"Besides helping to improve the health of the consumer (which Lifeclinic's automated health stations do 1,000,000 times a day), Lifeclinic is dedicated to serving a population of people who are at the store almost every day - the retailers' employees," said Lifeclinic's Chief Medical Officer, John Kelly, M.D., Ph.D.
"Lifeclinic is committed to helping our retailer customers design and implement programs that can help control their organization's healthcare costs. For example, when our health stations identify an employee who is pre-hypertensive, there is an opportunity for early intervention and education to promote generally recommended lifestyle changes, which in turn may allow the employee to forgo the need for costly medications, visits to the doctor and missed days of work. Obviously, this also benefits the employer's bottom-line. For those people whom our health stations identify as being hypertensive, the employee's healthcare provider can be called upon to immediately address factors such as lack of exercise, unhealthy diet, obesity and other bad lifestyle habits, and may also recommend inexpensive medication that will prevent the much higher costs of hospitalization and lost productivity."
Both the LC500 and LC600 are Internet-ready for secure, HIPAA-compliant, open source integration into most network and pharmacy environments and can easily interface with existing wellness applications so that all data gathered by them can be saved. These two next generation health stations, along with Lifeclinic's Web-based GroupStat management system, can collect, track and manage real-time biometric data, for individuals or in the aggregate, to improve the overall outcome of employee wellness programs.
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