Benefits of Cerner Direct Referrals


Increase coordination of care amongst providers by securely sharing key information during the referral process leading to better patient care


Increase efficiency by managing referral related workflow electronically, gain new patient and minimize missed referrals


Improve relationships with affiliated and unaffiliated physicians and exchange data more easily with community partners

"Relationships are stronger with physicians when using Cerner Direct Referrals. We are able to provide better customer service with referral clinics."

Sherrie Herrick, Supervisor, Consult Referral Center Truman Medical Centers

"We have been utilizing the Cerner Direct Referrals system since its inception. They listened to our needs, continue to ask us for feedback and have created an efficient system that meets the needs our organization!"

Lisa Millerd, RHIA, Director, Health Information Management, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center

"Increased use of Direct should go a long way toward replacing the slow and inefficient way most providers currently share information via phone, fax, and mail-ultimately improving patient care and outcomes."

Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM, ONC National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology