5 things Cerner has done in the past 10 days

Cerner has made several announcements regarding new products, partnerships and company developments this month.

Here are five things the vendor has done since Oct. 1:

1. Brent Shafer, CEO at Cerner, unveiled some of the EHR vendor's new initiatives and products, including a cognitive health platform, updates to its opioid abuse prevention toolkit and an interoperability tool, during the annual Cerner Health Conference Oct. 7-9, in Kansas City, Mo.

While at CHC, Mr. Shafer also highlighted key areas Cerner plans to focus on as part of its innovation strategy with Amazon Web Services: increase interoperability and usability of its platforms, transform data into insights and support rapid development and deployment of applications.

2. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System announced Oct. 7 its partnership with Cerner to leverage its EHR-agnostic population health management platform HealtheIntent.

3. Cerner partnered with digital health company ResMed to integrate its home health and hospital platform with its Millennium EHR.

4. Cerner moved to transfer an estimated 360 jobs in information technology and revenue management services from its Kansas City-based headquarters back to Adventist Health in Roseville, Calif.

5. Cerner announced Oct. 3 it is teaming up with population health management platform i2i Population Health to help reduce costs and improve healthcare for Medicaid populations.

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