Cerner Extends Reach Into Federal Contracting With Recent Acquisition

Missouri-based IT giant Cerner announced that it plans to acquire IT consulting firm AbleVets for an undisclosed amount. Cerner, which stands as one of the biggest distributors of EHR systems, appears to be undertaking the acquisition in order to grow its presence in federal contracting, despite having garnered criticism for the challenges the company has faced in creating an EHR system for the VA...