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KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has selected Cerner, which competed and successfully won an award, to replace the Military Health System's (MHS) existing anatomic pathology laboratory information system. Cerner will issue its CoPathPlus ® software licenses and implement server hardware, peripheral equipment and services throughout all Department of Defense (DoD) military treatment facility anatomic pathology laboratories around the world. The CoPathPlus deployment will provide comprehensive anatomic pathology workflow automation, management reporting and quality-assurance functionality to the MHS. For four consecutive years, CoPathPlus has earned the KLAS: Software and Services Category Leader title 1. "We are proud to be the DoD's anatomic pathology laboratory solutions provider of choice," said Travis Dalton, vice president, Cerner. "Having worked with the Military Health System for more than 20 years, we understand the value of providing the DoD with the best health care IT solutions possible." The DHA enables the Army, Navy and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA supports the delivery of integrated, affordable, and high quality health services to MHS beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the MHS. 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. Certain trademarks, service marks and logos set forth herein are property of Cerner Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. All other non-Cerner marks are the property of their respective owners.