Company Doctoring: More Employers Offer On-site Clinics
United Airlines uses data on the types of injuries the clinics are treating to spot trends and improve its safety training. “We can see what body parts to focus on out on the ramp,” said Terry Werber, the airline’s manager for the on-site clinics.
More than a dozen companies have started worksite clinics for employers. Marathon Health now operates 140 on-site clinics in 38 states. Another large firm in this niche is Brentwood, Tenn.-based Premise Health, created last year by the merger of Walgreens’ Take Care Employer Solutions division and CHS Health Services. It operates more than 500 on-site health clinics, pharmacies and fitness centers in 46 states.
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