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Cerner develops web-based healthcare information products that allow hospitals and physicians to optimize clinical and financial outcomes. Read more

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Chairman & CEO

Brent Shafer

CEO Approval Rating

77/100

Founded:

1979

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PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQCERN

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Allscripts is Cerner's biggest rival. Allscripts was founded in 1986, and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Like Cerner, Allscripts also works within the Health Care Technology sector. Allscripts generates $4B less revenue vs. Cerner.

athenahealth is one of Cerner's top competitors. athenahealth's headquarters is in Watertown, Massachusetts, and was founded in 1997. Like Cerner, athenahealth also works within the Health Care Services sector. athenahealth generates 78% of Cerner's revenue.

CPSI is seen as one of Cerner's top competitors. CPSI is a Public company that was founded in 1979 in Mobile, Alabama. CPSI competes in the Internet Software industry. Compared to Cerner, CPSI has 27,200 fewer employees.

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Cerner Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$5.5B

Cerner's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 9.4B. Over the last four quarters, Cerner's revenue has grown by 4.3%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.4B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.4B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.4B; in Q2 2020, Cerner's revenue was $1.3B.

Cerner Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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Kantar Health

Dec 2020

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$375M
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AbleVets, LLC

Oct 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Ablevets is an IT consulting firm that offers cybersecurity and infrastructure engineering solutions for the healthcare sector.

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Health Information Technology Business, Siemens Health Services

Aug 2014

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$1.3B
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Labotix Automation Inc.

Mar 2013

Source »
undisclosed
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PureWellness

Feb 2013

Source »
undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Cerner has acquired. Cerner has acquired 6 companies and its latest acquisition was Kantar Health in Dec 2020.

Cerner Funding History

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FUNDING DATE

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IPO
Dec 1986
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Since Cerner was founded in 1979, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Cerner has raised $0. Cerner's funding round was on Dec 1986 for a total of $0

Cerner Investments

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EXIT DATE

Elligo is a health research organization that leverages electronic health records to provide clinical research services for patients.
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Dec 07, 2020
Series D
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Xealth is a digital health prescribing platform that enables clinicians to integrate and monitor digital health of patients.
$6M
Aug 05, 2020
Equity
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Claritas Genomics engages in providing genetic testing services for the diagnosis of pediatric disorders.
$15M
Jan 25, 2015
Series B
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These are all the companies that Cerner has invested in. Cerner has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was Kantar Health in Dec 2020.

Cerner News

June 10, 2021Associated Press News

Cerner to eliminate abut 500 jobs from its global workforce

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Cerner Corp. said Thursday it plans to eliminate 500 positions across the wor... See more »
June 10, 2021The Business Journals: Kansas City

Cerner notifies associates of workforce reduction

The North Kansas City-based health IT company is the largest private-sector employer in the Kansas Ci... See more »
June 9, 2021The Business Journals: Kansas City

Cerner becomes EHR partner for new Apple feature

As Apple rolls out new iPhone and Apple Watch features to help users better manage their health, Cern... See more »
June 7, 2021Zacks

Computer Programs and Systems, Centogene and Cerner

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Computer Programs and Systems, Centogene and Cerner... See more »
June 7, 2021Digital Health

Epsom and St Helier signs 25m EPR deal with Cerner

The five-year contract began in April 2021 and runs until March 31, 2026. Cerner will replace the tru... See more »
June 4, 2021Healthcare IT News

Cerner announces hybrid model for workers this fall

The majority of associates will be able to choose between working in the office or from home - in con... See more »

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Cerner Press Releases

October 28, 2020StreetInsider

Cerner Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results In Line With Company Expectations

CFO Marc Naughton will Depart in 2021KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --...... See more »
September 15, 2020Business Wire

Adventist Health Enhances Online Access for Both New and Existing Patients with Kyruus and Cerner Collaboration

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kyruus and Cerner today announced Adventist Health is the first health syste... See more »
May 22, 2020GlobeNewswire

Cerner Announces Quarterly Dividend

Company to Award $0.18 Per Issued and Outstanding Share to StockholdersCompany to Award $0.18 Per Iss... See more »
April 21, 2020PR Newswire

Vecna Technologies Awarded Cerner Integration Contract Expansion

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vecna Technologies, Inc. announced today a major ex... See more »
March 27, 2020GlobeNewswire

AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC, CERNER OFFERS SUPPORT TO CLIENTS, ASSOCIATES AND COMMUNITIES WORLDWIDE

KANSAS CITY, March 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN), a global health ca... See more »
February 18, 2020StreetInsider

Cerner Announces Leadership Changes Focused on Increasing Alignment With Client Success

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --...... See more »

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Cerner Headquarters

2800 Rock Creek Parkway

North Kansas City, Missouri64117

1-816-221-1024

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Cerner Summary

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Overview

Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN) provides healthcare information technology solutions, services, devices and hardware. It is a worldwide supplier of healthcare solutions and services, which are designed to optimize clinical and financial outcomes for...

CEO

Cerner's Chairman & CEO, Brent Shafer, currently has an approval rating of 77%. Cerner's primary competitors are Allscripts , athenahealth & CPSI.

Website

cerner.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Cerner

  1. When was Cerner founded?

    Cerner was founded in 1979
  2. Who is Cerner's CEO?

    Cerner's CEO is Brent Shafer
  3. How much revenue does Cerner generate?

    Cerner generates $5.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Cerner have?

    Cerner has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Cerner's headquarters?

    Cerner's headquarters is in North Kansas City Missouri, USA
  1. How many employees does Cerner have?

    Cerner has 29,200 employees
  2. What sector does Cerner operate in?

    Cerner is in Health Care Technology, Health Care Services
  3. Who are Cerner's competitors?

    Cerner's top competitors are Allscripts , athenahealth, CPSI
  4. Who has Cerner invested in?

    Cerner's has invested in companies such as Elligo, Xealth, Claritas Genomics