Cerner, Adventist Health Announce Strategic Partnership
Today, Adventist Health announced it will transition responsibility for its revenue management services to Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ: CERN). The health system's hospitals, clinics, and home health services represent more than $2.7 billion of annual revenue. This strategic alignment between Cerner and Adventist Health expands on the 2012 selection of Cerner to provide an integrated revenue cycle platform across Adventist Health's acute, ambulatory and post-acute venues. The new agreement covers the transition of Adventist Health's revenue management services to Cerner to improve end-to-end revenue management across the entire Adventist Health organization.
Adventist Health made a strategic decision in 2012 to standardize, modernize and consolidate its system-wide revenue management functions and sought out Cerner because of Cerner's ability to marry technology with people and business processes.
"To achieve this goal, we are teaming up with Cerner to create an innovative approach for our revenue cycle operations. This expanded partnership builds upon our decade-plus relationship with Cerner and allows us to leverage a single platform, ensure consistency in our revenue management operations, and reach top quartile--or better--performance in the industry," said Robert Carmen, president and CEO of Adventist Health. "Our patients, communities and