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October 15, 2015 Amelia Wilcox

Do Onsite Health Clinics Work? The Results Are In

The latest trend in workplace wellness is the creation of worksite health clinics. These clinics provide primary medical care and rehabilitation services to a company’s employees and their dependents.

A new study reports the early results of some companies who created these onsite clinics for their workers.

What's the Verdict on Onsite Health Clinics?


Q: What’s the Verdict on Onsite Health Clinics? A: They’re Working


A recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management shows that companies who have created onsite health clinics are reporting the programs successful.

Over half the companies in the study reported using their onsite clinics to address chronic conditions for their employees. A great statistic to note is the 63% of respondents who reported a reduction in lost workdays.

Related: Can Office Massage Really Lower Worker’s Comp Claims?

When employers already spend so much time and money on health care coverage for their employees and dependents, it only makes sense that there is a trend towards creating onsite clinics.

Related: Which Top Company In Your Field Has An Onsite Health Clinic?

(See SHRM’s report on worksite health clinics here.)

Amelia Wilcox

Amelia Wilcox is the Founder and CEO of Nivati, a leader in corporate massage and employee mental health support since 2010. Her high-growth B2B company provides employee stress management tools that arm businesses with actionable data and positive employee experiences to improve wellbeing, boost morale, and increase engagement.

Amelia has exponentially grown her company from a solo living-room service business to an international technology brand.

Awards
Recently listed as a Forty Under 40, Fast 50, Inc 5000 Twice awarded National Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year

Licenses, Certifications & Memberships
Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002
Member of American Massage Therapy Association
Served on Utah Worksite Wellness Council from 2012-2015

Education
Attended Utah College of Massage Therapy
Educated in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah

Publications
Massage Magazine (AMTA's publication)  

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