ekincare, one of India’s leading employee healthcare management companies, announced the initiation of COVID vaccinations for employees and their dependents from March 8th, 2021. The vaccination drive is being streamlined to address technical issues with Co-Win and is carried out with 100% compliance with government directives.
ekincare, along with its various trusted healthcare partners including NU Hospitals, Kauvery Hospitals, Sahyadri Hospitals and 1 mg, to name a few, is rolling out the vaccine at all the major metro cities, with additional locations pan-India to be added in a phased manner. The vaccination schedule began from March 8th, 2021 to start inoculating employees’ at-risk family members, including senior citizens.
ekincare has proven experience with inoculation drives, having administered over 10,000 vaccines in the past 3 months for 25 client companies. Along with this, it is the single largest POC for pan-India coverage, with more than 25 currently operational centers with plans to expand to over a 100 more locations across the country. ekincare also provides 24/7 doctor support in case of emergencies or adverse effects from the vaccine, making it one of India’s most trusted healthcare management firms. Using the ekincare app, employers can track their employees’ health and address any health-related concerns that might arise amongst the workforce and with its 24/7 doctor support and self-health tracking, the app allows employees to manage their own health needs from one unified app.
Kiran Kalakuntla, CEO of ekincare said, “Early adoption of employee vaccination can improve employee morale, alleviate risks of COVID infection and provide peace of mind, leading to easier transition to carrying out business at the workplace again. We are working closely with the hospitals, corporates and following all Government of India protocols to ensure smooth running of this exercise.”
COVID-19 Vaccination Execution Plan – Current Phase:
While ekincare has listed a few major metro locations to begin with, the list is expected to grow up to 100 in the next phase once diagnostic centers are allowed to. The vaccination can be administered at home (including dependents) or at office premises or at a partner location where ekincare takes care of cold chain logistics and stock management across defined locations altogether.
Also, they ensure availability of family doctors for remote monitoring of health in case of any adverse effects wherein employees can initiate a doctor chat in case of any health issues 24/7.
Awareness Generation & Compliance Management: ekincare extensively takes care of navigating through the government compliance management (as per GOI protocols from time to time) and also helps drive awareness of the initiative for the employees including administration of the second dose, So, whenever the second dose would be due for a customer, the ekincare team will reach out and schedule inoculation for them.
Holding a profound experience in inoculation with over 10,000 vaccines administered in the last 3 months and being the single POC for pan-India coverage along with ensuring 100% compliance with any upcoming government regulations makes ekincare the best Industry leader in employee health benefits, trusted by 250+ clients.
Successful implementation of vaccines in the past
With experience of handling vaccinations like Typhoid, Flu, etc. across multiple clients, both on-site and at home, ekincare is ready to ensure your employees are safe and have the smoothest experience with the COVID vaccine as well.
For BFSI and Agri clients with 14,000+ and 5000+ employees respectively, ekincare has set up on-site camps during flu season at 13 locations and covered over 1700+ employees in total. Additional 2500+ and 700+ employees each were vaccinated in these drives using at-home inoculation in 15 cities.
Founded by Kiran Kalakuntla and Srikanth Samudrala, ekincare is a health benefits platform that helps companies administer benefits efficiently, optimize their healthcare spends and show real health outcomes. ekincare’s patent-pending AI powered health assistant reads medical data from disparate data sets to create a health graph, predicts health risks, and provides timely personalised recommendations to beat those risks.