July 19, 2018
, Kokomo, Ind.
FCA announced currently a skeleton to open a physician-led, primary caring hospital in Kokomo, Indiana, to exclusively use employees and their families. More than 22,000 health caring members will have entrance to a clinic, a infancy of whom are located within 10 miles of a facility.
The FCA Family Health and Wellness Center, powered by St. Vincent, located during 1765 East Lincoln Road, will yield a personalized knowledge by extensive primary caring services and wellness programs. The hospital is mainly located to a 5 FCA plants in a area, that contain one of a largest automotive delivery complexes in a world.
“Kokomo is a ideal plcae to launch a primary care, near-site hospital given a distance and vicinity of a worker village operative in a 5 internal production facilities,” pronounced Kathleen Neal, Director – Integrated Health Care Disability, FCA. “Sustaining a healthy workplace and compelling a contentment of a employees and their families is constituent to a success of a business.”
The hospital will open and start providing caring to patients on Jul 30, 2018.
St. Vincent, partial of a Ascension health caring organization, was comparison to work a clinic. Dedicated to portion Indiana’s residents for some-more than 126 years, St. Vincent will offer FCA employees and their families entrance to not usually primary caring providers and wellness services by this new clinic, though also to internal specialists during St. Vincent Kokomo and other sites of caring opposite a integrated St. Vincent health system.
“St. Vincent is vehement to have been comparison to offer available entrance to high quality, merciful and medicine health caring for thousands of FCA employees and their families,” pronounced St. Vincent Indiana Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Nalli. “By providing softened and easy entrance to care, we trust we can assistance move about a healthier workforce, village and economy in Indiana.”
Citing high per capita health caring costs and a necessity of primary caring physicians in Indiana, FCA determined a Kokomo hospital to emanate a some-more personalized and graphic health caring experience. Approximately 40 percent of FCA employees do not have a primary caring physician, that means many of these employees are visiting places like puncture bedrooms and obligatory caring comforts for active or medicine treatment.
The hospital will yield peculiarity caring and a high turn of preference during no cost for many FCA employees and their families in a Kokomo and Tipton areas.
The FCA Family Health and Wellness Center will discharge a holistic proceed to health opposite lifestyle, aptness and entrance to a entirely integrated health caring system. The hospital will yield a ideal venue for handling ongoing conditions, such as hypertension. The hospital staff will embody of doctors, nurses, medical assistants, dietitians, practice physiologists and behavioral health specialists. Staff will also embody a earthy therapist, cat-scan technician, pharmacist, ongoing illness manager and studious health advocate. In addition, a hospital will offer phone interpreting and interpretation services as needed.
According to a Kaiser Family Foundation, U.S. health caring prices have increasing a towering 21.6 percent given 2008, pushing companies to brand artistic approaches to conduct these costs, including building near-site health clinics. While FCA is a initial domestic automaker to settle a near-site health clinic, a Company joins a flourishing trend where 30 percent of vast U.S. employers have combined clinics as a means of improving worker health and generating associated cost savings.
About FCA Health and Wellness
A long-established dignitary in providing programs and services to support a health and wellness of employees and their families, FCA has been famous 9 uninterrupted years by a National Business Group on Health for programs that capacitate a healthy workplace and inspire healthy lifestyles for both employees and their families. FCA is committed to “4URHLTH,” a module designed to support altogether contentment that empowers employees and their families with entrance to extensive collection and resources for heading healthier lifestyles.
Since 1985, a Company’s wellness module has developed to accommodate a needs of employees and their families. In a tumble of 2008, a Company non-stop an on-site health hospital and pharmacy inside a Auburn Hills, Michigan, headquarters, providing scarcely 12,000 Chrysler employees and contractors with available entrance to high-quality medical care. Today, FCA provides a accumulation of integrated health skeleton with surety services. This extensive proceed to ancillary worker contentment includes entrance to a accumulation of health-related resources, including UAW advantage representatives; a Health Advocate for salaried employees; an Employee Assistance Program deputy for all employees; on-site medical departments; 25 dedicated wellness staff members; and many on-site aptness centers.
About FCA Indiana Transmission Operations
Since 2009, FCA US has committed investments of some-more than $1.9 billion and combined some-more than 4,100 new jobs to a Indiana delivery operations. The 5 Kokomo- and Tipton-area production plants (Kokomo Transmission, Kokomo Casting, Indiana Transmission I and II, and Tipton Transmission) furnish a four-, six-, eight- and nine-speed transmissions, powering a Company’s 3 newest vehicles: a all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler, 2019 Jeep Cherokee and 2019 Ram 1500. In addition, Tipton is a production site for a innovative eFlite dual-motor electrically non-static delivery that powers a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, a many fit minivan of all time.
About St. Vincent
In Indiana, Ascension’s St. Vincent operates 20 hospitals in further to a extensive network of dependent corner ventures, medical practices and clinics that cover a 57-county area and occupy some-more than 15,000 associates. Across a state, St. Vincent supposing some-more than $268 million in village advantage and caring of persons vital in misery in mercantile year 2017. Serving Indiana for 136 years, Ascension is a faith-based medical classification committed to delivering compassionate, personalized caring to all, with special courtesy to persons vital in misery and those many vulnerable. Ascension is a largest non-profit health complement in a U.S. and a world’s largest Catholic health system, handling 2,600 sites of caring – including 153 hospitals and some-more than 50 comparison vital comforts – in 22 states and a District of Columbia. Visit www.stvincent.org.
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).
FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”
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