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UW Health Sub-Zero Clinic Opens July 11

UW Health Sub-Zero Clinic Opens July 11 - Inside UW Health, News, 2017, June

The new UW Health Sub-Zero Clinic will open on July 11, 2017. Sub-Zero Group has partnered with Unity and UW Health to open an onsite medical clinic as an extension of their employees' current UW Health primary care medical home. The clinic will be available to all of Sub-Zero employees and their families enrolled in their Unity Health Plan. Patients who use services at this clinic will have $0 co-pay, deductible or co-insurance.


The new UW Health Sub-Zero Clinic will open on July 11, 2017. Sub-Zero Group has partnered with Unity and UW Health to open an onsite medical clinic as an extension of their employees' current UW Health primary care medical home. The clinic will be available to all of Sub-Zero employees and their families enrolled in their Unity Health Plan. Patients who use services at this clinic will have $0 co-pay, deductible or co-insurance.

The clinic will be staffed by a Nurse Practitioner (two NP’s were hired for back up coverage) along with Medical Assistants. The NPs will also be part of the float pool and will float to the clinics that have the majority of the Sub-Zero medically homed patients. Sub-Zero Group recognizes the importance of having and maintaining a relationship with a primary care physician for all of their employees. The NPs will only be providing select on site services in order to maintain the medical home relationship.

The UW Health Sub-Zero Clinic will be open from 7am - 5 pm Monday through Thursday and Friday 7am - 11am. It is located within Sub-Zero’s Fitchburg production facility. Sub-Zero Group, Inc. manufactures the global premium appliance brands Sub-Zero and Wolf.

The clinic will have a small point of care laboratory and be a remote medication dispensing site for UW Health Pharmacy, having the ability to fill prescriptions from appointments as well as general refills from this population of patients.

What services will Sub-Zero employees continue to see their Primary Care Provider for?

What services are available to Sub-Zero employees at the clinic?

Why is Unity/UW Health opening an on-site clinic?

What will this mean for the UW Health PCP?