Health Management Center (HMC)

Since 2004, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) Health Management Center has been ISO 17025 accredited by the American Associated of Laboratory Accreditation. ISO 17025 accreditation is a 3rd party assessment of competence in diagnostic testing. Successful accreditation by the ISO 17025 standard means the lab has proven conformance with all ISO 9000 management requirements in addition to the ISO 17025 requirements around best practices in testing. This equates to BIVI providing solutions backed by data that our customer’s and industry can trust. BIVI’s HMC facilitates the continual improvement of health, performance, and quality for the pork industry.

Resident Scholar

Since 2004, BIVI’s resident scholar program has sponsored 11 veterinary residents and PhD candidates completing postgraduate work in a variety of specialty areas, such as internal medicine, cardiology and pain management/surgery. Today, many of these veterinarians are faculty members at the colleges of veterinary medicine or delivering tertiary care to pets.

Swine Veterinary Internship Program (SVIP)

Bringing solutions to our customers and the industry while developing tomorrow’s leaders through animal science and veterinary student projects.

BIVI swine supports at least 9 animal science and veterinary student summer internships, all working towards answering customer and industry questions. Over 80 students have participated, producing at least 100 abstracts published at major industry conferences. Many are now serving as the industries next leaders.

Learn more about the internship program

North American PRRS Symposium (NAPRRS)

Annual forum in which BIVI disseminates information regarding field applicable PRRS research and ARC coordinated approach. This event has served and become known for its ability to facilitate industry contacts, sharing best practices, and to update the ongoing 32 ARC projects in the U.S. Learn more about NAPRRS.

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)

BIVI is proud to partner with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program and its efforts within the cattle industry to educate and certify producers and their staff on best practices for cattle production. BQA certification helps producers demonstrate their commitment to excellence in beef production.