KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IDG's Computerworld has named Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, a 2015 Best Place to Work in IT. Cerner was ranked No. 29 among large organizations on the list. The list recognizes organizations that provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and offer great associate benefits and compensation. Cerner improved on its No. 37 position in last year's Computerworld rankings.

"Cerner is using technology as a lever to bring systemic improvement to the health care industry, and we provide an environment that enables our workforce to produce meaningful innovation," said Bill Graff, senior vice president, technology services, Cerner. "A talented IT staff is essential for Cerner to provide the technological resources that empower associates to deliver on our core mission, and we invest heavily to ensure that we are among the best places to develop as an IT professional. We are proud that our efforts have resulted in high associate satisfaction and ultimately, this excellent ranking."

Cerner supports the clinical, financial and operational needs of health care organizations. Its technologies connect people, information and systems at more than 18,000 health care facilities in over 30 countries. Cerner offers its associates a wide array of health-related services and amenities, including on-site medical clinics, pharmacies, fitness centers, healthy cafeterias and chiropractic care services.

"The 100 organizations on Computerworld's 2015 Best Places to Work in IT list realize that attracting and retaining a highly-skilled technology workforce leads to competitive advantage," says Scot Finnie, editor in chief, Computerworld. "In a tight market for tech talent, these outstanding employers attract the best and brightest IT pros with generous salaries and top-drawer benefits, then deepen their teams' engagement with challenging, business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies. As a result, these winning organizations are best positioned to take advantage of the digital transformation sweeping through every industry."

Organizations will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 22nd annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

About the Best Places to Work in IT

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG's Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings. About Cerner

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 systemic 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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About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld's award-winning website ( www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.5 million monthly page views (Omniture, November 2014 - January 2015 average) and was recognized in BtoB's 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.  Note: All product and company names are trademarks of their respective organizations.

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