Cerner Leads New Era of Health Care Innovation

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According to a recent press release, “Cerner Corporation, a global health platform and technology company, today announced a multi-faceted, strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, to accelerate health care innovation across the globe. As part of this agreement, Cerner is naming AWS its preferred cloud provider. This expanded relationship is expected to power enhanced clinical experiences, increase efficiencies by lowering operational burdens for health care organizations and accelerate Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and other cutting-edge innovations thereby advancing better patient health outcomes.”

Brent Shafer, chairman and CEO of Cerner, said, “Our work with Amazon and AWS is a key component for the next chapter at Cerner… As we work to transform Cerner, we are joining forces with Amazon and AWS to help fuel our strategy of making Cerner more agile in order to deliver faster, more scalable and secure solutions to clients and patients. We expect this collaboration with Amazon and AWS will enable a new wave of innovation that can lead and transform the future of health care.”

The release goes on, “Increasingly, consumers are expecting high-quality, accessible health care balanced with affordable costs and increased transparency. Today’s announcement solidifies how Cerner plans to ready itself for this changing health care landscape. Cerner’s legacy of innovation over the past 40 years helped drive the digitization of patient data – inventing, building, developing and implementing world-class electronic health records (EHRs). As Cerner pivots to the future, the company is focused on driving a high order of benefits from digitized platforms, and its collaboration with AWS will help provide consumers with more power by enabling greater access to their own health care information than ever before.”

Read more at Globe Newswire.

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