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CDPHP® Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Center earns 100% on MFA Recertification

May 20, 2022

We are pleased to announce that CDPHP® Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Center scored 100% on its Medical Fitness Association Recertification. The Medical Fitness Association (MFA) is the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated wellness and fitness facilities.

Certified medically integrated fitness centers feature the professional expertise and programming necessary to safely and effectively assist people, regardless of their current health status, to develop, initiate, and maintain an active lifestyle that minimizes the risk of illness and disease and promotes health and wellness.

“Achieving the Medical Fitness Facility recertification further emphasizes our focus in providing the highest levels of service and support to our members on their individual fitness journeys,” says Scott Bergen, Director of CDPHP® Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Center. “We are proud of this accomplishment to be one of a small fraternity of other facilities to be recognized and committed to excellence in wellness programming.” 

CDPHP® is a physician-founded and guided health plan, CDPHP and its affiliates currently serve members in 24 counties throughout New York with a full family of products.  In October of 2021 CDPHP teamed up with Colonie Youth Center to create what is now known as CDPHP® Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Center.

CDPHP® president and CEO, Dr. John Bennett, says the partnership will improve access to affordable health and wellness programs for CDPHP® members and the entire Albany community. This recertification further establishes that CDPHP® Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Center is on track to continue to positively impact population health in Albany.

“As the incidence of chronic disease continues to rise, the need for medical fitness facilities to offer a high standard of programming for the communities they serve is more important than ever,” said David Flench, FACHE, FMFA, President and CEO of the Medical Fitness Association. “Studies have shown that when people maintain an active lifestyle, especially in a safe environment, they reduce the risk of illness down the road. The CDPHP® Fitness Connect at the Ciccotti Cente has taken an important step in providing this extraordinary level of care.”

To learn more about to learn how Power Wellness can help your center become certified by the MFA, Power Wellness at 630.570.2600.