The right cerner consulting partner can make all the difference in achieving operational excellence, but selecting a cerner consulting firm is not easy. The successful implementation and continued optimization of cerner’s complex and powerful healthcare software requires a specialized skill set and strategic guidance. OSP is known for its expertise in understanding cerner’s intricacies and tailoring solutions to an organization’s unique needs. OSP’s cerner clinical consultants work to empower healthcare stakeholders with the knowledge needed to navigate the intricacies of the cerner platform for the successful configuration and management of cerner systems

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OSP offers comprehensive implementation services to healthcare organizations looking to deploy Cerner EHR software. These services encompass strategic planning, system configuration, EHR migration, and training. 

Our Cerner consultants will work closely with you to create a roadmap tailored to your business needs. We will then customize the Cerner EHR system to align with specific Cerner workflows and integrate it seamlessly with your existing systems. We ensure a smooth transition from legacy systems during data migration, preserving data integrity. We also equip your team with the skills for efficient EHR utilization, ensuring a successful implementation that enhances patient care and operational efficiency.

Cerner consulting companies excel in providing optimization services to help you discover the full potential of Cerner EHR systems. OSP’s holistic approach to fine-tuning every aspect of the Cerner platform involves a series of steps. 

We begin by evaluating the EHR’s clinical and administrative workflows and then work to optimize the system for optimal performance and efficiency. Clinical decision support enhancements fine-tune alerts and reminders, enhancing patient care and safety. Interoperability improvements enable seamless data exchange with other healthcare systems, supporting coordinated care.

For smooth operation and continued optimization of the Cerner EHR software, our Cerner application consultants promptly address user queries and technical issues, minimizing downtime and user frustration. We also manage system upgrades and updates, ensuring your Cerner platform is updated regularly with the latest features and security patches. 

Comprehensive timely support and routine maintenance services such as patch management and configuration management ensure your Cerner modules are secure, efficient, and compliant with the latest regulations. We also provide security and compliance management as our team diligently works to maintain adherence to healthcare regulations like HIPAA, safeguarding patient data from breaches.

OSP’s Cerner consulting services include healthcare analytics that involves sophisticated data analysis techniques to derive actionable insights from patient records and clinical data stored in Cerner healthcare systems. By harnessing the power of data analytics, you can identify trends and patterns, optimize care pathways, and make evidence-based decisions. 

Custom reporting and intuitive dashboards with data visualization provide real-time access to vital information, empowering your team to track key performance indicators, make better decisions about patient care and outcomes, optimize resource allocation, and drive continuous improvements in population health management.

Choosing the correct Cerner project management services will help you to implement and manage complex projects effectively. OSP’s project managers lead the entire lifecycle of the EHR implementation process, from planning to going live. The first step is project planning and scheduling to define the project scope, identify the tasks and resources required, and create a timeline for completion. 

Our Cerner Implementation Specialists also carefully coordinate human and technical resources to guarantee a seamless implementation process and minimize operational disruptions. Risk Management is also included in project management to evaluate and mitigate risks that could impact the project and increase the chances of project success.

OSP understands that the successful adoption of EHR or EMR systems involves technological changes and cultural and organizational shifts. Our comprehensive change management services facilitate a smooth transition as we develop user adoption strategies to encourage user acceptance and engagement with the EHR. 

A critical need of change management is equipping users with the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the system effectively. Ongoing training keeps users up-to-date with the Cerner EHR system. Change management also involves communicating effectively throughout the change process to reduce the amount of resistance to change.

Regulatory compliance services help reduce the risk of fines, penalties, or other sanctions by fulfilling the evolving requirements of healthcare regulations such as HIPAA and other relevant standards. Thorough compliance assessments help to identify regulatory risks and gaps between the organization’s current practices and the regulatory requirements. We will assist you in implementing safeguards and security measures to protect patient data and establishing comprehensive policies and procedures to ensure adherence to regulatory guidelines. Ongoing monitoring and auditing to maintain data security and privacy helps avoid potential legal and financial penalties.


If you wish to build a scalable architecture for your Cerner EHR platform, you need to assess your needs, develop a plan, and implement the appropriate solution. Designing and implementing scalable solutions requires expertise and experience to accommodate additional facilities and growing workloads while avoiding common pitfalls. Our Cerner consultants help you choose the right cloud platform, size the servers correctly, and design a network infrastructure that optimizes system performance.

OSP specializes in cerner integration with complementary technologies and expanding interoperability for seamless data exchange. We assess the current data exchange capabilities, analyze data flow, and create customized interfaces to enable secure data exchange. We also assist in implementing industry standards such as HL7 and FHIR to standardize data formats and support data exchange. Connecting with health information exchange networks promotes comprehensive data sharing for coordinated care.

OSP drives quality improvement initiatives such as data analysis, process improvement, and Lean Six Sigma within healthcare organizations. Leveraging our expertise in Cerner and other EHRs such as Epic systems, we guide healthcare companies in implementing evidence-based guidelines and CDS tools to make informed, standardized care decisions. Quality improvement leads to streamlined processes, reduced medical errors, and enhanced overall care delivery, leading to a more efficient and effective healthcare system.

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Consultation For Tailored Cerner Implementation

  • Comprehensive Analysis Of Requirements For Optimal Cerner Configuration
  • Tailored Implementation Plan With A Timeline, Budget, And Resource Identification
  • Seamless Alignment Of The Cerner EHR Platform Into Existing Workflows
  • Extensive Support And Training On The Customized Cerner System

Technology Consultation For Cerner Health Information Exchange (HIE)

  • Detailed Assessment Of Your Current Technology To Design The HIE Roadmap
  • Professional Advice On Standardized Data Formats And Protocols To Promote Interoperability
  • Expert Recommendations On Healthcare Data Security Measures, Data Encryption And Privacy Compliance
  • Thorough Review Of Scalability And Future-Readiness Of Your Cerner HIE Implementation

Market Leading Cerner Consultants For Clinical Decision Support

  • Guidance In The Selection And Customization Of Appropriate CDS Tools And Algorithms
  • Integration Of CDS Tools Into Existing Workflows Along With Analysis And Optimization Of Information Flow
  • Development Of Customized CDS Content, Including Rules, Alerts, And Guidelines
  • Continuous Monitoring Of The Performance Of CDS Tools To Refine And Enhance CDS Systems

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cerner Consulting services assist healthcare organizations in achieving regulatory compliance by providing expertise in implementing security measures, access controls, and data encryption. They offer guidance on policy development, conduct audits, and ensure alignment with regulations like HIPAA, helping organizations avoid legal penalties and maintain data privacy and integrity.

Cerner Consulting firms have specialized knowledge in EHR optimization, Cerner Workflow Enhancement, and compliance with healthcare regulations. The cost of these services varies based on factors like the organization’s size, scope of customization, and specific needs and represent a valuable investment in enhancing patient care, streamlining operations, and ensuring long-term sustainability.

Cerner Consulting can be suitable for healthcare practices of varying sizes, from small clinics to large hospitals and health systems. Larger organizations prefer Cerner due to their complexity. However, customization of Cerner software to meet the needs and scale of smaller healthcare companies is possible. The suitability depends on the practice’s requirements, budget, and objectives, and Cerner Consulting can provide solutions for a wide range of healthcare settings.

Yes. Cerner Consulting companies can help organizations optimize revenue cycle management by streamlining billing processes, claims management, and reimbursement workflows within the Cerner EHR system. Cerner Consultants assist in identifying and rectifying revenue leakage points, reducing claim denials, and improving revenue capture. Their guidance enhances financial performance, ensures accurate billing, and maximizes revenue collection, ultimately supporting the financial health of healthcare organizations.

Cerner Consulting companies develop customized training programs that cater to the specific needs of healthcare organizations. They offer hands-on training sessions, user guides, and educational resources to empower staff in effectively using streamlined Cerner solutions. They also provide ongoing support and change management strategies. By promoting user proficiency and confidence, Cerner Consulting software ensures the smooth integration of Cerner systems into daily workflows, enhancing staff productivity and the overall success of EHR implementations.

Yes. Cerner Consulting Services is well-equipped to facilitate interoperability and data exchange between various healthcare systems. They specialize in  EHR integration with external systems, ensuring standardized data formats, secure data sharing, and compliance with interoperability standards. By leveraging their expertise, healthcare organizations can enhance care coordination, streamline information exchange, and foster interoperability among healthcare systems.

Cerner Consulting companies offer customized EHR systems that align with an organization’s specific clinical workflows, specialties, and operational requirements. Cerner provides a Discern Reporting Portal that allows you to run various reports from multiple systems in a single location. Cerner EHR can also integrate with remote patient monitoring devices and platforms to support continuous monitoring of patient vital signs, chronic conditions, and other health metrics. Cerner also offers a range of solutions for different healthcare domains, such as population health, revenue cycle, clinical, and more.

Cerner consulting services collaborate closely with healthcare providers to understand their unique clinical and operational needs. They then customize and configure the EHR system to align with these requirements, ensuring that the technology enhances clinical workflows, improves patient care, and optimizes operational efficiency.

Cerner consulting firms help healthcare organizations design and implement clinical decision support systems (CDSS) in various ways, such as:

  • Partnering with other technology providers to offer seamless CDS at the point of care
  • Providing clinical solutions specifically designed to help improve patient care and experience while enhancing clinical and operational efficiencies
  • Helping organizations configure their EHR rules and alerts to prevent adverse patient safety events, such as medication errors or surgical risks
  • Offering CDS solutions that identify sepsis and other critical conditions early and provide appropriate guidance
  • Leveraging artificial intelligence to provide person-specific information and knowledge to enhance health and healthcare

Cerner supports interoperability standards like HL7 and FHIR by implementing RESTful interfaces, messaging, and documents using these standards. Cerner’s implementation of the FHIR standard supports both the R4 and DSTU 2 versions.

Cerner Consulting software safeguards sensitive patient data by following the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability in its security model. Cerner uses proper encryption mechanisms to protect data in transmission and at rest. Cerner also performs risk assessments to evaluate data sensitivity and maintains a documented information privacy, security, and risk management program with clear policies and procedures. Cerner also provides an auditing solution called P2Sentinel to track user access to confidential patient data in Cerner Millennium and other clinical solutions.

Cerner consultants empower clients to break through data silos across clinical, financial, operational, and non-traditional data systems and keep the data in one secure location. They also follow a systematic process that leads to a successful implementation and targets the value of the new workflows and solutions.

OSP follows a quality assurance process that compares the localization of Cerner software to the recommended best practices. We choose the best approach for the organization and strategy, such as agile, waterfall, or hybrid. We also provide dedicated Cerner implementation consultants who can guide your team through every phase. We also support multiple applications, clinical processes, and end users with our healthcare integration expertise.

Customized Cerner software can accommodate unique clinical protocols and documentation requirements in several ways. Cerner’s clinical documentation improvement strategy helps you connect the front and back office processes by capturing the specificity and accuracy needed to support coding, billing, quality reporting, and reimbursement. Cerner’s clinical documentation tools, such as Dynamic Documentation, Dragon Voice Recognition, code words, and structured documentation, allow documenting as a byproduct of care and following the physician’s cognitive process. You can utilize macros to create templates for repetitive documentation scenarios such as ROS, PE, and procedures.

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