Healthcare Company Cerner to Generate 50 R&D Jobs in Dublin
Major medical IT company, Cerner, is focused on improving the lives of patients across Europe. The company aims to create 50 new job opportunities in Dublin that are focused on R&D as well as the management of patients’ medical data. Cerner is a company that has been able to connect people through intelligent platforms and services, which are in 27,000 medical centers around the world catering for at least 110 million patients.
The minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation in Ireland, Heather Humphreys TD, stated that she was delighted to see the company expand its operations in Dublin with the creation of the new job opportunities. She stated that it was an exciting venture that enhanced the country’s capability in the healthcare IT sector. As such, the expertise and innovation that will be developed in Dublin will focus on developing complex predictive algorithms in Cerner’s population health intelligence platform. This platform will enable healthcare providers to manage and improve the wellbeing of society by encouraging people to take charge of their own healthcare.
IDA Ireland Executive Director, Mary Buckley, stated that the investment will put Ireland in a good position in the development of healthcare analytics and convergence. The investment by Cerner Company is ambitious in scope and seeks to address critical healthcare challenges. The company is also partnering with other stakeholders in order to provide world-class standards of health through a single, secure platform that makes data easily accessible.