HIMSS Statement on the Passing of Neal Patterson

On behalf of HIMSS and our members, we are saddened to hear of Neal Patterson’s passing this weekend. Our condolences are with the Patterson and Cerner families.

Over these many years, we have come to know Neal as a passionate supporter for health IT policy and technology advancements.  He expected a great deal of himself, his team, and the industry to benefit patients, caregivers, and providers alike.  We look forward to continuing Neal’s legacy to advance standards-based interoperability and information sharing for all.