Apple medical centres may soon be a step away.
Till date known for its Technology driven products.
Taking the things a notch higher, Apple Inc. is under process of launching its wellness clinics and helping its ageing employees. These “AC Wellness” centres are independent medical practice that aims to deliver effective healthcare. Though initially planned for the Apple employees and their families, high chances exist in encompassing general populace. The Apple CEO: Tim Cook took shareholders towards a new era of Apple identity in the field of Healthcare.
The efforts are already underway to recruit quality healthcare staff. These include: primary care physicians, medical assistants and nurses in order to improve health and behavior change. This change is expected to launch in Spring 2018.
The Apple “AC Wellness Clinics” are expected to launch near it’s Cupertino Headquarters, California.
With this initiative, Apple Inc. joins list of top employee friendly organizations like: Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway as part of the social initiative.
Apple presently has more than 1,23,000 employees on its rolls. The AC Wellness Network aims to be an independent entity to deliver compassionate healthcare facilities to the employees. It is expected that health problems account for a loss of about 260 billion dollars per year.
Another idea behind AC Wellness job demands enlists to seek employees who can deliver unique but concierge healthcare service. The clinics have seeked partnership with crossover health.
Apple plans to use these medical clinics to promote healthcare service and products. The facilities expected to be on offering include Non invasive Glucose monitoring through Carekart.
The company also launched its website titled as “acwellness.com” with details on the initiative. The website also enlists jobs like: Exercise coaches, care navigators and phlebotomist to promote lab tests on sites. This also includes the Santa Monica facility to promote healthy organization.
The existing primary care facility will focus on Apple Inc’s Santa Clara county employees.
The company has roped into its fold the Stanford Health Care employees to promote the standards of this new apple subsidiary. The company also wants to rope in designers for preventive measures and promotion of Healthy lifestyle choices. The search is also in place for a clinic and population Health designers to yield effective results.
The company aims to leverage the medical clinics to test the medical clinics and growing range of Healthcare offerings.
Long term goals:
Apple Inc. is also in a partnership act with numerous health clinics to expand the offerings towards the general public.
It is also in process of identifying the opportunity of its Apple Watch in detecting heart rhythms. If such a possibility arises then the population worldwide will gain wide success in treatment and identification of heart problems.
The Apple family suffered a huge loss when the mega accession deal for Crossover health failed to materialize.
With an aim to be the best in health sector and management for its employees, the organization is finding new ways to make a difference to the cause of employee welfare and growth.