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Top 10 hospitals using Oracle Cerner's EHR

The electronic health record (EHR) market is highly competitive. These digital tools help doctors and other healthcare providers track and understand a patient’s medical background quickly, easily and without relying on handwritten notes.

According to Definitive Healthcare data, Oracle Cerner is the second most popular EHR vendor in the U.S. with a market share of 28.9%. Oracle Cerner’s solutions aim to help healthcare providers prioritize the delivery of care by reducing the burden of time-consuming administrative tasks. This technology is further enhanced by Oracle’s considerable cloud computing infrastructure, which could make patient health records easier to access and read while improving security.

Wondering which hospitals use Cerner? Using Definitive Healthcare’s HospitalView product, we ranked the top hospitals in the U.S. using an Oracle Cerner EHR platform by both net patient revenue and number of beds. Data is from the Medicare Cost Report and is according to the most recent 12-month interval tracked in our product.

Top 10 hospitals using Oracle Cerner’s EHR ranked by net patient revenue

RankHospital nameCityStateDefinitive IDNPRExplore dataset
1University HospitalColumbiaMO274095$4,732,350,283 Explore
2IU Health Methodist HospitalIndianapolisIN1365$3,113,206,365 Explore
3Northside Hospital AtlantaAtlantaGA1000$2,578,616,056 Explore
4UAB HospitalBirminghamAL71$2,287,308,156 Explore
5Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical CenterHoustonTX4018$2,142,530,278 Explore
6Christiana HospitalNewarkDE744$2,097,769,250 Explore
7UPMC PresbyterianPittsburghPA3439$2,082,739,594 Explore
8Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical CenterBangorME1862$2,049,507,129 Explore
9Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical CenterHersheyPA3490$2,008,145,366 Explore
10Memorial Hermann Southwest HospitalHoustonTX274147$1,900,862,141 Explore

Fig. 1  Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product. Data is from the Medicare Cost Report and is displayed according to the most recent 12-month interval tracked in our database. Data accessed July 2023.

University Hospital in Missouri ranks at the top of our list with net patient revenue of more than $4.7 billion. In second place is Indiana-based IU Health Methodist Hospital,  has an NPR of more than $3.1 billion. Both facilities can also be found on our list of the top 50 hospitals in the U.S. by NPR, ranking 13 and 35 respectively.

Top 10 hospitals using Oracle Cerner’s EHR ranked by number of beds

RankHospital nameCityStateDefinitive ID# of staffed bedsExplore dataset
1Jackson Memorial HospitalMiamiFL8451,893Explore
2Baptist Medical CenterSan AntonioTX38601,451Explore
3IU Health Methodist HospitalIndianapolisIN13651,247Explore
4UPMC PresbyterianPittsburghPA34391,146Explore
5UAB HospitalBirminghamAL711,138Explore
6Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical CenterHoustonTX40181,067Explore
7Baptist HospitalMiamiFL846948Explore
8Christiana HospitalNewarkDE744906Explore
9Huntsville HospitalHuntsvilleAL81904Explore
10CAMC General HospitalCharlestonWV4436813Explore

Fig. 2  Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product. Data accessed July 2023. 

Florida-based Jackson Memorial Hospital ranked first on our list, with a bed count of 1,893, followed by Baptist Medical Center in Texas with 1,451 beds and IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indiana with 1,247 beds. 

How many hospitals use Cerner EHR?

As of July 2023, more than 2,040 hospitals recorded Cerner Oracle EMR implementations, including hospitals that are part of Atrium Health, Baystate Health, Dignity Health, and more. Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston, Texas is the largest hospital, based on number of discharges, with Oracle Cerner installed.  

What is an EMR system?

An electronic medical record (EMR) is a digital record of a patient’s health. Information commonly found on an EMR include medical history, diagnoses, medications, lab results, immunizations, allergies, doctors’ notes and more.

An EMR system refers to a suite of integrated, interoperable technologies which work together seamlessly to help healthcare providers deliver care more effectively, maintain compliance, streamline administrative tasks and reduce medical costs. A healthcare provider may install an EMR system comprised of multiple components, such as a patient portal, telemedicine, practice management software, nurse scheduling tools and more.

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