For the second year in a row, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, was recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition Program.
Published on: 01/23/2012
The Fit-Friendly Companies program is a catalyst for positive change. Companies throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. Nicklaus Children's Hospital was recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. initiative for:
- Offering employees physical activity support.
- Providing/increasing healthy eating options at the worksite.
- Promoting a wellness culture.
- Implementing at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.