Posted April 11, 2017 by admin in Latest News
 
 

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Selects Cerner’s Clinical, Financial and Population Health Management IT System

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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, a nationally recognized health care provider, has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management system across its acute, long-term care and ambulatory facilities.

“This is a critical step in our mission to improve the quality of care we provide throughout northern New Jersey,” said Kevin J. Slavin, president and CEO of St. Joseph’s. “In addition to creating a more seamless delivery model for our physicians and clinical teams, this conversion will help us provide improved care coordination for our patients and their families. We are excited to work with Cerner in our transition to a more comprehensive, integrated health IT platform.”

The CernerMillennium® EHR and HealtheIntentSM, Cerner’s near real-time population health management system that aggregates data from multiple sources, will support St. Joseph’s nearly 1,000 beds. HealtheIntent will establish a longitudinal record, which will provide St. Joseph’s clinicians with a comprehensive, unified view of an individual’s health and care experiences.

“We are proud to earn the opportunity to continue our relationship with St. Joseph’s, a longtime Soarian client,” said John Glaser, senior vice president of Population Health at Cerner, “We’re dedicated to supporting the health system’s transition to Millennium, a more robust and connected health IT solution model, working toward improved health outcomes for individuals and communities.”

St. Joseph’s ambulatory facilities will transition to MillenniumRevenue Cycle, Cerner’s integrated platform of revenue cycle solutions designed to improve workflows and drive performance across patient populations. The agreement also includes Cerner Transaction Services, a suite of core services that helps reduce traditional bolt-on solutions and provides recommended practice workflows across Cerner revenue cycle solutions to prevent redundant tasks and manage manual intervention.

St. Joseph will also leverage Cerner’s Business Office Management services, offered through Cerner’s revenue cycle services organization, RevWorksSM. With Business Office Management, Cerner billing professionals will provide back-end billing office support to manage accounts receivable including denial management and preventions at St. Joseph’s ambulatory clinics.

About St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is a world-class hospital and healthcare network supported by leading and renowned physicians, nurses and care teams. The Health System operates a full continuum of care, including a regional tertiary care medical center, a state-designated children’s hospital, an acute care hospital, rehabilitation and long-term facilities, and comprehensive home care. U.S. News & World Report recognized St. Joseph’s as a Best Hospital in the New York Metropolitan Area and among the Top 10 Hospitals in the State of New Jersey for 2016-2017. St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center is a four-time recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence and was awarded the prestigious 2016 Lantern Award™ by the Emergency Nurses Association, one of only 11 hospitals selected nationwide.

About Cerner

Cerner‘s health information technologies connect people, information and systems at more than 25,000 provider facilities worldwide. Recognized for innovation, Cerner solutions assist clinicians in making care decisions and enable organizations to manage the health of populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help health care organizations manage revenue, as well as a wide range of services to support clients’ clinical, financial and operational needs. Cerner’s mission is to contribute to the systemic improvement of health care delivery and the health of communities. Nasdaq: CERN. For more information about Cerner, visit cerner.com, read our blog at blogs.cerner.com, connect with us on Twitter at twitter.com/cerner and on Facebook at facebook.com/cerner. Our website, blog, Twitter account and Facebook page contain a significant amount of information about Cerner, including financial and other information for investors.

Media Contact:
St. Joseph's Healthcare System: Ania Gray, graya@sjhmc.org, 973.754.4500
Cerner: Angela Vogen, angela.vogen@cerner.com, 816.571.9189

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