10 numbers show how big Cerner is in healthcare

Cerner is maintaining a strong standing in the EHR market, posting a 47 percent increase in net earnings from 2019 to 2020.

Seven quick notes on Cerner and the EHR market:

  • The North Kansas City, Mo.-based company employs more than 27,000 people.

  • Twenty-six percent of the hospital EHR market share belongs to Cerner, according to KLAS Research.

  • Cerner reported $5.5 billion in total revenue and $780.1 million in net earnings in 2020.

  •  In 2020, the company's learning health network brought on 55 client members, represented nearly 100 million patients and more than 500 million encounters.

  • Cerner posted a cumulative research and development investment of more than $7.8 billion.

  • The EHR giant has more than 500 patents worldwide.

  • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is deploying Cerner EHR systems in its facilities throughout the country, fulfilling its $16 billion contract with the vendor.

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