The City of Fishers is preparing to welcome a new vendor providing medical services to municipal employees. During the month of March, a company named OurHealth will be moving into the space for the city employee clinic in the Meyer Najem building downtown.
The Fishers facility will be the seventh OurHealth clinic in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
“We were attracted by the innovative approach OurHealth takes to customize its healthcare service for individual clients and for their proven record of positively impacting patient health,” said Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness in a news release. “The OurHealth team has an entrepreneurial drive, and we see them as the latest innovator to join our community.”
OurHealh says its clinics rely heavily on technology and individual employee attention to specific health issues.
The firm claims its customers see an average savings of 20 percent on healthcare costs, mostly in the form of reduced emergency room visits, savings on specialty referrals and reduced lab and medication costs. Its client list includes OneAmerica, Genesys (formerly Interactive Intelligence), Ice Miller LLP, the Indianapolis Airport Authority, the City of Indianapolis and the City of Charlotte.
During 2017, the company says its patients lost a combined 33,000 pounds, 76,000 points of bad cholesterol and 2,000 points on A1c levels (the leading indicator for diabetes).
In late November, the Fishers Board of Public Works and Safety terminated the city’s contract with QuadMed, the firm that had handled the city employee health clinic since 2008. Mayor Scott Fadness said that contract was ending due to “performance issues.”