Cerner Neal Patterson, Siemens Healthcare John Glaser

Cerner® to Acquire Siemens HS for $1.3 Billion

Complementary geography creates truly global client base

Cerner Corporation and Siemens AG today announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Cerner will acquire the assets of Siemens' healthcare information technology business unit, Siemens HS, for $1.3 billion in cash. By combining investments in R&D, knowledgeable resources, and complementary client bases, the acquisition creates scale for future innovation. Complementary client bases will further expand global presence.

As part of the agreement, Cerner and Siemens AG will form a new strategic global alliance to bring new solutions to market that combine Cerner’s health information technology leadership and Siemens AG’s strengths in medical devices and imaging.

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