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Application Services

Application Services

Application Services is the heart of support for Cerner Corporation. Our organization offers 24x7x365 support that never stops, for health care organizations that never stop.

To improve turnaround times for issue resolution, free up your staff for projects, and improve your overall end user experience, consider Cerner’s support services.

Tier 1 through Tier 4 full-service, user-centric support across the care continuum.

The Cerner Support Experience

We offer full-service Tier 1 through Tier 4 support, delivered in-house for a world class support experience. All Cerner clients receive Tier 3 and Tier 4 support with licensed software agreements, and have the option of purchasing our premier Tier 1 and Tier 2 support. Organizations with a full support suite notice improved issue resolution times, a better end user experience, and have more time to focus on projects to advance their organizational roadmap.

Let us be the front door for your end user support. Our Tier 1, HDI-certified support services ensure advanced automation, operational efficiency, and increased process alignment for your organization.

Help Desk is the first level of support for the end users at your facility for all IT-related issues. Our Help Desk provides support for Cerner and non-Cerner systems and applications, and is staffed by college-educated associates.

Millennium Service Desk (Millennium Clinical Help Desk) is our warm transfer Millennium-focused Help Desk option available to you. With this option, your end users are connected in real time to a college-educated Millennium solution specialist that focuses on first contact resolution and 24-hour turnaround times.

Consumer Care is Cerner’s global support team who owns the end-to-end consumer support experience. Our Consumer Care organization consists of:

  • Client Care: serves as the front door to client phone and web support
  • Business Office Services: provides patient phone support on behalf of Cerner’s Physician Practices answering medical billing inquiries and assisting patients with accounting needs
  • HealtheLife: support team provides patient support for the HealtheLife Portal, including areas such as scheduling, provider messaging and results
  • Cerner Wellness: answers questions related to employer wellness programs and other initiatives via the Cerner Wellness portal
  • HealtheAthlete: provides support for the HealtheAthlete application that is offered to coaches, physicians and athletes across many sports

Let us run your daily EHR maintenance operations and keep your system current. Our Tier 2 support provides deeper technical expertise that ensures your solutions run efficiently, allowing you the time and ability to focus on strategic projects and organizational initiatives.

Application Management Services (AMS) provides a proactive and personalized support experience, anticipating users’ needs and continuously advancing you towards achieving your goals. Our experienced associates provide world class support of Millennium and Soarian Solutions on a 24x7x365 basis. We partner with your IT personnel to streamline functions, troubleshoot and resolve issues, and implement changes as necessary. AMS clients express higher levels of productivity, faster system performance, and increased end user satisfaction.

The Upgrade Center is a dedicated team of experts focused solely on aligning your organization with the latest code release for all your Cerner platforms, including Millennium, CareAware, and Soarian solutions. You can stay current with Cerner’s latest innovations while keeping your IT team’s focus on other critical areas. Cerner’s dedicated resources will handle your upgrades and minimize incidents. With Upgrade Center Managed Services (UCMS) – our highest form of alignment – we improve quality, reduce cost, and increase user satisfaction by aligning our team with yours to oversee unlimited upgrades, testing events, and execute ongoing certification package testing.

All Cerner clients have access to Tier 3 and Tier 4 support through their licensed software agreements.

SolutionWorks is Cerner’s non-critical support team that provides incident management services for all clients. This team provides advanced troubleshooting for licensed software on production systems, and is available for difficult or complex issues.

Immediate Response Center is Cerner’s mission critical support team that provides incident management services for all Cerner clients 24x7x365.

Direct Care provides Tier 1-Tier 3 support for CareAware iBus clients.

Cerner Engineering is available for Tier 4 support, resolving issues of the highest complexity that require code changes.

Beyond traditional tiered support, we offer our Continuous Advancement service to help accelerate and optimize your organization. Continuous Advancement is Cerner’s data-driven optimization approach to help your organization identify opportunity, enact change, and measure progress toward your EHR goals one problem at a time. With Continuous Advancement, we focus on technology and behavior changes that lead to the most efficient, effective, and satisfied users.

Related Offerings

Network & Security

Our Security and Administration solutions let you track who is accessing patient information, and how it is being accessed.

IT Management & Alignment

Through Cerner ITWorks, we manage all aspects of your information technology (IT), including implementations, system management and clinical adoption.

Hosting & Monitoring

Our hosting services can improve the availability and performance of your solutions and help you meet your health care and business objectives.

Network Assurance

Our network assurance services help ensure your organization’s network is secure and reliable.

Technology Resale

Our Certification Program is to ensure new technology is compatible with the Cerner application environment, thereby helping minimize downtime and risks.

Wellness Consulting Services

Our wellness offerings provide you with all the tools necessary to inspire positive and sustainable behavioral change within your organization’s employees.