HIMSSCast: Editors weigh in on the Oracle-Cerner deal

New host Kat Jercich brings together the HIMSS Media leads – Mike Miliard, executive editor at Healthcare IT News; Susan Morse, executive editor at Healthcare Finance News, and Laura Lovett, executive editor at MobiHealthNews – to discuss Oracle’s recent acquisition of Cerner.  

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Talking points:

  • What are the basics of the deal?
  • Oracle’s interests in the cloud arena
  • What this might mean for the health-tech industry
  • How providers are feeling
  • The role of voice recognition tech
  • Epic and Cerner: The Coke and Pepsi of EHRs?  
  • What we’re keeping an eye on for 2022

More about this episode:  

Cerner names Dr. David Feinberg president and CEO  

Oracle acquires Cerner for $28.3B  

Industry analysts react to Oracle’s big-ticket Cerner buy  

How Oracle’s acquisition of Cerner is positive for providers  

What Oracle’s acquisition of Cerner could mean for big tech in health  

The most significant mergers and acquisitions of 2021

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