Trade Cerner Corporation
Serner is a U.S. supplier of health information technology (HIT) services and hardware and hardware. As of February 2018, its products were in use in more than 27,000 facilities worldwide. The company had more than 28,000 employees worldwide, with more than 13,000 employees in Kansas City, Missouri. It is headquartered in the northern Kansas City suburb of Missouri. Cerner was founded in 1979 by Neil Patterson, Paul Gorub, and Cliff Eleg, who were colleagues in Arthur Anderson. Its original name was PGI & Co. but Cerner was renamed in 1984 when it introduced its first system, PathNet. It was announced in 1986. The government's position on the issue of the "right to development" is not a sign of the need for a new government. The installations were primarily PathNet systems. During this time, Cerner was developing components of the Health Network Architecture (HNA), an integrated IT system designed to automate healthcare processes. Customers can purchase individual components or the entire system simultaneously. By 1994, more than 30 customers had purchased the entire HNA system, while 100 customers had purchased multiple components of the system. In 1997, the company introduced The Millennium Cerner, a upgrade to the HNA system that integrated all the company's software offerings into a single unified structure. The millennium introduction contributed to the company's significant growth, with revenue increasing to $1.1 billion in 2005 from $245.1 million in 1997. Cerner IMC Health Care, Inc. in early 2010 gained further expansion of wellness services to business employers External pharmacies and wellness programs. In July 2010, President Tres Devani left the company and Patterson became president, in addition to his roles as Chairman and CEO. In September 2013, Zane Burke was appointed president, assuming the title of Patterson.On August 5, 2014, Serner announced its intention to buy Siemens Health Services, a health information technology business from German company Siemens AG, for $1.3 billion. The acquisition was completed on February 2, 2015.On July 29, 2015, The Lidos Defense Health Partnership, which includes Cerner, Accenture, and Leodos, was awarded a 10-year, $4.3 billion contract to repair and manage the Department of Defense's electronic health records. Ceo and co-founder Neil Patterson died July 9, 2017.On January 10, 2018, Brent Schaefer was appointed president and CEO and assumed leadership positions in February 2018.In July 2019, Cerner announced that it will partner with Amazon Web Services.49 September 2019, 2019 Cerner laid off 255 employees as part of ongoing cost-cutting and reorganization efforts. In February 2020, Serner sold parts of the healthcare IT business in Germany and Spain to German company CompuGroup Medical SE for 225 million euros (US$247.5 million). In 2020, Cerner announced the appointment of three new C-Suite executives, including Jerome Lapat as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Darryl Johnson as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and William Mintz as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO).