Cerner opens on-site health center for employees in India

The center is the company's fourth, and its first outside the Kansas City area where Cerner is headquartered
By Bernie Monegain
10:25 AM

Cerner has opened Healthe at Cerner Center at its Manyata campus in Bangalore, India – giving more than 2,200 associates access to the clinic, which offers routine screenings, physical exams, lab and pharmacy delivery services and the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.

It will be the first time Cerner's Millennium electronic health record will be used in a patient care environment in India, company executives noted.

"We're committed to providing convenient, holistic health and care offerings, focused on prevention and education, so our associates can lead their healthiest lives," Julie Wilson, executive vice president and chief people officer at Cerner, said in a statement.

The clinic provides primary and urgent care, along with wellness programs designed to help members manage their health.

"This is our living lab where we are bringing health care providers and technology together to actively manage the health of our associates," said Rama Nadimpalli, senior vice president and general manager, Cerner India, in a statement. "What we learn here about consumer-driven care will be available to other healthcare organizations around the world."

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Clinicians from Manipal Hospital will staff the Healthe Clinic. The two organizations have collaborated since 2011, and Manipal Hospital has provided on-site nutritionist services for Cerner India the past two years.

The Healthe Fitness Center also offers associates full-service fitness programming with personalized health education and coaching provided by Zela Health Clubs fitness experts.

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