Cerner in the last 30 days

Oracle Cerner, the nation's second-largest EHR vendor by hospital market share, continues to make big moves. Here are seven reported by Becker's in the last 30 days.

1. Oracle unveiled new capabilities for its next-generation EHR Sept. 18 at the company's conference in Las Vegas.

2. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Sept. 13 it plans to resume work on its rollout of its $16 billion Cerner EHR system in the summer of 2024, after halting the rollout to additional facilities in April due to ongoing problems with the system.

3. Oracle stock dropped 12 percent on Sept. 12, the steepest drop since 2002, after the software giant reported lower-than-expected revenue, CNBC reported. Oracle executives blamed some of the financial challenges on absorbing its Cerner EHR unit.

4. John Day, Ore.-based Blue Mountain Hospital went live with Cerner's CommunityWorks EHR system Sept. 11, the Blue Mountain Eagle reported Sept. 12. 

5. Oracle is effectively using generative artificial intelligence to modernize the Cerner EHR, according to Larry Ellison, the software giant's co-founder and chief technology officer, in a Sept. 11 earnings call.

6. Cerner is facing some "near-term headwinds" as its parent company Oracle looks to move the EHR vendor to the cloud, the software giant said in a Sept. 11 earnings call.

7. Oracle Cerner was named the sixth-best EHR for small hospitals by Black Book Research, Becker's reported Sept. 7.

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