Press Release

Garmin® Cerner Leverage Capabilities to promote healthier lifestyles together

September 2, 2016 7:00 AM EDT

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, now offer health and wellness data generated from Garmin consumer devices into Cerner’s wellness and population health solutions.

Individuals will be able to incorporate cardio, steps, and weight data provided by Garmin devices, into Cerner’s wellness and patient engagement solutions for organizations that offer this capability.  The information will be used to provide individuals and organizations with actionable insights to help promote healthy lifestyles.

“Cerner is at the forefront of strategic innovation in health solutions,” said Allison Swelin, Garmin manager health and wellness. “Garmin is excited to align with a fellow Kansas City industry-leading company to provide impactful wearable devices to populations across the country.”

Garmin brings more than a decade of wearable device expertise and provides an extensive suite of products designed to match any individual’s fitness and activity requirements. Many Garmin devices feature water resistance and long battery life to help increase convenience and usage for individuals participating in health and wellness programs as they rarely have to remove their device.  

Cerner Wellness provides organizations with the ability to automate and manage an effective wellness program. The web-based solution and supporting mobile app helps individuals understand and engage in their health and facilitates sustainable behavior change and healthier lifestyles.

The alignment enables Garmin consumers with lifestyle devices the option to sync data with an organization that utilizes Cerner’s leading wellness, patient engagement and population health management solutions.

“Garmin is a leader in innovation, and their consumer lifestyle devices tie in seamlessly with Cerner’s vision for population health management,” said Zach Wood, director and general manager, Member Engagement, Cerner. “Cerner is excited to integrate data generated from those devices into our solutions to help organizations better manage the health of their supported populations.”

About Garmin 

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

About Cerner

Cerner’s health information technologies connect people, information and systems at more than 20,000 facilities worldwide. Recognized for innovation, Cerner solutions assist clinicians in making care decisions and enable organizations to manage the health of populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help health care organizations manage revenue, as well as a wide range of services to support clients’ clinical, financial and operational needs. Cerner’s mission is to contribute to the systemic improvement of health care delivery and the health of communities. For more information about Cerner, visit cerner.com, read our blog at cerner.com/blog, connect with us on Twitter at twitter.com/cerner and on Facebook at facebook.com/cerner. Our website, blog, Twitter account and Facebook page contain a significant amount of information about Cerner, including financial and other information for investors.

 

Contacts

MEDIA CONTACT: Amy Nouri Garmin International Inc. Phone | 913/397-8200 E-Mail | media.relations@garmin.com