Business Group on Health Recognizes Cerner Corporation with 2020 Helen Darling Award for Excellence in Health Care Value and Innovation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Business Group on Health today honored Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN), a global health care technology company, with its prestigious Helen Darling Award for Excellence in Health Care Value and Innovation. The annual award recognizes an employer for innovative and cost-effective use of health care resources while prioritizing the employee health care experience and creating sustainable, high-value programs.

“We are honored to accept this prestigious award, which demonstrates Cerner’s commitment to the health and well-being of our associates across the world,” said Tracy Platt, chief human resources officer, Cerner. “At Cerner, we aim to provide a complete set of benefits to address the physical, social, mental and financial health of our associates and their families as well as resources to help them take charge of their health. We’ve provided countless resources to support them during the pandemic and help them

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Michael Porter of Harvard Business School has Joined the Board of Directors of ExThera Medical Corporation

Michael Porter, Ph.D., has joined the board of directors of ExThera Medical Corporation, a privately held medical technology company focused on the therapeutic reduction of drug-resistant pathogens and sepsis mediators in whole blood. ExThera’s Seraph® 100 Microbind® Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) has a CE Mark in Europe for the treatment of a wide range of bloodstream infections. In the USA Seraph 100 has Emergency Use Authorization from FDA, where it is being used successfully in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, many of whom are critically ill.

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Professor Porter, the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School, is recognized as a leading authority on competitive strategy, the competitiveness and economic development of nations and regions, and the application of competition and strategy principles to address social problems such as health

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