Cerner reports record bookings, announces plans for 600 new KC jobs

After stumbling three months ago, Cerner reported record new business bookings in the final three months of 2017 that were 62 percent higher than a year earlier.

The $2.3 billion bookings of new business followed a disappointing number in the previous quarter that contributed to a sharp drop share price for the North Kansas City-based health care IT company.

For all of 2017, bookings reached $6.3 billion, also a record.

During the Tuesday earnings call, Cerner also announced it plans to hire 600 employees in Kansas City, in part from reinvested tax breaks.

Read more: Kansas City Star, Kansas City Business Journal


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