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At The Table - Zest/Onsite Care Clinics

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At The Table - At Zest with Onsite Care Clinics owner Donna Milavetz. Video: At The Table - Zest/Onsite Care Clinics
At The Table - At Zest with Onsite Care Clinics owner Donna Milavetz. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:47:00 +0000 At The Table - Zest/Onsite Care Clinics At The Table - At Zest with Onsite Care Clinics owner Donna Milavetz. KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City >>> surae is standing by with the next look at our series "at the table" >> surae: all right. sam from "devour utah" magazine is back with "at the table". this week, they sit down at zest in downtown salt lake city with donna, ceo and founder of on site care clinics. ? >> at the table, donna, ceo car. we're at zest! who got us into zest? >> guest: it was a combination of knowing donna, nutrition, dietary concerns, organic, vegetarian. that's what zest is about >> i never liked brussel sprouts until i came to zest! >> what is that? >> that looks amazing! >> would you break down your business for us >> i practiced as an medicine physician for 20 years. i saw two things as huge barriers. as we started to see health insurance rise, there's a fair amount of cost shifting. so people were starting to limit their interactions with their clinical team, their providers, doctors like me. all of those things can be handled at a very low price point. and if we do that, and we take away those pain points of access and cost, then really good things happen. so i had this brilliant idea that i would do that in a closed population called an employer group. so i cocalled the ceo of an aluminum extrusion company and said let me be your company doctor. six weeks later, we opened the clinic in the plant. the old marcus welby physical approach. the idea that the one provider knew who you were and knew who your family was >> that's a revolutionary idea. how did you become this powerful businesswoman? >> my father was a small business owner. recently, i never tapped into that sort of seeing that growing up. had a great mentorship on the way. and we have a good business model because i can be a case study on a business school on what not to do starting your own company. i love the idea of creating. i love the idea of pushing the envelope. i love the idea of disruptive innovation! that gets me going! >> and who you are working with? who are these businesses? >> so we are solidly in the mid-market space. we work with an employer group starting at a belly button count of 200 employees at one campus and move up from there. we have great partners. like r.c. willie, vivint. we just opened at overstock in january >> if i work at overstock and i have a headache, how does it work? >> you can online schedule for the next available. we always have same day availability. you can walk in or call. 65% are onsite right there. they walk across to a campus. there's a separate buildings at with a full clinic, physician, medical assistant. we have a pharmacy. we can draw your blood, give you shots. we can treat your migraine right there so in 20 minutes you can go back to work headache-free >> it's taking a model where traditionalally you came to me and transporting it to the medical community needs to go to the business world. right? we need to operate medicine as a service industry, because that's what healthcare is. it's a service industry. >> well, dr. donna, i

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