ACQUISITION

University of Vermont Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital

THE CHALLENGE

In 2012, the University of Vermont Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) asked Power Wellness to manage the wellness center. Based on Power Wellness’s track record of success in stepping in to support struggling centers through the application of proven management methods; CVPH believed that a partnership with Power Wellness would turn the center into a thriving facility.

MEMBERSHIP DOUBLED

THE SOLUTION

The leaders of Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital (CVPH) Medical Center sought an expert organization in the field of fitness management to help turn around the Wellness Center by achieving full potential in programming, membership volume and fiscal health. Power Wellness performed an in-depth center assessment and benchmark analysis to discover all potential areas of improvement. A hallmark of Power’s success is working with existing employees and members to determine what is important at the center, honoring the feedback while incorporating new and successful tactics to achieve strong center morale and improve operational offerings and efficiency.

Increased 83%

Student and Youth Membership

90% Increase

Medically Integrated program participants

Increased 13%

Utilization

Increased 17.5%

Billable Members

The Power Wellness team determined that substantial membership growth was achievable through community and physician outreach programs and member referrals. This was achieved by the provision of degreed and certified fitness staff, personal trainers and group exercise instructors that were able to implement well-developed, medically integrated programs such as Pulmonary Fitness, Cardiac Fitness and Orthopedic Fitness as well as group exercise programming on land and in the water. As a result, the Wellness Center has increased their membership and established financial stability.