SOURCE: Marathon Health

onsite health clinic provider

December 03, 2010 14:37 ET

Marathon Health Opens Healthy Living Wellness Center for C&S Wholesale Grocers

Convenient Access to Care for Employees and Dependents

BURLINGTON, VT--(Marketwire - December 3, 2010) - Marathon Health today announced that C&S Wholesale Grocers, the largest grocery wholesaler in the country, will open an onsite healthcare facility at their headquarters in Keene, N.H. on December 6, 2010.

The C&S Healthy Living Wellness Center, which will be managed by Marathon Health, will serve employees and their families, including dependents over the age of six, within the Brattleboro, VT and Keene, NH area. Available services include acute and primary care, wellness and health promotion, health coaching, disease management, medication dispensing, and the Marathon eHealth Portal technology to support the delivery of care and coaching. The Center staff will include two nurse practitioners, a registered nurse and a medical assistant.

"Marathon Health shares our philosophy about healthcare responsibility and has the tools and programs to help improve the overall health of our workforce," said Richard Cohen, C&S Chairman and CEO. The worksite healthcare initiative will be offered as part of the company's Total Rewards health programs that encourage people to be active participants in their own health and healthcare.

"What is most important at Marathon Health is how we inspire people to understand and care about their health -- it is the foundation of what we do. We are excited to help C&S enhance the culture of health and responsibility they have established," said Jerry Ford, Marathon Health CEO.

About C&S Wholesale Grocers

C&S Wholesale Grocers of Keene, NH, is the largest food wholesaler and according to Forbes magazine, the 10th largest privately held company in the United States. The company distributes food to supermarkets, retail stores and military bases across the country.

Currently, C&S serves about 3,900 stores from more than 50 locations in 11 states. Among our customers are many of America's best known companies, including Stop & Shop, Giant of Carlisle, Giant of Landover, Shaw's, Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P), Ralphs, Safeway and Target.

About Marathon Health

Marathon Health of Colchester, VT, offers a proven solution for helping employers reduce the total cost of healthcare. The Marathon Health approach integrates the best practices of onsite primary care, health assessment with risk identification, coaching and advocacy, and disease management for high cost chronic conditions. Marathon Health supports its unique model with an eHealth Portal delivering medical content, interactive diet and fitness tools, a personal health record, and an electronic medical record to manage care. For more information, please visit www.marathon-health.com.

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