Amazon is apparently pleased with how its Amazon Care pilot in Seattle has gone, since it announced this morning that it will be expanding the offering across the U.S. this summer, and opening it up to companies of all sizes, in addition to its own employees. The Amazon Care model combines on-demand and in-person care, and is meant as a solution from the search giant to address shortfalls in current offerings for employer-sponsored healthcare.
Amazon Care is starting small and will get tested out by Seattle-based Amazon employees, but it's likely -- almost certain -- that this thing will get bigger in time.
Employers may have started offering telemedicine in recent years to keep the cost of care down, and the pandemic has helped drive employees toward remote medical treatment.
To keep employees healthy and productive, businesses are bringing medical care into the workplace.
We know one thing for sure: Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Warren Buffett are teaming up to do something about their workers’ health care.
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Corporate wellness programs seem like a no-brainer in theory. In order to get employees to exercise more, companies can just pay them to reach a certain number of steps walked or calories burned. Right?
For organizations that are truly concerned with employee health, before working on separate wellness initiatives, first take stock of the broader work environment to ensure it is one that promotes employee health. Focusing on these factors will go a long way toward making your workplace an inherently healthy one.
Employee health is one of the biggest investments employers and their employees make all year. Some major businesses are now calling for more accountability for workplace wellness among employers.
From the advent of the treadmill desk to the installation of ball pits for break time, companies around the world are keying into one the major needs of their employees: well-being in the workplace.
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For example, the use of telemedicine skyrocketed, and many think it's an innovation that's here to stay. Patients like the convenience — and for many conditions, it's an effective alternative to an in-person visit.
Stress happens, and that’s okay. Too much stress, though, and you’re just asking for trouble. When you feel the work piling on and your anxiety start to rise, it’s important to take a minute to do something about it.
Amazon Care is a benefit being piloted for Amazon employees and their families in the Seattle area.
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