Popularity of Onsite Health Clinics, Coaching Spreads

The trend can cut healthcare costs and increase workplace productivity.

Large employers, especially manufacturing operations, have had onsite nurses and doctors available to their workers for years. But now health clinics and coaches are becoming an increasingly common sight at employers of all kinds and sizes.

The trend has proven to be a win-win for all involved, boosting, among other things, “patient engagement,” the term for how actively people address their health issues and how well they follow doctors’ orders.

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