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Cerner Integrates, Will Distribute Visual Technologies Genetics Software

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) Health IT firm Cerner said last week that it has signed an agreement to distribute Visual Technologies’ Visual Data Explorer life science software and integrate it with its own tools.
Cerner will market the software to customers in clinical laboratories, academic clinical researchers, university genetic research centers and consortia, biotechnology and biopharmaceutical companies, and government laboratories.
Visual Data Explorer allows users to store, organize, and mine patient demographics, clinical and phenotypic data, genotypes, and pedigrees.
"With Visual Data Explorer, our clients will be able to interact with data extracted from their Cerner systems on a very intuitive level," said Mark Hoffman, director of genomics strategy at Cerner, in a statement.

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