This onsite clinic is saving a MN manufacturer money
October 26, 2018
As our nation struggles to find an affordable, effective future for health care, some answers may come from an experiment at a midsize employer in Montevideo, Minn.
Friendship Homes, with 180 employees, is one of the largest employers in the town of 5,400 about 130 miles west of the Twin Cities. The company builds prefabricated homes. And like many in construction and related industries, it has struggled to help its employees with back and muscle pain and other injuries caused by strain and overuse.
WorkSiteRight is a division of the H.C. Sweere Center for Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics, located on the campus of Northwestern Health Sciences University. Northwestern Health Sciences University is a non-profit organization.