Cerner Review - why 3.6 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 14, 2020

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What is Cerner?

Main category: Medical, EMR & EHR

CernerEMR is an integrated cloud-based and on-premise electronic medical record solution that is designed for clinicians in small and medium-sized ambulatory facilities and hospitals. The solution helps the user build multi-entry EMR.

The solution provides different built-in templates that touch different specialties. The solution is HIPPA compliant, ONC-ATCB certified and meaningful use stage 1 and two certified. The patient portal enables patients to access their medical records and manages patient communication by sending appointment reminders.

The solution coordinates care between various practitioners and locations. It helps manage duplicate copies and documentation options that are reflected in the database of templates of the software. The solution offers support via online resources, FAQs, and phone.

Cerner rating -

The rating of Cerner is 3.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 78 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Medium business, Large business.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of CernerEMR include VelociDoc Urgent CareEMR and Office Practicum Pediatric EHR. Both VelociDoc Urgent Care EMR and CernerEMR are cloud-based electronic medical records (EMR) solution. CernerEMR is a product of Cerner which was founded in 1979 and is based in the United States whereas VelociDoc Urgent care EMR is a product of Practice Velocity which was founded in 2002 and is based in the United States.

VelociDoc Urgent Care EMR targets urgent care centers while CernerEMR serves nurses, doctors, and administrators in the physician practice, and outpatient settings. VelociDoc, Urgent Care EMR, offers training in-person, unlike CernerEMR that offers training via documentation, webinars, live-online and in-person.

VelociDoc, Urgent Care EMR, provides support during the business hours, and on the other hand, CernerEMR offers support via 24/7 live rep. Office Practicum Pediatric EHR is a cloud-based electronic medical record (EMR) just like Cerner EHR.

CernerEMR is a product of Cerner which was founded in 1979 and is based in the United States and contrast Office Practicum Pediatric EHR is a product of Office Practicum which is also based in the United States.

Office Practicum targets pediatric practices whereas CernerEMR targets nurses, doctors, and administrators in the physician practice, and outpatient settings. Office Practicum Pediatric EHR offers support during the business hours, and on the other hand, CernerEMR offers support via 24/7 live rep.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

Cerner Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $25 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Cerner

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

CernerEMR is ideal for small and medium-sized practices. It caters to nurses, doctors, and administrators in the physician practice, and outpatient settings. Its target market is the United States.

Cerner Categories

Medical, EMR & EHR

Cerner specifications

ITQlick Score: 78/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.6/5)
Company: Cerner Corporation
Address: 2800 Rockcreek Parkway, Kansas City, 64117
Pricing: Starting from $25 per user/month
Website:Visit Cerner website
Typical customers: Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Cerner Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Cerner Vs. Alternatives

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.