|The Medical Fitness Association|
The Medical Fitness Association, a non-profit organization, was formed in 1991 to assist medically integrated health and fitness centers achieve their full potential. The Association is a professional membership organization whose mission is to ascertain and respond to the needs of medically integrated centers throughout the world. As a resource to the medical fitness industry, Medical Fitness Association is 100% focused on medical fitness, and is the first association to have focused on hospital fitness and wellness. Medical fitness is our #1 mission---and our ONLY mission.
The Medical Fitness Association is a member-driven, non-profit organization. Our mission is to foster opportunities for the development and operational success of medically integrated fitness centers. Medical Fitness Association provides industry standards, educational programs, benchmarks, outcome measurements, professional development and networking opportunities for the medical fitness industry.
To lead a global network of medically integrated centers and programs in the pursuit of well-being.
Medically integrated health and fitness centers are defining the future of professionally administered programs and services to an aging population, and are improving outcomes for clients/patients with chronic diseases and multiple risk factors. These centers have proven they can provide a continuum of care, fulfill the mission of their sponsoring institution, and be financially viable in a variety of communities. The pioneers in the medical fitness industry believe the future of hospitals and other wellness/fitness organizations is in improving the health status of the communities they serve. Preventing disease is the key to the future.
Notable growth and success throughout the medical fitness industry is becoming more prevalent each year. Based on information obtained through industry surveys and other sources, the number of centers has grown from 79 centers in 1985 to 950 in 2008. The number of members served has grown to over 3 million and over 4 million by 2010.
Benchmarks for success.
Promoting the Difference.
Medical Fitness Facility Certification
Increasing public awareness.
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As a member of the Medical Fitness Association, you know the value of health and wellness. We are very proud of all the work you do every day to help make people healthier. In our continuing efforts to become a better resource to our members and the nation, we have activated the Medical Fitness Foundation.
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