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Cerner, National University of Singapore School of Computing Announce Health Care Informatics Leadership Certification

September 09, 2015

Cerner Singapore and the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing today jointly announced a certification course in health care informatics leadership. The five-day course, Nov. 2-6, will be administered by the NUS School of Computing’s Centre for Health Informatics.

The course will provide the region’s senior health care leaders with an opportunity for certification and a deeper understanding of the importance of informatics in driving improved clinical outcomes and operational efficiencies in care delivery.

“Cerner is delighted to join NUS to develop this unique opportunity for senior health care executives to collaborate and exchange best practices,” said Rebecca LaNasa, managing director, Cerner Southeast Asia. “Leaders will gain advanced knowledge of how health care informatics and technology can be leveraged as an enabler to support new models of care delivery and clinical transformation.”

Throughout the week, health care professionals will learn new approaches to engage clinical teams, enhance clinical operations through adoption of information technology, leverage big data to improve care processes and outcomes, and learn best practices from global health care informatics and clinical governance models.

For 22 years, Cerner has had a presence in Southeast Asia, and Cerner Millennium electronic health record solutions are installed in Singapore and Malaysia. Building on its industry-leading clinical technology expertise and vast global experience, Cerner works to identify new and innovative ways to deliver value to its clients.

“Health care informatics is reshaping the entire industry and we are pleased to collaborate with Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to keep senior health care professionals knowledgeable on the latest developments and tools in the industry,” said Professor Alex Siow, director of the Centre of Health Informatics at the NUS School of Computing.

“We are confident this certificate course will equip health care professionals in the region with the necessary skills to take advantage of health care informatics to develop new ways of delivering health care to achieve better patient care and satisfaction,” Siow added.

To register, or for more information visit, http://chi.nus.edu.sg/programmes-list/certificate-in-healthcare-informatics-leadership.html

 About Cerner

Cerner’s health information technologies connect people, information and systems at more than 18,000 facilities worldwide. Recognized for innovation, Cerner solutions assist clinicians in making care decisions and enable organizations to manage the health of populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help health care organizations manage revenue, as well as a wide range of services to support clients’ clinical, financial and operational needs. Cerner’s mission is to contribute to the systemic improvement of health care delivery and the health of communities.  On February 2, 2015, Cerner Corporation acquired substantially all of the assets, and assumed certain liabilities, of the Siemens Health Services business from Siemens AG.  Nasdaq: CERN. For more information about Cerner, visit cerner.com, read our blog at cerner.com/blog, connect with us on Twitter at twitter.com/cerner and on Facebook at facebook.com/cerner.

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About National University of Singapore (NUS)

A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.

NUS has 16 faculties and schools across three campuses. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Over 38,000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives.

NUS has three Research Centres of Excellence (RCE) and 26 university-level research institutes and centres. It is also a partner in Singapore’s fifth RCE. NUS shares a close affiliation with 16 national-level research institutes and centres. Research activities are strategic and robust, and NUS is well-known for its research strengths in engineering, life sciences and biomedicine, social sciences and natural sciences. It also strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community.  

This year, NUS celebrates its 110th year of founding together with Singapore’s 50th year of independence. As the island’s first higher education institution established by the local community, NUS prides itself in nurturing generations of leaders and luminaries in Singapore and Asia.

For more information on NUS, please visit www.nus.edu.sg. Details on NUS’ 110th Anniversary celebrations are available at nus110.sg.

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