SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, has been named a Gold Sponsor of Lifestyle Medicine 2014, the annual meeting of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. The CME accredited medical education event is titled, Treat the Cause: Evidence-Based Practice, and will be held October 19-22 in San Diego, Calif. BHG is also the exclusive financing partner of the ACLM.
"We are grateful and delighted to have this support from BHG, not only for our conference, but our field in general," said David Katz, president of the ACLM. "Lifestyle is the best of medicine—but there are still bills to pay. BHG facilitates better care for patients, and enables clinicians to deliver lifestyle medicine, with their thoughtful, progressive and humanistic approaches to those bills."
The annual meeting in San Diego will feature expert keynote speakers, new documentaries, opportunities to network with industry leaders, a state of the industry report and an exhibit pavilion. Topics include creative ways to use nutrition, exercise, coaching and behavior change to help patients attain better health, as well as techniques for operating a successful medical practice based on the principles of Lifestyle Medicine.
"We are excited for the opportunity to sponsor Lifestyle Medicine 2014 and partner with the ACLM," said Bob Castro, president and co-founder of BHG. "We understand the benefits of a healthy lifestyle at BHG and we encourage our employees to eat healthy and stay active. We do our best to eliminate the common road blocks that people experience as they try to stay healthy."
About the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
The ACLM is the first national specialty society for clinicians emphasizing the use of lifestyle interventions in the treatment and management of disease. With members from all regions of the world, ACLM answers the need for quality education, the development of formal certification for the practice of clinical Lifestyle Medicine, and the necessary support and advocacy functions for this new field. ACLM membership is comprised of health care professionals of all types, including primary care physicians, specialists, researchers, professors, students, public spokespersons, hospital administrators, nutritionists, public health professionals and many others. ACLM's membership has grown over 60 percent in the past year, evidence of the surging interest in lifestyle medicine. For more information about ACLM, please visit http://www.lifestylemedicine.org.
About Bankers Healthcare Group, Inc.
Since 2001, Bankers Healthcare Group has been committed to providing hassle-free financing solutions for healthcare professionals, allowing them to remain focused on delivering high quality care. BHG has provided more than $1 billion in funding to thousands of satisfied customers nationwide. The company has been recognized by Inc. eight times for growth and job creation. For additional information, please visit www.bhg-inc.com or follow Bankers Healthcare Group on Twitter.
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