Health Network and Global Leader Expand Relationship to Transform Patient Care
As health care continues to shift to value-based care for improved outcomes and lower costs, providers are increasingly turning to health network strategies to manage the health of patients across an increasingly complex and diverse technology landscape. Geisinger is taking advantage of Cerner’s robust intelligence and analytical capabilities to bring together the ever-increasing amount of data about its patients and health plan members.
“Expanding our relationship with Cerner and leveraging its capabilities across our health network will help create a better, seamless experience for our clinicians and help improve the personalized care we provide patients,” said Karen Murphy, PhD, RN, Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer and Founding Director of the Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation at Geisinger. “We expect to see continued and significant growth over the next decade as we work together toward innovation that shapes the future of health care.”
Geisinger and Cerner will create an aligned innovation team dedicated to the continued advancements of transformative health care solutions and new commercial capabilities, including advanced AI and machine learning.
“Geisinger is nationally recognized for building a system to deliver the highest quality, lowest cost care,” said Don Trigg, Executive Vice President, Strategic Growth, Cerner. “Cerner’s EHR-agnostic HealtheIntent had measurable impact on Geisinger’s business strategies. Now, both organizations are excited to leverage the platform to drive the next wave of disruptive innovation.”
Cerner’s health technologies connect people and information systems at more than 27,500 contracted provider facilities worldwide dedicated to creating smarter and better care for individuals and communities. Recognized globally for innovation, Cerner assists clinicians in making care decisions and assists organizations in managing the health of their populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial systems to help manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a wide range of services to support clinical, financial and operational needs, focused on people. For more information, visit Cerner.com, The Cerner Blog, The Cerner Podcast or connect on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter. Nasdaq: CERN. Smarter Care. Better Outcomes. Healthier You.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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