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Validation Programs

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CareAware Validation is an active approach to collaboration across development, sales, marketing, and support. It creates a unique relationship that emphasizes the best of both companies and helps to better address mutual client needs.

Through the Validation process Cerner can:

  • Jointly advance and develop device integrations
  • Expand the CareAware driver library
  • Test validity of data transfer to CareAware iBus
  • Provide seamless integration with CareAware Solutions and Workflows
  • Achieve scalable integration for broad market adoption
  • Coordinate support efforts to ensure client satisfaction


  1. Initial screening/value proposition through request process
  2. Complete non-disclosure agreement
  3. Fully vet technical and workflow feasibility of product
  4. Execute contractual agreement
  5. Prioritize and slate validation efforts
  6. Complete development and workflow validation
  7. Documentation completion and code released
  8. Cerner updates marketing materials and sends validation letter
  9. Jointly identify pilot site
  10. Release code as generally available once integrated at a client site
  • Engineering and product management alignment
  • Availability to integrate in all countries where the CareAware iBus is available
  • Scalable integration for broad market adoption; not effort spent to address a singular implementation
  • Driver development prioritization
  • Ongoing maintenance, including release coordination to deliver a validated version to mutual clients 
  • Coordinated support efforts so clients and partners can make a single call for connected sub-systems
  • Increased sales and marketing opportunities
  • Recognition as a Validation Partner in marketing materials and promotions to clients
  • Opportunity for annual meetings around initiatives and overall business relationship
  • Tighter strategic integration between companies
  • Ability to have an extensive portfolio of validated devices

CareAware Validated Workflows

  • Accelerate Diagnostics
  • B. Braun Medical
  • Baxter
  • Becton Dickinson
  • BioFire Diagnostics
  • CareFusion
  • CenTrak
  • CompX
  • Copan Diagnostics
  • Covidien
  • Critical Alert
  • Dräger
  • EarlySense
  • Edan Instruments
  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Fukuda Denshi
  • GE Healthcare
  • GetWellNetwork
  • Haemonetics
  • Hillrom
  • ICU Medical
  • Ideal Life
  • Ivenix
  • Leica
  • Linet Group
  • Livongo Health
  • Maquet
  • Masimo
  • Medtronic
  • Midmark
  • Mindray
  • Mobile Aspects
  • Neoventa
  • Nihon Kohden
  • NxStage
  • Omnicell
  • Outset Medical
  • Perigen
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Roche
  • seca
  • Sizewise
  • Smiths Medical
  • Sonitor Technologies
  • Spacelabs Healthcare
  • Spectralink
  • Stanley Healthcare
  • Stryker
  • Sysmex
  • Talyst
  • Vocera
  • Welch Allyn
  • West-Com
  • Zebra
"Memorial wrapped up a very successful CareAware VitalsLinks® project, finishing on time and under budget. We expanded our use of the Welch Allyn devices housewide, thus eliminating the need to manually enter vital signs into our system. This is another significant step in our journey to automate clinical workflows, thus improving quality and patient care."

— Dumal, Jennifer | CNO

Link to: Device list



ECG Management Validation ensures the DICOM interoperability between devices and Cerner ECG Management for DICOM Modality Worklist and DICOM Storage of 12-Lead ECG and DICOM pdf. By utilizing the DICOM (digital imaging communications in medicine) standards, Cerner ECG Management can integrate with any validated ECG Cart, Stress or Holter System. The goal of this program is to allow clients options for the acquisition of devices that fit their organizational needs and to actively engage with participating partners to continuously validate devices and workflows.

Through ECG Management Validation process Cerner can:

  • Jointly advance and develop device integrations
  • Expand device options for ECG Management clients
  • Test validity of data transfer to ECG Management
  • Provide seamless integration with ECG Management
  • Achieve scalable integration for broad market adoption
  • Coordinate support efforts to ensure client satisfaction

  1. Initial screening/value proposition through request process
  2. Complete non-disclosure agreement
  3. Fully vet DICOM capabilities to determine feasibility
  4. Execute contractual agreement
  5. Prioritize and slate validation efforts
  6. Complete testing and workflow validation
  7. Documentation completion
  8. Cerner updates marketing materials and sends validation letter
  • Engineering and product management alignment
  • Availability to integrate in all countries where ECG Management is available
  • Scalable integration for broad market adoption; not effort spent to address a singular implementation
  • Testing prioritization
  • Ongoing maintenance, including release coordination to deliver a validated version to mutual clients 
  • Coordinated support efforts so clients and partners can make a single call for connected sub-systems
  • Increased sales and marketing opportunities
  • Recognition as a Validation Partner in marketing materials and promotions to clients
  • Opportunity for annual meetings around initiatives and overall business relationship
  • Tighter strategic integration between companies
  • GE Healthcare
  • Hyland
  • Mindray
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Spacelabs Healthcare
  • Welch Allyn


Link to: Device list



Technical validation is a fee-for-service offering available to manufacturers who evaluate devices for compatibility with Cerner Millennium applications. The process includes the development of necessary operating systems scripts, libraries, installation and support documentation and training of Cerner support associates. The device types available for validation include printers, scanners and barcode scanners.


Technical Validation Request
  1. Initial screening/value proposition through request process
  2. Complete non-disclosure agreement
  3. Complete Technology Validation application
  4. Cerner fully vets Technology Validation application
  5. Execute contractual agreement
  6. Prioritize and slate validation efforts
  7. Equipment sent to Technology Validation Lab
  8. Once validation is complete, Cerner will send validation letter
  9. Cerner will update Validated Perihperal List (VPL)


  1. Testing – to ensure the technology is recognizable and compatible with the O/S environment to which it will be connected
  2. Verification – to confirm technology will perform the required functions within the Cerner application environment for which it is intended to be used
  3. Maintainability – to conduct thorough evaluation of the installation and setup requirements

Link to: Validated devices




  • Ambir Technology
  • Brother Industries Ltd
  • Canon U.S.A., Inc.
  • Code Corporation
  • CognitiveTPG
  • Datalogic ADC, Inc.
  • En-Vision American
  • Epson America, Inc.
  • Fuji Xerox Co.
  • Fujitsu
  • Honeywell
  • HP Incorporated
  • Intermec Technologies Corp.
  • Kodak Alaris
  • Konica Minolta Business Solutions, USA Inc.
  • Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc.
  • Lexmark International
  • Motorola, Inc
  • Panasonic Systems Solutions Company of North America
  • Ricoh Americas Corporation
  • Sato Corporation
  • Sharp Electronics Corporation
  • Tangent Computer Inc
  • TSC Auto ID/Digitrax
  • Visioneer, Inc.
  • Xerox Corporation
  • Philips Healthcare