Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> December 18, 2000

E.h. Devanny Iii – Cerner Corporation (cern)

E. H. (TRACE) DEVANNY, III, President, joined Cerner Corporation in 1994. In his role, Mr. Devanny is responsible for Cerner's enterprise business strategies and product management. He is the executive overseeing activities for Cerner International and enterprise sales, plus implementation and support functions for all of the markets that Cerner serves. In addition, he has responsibility for IQHealth, Cerner's eHealth business group. Mr. Devanny brings more than 20 years of experience in software, technology and healthcare informatics to his role as President, including an unparalleled track record of bolstering corporate performance. Mr. Devanny's first roles at Cerner included Regional Vice President for the Mid-Atlantic Region in Washington, DC, as well as Vice President and General Manager for the East. In 1997, Mr. Devanny left Cerner to serve as Chief Operating Officer and President of ADAC Health Care Information Systems in Houston, Texas. He rejoined Cerner as President in August 1999. Earlier in his career, Mr. Devanny worked for the IBM Corporation as the Business Unit Executive for the Health Sector in the Mid-Atlantic States. He also served as a member of the IBM Health Industry Market Focused Community Board of Directors. Mr. Devanny earned his Bachelor's degree in English from the University of the South. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by giving us a brief overview of Cerner

Corporation, the company's history, products, services, customers, those

kinds of things please.

Mr. Devanny: Cerner is a company