Cerner EMR Software is the leading US supplier of health care information technology. It offers a unified suite of digital solutions that streamline clinical and administrative workflows of prominent healthcare organizations. As a result, it is one of the two most widely deployed systems in the US hospitals, followed closely by Epic.
Cerner offers three EMR modules
PowerChart Ambulatory EMR, CareTracker, and Millenium. Details are as follows:
PowerChart Ambulatory EMR
PowerChart Ambulatory is an EHR solution, ONC-ATCB, and Meaningful Use Stage 1 and 2 certified, which caters to the needs of clinicians working in large hospitals, ambulatory practices, or primary care facilities. Clinical documentation tools of Cerner EMR set it apart from other competitors by providing benefits such as dynamic documentation, dragon voice recognition, document quality review, chart search, registry worklist, and natural language processing.
CareTracker by Cerner EHR is an EHR software designed for long-term care facilities, retirement houses, assisted living centers, and special care facilities. The top features of CareTracker include assessment notifications/alerts, POC documentation, clinical intelligence capabilities, and more.
Millennium is an EHR software designed for large healthcare enterprises such as hospitals that have multiple departments & specialties. The core focus of Millennium is to maximize collaboration between various departments and specialties and ensure smooth workflows.
Cerner Healthcare also offers a mobile app named PowerChart Touch. PowerChart Touch is a mobile EHR version that enables a seamless flow of information between the desktop and the smartphone/tablet.
Cerner's Practice Management software manages administrative operations such as registration, scheduling, patient tracking, patient accounting, and reporting.
The electronic medical record integrates with the patient portal, HealtheLife. This patient portal allows patients to communicate with clinicians through secure messaging, change or book appointments, request refills, view/update clinical data, and send files.
Cerner’s pricing is available through a quote. You can request a quote for your practice by clicking the price button on this page.
The vendor has partnered with CoverMyMeds to indicate drug prices within the healthcare industry. Such access to valuable pricing information allows healthcare providers to provide their patients with up-to-date information on the most appropriate and cost-effective medications before reaching the pharmacy.
It is a comprehensive solution but sometimes results in a steep learning curve for new users.
It is a web-based application and also supports Android devices.
Cerner EMR Software Features
Practice Management Software
Reporting and Analytics
Medical Billing Service
Deployment and Support
- Integrations: They offer excellent integration with revenue cycle management tools.
- Reporting and Analytics: Cerner offers advanced analytic packages that allow users to use predictive analysis.
- Not user-friendly: You have to perform many clicks for each task.
- Learning curve: There is a high learning curve for new users.