Parrish Healthcare Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Next Steps™
TITUSVILLE, FLA. (Feb. 1, 2019)— Parrish Healthcare is celebrating the one year anniversary of the
Next Steps™ program with Parrish Health and Fitness Center.
Next Steps™ is a specialized, eight-week fitness program helping people achieve
their health and wellness goals while working to support any medical conditions
they may have.
The program serves patients throughout Parrish Healthcare. Your primary
care physician, specialist, or another healthcare professional in the
hospital may refer you to the
Next Steps™ program to manage and improve your medical condition or to help
you achieve a more active lifestyle.
Once approved with your medical insurance, you may be qualified to enroll
in the program for free. You’ll undergo a health assessment in order
to have fitness experts design your unique plan based on your goals.
The eight-week course includes a pre-assessment and two, 60-minute supervised
group workout sessions per week. When you complete the program you will
complete the post assessment to determine results and a summary report
is available for you and your referring healthcare provider.
Parrish Health and Fitness Center will work with your healthcare provider
to create a plan moving forward. The best option may be to implement the
new skills you learned at home, or embark on a second session with
“I have seen how this program has impacted many different people
and changed their lives. Some participants have lost weight and regained
confidences, while others have improved their stamina and energy to continue
doing activities they love, like fishing and golf,” said Tammy Shelley,
fitness manager at Parrish Health and Fitness Center. “It important
to me that we work with their referring healthcare provider to accomplish
their goals no matter what medical condition they may be struggling with.”
Luis, a Next Steps™ graduate from Titusville said, “Next Steps™ has positively impacted my health. I was able to improve my stamina
after my cardio surgery to continue my everyday tasks.”
Luis was also eager to comment on the trainers at Parrish Health and Fitness
Center. He added, “This program has been excellent. My plan was
managed and maintained in all aspects as I progressed throughout the program.
My trainers were outstanding and made the process even more enjoyable.”
Caption: Pictured left to right Tammy Shelly, fitness manager of Parrish Health
and Fitness Center and Luis, a Next Steps™ graduate.
About Parrish Medical Center
Parrish Medical Center (PMC), a Parrish Healthcare integrated care partner,
is located at 951 N. Washington Ave., Titusville, Florida. The 210-bed,
not-for-profit, public medical center has been serving Brevard County
for 60 years. PMC is the first in the nation to be Integrated Care certified
by The Joint Commission and is nationally recognized as One of America’s
Finest Healing Environments®. PMC maintains top-tier national rankings
for clinical outcomes, safety and patients’ experiences according
to CMS, The SafeCare Group, The LeapFrog Group, The national Patient Safety
Movement Foundation and The Joint Commission. PMC is also nationally recognized
among the best places to work in healthcare. For more information, visit
About Parrish Healthcare
Parrish Healthcare, America’s first Joint Commission Integrated Care
Certified network, includes: Parrish Medical Center, a Mayo Clinic Care
Network member and one of the nation’s most recognized hospitals
for clinical quality, patient safety, and healing environments; Parrish
Medical Group, NCQA certified patient-centered medical homes; and Florida
Health Network, a coalition of healthcare providers, insurers and others
working together to improve quality and safety and lower healthcare costs
on behalf of individuals, families and businesses.