NEW YORK, July 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq:CERN) of North Kansas City, Missouri, will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index(r) (Nasdaq:NDX), the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) and the NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index (Nasdaq:NDXT) prior to market open on Friday, July 17, 2009. Cerner Corporation will replace Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:JAVA).
With a market capitalization of approximately $4.6 billion, Cerner is a worldwide supplier of healthcare solutions and services designed to optimize clinical and financial outcomes for healthcare organizations ranging in size from single-doctor practices, to health systems, to entire countries, for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and for the healthcare commerce system.
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