* Q1 adj EPS $0.63 vs est of $0.61/shr
* Revenue rises 10 pct to $431.3 mln
* Backs fiscal 2010 outlook
April 28 (Reuters) - Health information technology company Cerner Corp (CERN.O) posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong bookings, and reaffirmed its 2010 outlook.
For the first quarter, the company earned $50.3 million, or 59 cents a share, compared with $40.8 million, or 49 cents a share a year ago. Excluding items, it earned 63 cents a share.
Revenue rose 10 percent to $431.3 million.
Analysts on average expected earnings of 61 cents a share, excluding special items, on revenue of $430.2 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
For the first quarter, bookings rose 22 percent to $404.9 million.
The company reaffirmed its 2010 adjusted earnings view of $2.80 and $2.90 a share on revenue of $1.8 billion to $1.88 billion.
Analysts on average were expecting earnings of $2.86 a share, on revenue of $1.9 billion.
Shares of the company closed at $90.26 Wednesday on Nasdaq. (Reporting by Anand Basu in Bangalore; Editing by Don Sebastian)