GE joins forces with RIS firm Cerner

November 25, 1998

GE Medical Systems of Milwaukee has signed a product integration and distribution agreement with radiology information systems firm Cerner of Kansas City. The companies plan to integrate GE's PACS software with Cerner's HNA Millennium RadNet RIS product,

GE Medical Systems of Milwaukee has signed a product integration and distribution agreement with radiology information systems firm Cerner of Kansas City. The companies plan to integrate GE's PACS software with Cerner's HNA Millennium RadNet RIS product, a project that should further the development of an electronic patient record that includes medical images and information. GE agreed to buy $14.9 million in Cerner stock, or about 2% of the company's total shares outstanding.