Cerner

 

Automation Solutions Integrated with the Cerner Platform

Cerner hospitals looking to achieve greater automation, improved patient safety, and comprehensive continuity of patient data via a seamless, integrated environment, include FormFast as a key part of their automation strategy as they implement their EMR.  FormFast solutions designed to complement and add functionality to critical hospital systems, including Cerner’s electronic health record system.

 

Hospitals turn to FormFast’s industry-leading solutions for eForms, electronic signature, bar-coding & digital imprinting, discrete data capture, and workflow to reach their goals of improved patient safety outcomes, efficiency, and data utilization.

 

1000+ healthcare organizations rely on FormFast to improve processes enterprise-wide. Explore why your hospital should include FormFast in its Cerner implementation plans.

 
 
 
 

Patient Safety | Compliance with Joint Commission’s NPSG

One of the more important benefits offered by FormFast automation solutions is improved patient safety.  FormFast’s solutions meet the Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) – Goal One: Improve the accuracy of patient identification.

 

FormFast is the leading provider of process automation technologies, including barcoding and imprinting patient information digitally onto wristbands, labels, and documentation.  Our solutions allow your healthcare organization to adhere to NPSG.01.01.01, mandating the use of “at least two patient identifiers when providing care, treatment, and services.”  Imprinting multiple identifiers including the medical record number, name, date of birth, age, and gender, along with a patient-specific barcode, FormFast guarantees positive patient identification for your hospital.

 
 
 

Streamline the EMR | Automated Archival

Along with the placement of barcodes and demographics for patient identification, FormFast digitally imprints documentation with identifiers for proper archival of clinical documentation into your Cerner EMR.

 

For hospitals looking to transition to a more paperless environment, barcodes help automate the scanning of additional documents into the EMR.  For hospitals seeking a completely paperless method of clinical document capture, our fillable electronic forms safely and securely collect clinical information and deliver the documents directly into the EMR, eliminating printing and/or scanning.

 

Both methods ensure that all clinical information is collected and archived properly in the correct patient folder in the EMR, adhering to compliance standards.  FormFast helps Cerner hospitals achieve the vision of an automated clinical workflow and contributes to the goal of delivering a comprehensive patient record within the EMR.

 
 
 

Electronic Signature Capture

FormFast integrates with Cerner’s system to capture patient consents electronically. Signatures are captured electronically and applied to the FormFast eForms, creating legally-signed, paperless documentation.

 

FormFast supports electronic signature pad devices as well as mobile tablets to capture patients’ signatures.  The e-signatures are merged with the form image, and immediately routed to the EMR, eliminating the task of scanning entirely.

 

This streamlined, paperless process eliminates lost paper consents and ensures all patient-signed documents are archived in the right location within the patient’s EMR folder.  The hospital benefits from increased compliance, reduced risk, and improved patient safety.

 
 
 

Downtime

Whether downtime is scheduled or unscheduled, hospitals must continue their patient regristration process, adhering to the same patient safety standards expected during uptime.

 

FormFast provides Cerner hospitals with a downtime registration solution allowing staff to capture patient information and produce barcoded forms, wristbands, and labels with patient-specific identifiers for positive patient ID.  Once the system is restored, the clinical documentation generated by FormFast can be instantly added to the EMR.

 

Having a downtime registration and clinical documentation solution is critical to maintaining the integrity of the patient record and safeguarding against patient safety risks.

 

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FAQs about Transitioning to Cerner

Isn’t Cerner going to eliminate all of our forms?

As hospitals make to the transition to clinical modules in Cerner, some paper forms may still be used in many areas, including ancillary and outpatient departments or even in critical patient access areas.

 

For instance, many hospitals still capture consent by having patients sign paper forms. FormFast integrates with Cerner to automate the remaining documentation, ensuring it is archived into the EMR in the correct location to meet compliance standards.

 

We encourage Cerner hospitals to use as much of the Cerner platform as they can and allow FormFast to automate the rest.

 

The electronic document management (EDM) system or archiving platform we’ve purchased has eForms functionality. Do I need to use it?

As the leading eForms provider in healthcare, FormFast integrates will all major archiving systems.  Therefore your hospital can receive the benefits of FormFast with any archiving system your hospital chooses.

 

For Cerner hospitals already using FormFast, your FormFast eForms can be used with the archiving system, allowing you to avoid vetting, purchasing, training, and building forms for a new electronic forms vendor.  For Cerner hospitals without an eForms solution, consider selecting FormFast as your eForms provider.

 

In either case, ask your archiving system or EDM provider about implementing FormFast as your solution for electronic forms, electronic signature, and process automation.

 

Can I use FormFast to automate tasks outside of clinical departments?

In addition to automating clinical documentation, FormFast solutions are used by hospitals to streamline business processes and supporting procedures. In fact, many hospitals use the same platform that outputs their barcoded patient wristbands to output checks, direct deposits, and other financial statements.Plus FormFast’s platform for workflow and discrete data capture powers solutions for HR, risk management, materials management, the business office, and more. With FormFast you can use the same tools to automate clinical processes and you can to automate business processes.

 
 

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eForms, Mobile eSignature, and Workflow for Cerner

Connect with FormFast to learn how you can complement Cerner with our paperless eForms, mobile electronic signature, and workflow technology.

 

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