Veteran Brent Shafer Takes Helm of Cerner As CEO and Chairman

Having recently assumed the CEO position at Cerner, Brent Shafer brings more than 35 years of health care and information technology experience to the healthcare services leader. Shafer took on the role of CEO and chairman of the board of directors as of February 1, 2018, replacing Cerner co-founder Cliff Illig. Illig had been serving as Cerner's interim CEO and chairman following fellow co-founder and CEO Neal Patterson's death in July 2017...