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On-site Medical Rooms are a great way to control the overall organization's healthcare costs. These rooms provide preventive care and treatment to employees at their place of employment, thus increasing their attendance at work. On-site medical rooms are particularly beneficial for decreasing the number of off-site, health-related, patient care visits.
While due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, there are a lot of concerns among the employees leading to a rise in stress and anxiety issues, employees who are working on-site are primarily concerned with two aspects:
In such a scenario, the presence of On-site Medical Rooms in the corporates combined with Telemedicine services play a crucial role in ensuring employees’ health and safety. Companies such as Mphasis, Smartworks, Coca-Cola, Aviva, and CGI are some of the companies that have successfully implemented the benefits of medical rooms.
Here is the Medical Room process flow followed at corporates:
Though on-site medical rooms serve as a great way to ensure employees’ health & safety, a holistic health benefits approach should be followed to deal with employee mental well-being amidst this crisis, which is a right mix of awareness along with on-demand health services such as:
Employees are provided with an option of connecting with an MBBS-qualified doctor 24*7. Scheduling of follow-up calls post the consultations is also enabled.
A lot of corporates relied on webinars by healthcare experts to help their employees deal with stress, fatigue, nutrition, etc. during these tough times.
Several organizations have leveraged virtual fitness sessions to drive employee engagement and a healthy lifestyle. Online Zumba, yoga, and high-intensity workouts have been employees' preferred virtual fitness sessions across organizations.
The care management programs help employees with chronic conditions much better, especially in today’s scenario where people with chronic conditions have difficulty recovering from COVID-19.
Professional counseling services by qualified and experienced clinical psychologists, trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Positive Psychology is also available for employees.
Whether companies are looking to reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health and productivity, or all of the above, an on-site medical room might be the best for their workforce.