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Akron General President & CEO deemed 2013 Wellness Warrior
Date:10/29/2013

al employees a wide range of wellness services such as group exercise classes, nutrition consultations, free and reduced cost exercise opportunities, free diabetes medication and counseling and much more. Akron General is proud to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite for creating a healthy workplace and taking important steps to create a culture of wellness by providing support to employees.

  • Spearheading the new Akron General – Kent State University Health and Wellness Research Collaborative, which seeks to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles by integrating public health, basic science and clinical and behavioral research.
  • The award winners were chosen by the Foundation for Healthy Communities’ Board of Directors following independent review of nearly 50 nominations by executives who volunteered from academic, business, health, medical and nonprofit organizations. This is the second year the Wellness Warrior, Wellness @ Work and Community Champion awards have been presented, and each comes with a cash award to further the recipient hospitals’ wellness efforts. For more information, and to see all of the nominees and award winners, visit http://www.healthycommunitiesohio.org.

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    About Akron General Health System
    Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities it serves. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 532-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,
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