KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, today announced that John Glaser will assume leadership of Cerner's Population Health organization April 1, with continued focus on governmental policy development.

"Cerner is committed to working with our clients to manage the health of populations, improve outcomes and reduce the cost of health care," said Zane Burke, president, Cerner. "John has devoted his career to advancing health care through innovation and is incredibly prepared to lead Cerner's strategy and champion further advancements in the population health space."  

"Population health management is the future of health care as the industry transitions to new payment models and focuses more on providing care outside the four walls of the hospital," said John Glaser, senior vice president, Cerner. "Cerner will continue innovating to bring the best solutions to market and enable organizations to develop near- and long-term strategies to manage their populations."

Cerner's population health management solutions and strategies will be highlighted in Booth 2032 at HIMSS16, Feb. 26 - March 4, at Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.

About Cerner

Cerner's health information technologies connect people, information and systems at more than 20,000 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. 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. Our website, blog, Twitter account and Facebook page contain a significant amount of information about Cerner, including financial and other information for investors.
Media Contact: Angela Vogen, angela.vogen@cerner.com

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