The University of Missouri is focused on improving the quality of life for all Missourians. We do this through increasing access to education, discovering new technologies and treatments in our laboratories that improve lives, and delivering leading-edge health care that directly affects patients across the state every day.

Our new alliance with Siemens Healthineers, along with the NextGen Precision Health Initiative and Institute, will advance the University of Missouri System in the areas of health care, education, research and economic development. As part of the NextGen Initiative, this alliance will encompass all four UM universities and MU Health Care, giving researchers, students and clinicians access to the latest technology while providing patients from underserved rural areas access to advanced health care services. 

Health care delivery

The new alliance will:

  • Leverage Siemens Healthineers' medical technology and digital solutions to care for patients across Missouri.
  • Optimize operations within MU Health Care's hospitals and clinics.
  • Develop best practices in diagnostic and therapeutic treatments.

Health care innovation

The new alliance will:

  • Integrate digital health tools to transform care delivery.
  • Give clinical departments access to timely, meaningful, actionable data.
  • Develop an integrated digital workplace.

Research and collaboration

The new alliance will:

  • Pursue research using the latest medical technology.
  • Initiate projects that focus on advancing and implementing precision medicine.
  • Advance our ability to prevent, detect, treat and cure devastating diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease.

Education and workforce development

The new alliance will:

  • Co-develop curricula in cybersecurity, data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence related to health care.
  • Provide mentoring and recruitment opportunities to clinical and engineering students.