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McLeod creates clinic on ACS Technologies' campus

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - McLeod Regional Hospital announced it is partnering with ACS Technologies in Florence to create an on-site clinic for their employees.

The clinic will be run by a Nurse Practitioner, and will allow employees of ACS to be seen and treated for any illnesses at work.

This facility will be the 12th of its kind for a business in the Pee Dee, and they're becoming a trend nationally. Officials say this not only increases productivity in the work environment, but also saves the company money when it comes to health care.

"It's not intended to replace the primary care physician. It's intended to enhance the relationship with the primary care physician. The nurse practitioner will work to make sure people have primary care, but those that don't can come here and see the nurse practitioner," said Octavia Williams-Blake with McLeod Regional.

"What it does for the ACS employees is provide very convenience to health care and wellness to them right here in their work place. For the company it helps them save on their health care cost and increases productivity," Williams-Blake added.

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