• THE WORLD OF HOSPITALITY: 10,000,000 restaurants 500,000 Hotels 100,000,000 Employees    ONLY ONE ASSOCIATION COVER THEM
  • INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AND RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION        Geneva, Paris, Barcelona, Washington, Buenos Aires,Beijing,Beirut

News Details

The Strategic Value for Having an Onsite Medical Clinic at Hotels | By Fred DeMicco

T.

http://www.hsyndicate.org/picture/153116330.jpg

The benefits of a medical clinic located within a resort or hotel property are well founded. With an aging society and with travel and tourism set to increase post COVID-19, partnering with an onsite medical clinic franchise could strongly benefit a hotel. There are numerous lodging and medical clinic joint models that currently exist and thrive.

A medical clinic located on property, or in close proximity of a hotel, allows a domestic or international traveler with preexisting medical conditions to have increased confidence and ease of mind when traveling. A medical clinic on property could seamlessly tie into current health, spa, and wellness amenities of a resort. A medical clinic has clear potential to become a unique competitive advantage for the property.

There are many benefits of having an onsite clinic at a resort property. A few benefits of the proximity is that guests have the opportunity to visit the clinic should an emergency arise, visiting family members can be nearby and have no commute to visiting loved ones, and outpatients are able to remain nearby, if needed. As hotels struggle to find unique amenities and paths toward attracting clientele, a medical clinic is a unique feature that will attract a wide demographic of guests. In post COVID-19 tourism, guests will be searching for additional trust factors. An onsite clinic is an amenity that will aid in cultivating trust, in addition to social distancing, mask wearing, and cleaning and disinfecting routines.

ProntoCare Concierge Medical Services, a premiere onsite clinic franchise, has the ability to quickly address patient concerns, problems, and make the correct triage and treatment plan suggestions for a guest. A few of the services that the onsite clinic could offer include non-urgent medical care for ailments such as the common cold, an ear infection, mild allergic reactions, or testing for COVID-19. Guests are provided with a diagnosis, answers to questions and concerns, and educational material in a cost-effective, timely, and efficient manner. In addition, the onsite clinic staff have the skills to evaluate a guest who may need to be transported to a hospital, if clinically indicated, for further care. This personalized, around the clock, healthcare is delivered in a safe and convenient environment which aids in guest comfort and eliminates the stress associated with typical hospital and urgent care visits. This healthcare amenity is important not only for guests to return to normal activities, but more importantly to return to travels.