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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

Cerner does struggle a little every time they do updates, and there could be some improvements with...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Other Observations & Comments

We are still working to get the product to meet all of our needs with COVID-19. That is not...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

The product is set up with different domains. Users go in a domain that is supposed to be with...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

Cerner was an improvement for our organization because now all of our organization has the same EMR....

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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

Cerner has been good about supporting us through the COVID-19 crisis. They have done a great job and...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

PowerChart is Cerner’s Triple Crown of products. It is one of their top-of-the-line products not...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The fewer clicks a system has, the better it is for providers. The less that they have to interact...

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Director

Implementation and Training

Cerner doesn’t provide us with much training. We do most of our training in-house. If I wanted their...

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Director

Service and Support

Through the COVID-19 crisis, Cerner has been very proactive to the point where they have almost been...

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Manager

Service and Support

The vendor's support is very good. Millennium PowerChart is good and has a lot of bells and...

Nov 2020
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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

Cerner is very responsive to our needs and whatever request that we have. The utility of both...

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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

We have been on the system for so long. It is a growing platform, and Cerner has grown with us. I...

Nov 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

In Millennium PowerChart, there could be a lot more features. Mentally, I compare Millennium...

Nov 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The solution is not fully meeting our needs, and that has to do with our workflow and making things...

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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

The support for CommunityWorks has a high volume of turnover, so we deal with a lot of new employees...

Nov 2020
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Nurse

Functionality and Upgrades

The system’s workflow is frustrating. The nurses hate it. There are so many places within the system...

Nov 2020
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Nurse

Functionality and Upgrades

The maintenance of the system is a little cumbersome. That may be true with all EMRs, but we have...

Nov 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

PowerChart would be easier to use if there were an ability to highlight some of the basic entry...

Nov 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

By the time I submit a service request to Cerner’s support, I have already done all of the surface...

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Manager

Relationship

I get some pretty good executive involvement with Cerner. We have a Cerner executive that is...

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Manager

Service and Support

Cerner has been very responsive in working with us through COVID-19, and the things they have done...

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Manager

Technology

Without having significant experience with other EMRs, PowerChart works well enough that I would...

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Manager

Implementation and Training

We have had some issues in implementing some functions within PowerChart, and some of those things...

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Manager

Implementation and Training

We could have used some more in-depth training with some of Cerner’s backend tools to allow for some...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

One of the functions of PowerChart is simplifying the orders process. Some of its rules don’t have...

Nov 2020
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Manager

Interfacing and Integration

We had a few Cerner products that were supposed to be integrated, and it was an incredibly painful...

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Manager

Technology

I don’t see significant leaps and bounds in innovation and patient care between the versions that...

Nov 2020
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CEO/President

Other Observations & Comments

I think we are getting used to the pathways and the workflows that are built within Millennium...

Nov 2020
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CEO/President

Functionality and Upgrades

I get so accustomed to thinking of the EMR in mostly negative terms, but sometimes we don’t spend...

Nov 2020
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CEO/President

Technology

Cerner’s service is a little hard for me to rate because I just don’t see it. We have unanticipated...

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CEO/President

Lessons Learned

Our satisfaction with Cerner is middle of the road. We have accepted the limitations and the reality...

Nov 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

Cerner has an entire online presence where we can have webinars and things. Cerner is advanced in...

Nov 2020
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Director

Service and Support

We have 24/7 support from Cerner. They have a lot of in-depth resources that we can tap into if we...

Nov 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Cerner has an upgrade center, so how we go through an upgrade is very structured. Cerner has a lot...

Nov 2020
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Director

Relationship

Cerner is pretty well engaged with us. They actually come down regularly and have meetings with us....

Nov 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I would be misspeaking if I said that I knew any EMR was better than the other. In fact, EMRs are...

Nov 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Millennium PowerChart has worked well for us. The upgrades are good. The ease of use is also good...

Oct 2020
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Director

Service and Support

Cerner has been working very hard with us, and they keep all their promises related to Millennium...

Oct 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

Cerner was pretty good at training us during the implementation, and Cerner is still supporting us.

Oct 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

We decided to buy the cheaper, or shared, version of Millennium PowerChart, but this version poses a...

Oct 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The Cerner software is not very user friendly. We work in a third-party application within Cerner's...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The solution meets our needs, but it isn't easy for people to use. Cerner delivers new technology,...

Oct 2020
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

Executive involvement goes through our IT department. The department head talks to the Cerner...

Oct 2020
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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

Cerner always has add-on charges for everything. There is an additional fee for any change that has...

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Manager

Service and Support

Cerner has supported us through COVID-19. They have done well at that. They have a whole team of...

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Director

Other Observations & Comments

I have utilized Millenium PowerChart extensively throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. I don't think...

Oct 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Millennium PowerChart is not as intuitive and user friendly as I would like it to be. The solution...

Oct 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

This product is potentially part of our long-term plans. We are evaluating. We were supposed to have...

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Director

Relationship

I have to say that Cerner doesn't keep all their promises. The main thing that comes to mind is...

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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

We feel nickel-and-dimed by the vendor. They always charge us for every little thing. We use...

Oct 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

I would like to see the vendor's implementation team have more experience. The vendor does okay with...

Oct 2020
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Director

Service and Support

The vendor has provided us with a really good client results executive. This individual truly acts...

Oct 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I believe that Cerner keeps up with the industry requirements. Millennium PowerChart has all of the...

Oct 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

A low point for this product is that, historically, people have been on different code levels. This...

Oct 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Cerner has offered a ton of processes, workflows, technology, and tools to guide their clients...

Oct 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

Based on our historic relationship with the vendor and some of our challenges like cost and code...

Oct 2020
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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

I don't see Cerner's executives much. I did in the past when we were doing big deals with them. Our...

Oct 2020
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CIO

Lessons Learned

I would buy Millennium PowerChart again, but I would do some things a little differently. The...

Oct 2020
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CIO

Sales and Contracting

Most software vendors charge way too much for their software, especially in healthcare situations...

Oct 2020
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CIO

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

Cerner came out with a lot of nice things for the COVID-19 pandemic that we weren't charged for....

Oct 2020
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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

There are things that the vendor does really well. There are also things that the vendor doesn't do...

Oct 2020
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Director

Relationship

Cerner has been very good about supporting us through the COVID-19 pandemic. I think we would...

Oct 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

It is hard to get data with Millennium PowerChart. We can't get at the live data source or even...

Oct 2020
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Director

Service and Support

The support people at Cerner who we get ahold of first aren't typically the right people. Then, we...

Oct 2020
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CIO

Relationship

I get far more attention from the executives of other vendors than I do from Cerner's. I have...

Oct 2020
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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

Millennium PowerChart works well for us. Our physicians are happy and the MPages have worked well. I...

Oct 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

We have gone through multiple go-lives with the vendor, and we have never had a good experience. We...

Oct 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We are very limited sometimes in the reports we can get out of Cerner's product. For an end user,...

Oct 2020
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Director

Lessons Learned

Cerner offers training during implementations, but there isn't really any structured ongoing...

Aug 2020
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Director

Service and Support

With COVID-19, the vendor was pretty spot on with what they were doing and developing.

Aug 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The product is good, but it is very expensive. I like the fact that the customer can configure the...

Aug 2020
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Director

Relationship

The vendor tends to be very proactive about new things coming out, and they are very well versed in...

Aug 2020
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Director

Lessons Learned

For the most part, the vendor keeps their promises, but there is a discrepancy between the sales...

Aug 2020
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Analyst/Coordinator

Service and Support

Cerner doesn't always have the right answers, and we often have to push back and figure things out...

Aug 2020
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Analyst/Coordinator

Implementation and Training

Cerner's trainers are not the best. Cerner is too big of a corporation to have good training. When...

Aug 2020
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Analyst/Coordinator

Lessons Learned

If I were to recommend Millennium PowerChart to someone, I would talk about the ease of...

Aug 2020
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

We have experienced challenges in getting meaningful information out of Millennium PowerChart for...

Aug 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

PowerChart was specifically designed and customized for our health system. Since we have to deal...

Aug 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

Cerner could improve their response time and flexibility on requests. Cerner is very regional with...

Aug 2020
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I appreciate our ability to make minor adjustments to Millennium PowerChart to make the product work...

Aug 2020
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COO

Implementation and Training

The transfer of expertise from Cerner to our organization has been very good recently. I feel that...

Aug 2020
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I have seen providers complain that Millennium PowerChart is strong in helping us meet regulatory...

Aug 2020
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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

The past couple of years, Cerner’s clinical side has suffered because of their focus on A/R. If...

Aug 2020