First public appearance to present: a patient. A community. One world.
Virtual event begins October 12 at 9 a.m. CDT
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Oct 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN), a global health technology company, will host its annual Cerner Health (CHC) conference next week from 12-13 October, starting with Dr. David Feinberg, new President and CEO of Cerner. Dr Feinberg joined Cerner last week after spending more than 25 years as a physician, CEO of healthcare systems and, most recently, a technology executive. Her keynote address will share her perspective on improving the patient experience, access to care for underprivileged populations and how healthcare is first and foremost about caring for people. Additionally, Dr. Julie Gerberding, Physician, Educator, Merck Executive, Infectious Disease Specialist, and Cerner’s Board Member, will present the main event at 9 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, October 12.
âI understand firsthand both the promise and the frustration of this digital age of caregiving,â said Feinberg. âFor me, health is a pretty simple concept: it’s people who take care of people. Cerner has the opportunity and responsibility to make this job easier, and we intend to use the Cerner Conference on Health to develop the relationships, tools, and technologies that can enhance the caregiver experience and l experience of patience. “
The CHC 2021 virtual event will bring together thousands of people from around the world to discuss how the industry is improving clinical, operational and financial outcomes for healthcare providers. Conference sessions will offer insights on optimizing patient access to healthcare, improving the caregiver experience, developing stronger data and analytics strategies, and implementing evidence of technological innovation in health caused by the pandemic. Key sessions include:
Theme “A patient. A community. One World. â, CHC will bring together some of the world’s most innovative minds in healthcare and technology to share their ideas through more than 100 education and discussion sessions. Participants can earn continuing education credits and participate in networking engagements with like-minded peers and professionals.
In addition to the opening keynote, Dr Feinberg will welcome Dr Micky Tripathi, National Coordinator of Health Information Technology at the US Department of Health and Human Services, for a fireside chat at 10 a.m. CDT Wednesday, October 13. Health equity: Understanding the problem and how to get there.
In addition, the 2021 Masquerade Ball, a virtual gala celebrating the Cerner Charitable Foundation, will be held for the first time as part of this year’s CHC.
Learn more about Dr David Feinberg.
Media Note – Journalists interested in attending the virtual event can contact Stephanie Greenwood with Cerner Media Relations at [email protected].
Cerner’s health technologies connect people and information systems to thousands of contracted provider facilities around the world dedicated to creating smarter, better care for individuals and communities. Recognized worldwide for its innovation, Cerner helps clinicians make care decisions and assists organizations in managing the health of their populations. The company also offers a connected clinical and financial ecosystem to help manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a wide range of services to meet people-centered clinical, financial and operational needs. For more information, visit Cerner.com, The Cerner Blog, or connect to Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, or The Cerner Podcast. Nasdaq: CERN. Health care is too important to stay the same.
Stephanie Greenwood, Cerner Media Relations, [email protected]