Why Corporate Clinic Management is Important For Your Company?
1. IT REDUCES HEALTHCARE COST
As healthcare costs continue to steadily rise, many companies are reducing their healthcare expenses by providing convenient medical services via onsite medical clinics. Providing onsite medical clinics for employees achieve cost savings by cutting down on expensive forms of care such as urgent care visits, ER visits, and inpatient admissions. Convenient access to healthcare make employees avoid using the ER for treatments such a strep test, back pain, coughs, colds, and etc.
2. MANY CHRONIC DISEASE ARE PREVENTABLE
According to a study, chronic diseases account for 75 percent of total healthcare costs. They are also the most preventable type of disease. Such illnesses include heart disease, stroke, cancer and obesity. The only way to prevent disease is with actionable steps to halt progression. A corporate clinic management needs to address this through consistent education and layers of accountability.
3. INCREASED HEALTH AWARENESS IS VITAL TO SUCCESS
Pulse Asia cited staying healthy as a top concern by Filipinos since 2012. But due to higher stress, longer work days and constant multitasking, it is more difficult to find the time to act on wellness goals. Creating an on-site medical clinic and wellness program is important because the majority of an employee’s time is spent at the workplace. Attending to employees’ wellness equates to increasing profit through their continuous productivity.
4. COST-EFFECTIVE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES
Depending on the industry, savings are available when onsite clinics assist in ergonomic evaluations, hearing tests and toxicity screens.
5. WELLNESS INTEGRATION
Programs like weight management, coaching, nutrition counseling, stress management and exercise can be integrated into the services offered and recommended to employees and their families. This results in improved health reducing both health care and workers compensation costs.