Cerner Notes Extract

Today, I posted up on Cerner’s internal customer site, twenty page document describing how to extract the compressed notes from Cerner into a Microsoft SQL Server database that has SQL File Table and Full Text Search enabled.  I will not post the document here out of respect for Cerner’s intellectual …

Indexing Scanned Documents

Frequently in Health IT, we battle our own “urban legends” regarding how difficult some solution might be.  In this post, I’ll attempt to dispel one of those: that it’s difficult or impossible to index scanned documents. First, some technical background.  A scanned document is simply an image of a document …