Boston Children’s Hospital serves as a collaboration development partner for Cerner, the hospital’s clinical EMR system, to drive advancement in provider experience and patient outcomes for care.

Project Overview

Boston Children’s providers access Cerner’s EMR platform while providing care for their patients. As a result, Boston Children’s and Cerner have developed a Collaboration Agreement to foster innovation and progress the technical advances of care offered to patients. Joint development projects include:

  • Aiva Health: first voice-powered care assistant for patients and providers being piloted at Boston Children’s Hospital to offer patients another mechanism through which they can make requests of their care team. The technology is connected to Cerner’s CareAware platform for triaging and routing patient requests to providers in real-time.
  • Virtual Visits: partnership to co-develop and commercialize a Virtual Visit Playbook for client use and develop a fully integrated Cerner Virtual Visit platform experience for scheduled visits where providers can launch within Powerchart and patients from within the portal.

Healthcare Context

EMR use is part of the provider workflow for each patient they see. Given the significant amount of time providers spend interacting with the EMR system, opportunities present themselves to improve efficiency and administrative workflows. By leveraging available technology and clinical expertise from leaders such as Boston Children’s Hospital, EMR developers have the opportunity to create EMRs of the future that optimize the patient and provider experience.

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