Employers looking to keep health care costs in check are increasingly turning to onsite clinics and health screenings. Earlier this year, Walgreens announced the opening of what it called one of the country’s most comprehensive worksite health centers at BMW Manufacturing’s facility in Spartanburg, S.C. Some 25,000 square feet, the Associates’ Family Health Center offers not just occupational care, but full primary care services for BMW employees and their dependents, as well as some retirees.

Bill Raulerson, director of site operations with Walgreens’ Take Care Health Systems, says BMW started with a foot in the door of onsite health and, as many other employers have seen, the success was encouraging enough to expand.

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