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Wellness

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women's Wellness

Wellness focuses on finding a healthy balance between the mind and body. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and an overall optimistic outlook can do wonders for an individual’s quality of life. People can optimize their overall wellness through the following realistic steps:

  • Proper nutrition
  • Exercise and physical activity
  • Smoking cessation
  • Weight management
  • Stress management
  • Positive attitude

Virtua can help individuals along the path to well-being. As a leader in delivering health and wellness education to patients, employees and the community, Virtua provides wellness services and programs including:

  • Health screenings
  • Disease prevention seminars and workshops
  • Support groups
  • Family health services
  • Fitness programs

Wellness services for patients and the community

Achieving good health requires more than just a healthcare delivery system. Access to medical treatment is important, but community members need more to improve their overall health. That is why Virtua is dedicated to bringing health education to the community. Virtua’s community wellness services help individuals to:

  • Reduce health-based risks associated with preventable diseases
  • Pursue healthy lifestyles
  • Improve their overall quality of life and personal well-being

Virtua offers a variety of community outreach programs including:

  • Emergency cardiovascular care courses
  • Childbirth education
  • Cancer workshops
  • Family health services
  • Weight management programs
  • Stress reduction programs
  • Women’s health symposium

For more information on Virtua’s community wellness services and programs, call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823).


Workplace wellness offered to employees

Virtua has initiated a culture of wellness to assist employees in pursuing healthy lifestyles as well as providing tools and incentives to help them improve their personal health and fitness. Virtua's wellness program has been successful in increasing employee productivity and morale. Some of the programs include:

  • Annual Virtua-wide Walk/Run Challenge
  • William G. Rohrer 5K and Fun Walk
  • Flu vaccinations for all employees
  • Annual wellness screenings
  • Internal wellness recognition programs
  • Tobacco-free environment at all Virtua locations
  • Virtua Multisports Club
  • Weight Watchers at Work
  • Annual co-ed softball league
  • Healthy cafeteria selections at each hospital

Virtua has been recognized as a leader in providing health and wellness initiatives to its employees. Virtua has received the following honors for its wellness program:

  • Designation as a Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace

  • cancer gold standard logoCEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable which recognizes Virtua's initiatives in improving the health of its employees by helping to reduce their risks of cancer