Workplace clinics growing in Detroit area

October 24, 2017

Workplace primary care and wellness centers are catching on in Southeast Michigan as one way for self-funded employers or unions to save money on their health insurance costs, according to an article on the Crains Detroit Business website.

For instance, Plumbers Union Local 98 in Madison Heights contracted with Activate Healthcare of Indianapolis to open a primary care clinic at the union headquarters. 

Schoolcraft College in Livonia has opened a new 6,000-square-foot urgent care center for students and employees that is managed by St. Joseph Mercy Health System. 

Over the past 18 months, Henry Ford Health System in Detroit has contracted with three Southeast Michigan companies — DTE Energy Co., E & E Manufacturing and Eastman Chemical — to offer primary care and wellness services to about 20,000 people at their worksites.

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