Evolution and Direction of Shared Care In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The ability to connect citizens’ health records and information has been a long-running challenge. While significant progress has been made, we still need to ask ourselves how, we as care professionals and provider organizations, collectively reach interoperability’s mission. Join this session to hear leaders from two different organizations discuss their experiences. The Ontario HIE Collaborative (Canada) will share their story on the work they've done to plan for their upcoming implementation. And, Great North Care Record (UK) will share their experiences maximizing the use of health information exchanges (HIEs) along with the wins and value realized.  

 

Lab Automation Journey In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

ARUP Laboratories will discuss the process, lessons learned, and benefits derived from implementing automation to maximize laboratory efficiency, improve quality, and reduce turnaround time. 

Leveraging SMART App as a Patient Engagement Strategy In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Patient engagement and patient experience directly impact key metrics like HCAHPS scores and can have downstream impacts, such as likelihood to readmit, patient retention, and revenue. COVID-19 put unprecedented pressure on clinicians to maintain focus on patient experience while managing high volumes of acute patients. In this session, LifeBridge Health will share how they were able to leverage the GetWell Inpatient SMART App to ensure that patient education—a cornerstone to patient engagement—did not fall by the wayside due to conflicting priorities. Organizations will learn why and how patient engagement and patient experience should be kept front and center, while gleaning best practices into the implementation of the GetWell Inpatient SMART App to deliver a great patient experience and support clinician efficiency.

Lighten the Load: Essential Clinical Dataset Proven Relief in Ambulatory Care In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Banner Health and Charlestown Area Medical Center teams present how optimization of their adult ambulatory intake positively impact clinician workflow and patient care processes. As cutting-edge leaders in optimization and the essential clinical dataset (ECD) standardized nursing documentation, they'll present ways they gain greater efficiencies across their systems with each projects and how these changes have saved significant time for their clinicians in providing care.

Optimizing Nursing Workflows: Reducing Burdens and Enriching Direct Patient Care In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Nurses are often over-burdened with admission and inpatient documentation. Hear two Australian healthcare organizations demonstrate how the strategic optimization of EHR can deliver more time back to nurses providing care at the bedside. Monash Health representatives will provide a deep analysis of all nursing admission and inpatient documentation. The implementation of improved workflows (including a complete tap to sign and tap to witness workflow) added to significant nursing workflow improvements. It reduces the burden of documentation, improved documentation against standards, and reduces time to document in the Oracle Cerner EHR. In addition, leaders from Alfred Health will demonstrate the use of the validated work observation method by activity timing (WOMBAT) method. WOMBAT provides direct observational time and motion study of nurses’ work immediately prior to and six months following EHR introduction. They'll also share the statistically significant results and findings of the study.  

Optimizing Risk Score Accuracy to Maximize Care Opportunities In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Hierarchical condition categories (HCC) optimization is becoming increasingly important for both individual providers and healthcare organizations. By providing maximized clinical context using available data to supplement decision-making, providers can achieve more comprehensive and complete documentation, resulting in better care and outcomes for the patient and more specific coding. MedStar is using analytics to drive HCC performance and strategy to help optimize their risk score accuracy. Leaders from MedStar will discuss the importance of HCC documentation and how they're helping educate and gain physician adoption, rolling out their strategy organizationwide, and driving key performance indicator completion prior to the condition submission date.

Putting PowerNote to Bed—For Good In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

In 2019 MU Health Care retired PowerNote and fully migrated all users onto the Dynamic Documentation platform. Join us as the Tiger Institute team shares their two-year journey diving into the multiple facets of IT, education, and care delivery that led to a successful outcome of transitioning away from PowerNote as a documentation platform in Millennium. The team will share how to establish a good project foundation, develop a solid education strategy, and create a dynamic documentation optimization plan. With different populations requiring diverse approaches, hear how they addressed inpatient provider, ambulatory provider, and non-provider documentation; lessons learned; and opportunities for future development in the world of documentation.

Suicide Safety: People, Practice, Process, and Technology Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, with an average of one suicide every 12.6 minutes. Indiana University Health, a 16-hospital system, activated a team of nurses, providers, and other key stakeholders to assess the workflows for screening, assessment, intervention, and discharge of patients at risk for suicide. The collaboration resulted in the co-creation of a standardized future state process leveraging emerging evidence and leading practices. The team successfully completed a systemwide implementation in all emergency departments, inpatient, and procedural areas. Responsibility assignment matrix (RACI) tools and ADKAR change management principles positively impacted adoption, the people side of the change.

11:00 a.m. Advancing Digital and Virtual Care Strategies to Combat Challenging Workforce Trends In-person,Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Today's clinical workforce challenges stem from the perfect storm of limited supply, soaring demand, and sharply rising costs for both labor and supplies. Health systems grapple with difficult decisions around how to cut relatively fixed costs while still serving their communities with high-quality care and trying to grow market share. This session will identify the factors impacting the healthcare workforce and offer fresh perspectives on innovative deployments of people, processes, and technology that can help organizations nurture their care teams, increase efficiency, and control bottom-line expenses.

Cerner RevElate Fireside Chat In-person,Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

2022 has been a big year for Oracle Cerner revenue cycle. Join us for a fireside chat with Cerner RevElate beta clients in various stages of deploying the go-forward patient accounting solutions. Oracle Cerner subject matter experts will also join beta clients to discuss the future of Cerner RevElate Patient Accounting.

12:00 p.m. Automating Consent on Clinical and Procedural Forms In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Clinical consents can be a burden on healthcare organizations due to the personalized nature of care, multiple signatures, and time-sensitive information required. Learn how Broward Health uses Cerner Forms Suite to streamline and simplify the clinical consent process while also increasing patient and clinician satisfaction and enhancing care quality.

Creating Operational Efficiencies through Unified Analytics In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Healthcare generates nearly one-third of the world’s data, but more data does not equate to more insight. To unleash the power of data, information must be in the hands of our clinical, financial, and operational leaders. Representatives from Rutland Regional Medical Center and Oracle Cerner will share continued progress toward creating centralized, interrelated electronic health record operational dashboards that come standard via Cerner Unified Analytics and Reporting. Learn how a singular application that uses industry-leading analytics visualization tools can help you meet clinical, operational, and financial needs. Leaders from Rutland Regional will deep-dive into how dashboards are providing a more complete story around surgical usage, costs, and operations without the hassle of gathering data, building, and running multiple reports. Explore how Cerner Unified Analytics and Reporting can help organizations create actionable insights to drive operational efficiencies.

Embracing Technology to Improve Documentation In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Chart Assist has not only improved documentation capture at South Alabama Health System (SAHS), but has brought the clinical documentation improvement (CDI) team, physician leaders, and quality department together. The organization was lacking the documentation to support the clinical picture of the patients seen at the academic medical center. In review of the average mortality, length of stay, and cost index, SAHS needed a solution to improve diagnosis capture for all of our patients. Chart Assist, with support of the Oracle Cerner team, facilitated a data-driven approach to drive accountability by physicians and associate a cost with each diagnosis captured. This ongoing collaboration with multiple team members, creates a platform for understanding of the impact of improved documentation with revenue capture and further adoption as a strategic priority. 

 

 

Engaging Best Practices in Managed Attribution In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Knowing and managing your patients is key in population health management and value-based contract success. However, differences in payer and EHR attribution processes can make this challenging. To address this challenge, ChristianaCare compared multiple attribution methods as well as a hybrid attribution model to serve up data from different perspectives. They incorporated HealtheRegistries measures into provider incentive metrics and HealtheIntent attribution into various provider/practice dashboards. They also added their risk contract populations to their data set in HealtheIntent to provide better visibility into the payer population and to gain insight into the patients who were included in payer attribution but do not have a provider defined EHR attribution. A thoughtful integration of various attribution models is a critical enabler of meaningful provider metrics and scorecards, contractual performance monitoring tools, targeted outreach lists, and supplemental data feeds to payers for quality metrics. Join this session to learn more about ChristianaCare’s journey in refining patient attribution to achieve both internal and external needs.

Engaging Clinicians to Enhance the Mental Health EHR In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

The electronic health record (EHR) plays a critical role in delivering patient-centric, evidence-based mental healthcare. However, there continues to be a gap in optimizing the system to meet the rapidly changing demands of the clinical environment. Mental health leaders will share how the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital, developed and implemented a clinician engagement strategy, including the progress to date, impact, and lessons learned.

Enhancing Sexual Assault Documentation and Privacy in the EHR Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

With inadequate documentation systems and privacy concerns, reporting a sexual assault can be a traumatic experience for a patient. Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) used MPages, PowerForms, conditional logic, and privacy techniques to digitize and optimize its Assault and Sexual Abuse Program (ASAP) documentation process. The ASAP is a 24-hour service that sees up to 144 acute cases annually and 70 social work patients monthly. Learn how moving from an entirely paper-based system to an innovative and intuitive system within the electronic health record (EHR) has helped the CCH team provide high-quality, patient-centered care.

Enhancing the Experience for Behavioral Healthcare Patients and Providers In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

With nearly 20% of Americans (about 50 million people) experiencing a mental illness, and with almost 40% of the country’s population living in an area with a shortage of mental health professionals, it’s imperative to find innovative and effective ways to address this growing mental health crisis. It's time to rethink how we deliver mental health services to ensure patients receive the right level of care at the right time, and that the limited number of mental health providers are more easily accessible to patients while also ensuring they’re able to work at the top of their licenses to avoid burnout. In this panel discussion, key experts discuss the different ways they're using technology to enhance mental healthcare services for patients, including how a mixed modality approach of in-person, virtual, and automated care delivery—delivered through the electronic health record—can revolutionize mental healthcare in the years to come.

Enhancing the Provider Experience with HealtheIntent In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

The HealtheIntent (HeI) platform was launched by the FEHRM in 2020, with initial product and solution focus on Data warehousing, canned and configured reporting as well as EHR integrated clinical registry workflows. This was accomplished through design, configuration and deployment of HealtheEDW, HealtheAnalytics and HealtheRegistries solutions across the platform. It is also worth noting, additional HeI solutions are under analysis that will support a comprehensive patient longitudinal record view for clinicians as well as complex case management capabilities to target edge cases across illness cohorts generated from normal HealtheRegistries operations (ie. estimating roughly 20% of the total clinically managed population to be in this class). HealtheRegstries health recommendations from 23 adult and pediatric registries, are also enhanced by a singular population health (PH) “organizer web view,” allowing MTF commanders and clinicians to determine their performance based on composite scores. Composite scores reflect the ability of clinicians to act upon recommendations and most importantly patients to comply. HeI capabilities enhances EHR workflows, clinical decision-making, business decisions, population health initiatives and patient outcomes through proactive health care innovations.

Expanding Operating Room Access Using Operational Insights In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) is a safety net hospital that prioritizes care access for underserved populations. However, access became an issue for VCMC’s providers when they struggled to find time on the operating room (OR) schedule to accommodate patients requiring surgery. In 2021, VCMC adopted new processes to optimize SurgiNet and gain actionable insights into perioperative operations. SurgiNet workflows automated how, where, and when key information was communicated to stakeholders, from C-suite executives to surgeons and surgical schedulers. Learn how, in a little over a year, VCMC has filled, reclaimed, and repurposed OR time to accommodate 613 surgical outpatient cases and 43 inpatient cases, representing about 6% of total case volume. VCMC continues to evolve operations to fill OR time purposefully and expand capacity to serve more patients.

 

From Firehose to Trickle: Managing Outside Data with Seamless Exchange In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Seamless Exchange is a tool that allows for the collection, curation, and organization of data from disparate IT systems and presents it for reconciliation within the user workflow. It helps organization manage outside data, incorporate it into clinical workflows, and help improve efficiencies. In this HIT talk, hear an update from our testing partners, Ascension-Seton and University of Missouri Health Care, on the results they're experiencing using Seamless Exchange.

Implementing an Enterprisewide Consumer Communications Tool In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Torrance Memorial leaders discuss the utilization of the Oracle Cerner Unified Consumer Communications (UCC) tool to enable consumer communications throughout their enterprise. Showcasing the integration of the solution's capabilities into their consumer engagement strategy, they share successes and how the team embraces the UCC tool.

Importance of CDRC Workflow and Charge Capture In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Hawaii Health Kauai Region has been on Cerner CommunityWorks for over three years. Hawaii Health Kauai Region was impressed by Cerner's clinically driven revenue cycle (CRDC) system and the ability to tie charges to clinical orders or tasks. One of the benefits they found of moving away from manual charge capture is the ability to capture more of their revenue in near real time. Since going live with Cerner CommunityWorks in July 2019, their gross revenues have increased by 20%. HHSC will discuss two main reasons for the increase in their gross revenue: 1) better charge capture from their EMR, and 2) increase in swing bed utilization.

Join Christine Asato, Regional CFO, as she discusses the importance of clinically driven documentation (physician buy-in) and workflows that leads to accurate charge capture and increased revenue. Christine is joined by Brenda Kersting, Lead Revenue Cycle Architect, Oracle Cerner.

Is Your Organization Prepared for Downtime? Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

In the age of electronic health records (EHRs), when consultations and communication between departments is automatic, what happens when a natural disaster or a ransomware attack hits your healthcare organization? The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology requires health systems to attest to compliance with the Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience (SAFER) guidelines, which include downtime and recovery/reactivation preparedness. Experts will share steps health systems can take to develop critical processes for maintaining patient safety and high-quality care during downtime. 

Leading the Way in Medical Excellence and Ambulatory Care In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Covenant Health is one of Eastern Tennessee’s top-performing healthcare networks with 10 hospitals, outpatient, and specialty services; and Covenant Medical Group is the area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Join organization leaders as they discuss how strong governance with clear expectations and innovative thinking, has helped Covenant lead the way in clinical excellence. Increased interoperability and efficient referrals continue to lead to more appropriate, timely, and smarter patient care.

Managing Hospital Operations Using Real-Time Data In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Predictive analytics and real-time data allow healthcare organizations to manage factors impacting patient throughput. A holistic people, process, and technology strategy to address patient care access often includes investment in many teams and many IT systems. Learn how Northern Light Health collaborated with Oracle Cerner to bring a Command Center dashboard to life, seamlessly integrating several data sources together.

Pharmacy-Driven Transitions of Care Using PowerChart In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

According to The Joint Commission, quality Transitions of Care (TOC) improves medication management, contributing to superior patient safety and outcomes across the continuum of care. At Huntsville Hospital, a group of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are dedicated to improving transitions of care utilizing PowerChart. Listen as they share the workflows created within PowerChart to accommodate pharmacy TOC; discuss lessons learned within a shared provider, pharmacist, support-staff model; describe additional innovations developed in collaboration with Oracle Cerner; and discuss challenges and possibilities moving forward within the application.

Two International Approaches to Clinical Staff Training In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Best practices training allows end users to get the maximum value out of any investment in new clinical systems. Setting that standard, a pair of international Oracle Cerner clients provide two distinct methods of education: one that caters to volumes of mentees and one that works on a peer-to-peer basis. Leaders from Monash Health (Australia) discuss how they adopted gaming methodologies to deliver training sessions to more than 900 participants per month. And leaders from Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (UK) share how the use of clinical practice educators has allowed them to provide sessions in both small groups and at the elbow.

Using Cerner Advance to Improve Emergency Physician Efficiency In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Regular utilization of Cerner Advance can improve Emergency Department providers' efficiency and reduce their documentation time, creating happier physicians and better charting. The tools provided can help standardize ordering to improve utilization of resources, as well as improve documentation and reduce user fatigue. These modifications translate to improved patient care and safety overall. Dr. Gina Sulmeyer will demonstrate their use of Cerner Advance in the management of a group of 40 ED providers at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, a 90,000 patient/year suburban community hospital. As both a working ED physician and Executive Director of Medical Informatics, Dr. Sulmeyer learned unique lessons while coaching ED providers to provide the best care possible with the least effort.

1:00 p.m. Improving the Clinician Experience to Drive Well-Being In-person,Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Clinician burnout not only affects our clinicians, but also has deep implications for the healthcare system, including a negative impact on the quality and safety of the care being delivered, and economic costs to organizations. Focusing on the experience of your clinicians is paramount to driving wellness, retention, and recruitment. Our panel of experts will discuss strategies that drive clinician wellness and reduce EHR and other technology-related burdens.

Moving from Strategy to Action: Using Data to Advance Health Equity In-person,Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

A common saying is that your ZIP code matters more than your genetic code. Fundamentally, where you live can impact the length of your life and quality of life. Technology and data are being used across the globe to tackle health disparities and improve the health and well-being of communities. In this fireside chat, peers will share ideas and strategies for using data to advance health equity in the populations they serve. Attend this session to learn more about how to move from strategy to action to promote the highest level of health for all.

2:00 p.m. "We Already Fixed It": HL7 Performance Monitoring and Alerts Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
HL7 integration continues to be a reliable and often preferred method for sharing healthcare information with business partners and other external entities. Learn how the largest hospital system in Indiana improved uptime and responsiveness of their HL7 interfaces through dashboarding, passive monitoring and alerts.
Achieving Gold: Positive Workforce Journey During a Pandemic In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Baystate Health (BH) adopted the Clairvia workforce management solution in 2017 but had not optimized its use. Hitting the “reset button” in 2019, the organization assembled a team to ensure that Clairvia was utilized as designed. The BH Clairvia documentation team was fortunately able to realize their goal of improved critical care nurse staffing a few months before the first COVID-19 surge in 2020. Objective data of actual workload based on patient acuity and volume provided essential information to convey the optimum staffing goals for our intensive care units. 

In addition to providing care for patients during the pandemic, a time when Baystate Health set in-house records for patient volume & high acuity, the MICU/SICU team received the Gold Beacon Award by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses in 2021 recognizing excellence in our patient care environment. This was possible with Clairvia engagement and improved staffing. 

Bringing Communities Together on an Integrated Platform In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Deploying the Department of Defense's new electronic health record (EHR), MHS GENESIS has demonstrated the need for a modernized approach to enable optimizing 'people,' 'process,' and 'technology' in delivering healthcare. MHS GENESIS is an integrated EHR that plays a pivotal role in the transformation of military healthcare delivery. A key endeavor of this transformation is a clinically driven revenue cycle (CDRC) culture where there is a symbiotic relationship between clinical and business communities. Providers can focus on patient care, business staff has enhanced tools to support clinical activities, logistics staff can anticipate supply needs, and leaders have data to support decision-making: collectively providing a seamless experience for staff and patients. Once fully deployed, the new EHR will enable integration and standardization of healthcare delivery across both DoD and VA healthcare systems and will serve nearly 19 million beneficiaries.

Cerner Hub & Provider Portal: Effective Community Outreach Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Inspira Health Network has been using Provider Portal as a community outreach tool since early 2009. In 2019, they added Cerner Hub Orders and Results to extend more connectivity options to their local providers. In 2021, Inspira and Cerner worked to create a “reverse referral” workflow using Provider Portal with two area orthopedic groups to refer Inspira inpatients to appropriate outpatient settings. In 2022, Inspira and Cerner are working together to create effective workflows using Cerner Hub Orders and Results and Provider Portal (including integration with Cerner Direct) to focus on improving Radiology Orders and Surgical Requests workflows. The intent is to allow for greater integration with Radiology Management and Millennium respectively and also offer easier methods for service requests from outside providers and clinics referring into the Inspira Health Network.

Confront Health Inequities by Tackling Social Community Risk In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

There is a common saying that your zip code matters more than your genetic code. Studies show that non-clinical factors can impact as much as 80% of a person's overall health. Although the importance of addressing health inequities has garnered more attention since the global pandemic began, social risk factors still go overlooked and unaddressed. The Northern Light Health team has taken strides to tackle health inequities in their community. Join them as they share their approach to advancing health equity, and their use of data-driven tools to proactively identify and address social risk factors in their patient population.

Empowering Consumers: Northern Light Health’s Call to Action In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

After successfully weathering the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Light Health (NLH) CEO Tim Dentry challenged his organization to increase patient access to care. This request would fundamentally change the way patients interact with the health system. In accordance with NLH's mission, Dentry asked to leverage any and all patient technology available in the market. To do this, they created an 18-month roadmap to implement the new technology. Included in the strategic approach are elements of patient self-scheduling and on-demand telehealth. Learn from the NLH team how they are successfully partnering with Oracle Cerner to achieve their strategic initiatives.

Enhancing the Virtual Care Experience In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

MU Health Care has successfully rolled Converge, Amwell’s embedded telehealth solution, out to more than 40 primary and specialty care clinics, including dermatology, endocrinology, family medicine and surgery. These clinics are now using Converge daily to see patients virtually. Through Converge, MU Health Care has achieved its vision of a centralized virtual care model and has created a seamless experience for patients, providers, and staff.

Expanding Access to Real-World Data for Patient-Centered Clinical Research In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Community-based healthcare systems offer a valuable contribution to the democratization of clinical research, addressing health disparities, and ultimately, improving care. Building clinical research capacity also serves as a recruitment and retention tool for clinical staff and can help diversify revenue streams, providing a strong foundation for growth. Two diverse Learning Health Network (LHN) members will describe the role of the LHN in developing institutional readiness for conducting value-added clinical studies. They will also explain how using the LHN real-world data set for research can lead to scientific breakthroughs and improved health outcomes for diverse populations.

Improved Efficiency and Satisfaction Through Provider Optimization In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

MedStar Health and Oracle Cerner have partnered together for 5 years to provide data-driven, end user optimization to act on opportunities to increase provider satisfaction and efficiency. These efforts have been in conjunction with system optimization efforts, along with the ongoing focus on decreasing clinician burnout. Hear from MedStar on their Provider Informaticist Team's continuous efforts to support their organization’s clinicians and the need for the Oracle Cerner partnership for end user optimization bursts. Together, MedStar and Oracle Cerner have developed processes for Lights on Network and Advance end user identification and a process for capturing clinician feedback. In this session, you'll see several data outcomes as well as measurements on how MedStar providers have increased efficiency and satisfaction within the EHR.

 

Increasing Documentation Efficiencies for Prehospital Care Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Stony Brook Medicine uses the Work Queue Management solution to enhance clinical communication and prehospital care. Learn how Stony Brook hospitalists use the tool to receive transfer reports prior to accepting incoming patients, which helps prevent patient overloads at the facility. 

Information Blocking/Sharing Compliance: What Should I Do Now? In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Information blocking compliance began April 5, 2021, but the scope of the program expands substantially October 6, 2022. With an outsized impact on the IT landscape, it's important for organizations, and others similarly situated, to understand what compliance means for them. Listen to a brief review of the information blocking compliance framework followed by a panel discussion between two healthcare organizations and actors under the information blocking framework.

Making Data Exchange Work for Everyone In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Behavioral health and community health systems often work within systems guided by federal regulations; specialty clinics benefit from sharing specific population-level data; and community hospitals often don't have large networks, but share data with many community partners. Join this panel discussion as experts provide updates on how data exchange can service overlooked and non-traditional healthcare settings.

Optimizing ePrescribe to Increase Patient Safety In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Hear from experts about effective ways to optimize your ePrescribe workflow, including innovations from Network Alliance partners that reduce phone calls and faxes. The solution turns medication history conversations with patients from an investigation to a validation with the ability to provide prescribers a complete medication history picture. Your organization can optimize the medication reconciliation process with more information, which can improve safety and drive better patient outcomes. 

Role Profiles: From Validation to Implementation In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

At Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH), it's common for physicians to wear multiple hats. In some cases, an emergency department physician may also work as a resuscitationist and fill in with other roles, such as hospitalist, as needed. With manual processes and limited functionality to address differences in roles and last-minute switches, CCH was challenged with routine operational burden and needed a tool within the electronic health record (EHR) to help improve efficiency. Learn how the Role Profiles functionality helps physicians at CCH more seamlessly switch positions, which has improved clinician satisfaction and allowed the organization to be more nimble with redeploying resources. Discover how CCH became a validation partner for Role Profiles and learn about the project plan to move this forward to production as the first site to use the functionality outside the US.

Signal vs Noise: Leveraging Heuristics in Order Design Virtual show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

PowerOrders and PowerPlans are a core EHR function that drive accurate and timely delivery of care. The powerful customization tools provided by Oracle Cerner allow clients to tailor the ordering experience to the needs of their health system. This customization creates a litany of end user experiences based on each site’s design choices and technical expertise. Jakob Nielsen set forth 10 usability heuristics for user interface design—five of which our multi-d team applied to our local feature configuration: consistency & standards; error prevention; recognition rather than recall; flexibility & efficiency of use; and aesthetic & minimalist design. By applying these heuristic principles, we optimized our order set design. In this session, we discuss how the process was applied to blood transfusion, pediatric, and vascular order sets. 

Supporting EHR Efficiency and Satisfaction In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Enabling physicians and advance practice clinicians to use the electronic health record more efficiently can help enhance patient safety, reduce burnout, and improve clinic operations. St. John's Health developed a provider support program using the Cerner Learning Framework and Lights On Network. Learn about the program's key components, which include quality onboarding, communication, governance, coaching, and efficiency monitoring. Real-world examples will help highlight the success of each component and best practices for implementation.

3:00 p.m. Behavioral Health Deep Dive In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join this special interest session to hear about updates on behavioral health solutions, review roadmaps, and discover recent and upcoming features, such as the suicide risk model. With a focus client collaboration, this Oracle Cerner-led deep-dive session will feature speakers and subject matter experts from the behavioral health leadership team.

Clinical Update: Cardiology In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join Oracle Cerner experts as they present a deep dive into the cardiology roadmap. They will discuss innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges and discover how these innovations impact your organization's data and workflows. 

Clinical Update: Critical Care In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join this session to get a deep dive into the Cerner Critical Care, APACHE Outcomes primer, and Waveform Management roadmaps, as well as how-to guidance, solution features, and industry trends. You can become current on our innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges and learn how the innovations impact data and workflows for department leaders and end users.

Clinical Update: Enterprise Document Management In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

During this deep dive into the enterprise document management roadmap, you can learn about innovations to help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges. Oracle Cerner experts will focus on helping discover how these innovations impact data and workflows. Areas covered include: Cerner Document Imaging, Soarian Document Management, Workqueue Manager, Patient eSignature, Forms Suite, and Advanced Capture.

Clinical Update: Perioperative and Inventory Management In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For a deep dive into the perioperative and inventory management roadmaps, join Oracle Cerner experts as they discuss innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives, trends, and challenges. You can learn how these innovations impact data and workflows at your organization and engage with session presenters in a real-time Q&A. 

Clinical Update: Women's Health In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Get a deep dive into the women's health roadmap. Hear experts discuss innovations that can help you address current and emerging initiatives and challenges, and how these innovations impact data and workflows.

Evolving Virtual Nursing Models of Care to Adapt to a Changing Landscape In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Concerns about the supply of healthcare staff meeting the demand for care are not new, especially in nursing. Now the crisis extends also to nurses’ level of experience, specialty skills, and cost. The healthcare workforce crisis is challenging healthcare organizations to understand the resources needed to enable patients’ access to services, fill equity gaps, and nurture frontline caregivers. Health system leaders must design and test new care models that use the best combination of in-person care and virtual team support. You can hear from thought leaders as they discuss technology and workflow innovations that can inform crucial decision-making and help maximize varied resources. Organizations can leverage technology to help reduce caregiver frustration, cognitive burden, and waste, while enabling high-quality outcomes. You'll also hear about innovations to consider when planning for new care delivery models and virtual-care command centers.

Home Health Deep Dive In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Healthcare doesn't start and stop in the acute setting. That's why it's so important your home health team is equipped with the proper tools and information needed to continue to provide the best care possible. Without the right tools and valuable insights, patients may not receive the care they need and regress on their health journeys. This deep dive special interest session will provide updates on the home health solution, review product updates, and showcase new product features such as MatrixCare Link. This session will feature ChristianaCare and NorthBay representatives, along with subject matter experts from the Oracle Cerner home health leadership team.

Seamless Exchange: Product Update and Demonstration In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Seamless Exchange is an interoperability solution that improves the clinical workflow and compiles a more comprehensive longitudinal record. Join Cerner interoperability experts as they demonstrate Seamless Exchange capabilities such as side-by-side comparisons, filtering, trusted sources direct write, de-duplication, advanced data provenance, discrete clinical concepts, and documents in the workflow.

The Southeastern Regional User Group (seRUG) In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Southeastern Regional User Group (SeRUG) is a not for profit incorporated regional based user group that shares information related to Cerner products with member clients across seven southeastern states including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina & Tennessee.  All clients in the Southeast Region are welcome and encouraged to join and learn more about the benefits of participation in the SeRUG.

6:00 p.m. The Bash In-person show more Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Celebrate the close of OCHC at the Power & Light District for an evening of food, music and fun. The Bash theme is Healthcare Heroes! Bring out your neon attire, capes and superpowers to dress up for this year’s party. Mingle and dance the night away with the Emerald City Band.

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