bioMérieux Opens First On-site Health Center in St. Louis Area
February 16, 2016
State-of-the-art facility operated by leading health care firm, Cerner.
bioMérieux, Inc, a subsidiary of bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today announced the opening of its first on-site employee health center, bioMérieux Live Well Center, located in the Hazelwood, Mo. office. Cerner, a global leader in health care, will staff and operate the center. The state-of-the-art facility offers convenient access to high-quality medical care for the company’s 1,100 St. Louis area employees and their families.
"This new health center showcases bioMérieux’s commitment to the health and wellness of our employees and their families. Our St. Louis bioMérieux family now has access to high-quality, affordable health care services, which can positively impact the health services we provide and our community as a whole,” said Antonio Santos, vice president operations and site management, bioMérieux, Inc.
The bioMérieux Live Well Center services include primary and urgent care. The employees and their immediate families can schedule school physicals, vaccinations and biometric screenings. The 1,750 square-foot center focuses its services and operations on its patients and their well-being. It features three consultative care suites equipped with Cerner’s leading health care technology to manage everything from patient records to appointment scheduling.
The bioMérieux employees and their families are able to interact with their providers, review their medical records and schedule appointments using a secure, online portal. The health center also offers an array of services to enhance bioMérieux’s employee wellness program. Employees can now receive annual physicals and additional wellness coaching and education.
“We are pleased that bioMérieux has entrusted Cerner to manage the health of its workforce population. Increasingly, employers around the world are looking to on-site health care to improve workforce health, productivity and satisfaction. As a leader in population health management, we share in this commitment and aim to advance the health care experience for bioMérieux employees and their families,” said Mike Heckman, vice president of population health services at Cerner.
The bioMérieux Live Well Center is open Monday through Friday and located at 5690 Campus Parkway in Hazelwood, Mo.