Navigation Links
Prevo Health Solutions Announces Top Ten America's Healthiest Clubs in 2013
Date:1/8/2014

San Juan Capistrano, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014

Prevo Health Solutions would like to congratulate the 2013 top ten recipients of its prestigious America’s Healthiest Club award, in ascending order.

1.     Broken Sound Club - Boca Raton, FL. John Crean General Manager
2.     Ocean Reef Club - Key Largo, FL. Paul Astbury President
3.     Woodfield Country Club - Boca Raton, FL. Eben Molloy General Manager
4.     Bethesda Country Club – Bethesda, MD. Brad Cance General Manager
5.     Desert Highlands Golf Club – Scottsdale, AZ. Terra Waldron General Manager
6.     John's Island Club - Vero Beach, FL. Brian Kroh General Manager
7.     Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club - Palo Alto, CA. Dirk Zander General Manager
8.     The Vintage Club - Indian Wells, CA. Marc Ray General Manager
9.     The Reserve Club - Indian Wells, CA. Craig Surdy General Manager
10.    The Club at Mediterra– Naples, FL. Tom Wallace III General Manager

It was a close race with 41 points separating the first from the tenth place finisher—with only a four percent difference in scores.

“On behalf of the Board of Governors, members and staff of Broken Sound Club, it is an honor to receive the America's Healthiest Club award,” said John Crean, General Manager and Chief Operating of Broken Sound Club. “Access to healthy lifestyle choices provides all of us the opportunity and energy to achieve our goals and objectives. This designation truly exemplifies the commitment of our community.”

To achieve the America’s Healthiest Club distinction, each club participated in a detailed on-site evaluation executed by Prevo Health Solutions. The clubs were evaluated across five equally rated categories: fitness, nutrition, staff, members and facilities. Each category is comprised of multiple questions with certain responses valued/weighed as more important. A health score of 800-plus qualifies a club as one of America’s Healthiest Club, a distinguished third party validation and recognition for achieving a healthy environment. Each club also received a detailed written evaluation and best-practices in the form of a Health Report™ that serves as a playbook for current and future wellness strategies.

With this particular top ten group, there were some key similarities that helped them achieve the America’s Healthiest Club honor. The similarities were: executive leadership and commitment to wellness, health conscious chef with a farm-to-table mentality, human resources commitment to the health & well-being of the employees, full service fitness & wellness centers with certified staff, and a very active membership stemming from a wide variety of activities, challenges and programs.

Some other notable statistics:

  •     Only three percent of general managers interviewed had a defined wellness strategy.
  •     Ninety-eight percent of clubs interviewed have a manned fitness center.
  •     Eighty-two percent of chefs interviewed have implemented a farm-to-table program for the members.
  •     One hundred percent of human resource managers have access to health risk assessments, but only 12 percent have implemented the tool.

Among reasons for point deduction among clubs were: no strategic wellness plan, lack of understanding of the populations (member or staff) wants or needs, little to no employee wellness education, limited use of technology to manage wellness programs, and employee “meal plans” include too many unhealthy options.

For clubs looking to improve their Health Score™ , Prevo has some key recommendations:

  •     Create a wellness committee or task-force comprised of key department heads.
  •     Establish goals and objectives and keep staff accountable.
  •     Incorporate web and smart phone apps to help engage members and staff.
  •     Improve employee meals and add nutritional information.
  •     Incentivize employees to participate in wellness challenges and educational programs.

The America’s Healthiest Club honor has been well earned by these fine clubs, and for many of the general managers it is a welcome recognition of the culture of wellness they have strived to achieve.

“I’m pleased to say that wellness is becoming a way of life for many and private country clubs need to provide those lifestyle options to their members as well as their staff,” said Tom Wallace III, CCM, EMC and general manager of the Club at Mediterra. “We all want to increase the quantity and quality of our years, especially as we grow older. For Mediterra, wellness and hospitality are intertwined. What better way to express caring for your guests and the team for which you are responsible than to be committed to their physical and mental well-being.”

“Private Clubs that have embraced wellness as a strategy have seen an increase in member usage, revenues and have become more relevant with the members. While at the same time, wellness has been an effective strategy to lower employee health insurance costs, improve productivity and reduce absenteeism,” said Rick Ladendorf, President of Prevo Health Solutions. Our mission is to share what we have learned with other private clubs and to improve the overall health and well-being of club members and the workforce.”

About PREVO HEALTH SOLUTIONS:
Prevo Health Solutions, Inc. is the club industry’s premier wellness experts with expertise in workplace wellness and member retention. Our mission is to improve the overall health of the private club industry through education and sharing of best practices. Our team consists of health professionals, certified nutrition & fitness experts, workplace wellness gurus and engagement specialists. We know what works in the workplace and we know the club industry. Prevo Health Solutions works with employers of all sizes to develop and execute custom wellness strategies which maximize engagement and participation. For more information visit http://www.prevohealth.com.

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/01/prweb11471031.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Prevo Health Solutions Offers a New End-to-End, Turnkey, Employer-Driven Health and Wellness Program for the Private Club Industry
2. Prevo Health Solutions Sponsors Inaugural Quest for the Best Fitness and Nutrition Challenge for the Private Club Industry - Member and Club-to-Club Challenge
3. Prevo Health Solutions Announces Top Ten America's Healthiest Private Clubs for the First Half of 2013
4. Groundbreaking Anti-Aging Facials from Supreme Skin, An Asheville, NC Company Utilizes Non-Invasive DNA Repair to Infuse Skin with Vibrant Health
5. Health and wealth connected?
6. Nucleus Medical Media Supports Cervical Health Awareness Month with Complimentary 3D Animations
7. Fast Ringworm Cure Review
8. How To Treat Types Of Tinea Infections – HealthReviewCenter
9. OhioHealth Welcomes New Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist
10. Award-Winning Recruiters Ease the Burden of Healthcare Hiring Managers
11. BioPharm Systems to Host Webinar on Using Oracle Health Sciences Data Management Workbench with InForm and Other Sources
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Leading CEOs from biotech, pharmaceutical, and ... 31st at The Four Seasons Hotel Boston. , The Boston CEO Conference ... exclusive access to key decision makers who influence deal making and investment. Attendees ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Somnoware, a leading provider of digital ... its Somnoware Sleep Device Interface (SDI). Somnoware SDI is a sleep device integration ... platform, initializing devices and importing studies are just one-click operations. This plugin streamlines ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... via ... antimicrobial, mesh back 24/7 task chair specifically designed for clinical areas. Genie Copper ... thrilled to partner with Cupron® to provide customers with a game changing chair ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in ... Peace Agreements being discussed by President Donald Trump and the rest of the world. ... speed up peace talks in the continuous battle between Israel and Palestine. The world’s ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... Francisco, is proud to announce a new, informational blog post on insurance options. If ... surgery, checking insurance plans may help save time and money. Visiting an in-network provider ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/9/2017)... 9, 2017  Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral ... Intellectual Property Office has granted Oramed a patent ... Exenatide". The patent covers Oramed,s invention of an ... is an incretin hormone that stimulates the secretion ...
(Date:5/8/2017)... May 8, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO)., ... ("WRB"), a health care service center company based ... WRB specializes in relationship management programs for leading pharmaceutical ... WRB will join Envoy Health ... services for manufacturers, biotech firms, and other service companies. ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... May 5, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), ... 100,000 square feet to its Welch Allyn campus. ... commitment to bring more than 100 new jobs to ... Allyn has maintained a significant presence for more than ... new positions, a large portion of which will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: