According to a 2012 research study by the Integrated Benefits Institute, which represents leading U.S. employers and business groups, poor health costs the U.S. economy $576 billion a year, with $227 billion resulting from “lost productivity” due to illnesses. Therefore, as healthcare costs continue to rise, organizations are seeking new ways to control health-related losses and keep their workforce healthy. One key solution that employers are now investing in is an onsite clinic for their employees.
What is an Onsite Health Clinic?
An onsite health clinic, also known as a worksite clinic, is exactly as both terms imply: it’s a health facility that is located in or near the workplace. An onsite clinic offers medical and wellness services through a group of licensed providers, usually physicians or nurses from established health companies like U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, who serve as the primary care providers of employees and the employees’ dependents. Read more from this blo