accelerating an open community of innovation

accelerating an open community of innovation

Cerner Open Developer Experience





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Cerner Open Developer Experience

code is for any innovator who wants to collaborate and build upon Cerner's open platforms to drive health care forward!

Join us. Start coding immediately with our API documentation and test your work in the sandbox.


Innovative collaboration will change the future of health care IT. Learn about the different ways Cerner is engaging with the broader development Community to foster new ideas.

Built On

Makes plug-and-play apps a reality

Expands access to discrete data in the EHR

Other ways to connect to Cerner's open platforms.


See what some of our current partners have created.

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  • ePreop, Inc. offers a wide range of software and workflow tools dedicated to simplifying the surgical experience for patients, RNs, administrators, and physicians.

  • Pediatric Growth Screen 1
    BY: Boston Children's Hospital and SMART

    Pediatric Growth Chart provides a concise, minimal-click, interactive view of a child’s growth over time.

  • Cardiac Risk Screen 1
    BY: Boston Children's Hospital and SMART

    Cardiac Risk presents relevant patient vitals and lab measurements and the calculated Reynolds Risk Score, along with a succinct, patient-friendly explanation for each result.

  • VisualDX Screen 1
    VisualDX Logo
    BY: VisualDx

    The new VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system that has now expanded across general medicine.  As the leader in diagnostic accuracy, the software is proven to improve accuracy, save physicians’ time, and enhance patient care.

  • Meducation Screen 1
    by Polyglot

    Meducation from within the Cerner EHR workflow, Meducation® uses a patient’s SIG information to create intuitive patient-specific instructions and regimen summaries, at 5th-8th grade reading level, in 5 fonts and 22 languages.

how it works

Here are the steps for making your ideas a reality. Play in our sandbox. Try some sample code. Get started building!


tinker & test


apply & join


validate & launch


Get to know more about Cerner and what’s going on with open technologies.

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Oct 18th 2016

PULSE@ Check Digital Healthcare Meetup

Digital health startups and strategic partners will connect to explore new innovations and partnership opportunities at the MassChallenge PULSE@Check Digital Health

Sep 20th 2016 Blog

Check out what’s new in our next video series - Driving the new FHIR Standard

Cerner leaders and developers recognized the promise of the Health Level Seven® HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource® (FHIR) standard early on.

Aug 30th 2016 News

CoxHealth CMIO Louis Krenn Talks SMART on FHIR

CoxHealth CMIO Louis Krenn, M.D., believes the “app store” model for modular improvements to EHRs is very promising.