Barber to start work as systems engineer in Mo.

Published 12:03 am Sunday, May 10, 2015

KANSAS CITY — Natchez native Kelvin Barber has been hired by Cerner Corporation of Kansas City as a system engineer.

Braber graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi this month with a degree in information technology, and will work with Linux to update systems and software used in hospitals.

Barber said he will be doing more than just sitting behind a computer. “I will be working with a team of other system engineers to build strategies for solving problems within the system,” he said.

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Cerner Corporation, Inc. offers “intelligent solutions for the healthcare industry” connecting people and systems at more than 18,000 facilities worldwide. Their services support clinical, financial and operational needs of organizations. The company designs “leading-edge health information technology” and “offer strategies that empower organizations to know, manage and engage their populations.”