Cerner in the headlines — 11 latest stories

Jackie Drees –
Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Editors note: The updates are noted in the order they were reported.

Here are 11 updates on Cerners operations, software items and collaborations reported by Beckers Hospital Review in July.

1. Lakeview, Ore.-based Lake Health District confirmed plans to go deal with a new Cerner EHR on July 20 after postponing the initial launch date by three months.

2. Banner Health revealed July 16 it will incorporate Cerners income cycle and practice management options with its existing EHR to connect its medical, monetary and operational information on a single platform..

3. Cerner tells its staff members on July 16 that it will have them continue working from another location through the end of the year. The EHR supplier shifted staff members to remote operations beginning March 16 in an effort to decrease the spread of COVID-19.

4. Peter Liebert, who formerly led cyber operations for the California State Guard, signed up with Cerner Government Services as its new vice president and CISO.

5. Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health reported a $24 million loss on $1.86 billion income in 2019 and partly blamed its Cerner EHR investment for the loss.

6. Cerner revealed July 23 a brand-new agreement to deploy Holon Solutions point-of-care platform that can draw out appropriate patient info from Cerners population health platform and deliver it into the clinicians EHR workflow.

7. Cerner on July 23 launched a new cloud-based EHR offering to help crucial and rural gain access to medical facilities speed up the application procedure and lower costs..

8. Cerner posted $1.33 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2020, down 7 percent from the same period the previous year.

9. Cerner purchased an unnamed cybersecurity business in the second quarter for $35 million, an acquisition the EHR companys CFO called “quite small,” when it was exposed throughout its July 29 earnings call.

10. Nacogdoches (Texas) Memorial Hospital ended a $20 million contract with Cerner after experiencing numerous previous job hold-ups.

11. Cerner revealed July 30 it will integrate Nuances virtual assistant tech into its Millennium EHR, permitting clinicians to browse the platform utilizing voice commands.

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Cerner tells its staff members on July 16 that it will have them continue working remotely through the end of the year. The EHR vendor shifted employees to remote operations starting March 16 in an effort to decrease the spread of COVID-19.

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