Cerner's PowerChart is a hybrid Electronic Medical Record (EMR) solution that caters to clinicians in hospitals and ambulatory facilities and helps them to create multi-entity electronic medical records. The solution also provides capabilities for on-premise deployment. It provides various built-in templates that cover various specialties, thus serving a wide range of medical providers.

PowerChart coordinates care between multiple locations and practitioners, helping users manage duplicated records while still giving staff flexible documentation options. These documentation options are reflected in the solution’s database of templates and customizable procedure workflows.

PowerChart is ONC-ATCB certified and Meaningful Use Stage 1 and 2 certified. Its patient portal helps providers to manage patient communication by sending appointment reminders and enabling patients to access their medical records.

PowerChart offers support via phone, FAQs and Cerner's online client portal.

ER patient summary
ER patient summary
ER patient summary
Cardiology-specific solution
Cardiology-specific solution
Patient portal prescription refill request
Patient portal prescription refill request
Maternity-specific solution
Maternity-specific solution
Inpatient summary
Inpatient summary
Patient orders
Patient orders

Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8



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Donna from Banner health

Number of employees:  10,000+ employees

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October 2018

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Cerner Millennium makes charting patient care easy. The forms are logical, and the flow is easy.

Cons

Adding on new content. Many forms for extended problems.

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Number of employees:  10,000+ employees

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October 2018

Cross functional amazing

Pros

Everyone could use it to serve the patient the best, from in house staff registering and obtain images of id's or insurance information, to providers to document patient's care and keep reports, to billing departments for insurance verification or printing medical reports. It was a 1 stop shop for medical purposes.

Cons

Training was non me, i learned everything on my own. But that could of been a company decision and not a software issue.

DAWN from centra

Number of employees:  5,001-10,000 employees

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October 2018

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Its not a user friendly EHR

Pros

The way you can see the patoents code status at the top of the bar

Cons

to many places to have to look for documents

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Number of employees:  1,001-5,000 employees

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September 2018

LOVE THIS SOFTWARE!!

Pros

Powerchart has made things so much easier for me. It has a very organized and modern layout. It is easy to navigate and easy to learn.

Cons

There was not anything I disliked about this software

Terri from Tenet Health

Number of employees:  501-1,000 employees

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September 2018

Powerchart

Overall experience is good

Pros

Easy to access information on EMR when needed

Cons

Access is limited based on role assignment

Julia from Gastroenterology Associates

Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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September 2018

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We are attempting to standardize charting systems with clinics and the associated local hospitals. This will provide for continuity of care which will benefit our patients.

Pros

My favorite component of this software is my ability to piece together a consult note. Having sections of the history that automatically transfer into my note saves me a decent amount of time.

Cons

Entering sets of orders or power plans does not flow well. When I order procedures, it does not allow me to specify what day the procedure will be done. This is problematic since I order same day and next day procedures. There is no way for me to specify what day we plan to do the pocedure.

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Number of employees:  5,001-10,000 employees

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September 2018

New emr

I think the overall there seems to be benefit of efficiency and communication with this new system

Pros

producing notes in a quick manner in a clinical setting.Real time live updates being pulled into the note automatically saved a lot of time with previous dictating. The integration with Dragon is great too.

Cons

Some excessive clicks such as having to continually refresh the screen.

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Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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August 2018

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Pros

I have used many ehr systems like epic, nex gen and cerner. Like all emr system it’s pretty user friendly, less clicking than EPIC. In terms of searching records within cerner you are able to search keywords and identify all the documents related to the key word which is really nice. Patient registration etc, is comparable to epic.

Cons

I have a bias towards epic, in terms of features and information exchange. However Cerner is just as good and has a few features that make it an exceptional ehr system.

Adina from Global Teletherapy

Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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August 2018

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Pros

The thing I like most about this software is that it is easy to see lab results and to add notes to the system.

Cons

The thing I like least is that I had a hard time printing some tables in a clear way.

Aaron from HonorHealth

Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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August 2018

Powerchart has many great functionalities but falls short of competitors

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I think that powerchart has many great options however does not quite extend as far as other competitors that i have used. It has flowsheets and ease of use. There are many aspects of easy charting that can come in handy. The flowsheets are easy to navigate and easy to maneuver through.

Cons

I think that there are many aspects of double charting that need to be fixed. Some of the functions of it can be clunky.

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Number of employees:  1,001-5,000 employees

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August 2018

New software for hospital

Pros

Cerner was a big step up from where our organization was prior. After the initial learning phase, Cerner provided a clean, modern, easy to navigate software for a hospital of over 2000 employees. There were many different ways to get a task done in Cerner which was helpful across the board for different learning styles.

Cons

Within the first six months of use, it seemed like there more system crashes than there should have been. This put many departments behind and made things difficult.

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August 2018

Used as a part ofedical record keeping for the healthcare center I worked at.

Pros

The most beneficial part of the software was the ability to see the patient's history and one click.

Cons

Most of the time while running this particular Software we would experience glitches and a lag in the machine order. Also the sequence of the pages needed to be re-organized. It created a cumbersome workflow.

Don from Holli Care LLC

Specialty:  Hospital

Number of employees:  1,001-5,000 employees

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July 2018

Functional

Pros

I was happy with the training we received as users. The Cerner educators were very friendly and knowledgeable about the products.

Cons

The thing I most disliked was the seemingly ever updating changes that we endured. It seemed as if the program was always being updated, requiring more training.

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Number of employees:  1,001-5,000 employees

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July 2018

Helps create a story for patients

Pros

I like that I am able to access patients charts throughout the hospital whenever I need to so that i can get up to date information regarding their admission.

Cons

The con about this software is that the interface is outdated and there is too much going on on each screen. I wish it was more user friendly.

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July 2018

An organized mess

Pros

Aesthetically pleasing. The ability to send in surgery orders is convenient. It is certainly an upgrade from previous software.

Cons

The layout is the opposite of user friendly. There is so much information placed in odd places throughout a patient's chart. The ability to print outside of the software is nearly impossible.

Taylor from Family First Health

Specialty:  Family medicine

Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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July 2018

Outpatient clinician

Pros

This system was easy to use to track patient progress and look at patient results. Layout of page was easy to follow.

Cons

If an error is made entering information into a patient's chart, it can be challenging to fix. Can be slow at times.

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June 2018

Disorganized and confusing

Pros

I like that they tried to make viewing patient system information more integrated but they missed the mark. Confusing to use and seems like they spent too much energy making it more confusing than simpler.

Cons

Having to go through so many clicks to chart or select one thing. What healthcare provider has time for that?

Bm from Healthcare

Specialty:  Orthopedics / sports medicine

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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May 2018

Horrible horrible horrible

Stay away.

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Too many to list. Layout is poor. Confusing. A clinic note takes me about 5 to 7 minutes to do. Double what it did before.

Jessica from Family First Health

Specialty:  Family medicine

Number of employees:  201-500 employees

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May 2018

Super simple,quick easy system to learn

Pros

I enjoyed learning how to learn powerchart while working in the doctors office. Pulling up all labs are so easy to review. Discharge summaries are easily found for a provider to review, along with imaging.

Cons

Only con is on an image the normal print button doesnt work. You have to click on the printer icon thats at the bottom of the image

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May 2018

Not too bad of an EMR

Pros

Allows providers to create holisitic medical view of a patient, relatively easy to navigate even with zero emr experience

Cons

Can be clunky like other cerner products, not well organized or user friendly- interface could use a lot of improvement


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