The state determined that Epic's contract with University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System for a new EHR was not the result of a conflict of interest, despite Cerner leaders' allegations.
The two EHR giants each served about a quarter of the U.S. acute-care hospital market in 2017. Epic had the biggest net growth in U.S. acute-care hospital clients over the year.
The Veterans Affairs Department is moving onto software made by the same company that makes the Defense Department's EHR, which could be both a good and a bad thing.
After months of delays over interoperability and other concerns, the Veterans Affairs Department and Cerner have reached an agreement for the VA's new electronic health record system.
Following a report that people from outside the government meddled in negotiations between the Veterans Affairs Department and Cerner Corp., members of Congress are calling for an investigation.
Cerner's contract to replace the Veterans Affairs Department's EHR remains unsigned, which hurt the company's first-quarter earnings.
It's Q1 earnings season. Some of the industry's heavy hitters are up this week.
The U.S. Coast Guard will move to the Defense Department's EHR, which could help streamline access to the records, especially if the VA's contract with Cerner moves forward.
At the annual ACHE congress, Geisinger's Joe Fisne, Children's Mercy's David Chou, and Cerner's Melissa Hendricks discussed how technology stands to improve the patient experience.
The buzz at HIMSS has shifted from meaningful use and health IT adoption, to tapping into artificial intelligence, generating actionable data, and, importantly, embracing consumerism.
After a quarter of delayed contracts, Cerner Corp. has more than recovered, hitting record highs for deals closed in the fourth quarter of 2017. The EHR vendor's contract with the VA is still delayed and did not contribute to the record bookings.
Cerner has appointed Brent Shafer its new CEO and chairman of the board of directors. Shafer comes to Cerner from Philips North America.