Healthiest Employers, LLC has named Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) the fourth healthiest workplace in America. Additionally, three Cerner clients were named to the annual list of Healthiest 100 Workplaces, including:
- Indiana University Health (Indianapolis, Ind.)
- Norton Healthcare Inc., (Louisville, Ky.)
- Methodist Health System (Dallas)
“We congratulate our clients named to the Healthiest 100 list and commend them for their commitment to health. All three providers use the Cerner Wellness solution, which is the same tool we use to help Cerner associates manage their health,” said David Nill, Cerner vice president. “The solution engages associates in their own wellness, and drives behavioral change in a positive, productive and sustainable way. Ultimately, the technology helps improve associates’ quality of life, and reduce the overall cost of health care.”
Cerner creates a culture of health for its more than 14,500 associates by providing access to on-site clinics, pharmacies and fitness centers; through innovative benefits design; and, advanced wellness tools and resources. Anchored by the Cerner Wellness Health Portal, web and mobile technology deliver prescriptive lifestyle and condition-specific management programs as part of a personalized associate plan.
The annual Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America recognizes organizations of all sizes, regions and industries. Companies selected to the list have comprehensive wellness policies in place, and demonstrate vision and leadership related to the organization’s role in the broader health care environment. Cerner’s ranking as America’s fourth Healthiest Workplace follows its 2013 recognition as a healthy employer by the National Business Group on Health.
Cerner is contributing to the systemic change of health and care delivery. For more than 30 years Cerner has been executing its vision to make health care safer and more efficient. We started with the foundation of digitizing paper processes and now offer the most comprehensive array of information software, professional services, medical device integration, remote hosting and employer health and wellness services. Cerner systems are used by everyone from individual consumers, to single-doctor practices, hospitals, employers and entire countries. Taking what we’ve learned over more than three decades, Cerner is building on the knowledge that is in the system to support evidence-based clinical decisions, prevent medical errors and empower patients in their care.
Cerner solutions are licensed by approximately 14,000 facilities around the world, including more than 3,000 hospitals; 4,900 physician practices; 60,000 physicians; 590 ambulatory facilities, such as laboratories, ambulatory centers, behavioral health centers, cardiac facilities, radiology clinics and surgery centers; 3,500 extended care facilities; 150 employer sites and 1,790 retail pharmacies.