What Cerner Gets from Buying Siemens

Cerner Corp. is paying $1.3 billion in cash to acquire the hospital information systems business line of Siemens Healthcare. Large acquisitions usually don't succeed and time will tell on this one.

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Comments (2)
It's a great global play and a pretty good match of skill sets. Integrating the clinical and financial platforms will be a challenge but will work out fine over about 5 years IMHO.

Michael Cadger, CEO
Monocle Health Data
Named 2012 Intel Innovation Award finalist
Posted by mcadger@monoclehealth.com | Saturday, August 09 2014 at 11:42AM ET
I agree with some of the points here but not all. Don't feel a development path for Soarian is advantageous. Also, don't necessarily feel cobbling together Soarian financials and millennium clinical is a good idea. For the rest of my thoughts, see my blog at klasresearch.com http://t.co/1ZvhL1HP42
Posted by Jonathan C | Saturday, August 09 2014 at 10:11AM ET
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