UG opens new employee health center

A new employee health center was opened today by the Unified Government.

The new 5,000-square-foot center, named the Road to Wellness Health Center, is a collaborative project of the UG, Cerner and the University of Kansas Hospital, according to an announcement. It is at 800 Ann Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

A UG spokesman said it is part of a long-term strategy to improve the health of the county and city employees and provide convenient and affordable care.

Cerner’s management of the health center will include primary care, health education through coaching, and prevention and wellness screening services centered on the preferences and risks of each plan member, according to the spokesman.

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