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Cerner is very helpful when it comes to supporting our integration goals. A big hospital in our area...

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PowerChart LTC is lacking some functionality. Right now, we are working on trying to give our nurses...

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When we were going through the transition to PowerChart LTC, our team was great. Our lead was very...

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Cerner has done well with upgrades. Things have moved pretty quickly, and they seem to be keeping up...

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I like that Cerner is starting to integrate enhanced results from CareTracker over to long-term care...

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Cerner did a good job of preparing for our payment model change. They were really on top of that.

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The product does well to support our interoperability goals. We have the whole Cerner suite with a...

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Every product has bugs, but PowerChart LTC is actually a good product for those who know how it...

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Cerner has been really great throughout COVID-19. They have been asking us what things we have...

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Whenever there are regulatory changes or something like that, Cerner definitely gets them done and...

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Cerner keeps their promises. I can’t say that they don’t. One of the things that we needed was a...

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Cerner’s charging has been fine. Everything that has gone on so far has been pretty good. As we have...

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There has been a great amount of information coming from Cerner in the last year in terms of...

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The LTC side differs from the acute care side. The regulations are different, and it can be tricky...

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Our LTC sites often have a nursing assignment. They might have upward of three dozen patients for...

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It seems like there have been a lot of changes lately, and it is hard to keep up with them. I am...

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Cerner could make the system easier to use by not changing it all the time. The system may work for...

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PowerChart LTC works well when we keep up with it. I have been using it long enough that I know some...

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Cerner makes a good effort to deliver new technology. We are the drawback since that technology is...

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The most recent challenge we ran into was around audits, and part of that was due to COVID-19 and...

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Cerner develops things and works with us to develop regulatory components. A lot of the...

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Cerner tries to keep their promises. I won’t say that they don’t because some issues are kind of my...

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Since we don’t go after a whole lot, I think our base cost doesn’t really change. So I would say...

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I would like to be totally paperless, so I would score Cerner low in terms of integration. Getting...

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I haven’t seen a heck of a lot of new technology from Cerner.

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I don’t think I need a medication on a treatment sheet or a medical record. If we need to be able to...

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I have seen another system that was designed specifically for our specialty. Cerner’s system was...

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I don’t like PowerChart LTC at all. If we need anything on the system, it goes through a group of...

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PowerChart LTC is a very poor system. I have told Cerner that. Cerner was going to train us on...

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Cerner’s developments really aren’t the developments we need, and I quit working with them. It just...

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Cerner is aggressively working on delivering new technology. There are a couple of things with the...

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Obviously, everything with COVID-19 is going on, so that has been interesting. Cerner's support...

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There are things that we have been waiting for for a few years. It doesn't look like those things...

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If I were starting over, I think I would look around. I haven't looked at the options recently. A...

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The reality of PowerChart LTC is that it is a clinical tool that Cerner is trying to adapt to a tool...

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Cerner's support is actually pretty good. I am happier with our relationship than I am with the...

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