Cerner is a major player in the health IT industry. Here are eight of the latest stories about Cerner published by Becker's Hospital Review over the past 10 weeks, starting with the most recent.
1. Cerner is partnering with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health to launch the first patient portal in the Middle East. Read more
2. Lubbock, Texas-based University Medical Center Health System partnered with Cerner to align and implement Cerner IT solutions across three venues. Read more
3. In collaboration with Cerner, University of Missouri Health Care opened a new Columbia, Mo.-based outpatient facility outfitted with patient-centered, tech-enabled spaces in January. Read more
4. On Jan. 20, Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic announced it selected to adopt Epic's EHR and revenue cycle management platform. The switch to Epic means the health system is dropping its Cerner and GE contracts, which currently operate three systems used at Mayo hospitals. Read more
5. Cerner acquired $500 million in debt in order to finance its future projects following its acquisition of Siemens Health Services. Read more
6. Cerner, along with other major health IT players, joined Health Level Seven International's Argonaut Project, whose objective is to improve interoperability. Read more
7. Pending the finalization of Cerner's acquisition of the Siemens Health Services team, John Glaser, CEO of Siemens Health Services, will become a senior vice president of Cerner. Read more
8. Cerner broke ground on its new Trails Campus facility, a $4.45 billion Kansas City, Mo., development that Cerner expects to double the company's workforce to more than 32,000 in the next decade.