Apple is opening medical clinics for its employees

Apple is preparing to open a group of health clinics for its employees and their families, CNBC reports.

The clinics, called AC Wellness, will launch this spring as “an independent medical practice dedicated to delivering compassionate, effective healthcare to the Apple employee population,” according to their website.

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$5B Apple HQ in Cupertino

The front doors to Apple Park are four stories tall and made out of glass.

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The entire campus is landscaped with native plants and trees.

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Inside those big atriums are meeting places and cafes for Apple employees to run into each other.

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This is Steve Jobs Theater, a 1000-seat space where the iPhone X was first launched.

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The fountain inside the ring has finally been filled with water.

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The campus can look like a golf course from above.

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But Apple has made a lot of effort to keep the campus environmentally friendly, not just visually green. The entire roof is covered with solar panels, for example.

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The campus is off limits to the public. Here are people driving by it.

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On the right is a visitor's center that sells exclusive Apple swag and coffee. It's the only place on campus where visitors are allowed without a pass.

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Scores of fruit trees have been planted inside the ring. Apple's cafes will use fruit from the campus.

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There's also a state-of-the-art gym on the campus and two basketball courts.

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The fountain inside the ring is a stunning blue color.

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The site includes job postings for a primary care and acute care doctor, nurse practitioner and nurse coordinator, clinical exercise coach and “health partner,” who will work with patients to “improve their health and wellness through sustainable behavior change.”

CNBC reports that, based on LinkedIn search results, former Stanford Health Care employees have been affiliated with the new clinics for at least five months, and that the company is also looking to hire “designers” to help with programs for disease prevention and promoting healthy behavior.

 

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