For Release: September 19, 2012
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If your organization believes that the conversation in health care should shift from health care to wellness and prevention, now is the time to join Akron General’s upcoming Wellness Symposium and learn from a team of experts. The Wellness Symposium will take place on October 18 & 19 at Akron General’s Health & Wellness Center-West, 4125 Medina Rd., Akron, Ohio.
With more than 15 years of experience in Health & Wellness Center management and having just opened its third center, Akron General has been committed to the prevention and treatment of lifestyle-related disease, illness and injury and has proven its commitment by providing communities with access to medically supervised fitness and education along with clinical outpatient services, rehabilitation and post-rehabilitation care in an integrated hospital setting.
The program is sponsored by Integrated Wellness Partners (IWP), a partnership between Akron General and Signet Development, Ltd. IWP unites two companies with decades of experience to provide comprehensive, turnkey development, finance and health & wellness solutions to health systems, universities and municipalities across the country and around the globe.
This Wellness Symposium will provide a close-up look at successful, established centers, and expert speakers will share strategies and information about various areas, including: 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 akrongeneral.org/wellness.
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 out of 16 years. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the seventh best hospital in Ohio and Becker’s Hospital Review named Akron General Medical Center one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit About Us.