Archive for On-site Facilities

  • Business Coalitions Get in the Act

    More and more business coalitions are getting onto the on-site and near site space.  A couple of notable examples come to mind immediately.  One is in the upper Wisconsin area and the other is in Indianapolis.  OurHealth is the regional vendor that is coordinating care among several employer who ...

  • Towers Watson Survey Towers Watson Survey

    More data - Towers Watson published their 2012 Onsite Health Center Survey Report and, of course, it provides some great stats and an up-to-date overview of onsite care and employer attitudes, costs, etc.    The primary reason cited for opening an on-site clinic remains increased productivity (62...

  • Multiple-Employer Clinic Opens in Indianapolis Multiple-Employer Clinic Opens in Indianapolis

    Novia CareClinics just opened a clinic for the use of employees of multiple employers in downtown Indianapolis.  Novia has long had a significant presence in Indiana - its corporate headquarters are there.  However, this new site, which is relatively small (at 1,200 square feet, about the size nee...

  • Take Care Health Systems Now Offers Telemedicine Services to BCBSNC Employees Take Care Health Systems Now Offers Telemedicine Services to BCBSNC Employees

    Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina, Walgreens and American Well have developed a system for offering telehealth services to  BCBSNC employees and dependents at home or at work.  The services will include consultations with nurse practitioners, nutritionists and health coaches.  The robust s...

  • A New Twist on On-site Clinics A New Twist on On-site Clinics

    Well, they say you learn something new everyday.  We found that out this morning when we saw an article in the St. Louis American about an on-site clinic at a school, not for the teachers, only, but for the students.  And, the clinic includes behavioral counseling and assistance in signing up for ...

  • Bellin Health Cited by the NY Times Bellin Health Cited by the NY Times

    Bellin Health - Wisconsin It does not matter whether you know about Bellin, or not.  They are making their presence felt in a big way in their own market area in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where they are matching efforts and maintaining a presence in a state with a lot of other prominent health care...

  • Towers Watson Onsite Clinic 2012 Survey Towers Watson Onsite Clinic 2012 Survey

    Towers Watson recently released the results of their 2012 survey of employers who already have, or are planning to add, an onsite clinic for employees.  Perhaps somewhat of a surprise, the number one reason the respondents gave for having an onsite clinic is to "Enhance worker productivity."   Se...

  • Another Update on Montana State Clinics

    It was announced on 6/23/2012 (shortly after our last update) that the State of Montana signed the final contract with CareHere to provide on-site services for state employees in spite of the protest filed by the second-place bidder, MiCare of Montana.    Has this issue been "put to bed?"  Only ...

  • Update on Montana Clinics Update on Montana Clinics

    We mentioned in a post earlier that the State of Montana was seeking proposals to operate on-site clinics for all of the State's employees.  Subsequently, in our most recent newsletter, we likewise reported that the bid had been awarded to CareHere, with some grumbling from the local vendors.  Thi...

  • Hospitals are the new Hospitals are the new “vendors”

    For any number of newsletter issues and in many presentations, we have contended that hospitals are going to come to the forefront as vendors and compete directly in the on-site clinic environment.  Actually, the vendors are promoting their involvement to a certain extent, and the employer communit...