This just in. According to news reports by the Kansas City Star, Cerner just announced the $1.3 billion dollar purchase of Siemens Healthcare making Cerner a 20,000 person company worldwide and their organization at $4.5 billion dollars in size and reportedly the largest healthcare IT workforce in the world. Siemens announced a strategic relationship with Cerner as well in the deal and the report goes on to mention that Cerner will go on to finance the deal with cash on hand.
This news is monumental.
Read the article here http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article1067499.html