Medical en $31 Million Center for Integrated Wellness Opens in Bloomington, Illinois <div class="node-body article-body">The $35 million 105,000-square-foot Center for Integrated Wellness opened last week as a joint program among Signet Enterprises, McLean County Orthopedics, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Method Sports Performance and Sequoia Wellness.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:41:00 +0000 57531 at <p>The new Center for Integrated Wellness in Bloomington, Illinois, includes a sports-performance training institute, a running track and more fitness amenities as well as integration with medical programs. (Photo courtesy Center for Integrated Wellness.)</p> Hospital, City Reach Deal to Preserve Suburban Chicago Fitness Center <div class="node-body article-body">St. George Corp., the parent of Palos Community Hospital, and the Village of Orland Park, Illinois, put together a memorandum of understanding that preserves Palos Health & Fitness Center from destruction. The facility had been scheduled for demolition as part of the hospital's expansion plan.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wellness Medical Thu, 24 Mar 2016 20:05:00 +0000 51491 at <p>The memorandum of understanding between St. George Corporation and the Village of Orland Park, Illinois,&nbsp;is expected to go before the Village Board for a vote on April 4.&nbsp;(Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Mount Carmel Health's New Facility Integrates Health, Fitness and Emergency Services <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mount Carmel Health's MC Fitness & Health facility in Lewis Center, Ohio, offers fitness club amenities, health services and an emergency department in one location.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wellness Medical Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:08:00 +0000 51191 at Medical Fitness Network Directory Helps Personal Trainers and Health Clubs Reach New Clients with Chronic Conditions <div class="node-body article-body">The Medical Fitness Network is a directory of personal trainers, health clubs, YMCAs and other health care professionals that was set up to connect people who have chronic diseases or medical conditions with people and services that can help them, but it also connects trainers and fitness facilities with clients who need their services and may not know about them otherwise. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> For-profits Medical Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:15:00 +0000 50491 at <p>Personal trainers and fitness facilities who pay to be listed in the directory of health care professionals and organizations put together by the Medical Fitness Network get exposure to people with chronic conditions through the organization&#39;s partnerships with 12 health care organizations as well as discounts on services from more than 100 companies. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Exercise is Medicine Solution Aims to Unite Health Care Systems, Fitness Professionals <div class="node-body article-body">The ultimate goal of the EIM Solution collaboration is to achieve global targets for inactivity reduction, related morbidity and mortality, and health care costs.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wellness Medical Tue, 23 Feb 2016 20:37:00 +0000 49891 at <p>As part of the Exercise is Medicine&nbsp;Solution, physicians can refer their patients to qualified exercise professionals who hold the EIM Professional Credential. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Suburban Chicago Hospital Plans to Close Fitness Center in Expansion Plan <div class="node-body article-body">Some members, health care professionals and politicians have voiced opposition to the Palos Community Hospital's expansion plan that would close the Palos Health & Fitness Center.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wellness Medical lifetime fitness Mon, 22 Feb 2016 21:05:00 +0000 49821 at <p>The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board&nbsp;held a public hearing on the plan on Feb. 18, and the state agency is expected to issue a vote by March 18. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, Health Care Provider Enter Wellness Partnership <div class="node-body article-body">The two non-profit organizations plan to offer new programs and services such as health risk assessments, screenings and employee wellness.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical Nonprofits Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:45:00 +0000 46771 at <p>The 50,000-square-foot Tri-Lakes Health Pavilion opened in January and is billed as the first-of-its kind facility in Colorado. (Photo courtesy YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region.)</p> Fitness Groups Ask for PHIT Act Support after Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate for First Time <div class="node-body article-body">The PHIT Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate last week, and fitness industry groups are asking people in the fitness industry to urge their senators to pass the bill.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate For-profits Medical Nonprofits Universities Wed, 04 Nov 2015 01:02:00 +0000 45621 at <p>If the PHIT Act is passed by both the House and Senate, it would make health club memberships&nbsp;reimbursable using pre-tax dollars in health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Woman Crashes Mercedes into California Wellness Center, Killing One <div class="node-body article-body">The driver, 80, was attempting to park her Mercedes when the vehicle crashed through LifestyleRx and into an exercise classroom.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Medical Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:37:00 +0000 44541 at Meridian Fitness & Wellness Acquires Can Do Fitness <div class="node-body article-body">Meridian Fitness & Wellness President and CEO Sam Young said the facility will take on a greater role in the community.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> For-profits Medical Nonprofits Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:01:00 +0000 44031 at