From practice management technology and patient portals in individual physicians' offices to workforce and supply chain management software for hospitals and health care systems, Cerner provides technology solutions that address the clinical, financial and operational needs of medical organizations. The company also makes workplace health programs available to employers, health systems, health plans and consultants. Pharmacies, medical device providers, and occupational and long-term health care providers also make use of Cerner's electronic health records and other products and services.
From electronic medical records to member engagement programs, Cerner helps medical and health care facilities worldwide meet the needs of their consumers. The company's revenue management systems help its customers achieve financial success through administrative efficiencies that can be achieved with the help of technology. Today's rapidly changing health care market requires attention to risk and compliance requirements, and Cerner clients manage these challenges alongside their daily operations using innovative software, devices and hardware, according to the company.
Founded in 1979, Cerner is publicly traded as CERN on NASDAQ. As of 2015, it has more than 30 offices in about 20 countries worldwide, including a home office in North Kansas City, Missouri. It was named the "World’s Most Admired Company in Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services" category by Forbes Magazine in 2015.