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For Release: September 26, 2011

Jim Gosky 330.344.6083,
Amy Kilgore 330.344.6014,

Akron General to Host Business Development Symposium 
Symposium to provide in-depth look at the successful development and  operation of a medically based Health & Wellness Center

If your health system has considered expanding into the profitable health and wellness industry, now is the time to join our upcoming Wellness Symposium and learn from our experts. The Wellness Symposium will take place on November 2 & 3 at Akron General’s Health & Wellness Center-West, 4125 Medina Rd., Akron, Ohio. 

Since Akron General Health System’s first Health & Wellness Center opened in 1996, Akron General has been committed to the prevention and treatment of lifestyle-related disease, illness and injury. This commitment is put in motion through medically supervised fitness and education along with clinical outpatient services, rehabilitation and post-rehabilitation care in an integrated hospital setting. 

This Wellness Symposium will provide a close-up look at successful, established centers, and expert speakers will share strategies and information about various areas such as: center design and planning, development and finance options, revenue-generating clinical services, successful ventures for rehabilitation programs, award-winning medical fitness programs, preventative health services and more. For registration information and fees, call 330-665-8193 or visit

About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities we serve. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 511-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area's largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Development Foundation. Akron General has earned the prestigious National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 14 years. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit about Akron General.

Date Updated: 31-OCT-2013

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