Cerner Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2015 List of 'World's Most Admired Companies'

February 19, 2015

 Ranks No. 1 in Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services Category 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Feb. 19, 2015 — Cerner Corp. today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE magazine's 2015 List of World’s Most Admired Companies.  The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts, to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.

Cerner ranked first among industry peers in the “Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services” category.

"It’s an honor for Cerner to be recognized once again as one of the most admired companies in the world," said Zane Burke, president of Cerner. "For more than 35 years, we’ve been committed to changing health care through innovative solutions and working collaboratively with clients." 

FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies list is a report card on corporate reputations.  Hay Group has collaborated with FORTUNE annually since 1997 to identify, select and rank the  World’s Most Admired Companies and uncover the business practices that make these companies highly regarded among their peers. To compile the rankings, corporate reputation and performance are measured against nine key attributes: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

The World’s Most Admired Companies list can be found on the FORTUNE website. For more information on how the rankings are determined, please view the full methodology on Hay Group’s website.

 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 improvement of health care delivery and the health of communities.  On February 2, 2015, Cerner Corporation acquired substantially all of the and assumed certain liabilities, of the Siemens Health Services business from Siemens AG.  Nasdaq: CERN. For more information about Cerner, visit, read our blog at, connect with us on Twitter and on Facebook at

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 About  Hay Group
Hay Group is a global management consulting firm that works with leaders to transform strategy into reality. We develop talent, organize people to be more effective and motivate them to perform at their best. Our focus is on making change happen and helping people and organizations realize their potential. We have over 2,600 employees working in 87 offices in 49 countries. Our clients come from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, across every major industry and represent diverse business challenges.

About  Hay Group Insight
For over 35 years Hay Group Insight – the survey research division of Hay Group – has partnered with the world’s largest and most complex organizations to create value through the strategic use of g id=72 survey research. Our mission is to help senior leaders identify the barriers to individual and organizational g id=71 and remove them to improve the performance of people, teams and entire organizations. By providing employee feedback and supporting strategy, our surveys help organizations achieve high levels of performance and lasting change.

FORTUNE is a global leader in business journalism known for its unrivaled access to industry leaders and decision makers. Founded in 1930, FORTUNE magazine has a worldwide circulation of more than 1 million and a readership of nearly 5 million and is the only business brand with editions in Europe and Asia, including a Chinese-language edition. FORTUNE is home to some of the strongest business franchises, g id=76 FORTUNE 500, Best Companies, World's Most Admired Companies, Fastest Growing Companies and Most Powerful Women. The FORTUNE Conference Division extends the brand's mission into live settings, hosting a wide range of annual conferences for top-level executives, including the FORTUNE Global Forum and the Most Powerful Women Summit. FORTUNE's online home is, the world's largest dedicated business and finance Web site.