Novant Health and CoreLife announce wellness and weight management partnership
WINSTON-SALEM — CoreLife, the nation’s leading healthcare company specializing in the treatment of obesity and illnesses related to obesity, and Novant Health, a four-state integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals, have announced that they will launch a comprehensive wellness and weight management program for communities throughout North Carolina.
“The wellness of our communities is our foremost priority,” said Dr. Travis Howell, clinical physician executive with Novant Health Community Health & Wellness Institute. “Obesity is one of the greatest health challenges of our time, putting patients at risk for diabetes, heart disease and more than 10 types of cancer. Utilizing CoreLife’s integrated model of care will provide specialized services for patients struggling to meet their wellness goals.”
“This partnership with Novant Health and CoreLife allows us to expand our footprint and increases our collective ability to provide expertise and resources to patients in North Carolina.” said CoreLife’s President, Sean Kostkowski. “As one of the top hospital systems in the nation, Novant Health’s partnership with CoreLife to help curb the obesity epidemic in North Carolina demonstrates their incredible dedication to delivering the highest level of patient care.”
Novant Health and CoreLife will open the first clinic on July 20. Located at 500 Pineview Drive, Suite 205 in Kernersville, the clinic will be open Mondays and Wednesdays 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Additional locations in Clemmons, Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem will open in the coming months. Clinics in Charlotte and Raleigh will follow, with plans of further expansion to reach communities throughout the entire state.