The search giant has secretly been accumulating the health data of millions of Americans from 21 different states, in partnership with Ascension.
Only about one in 10 discharged hospital patients with access to their electronic medical records go online to take a look.
Dubbed Data at the Point of Care (DPC), it aims to fill information gaps and offer a more complete picture of a patient's health and history.
Representatives from the big tech and health plans said they want to help consumers get access to their medical claims data via an app of their choosing.
With the 2019 code App Challenge, Cerner encourages innovators to build apps on its platforms that further transform health care.
Once ready, it will let American veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration view their aggregated health records on their iPhone.
The tech giant would create a tool that allows vets to download health records directly to their iPhones and link them to other health apps.
When a physician orders test kits through the DrChrono EHR platform, it will capture patient demographics and applicable clinical information.
The new prototype tool, called the Health Record Request Wizard, streamlines and simplifies the records request process and promotes digital formats.
Acquisition will bring together two companies committed to improving the lives of cancer patients through the evolving field of health data and analytics.