Cerner Clients Demonstrate the Value of Information Technology at HIMSS 2003

February 5, 2003

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cerner Corporation will let the clients do the talking at HIMSS 2003 in San Diego, Calif.In an environment where private demonstrations can include everything from PowerPoint slides to live code,

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cerner Corporation will let the clients do the talking at HIMSS 2003 in San Diego, Calif.

In an environment where private demonstrations can include everything from PowerPoint slides to live code, Cerner will feature clients -- clinicians and executives from leading health care organizations -- who will demonstrate their workflow on the actual Cerner solutions their organizations are using. HIMSS attendees can hear first hand the real-life experiences and achieved benefits of these Cerner clients, while getting hands-on experience with Cerner Millennium(TM).

 

Cerner clients demonstrating their solutions include: Aurora Healthcare: The Physician Experience Jeff Smith, M.D., Physician Monday, Feb. 10 (2:40, 4:55 p.m.) and Tuesday, Feb. 11 (10:35 a.m.) Cerner Difference Stage, Booth 2713 Evergreen Healthcare: Experience Innovation: Evergreen's World-Class Implementation Blake Smith, Director of Information Technology Monday, Feb. 10 (3:05, 4:35 p.m.) Cerner Difference Stage, Booth 2713 Nebraska Methodist Health System: Experience Revenue Cycle Innovation Bob Wagner, Corporate Director of Patient Financial Services Monday, Feb. 10 (4:10 p.m.) and Tuesday, Feb. 11 (12:10 p.m.) Cerner Difference Stage, Booth 2713 University of Illinois Medical Center: Experience Closed Loop Medication Management Jennifer Michael, M.H.S.A., Director of Clinical Systems and Imaging Monday, Feb. 10 (1:55, 3:25, 4:10 p.m.) and Tuesday, Feb. 11 (12:10, 3:10, 4:00, 4:45 p.m.) Cerner Difference Stage, Booth 2713 Our Lady of the Lake: The Nursing Experience Terrie Sterling, R.N., Chief Nursing Officer Tuesday, Feb. 11 (12:10, 3:10, 4:00, 4:45 p.m.) Cerner Difference Stage, Booth 2713 Cerner also is proud to welcome additional clients and experts to speak on the value of a unified architecture during HIMSS education sessions. These sessions include: Using Innovative Technology to Improve Patient Safety Margaret McClure, Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., President, American Nursing Academy and Professor of Nursing Administration, New York University Medical Center Linda Burnes-Bolton, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Cedars Sinai Health System and Research Institute Roy Simpson, R.N., C.M.A.C., F.N.A.P., F.A.A.N., Vice President of Nursing Informatics, Cerner Monday, Feb. 10 (10:00 a.m.) Room 32B PACS-An Affordable Reality Today Don Ragan, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Detroit Medical Center Monday, Feb. 10 (10:00 a.m.) Room 29A Wireless Technology at the Point of Care: Right for You? William Gillespie, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, WellSpan Health Monday, Feb. 10 (1:00 p.m.) Room 6B EMR: When You Need It, Where You Want It Jim Cato, R.N., C.R.N.A., M.H.S., M.S.N., Vice President of Clinical Nursing Operations and Chief Nursing Officer, Naples Community Hospital Health System Monday, Feb. 10 (1:00 p.m.) Room 29A Replacing 12 Systems in 12 Months? No Problem David Dyer, F.C.H.I.M.E., Director, eBusiness Services, Somerset Medical Center Lloyd Davis, M.S.E.E., M.D., Systems Administrator, Medical Informatics, Somerset Medical Center Monday, Feb. 10 (1:00 p.m.) Room 33C Breaking New Ground: The First Clinically Driven Revenue Cycle Conversion Bob Wagner, Corporate Director of Patient Financial Services, Nebraska Methodist Health System Tuesday, Feb. 11 (8:15 a.m.) Room 32B Achieving Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: A Challenge for Nursing Informaticians Judith Warren, R.N., Ph.D., C., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor and SEEDS Project Director, University of Kansas School of Nursing Patricia Button, Ed.D., R.N., Senior Product Manager, Cerner Tuesday, Feb. 11 (1:00 p.m.) Room 11B Where the Bottom Line Meets the Front Line: Re-Engineering Access Points to Mount Sinai Medical Center Paul Conocenti, Vice President, Application and Architecture, Mount Sinai New York University Health System Tuesday, Feb. 11 (9:45 a.m.) Room 20A Selayang Hospital: The Experience of the First Hospital Utilizing a Fully Electronic Health Record Rosnah Hadis, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Selayang Hospital Wednesday, Feb. 12 (9:15 a.m.) San Diego Marriott Evidence Based Clinical Decision Support Scott Weingarten, M.D., Vice President, Zynx Health Wednesday, Feb. 12 (9:45 a.m.) Room 6E Designing and Implementing an Integrated IT Network Luis Miguel Chong Chong, M.D., Director of Innovation and IT Development, Mexican Institute of Social Security Wednesday, Feb. 12 (10:15 a.m.) San Diego Marriott Pursuing Perfection: Making IOM, Leapfrog Recommendations a Reality Mary Bland, R.N., Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Poster Session

To schedule a time to speak with any of these industry experts at HIMSS, please call Jessica Weeks at (816) 201-5114 or visit www.cerner.com . Cerner Corporation is the leading supplier of clinical and management information and knowledge systems to more than 1,500 health care organizations worldwide. Cerner is working to transform the health care delivery system by increasing the quality of care, improving efficiencies, eliminating medical error and connecting the individual to the system with innovative information solutions. The following are trademarks of Cerner: Cerner, Cerner's logo and Cerner Millennium. , www.cerner.com .

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