Cerner Corporation says it is fully prepared to meet staffing requirements for replacing the Department of Defense’s electronic health records system in 55 hospitals and more than 350 clinics worldwide. 

Last week, DoD announced its much-anticipated decision to award the contract to a team led by government contractor Leidos that includes consultancy Accenture, dental software vendor Henry Schein, and Cerner as the core EHR supplier. Zane Burke, president of Cerner, assured analysts on Tuesday during an earnings call that the company and the Leidos team are ready to hit the ground running for the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM). 

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