TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion Recognized as Top in Nation by the Medical Fitness Association
January 09, 2014
The TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion has won the Medical Fitness Association's Certified Center of the Year award and Program of the Year award for the Exercise is Medicine program.
Certified Center of the Year
Approximately 450 facilities are a part of the Medical Fitness Association, whose preventative approach to wellness emphasizes:
- Individualized exercise programming
- Qualified, credentialed staff
- Disease management and clinical outcomes
- Emergency preparedness
- Medical oversight
"The distinguished facility awards are presented to those medical fitness facilities that clearly serve as benchmarks for the industry, and whose results others can emulate," says Bob Boone, President and CEO of the Medical Fitness Association."The TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion has stepped up to the plate time and again. We are proud to recognize the Pavilion as this year's Certified Center of the Year and Exercise is Medicine as Program of the Year."
Program of the Year: Exercise is Medicine
The TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion's Exercise is Medicine (EIM) services are offered by certified athletic trainers and/or clinical exercise specialists who work closely with physical therapists, cardiac rehabilitators and physicians to help patients make lifestyle modifications necessary to recover from surgery or manage diseases using exercise.
"The TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion consistently has proven its commitment to the industry and to improving the health status of the community through prevention, exercise rehabilitation and wellness education," says Deb Riggs, general manager. "We are honored to receive these awards, which underscore what we strive to do each day."