JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER ROLLS OUT NEW WELLNESS IN MOTION BUS

April 23, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Medical Center Goes Mobile with State-of-the-Art Vehicle

JUPITER, Fla. (April 23, 2013) – Jupiter Medical Center has unveiled its Wellness in Motion Bus – a new mobile mammography and health and wellness unit that travels around Northern Palm Beach County providing health services to the community. The Wellness in Motion bus is a patient-friendly, comfortable and technologically-sophisticated vehicle that brings the convenience of a health checkup to employees and residents, saving them appointment and travel time.

The Wellness in Motion bus appears at businesses, health fairs, events and residential communities around town, making it more convenient than ever for the public to receive a quick check up or for women to obtain their annual mammogram. Mammograms are performed by certified radiologic technologists and images are interpreted by board-certified radiologists. No prescription is necessary for a screening mammogram for women ages 35 and older. 

In addition to screening digital mammography, the Wellness in Motion bus services include the Health Risk Assessment Package which comprises of a lipid panel, height and weight BMI, blood pressure, glucose screening, bone density heel screening (optional), health counseling and an aggregate report. For the screening mammogram, regular insurance coverage applies. Uninsured pricing is available. The Health Risk Assessment Package is $20 (not covered under insurance).

“Jupiter Medical Center’s purpose is to care for our community’s health and wellness,” said John D. Couris, President and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center. “By making wellness services more convenient to not only community members, but also local businesses and their employees, we are fulfilling our mission.”

 To schedule the Wellness in Motion bus at your location, or for more information, please call (561) 263-INFO or visit www.jupitermed.com/WIM.  

About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for three years in a row (2011-2013) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for nine years in a row (2005-2013). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

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