Onsite Clinics

By providing medical services promptly at the worksite, employers reduce lost employee time due to illness and injury, increase productivity and generate direct and indirect savings.


About Onsite Clinics

With more than 60 centers operating in more than 28 states, Onsite Clinics are benefiting employees by significantly reducing their out-of-pocket medical expenses, transportation costs, and out-of-work time.


The Johns Hopkins Advantage

For 130 years, Johns Hopkins Hospital has led the way in both biomedical discovery and health care, establishing the standard by which others follow and build upon. This is one of many faculty-developed programs, protocols and services provided by Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions to improve health outcomes and reduce the cost of care. Our faculty experts developed this program for maximum impact, based on years of research and clinical success.


Available Services

Today’s onsite care has evolved to focus not only on the prevention and treatment of occupational injuries, but to include a comprehensive package of key services including:

  • Both routine and urgent care:
    Assessment & treatment of upper respiratory infections (cough, cold, sore throat), digestive disorders (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea), headaches, sprains/strains & lacerations, skin infections, emergent and routine referrals
  • Onsite pharmacy and prescribing:
    Commonly used over-thecounter medications (antacids, acetaminophen, ibuprofen) and approved prescriptive items (antibiotics); Prescriptions written by Onsite provider
  • Preventive care:
    Routine physical examinations with comprehensive laboratory tests, routine vaccinations, health education, and wellness coaching
  • Occupational medicine:
    Assessment and treatment of work-related injuries, coordination of care and ancillary services, referrals; Post-offer employment physical exams (DOT certification), ergonomic evaluations, and substance abuse testing
  • Employee engagement and targeted wellness programs:
    Facilitation of company wellness initiatives through health seminars and screening events; engagement of “at-risk” employees
  • Occupational safety:
    Consultation and support for corporate safety programs, individual and group training for occupational “best practices” such as back safety and work related hazards


About Onsite Clinics

Ed Bernacki, M.D. Introduces Onsite Clinics

Onsite Clinics, managed by Johns Hopkins Medicine, benefit employees by reducing their out-of-pocket medical expenses, transportation costs, and out-of-work time. Through comprehensive wellness programs, many chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes, are detected early or even prevented. Health education and events give employees insight and facilitate healthy changes like weight loss and smoking cessation.

  • Increases employee well-being
  • Reduces health care and transportation costs
  • Increases productivity
  • Optimizes care and avoids waste
  • Produces high utilization and satisfaction
  • Results in positive ROI  (It delivers to employers $3.90 of health care savings for every $1 spent on employee health care. Click here.)



The Johns Hopkins Advantage

Dr. Bernacki holds several titles within Johns Hopkins, specifically, professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and executive director of Health, Safety and Environment. He is also chairman of the Johns Hopkins Institutions Joint Committee for Health, Safety and Environment.

Dr. Bernacki is a graduate of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut, earned his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and completed a residency in Preventive Medicine, simultaneously receiving his masters degree in Public Health from the Yale University School of Medicine, in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Bernacki is certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in both Occupational Medicine and General Preventive Medicine.

Before coming to Hopkins, Dr. Bernacki held a variety of positions in industry including corporate medical director of United Technologies Corporation in Hartford, Connecticut and vice president of Health, Safety and Environment for Tenneco, Inc., in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Bernacki is a past president of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and has published numerous peer reviewed articles in the field of occupational medicine, toxicology and worker’s compensation related issues.

Nimisha Kalia, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A, is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. After earning her medical degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, she completed her internal medicine residency at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut followed by a fellowship in occupational medicine here at Hopkins. While completing her fellowship, she earned a master’s of public health (MPH) from the Bloomberg School and a master’s of business administration (MBA) from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She then joined the faculty at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College before returning to Hopkins in 2015 as a consultant to Sibley Memorial Hospital. During her time at Sibley, she successfully reorganized Sibley’s Occupational Medicine Program, writing and implementing policies as well as training staff in workers’ compensation medical management. Board certified in both internal medicine and occupational medicine, she has given scientific presentations and organized conferences both nationally and internationally. She served as the interim chair of Health, Safety and Environment for the Johns Hopkins Health System and University, overseeing the Johns Hopkins Occupational Injury Clinic, Employee Health and Wellness Center and Occupational Health Services operations.

Amy S. Alfriend, R.N., M.P.H., COHN-S/CM, is the assistant director of the Johns Hopkins division of Occupational Medicine.




Naren Balkarran, D.H.Sc., M.P.A.S., PA-C, is the clinical coordinator for the Johns Hopkins Employer Onsite Health Clinics.