FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2017
Gainesville, GA – The City of Gainesville’s workforce consists of more than 600 fulltime employees in 281 different job classifications. The latest benefit being made available is a near-site primary care clinic managed by CareATC, Inc., an employer-sponsored clinic provider.
The Employee Health & Wellness Center will be available to all eligible City of Gainesville employees on the corporate healthcare plan at no cost. The center be fully operated by CareATC and managed by a regional management team based in Atlanta, GA. This management team is an extension of CareATC’s Eastern Division Headquarters in Tampa, FL.
“With the launch of the employee health and wellness center, it’s clear that the Mayor, Council and City Management see employee wellness as a priority. Employees play a critical role in helping the city control cost when by taking responsibility for personal health care. When employees win, then the City wins. We are proud to partner with the City of Gainesville and look forward to serving City employees and their families,” says Philip Kurtz, CareATC Chief Executive Officer.
CareATC is a leading provider of onsite and near-site medical clinics. Since 2000, CareATC provides customized population health management solutions for employers, reducing healthcare costs by promoting health, preventing disease, and providing a shorter path to care. CareATC manages over 140 clients in 31 states and cares for over 155,000 patients. CareATC is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
More information about CareATC can be found at www.careatc.com. For media inquiries, contact Lori Malone at 918.645.9285.