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Cerner names Shafer as new CEO

Cerner names Shafer as new CEO

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  January 10, 2018

Cerner has appointed Brent Shafer its new CEO and chairman of the board of directors. Shafer comes to Cerner from Philips North America.

VA spent $1.1 billion in five years on EHR modernization

VA spent $1.1 billion in five years on EHR modernization

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  December 11, 2017

Between 2011 and 2016, the Veterans Affairs Department spent $1.1 billion on efforts that are seemingly for naught, as the agency is set to replace its existing systems with an EHR made by Cerner.

Cerner EHR will bring interoperability to the VA, Shulkin says

Cerner EHR will bring interoperability to the VA, Shulkin says

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  November 15, 2017

With the VA and Cerner set to finalize their new EHR contract, VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin assured lawmakers that the system will result in greater interoperability between the VA, Defense Department and community providers.

CliniComp sues to stop VA-Cerner contract

CliniComp sues to stop VA-Cerner contract

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  August 22, 2017

CliniComp, an EHR vendor that supplies software to the VA and Defense Department, says it might have been considered for the contract had the VA conducted open and competitive bidding.

Cerner sees record level of bookings in Q2

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  July 28, 2017

Riding high second-quarter earnings, the EHR vendor's president said he was skeptical about whether newcomers to the EHR market would be able to break through.

Cerner hires former VA IT strategist for EHR team

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  July 17, 2017

Cerner Corp. has hired former VA chief information strategy officer David Waltman to work on government strategy, engineering and compliance as part of the EHR vendor's federal team.

Late Cerner founder hailed as IT visionary

Late Cerner founder hailed as IT visionary

By Matthew Weinstock  |  July 09, 2017

Neal Patterson, chairman and CEO of Cerner Corp., died Sunday of unexpected complications from soft-tissue skin cancer. Industry leaders say he was a pioneer who pushed healthcare into the digital age.

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