The two-day health and wellness session began with health risk profiling of employees, followed by interactive sessions by expert doctors
India Virtual Hospital’s Health Care Assistance Program (HCAP) which is a unique employee health assistance and wellness programme kickstarted at Bathinda Factory and Unit of National Fertilizers, a leading public sector undertaking (PSUs).
The first series of counselling sessions and talks at Bathinda Unit National Fertilizers focussed on common cardiac symptoms and healthy life for middle aged along with practical sessions on office yoga and ergonomics. The two-day health and wellness session as part of IVH HCAP Program began with health risk profiling of employees, followed by interactive sessions by expert doctors, nutritionists and yoga teacher. Special session was conducted for families of NFL Employees at Ladies Club within the township.
Leveraging the wide patient care partner network across the country of India virtual hospital and robust technology module including IVH APP, IVH HCAP seamlessly cater to five major requirements of the working professionals — quick and timely medical support, proper guidance and personalised care, choice of multiple and cost-effective healthcare options, wellness, occupational and preventive health programmes, special discounts & rates for corporates.
Rai Umraopati Ray, Head, IVH HCAP said, “As globalisation and urbanisation converge in India to make chronic disease a significant problem, the PSUs and the corporate sector need to take a close look at effective workplace wellness along with comprehensive health assistance programme to tackle the situation. Our programme, IVH HCAP takes advantage of employers’ access to employees at an age when interventions can still change their long-term health trajectory. Along with it, the programme helps employees to manage their health, medical and surgical care. It helps patient to take an informed decision with expert consultations, working out the best medical plan, coordinating with the hospital team for hospitalisation and procedure and providing much-required counselling for patients and their family members along with post-operation recovery needs and services.”
Sunil Arora, Chief General Manager, National Fertilizers, Bathinda Unit said, “Health and wellness is an integral aspect of our work culture and we continuously strive to introduce new initiatives from time to time which benefit our employees at large. For instance, stress is an ever increasing problem in today’s time. Each one of us is grappling with various issues of living with tensions and stress. Hence learning to manage stress is an important life skill in today’s time. Similarly, practicing preventive health measures is also crucial for a healthy and satisfying life”.