Cerner, Centene, Express Scripts are all companies synonymous with Missouri’s reputation in health services leadership and innovation. These companies, and others across the state, are remaking the health industry.
Cutting-edge biomedical research is taking place across Missouri, in world-renowned research hospitals, and innovation communities such as Cortex and the Missouri Innovation Center. And many of these companies are also leading the way with the latest in animal health research.
Missouri’s bioscience industry employs approximately 50,000 highly skilled individuals within more than 3,500 companies.
Additionally, Missouri is home to some of the most prestigious hospitals, medical schools and health companies in the world. 40 Missouri colleges and universities offer bachelor’s degrees or higher in biological or biomedical sciences.
And did we mention innovation. Yes, we did, but we didn’t point out that our companies are transforming the health care industry and how it interacts with patients globally. We are the home of the world’s first virtual care center, driven by the real-world expertise of our healthcare industry.
Look who’s here:
What I like about Missouri is the people. I like the work ethic that comes with the people. I like the honesty you encounter.— Gregg Scheller / Katalyst Surgical
The work ethic here is really good. People come in and work hard. They’re used to working hard before we hire them.— Jack Prim / Jack Henry & Associates
I've lived in a lot of places, and there is a difference here in how people conduct themselves. There is a strong work ethic and friendliness that I haven't found elsewhere.— Dr. Susanne Cohen / Triumph Pharmaceuticals