KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerner Corp., a U.S. leader in health care technology, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned Cerner's Millennium® as a "Leader" in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise EHR Systems report by Dr. Thomas J. Handler published on March 16. This is Cerner's fourth straight year positioned as a "Leader."
"We believe Gartner's recognition of Cerner's vision and market strength is further indication of our commitment to shaping the future of health care by ensuring providers have the right information for the right patient at the right time," said Zane Burke, president of Cerner.
Cerner is also positioned the furthest for Completeness of Vision. The study presents results of Gartner's updated evaluation of international vendors of integrated enterprise EHR systems. The report evaluated five health care IT vendors on a number of competitive areas, including Market Understanding, Business Model, Innovation and strategies for marketing, sales, offering, industry and geography.
Gartner defines "an enterprise EHR system as an integrated, not interfaced, point-of-care system that provides functionality for an acute care facility, including medical/surgical wards, the emergency department, intensive care unit, surgical theaters and labor and delivery systems – and attached ambulatory/outpatient clinics and owned practices."
Cerner's health information technologies connect people, information and systems at more than 18,000 facilities worldwide. Recognized for innovation, Cerner solutions assist clinicians in making care decisions and enable organizations to manage the health of populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help health care organizations manage revenue, as well as a wide range of services to support clients' clinical, financial and operational needs. Cerner's mission is to contribute to the improvement of health care delivery and the health of communities. On February 2, 2015, Cerner Corporation acquired substantially all of the assets, and assumed certain liabilities, of the Siemens Health Services business from Siemens AG. Nasdaq: CERN. For more information about Cerner, visit cerner.com, read our blog at cerner.com/blog, connect with us on Twitter at twitter.com/cerner and on Facebook at facebook.com/cerner.
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