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A Visit to Hoag Executive Health

What is an executive physical?

Our business is your health. Whether your company has invested in its executives, or you are interested in finding out more about your overall wellness, a visit to Hoag Executive Health takes a comprehensive look at the state of your body.

Describing an executive physical as a comprehensive, full-day medical, fitness and nutrition evaluation is not enough to completely understand the experience. Although our physicals are customized to meet the specific needs of each client, we wanted to share a typical visit with our readers to give them a sense of the amazing experience. Enjoy!

7:45 a.m. – Arrival
Upon arrival, you are immediately greeted by our friendly concierge. The concierge has been your contact leading up to your exam and plays an integral role in developing a schedule to evaluate your specific health needs using medical history and other information gathered prior to your exam day. The concierge will review the schedule with you and answer any questions or requests you have prior to beginning the day. You will then be introduced to the medical team who will begin working with you on initial testing, which includes drawing your blood and cataloging your metabolic rate at rest, carotid artery thickness and other vital signs. In addition, medical staff will collect information on your vision, hearing, lung and heart function and other comprehensive laboratory panels.

8:15 a.m. – Breakfast
In order to take the best readings when you first arrive, you are asked to fast from the evening before. Hoag Executive Health provides a balanced breakfast after the laboratory tests to help fuel your body to recover from your overnight fast, as well as prepare for the fitness testing later in the morning.

8:30 a.m. – Consultation with Physician
At this time, you will meet with our physician one-on-one to conduct a comprehensive review of all of your health and medical information. This meeting allows you to have a detailed discussion with the physician and allows him or her to address any concerns and questions in advance to make sure the rest of the day meets your expectations.

9 a.m. – Physical Exam
When was the last time you had a thorough physical exam? At Hoag Executive Health, our highly-trained and respected physicians take the time to methodically exam your body from head-to-toe. There is no rush to move you out of the office to see the next patient and our doctors take as much time as necessary to ensure they have fully examined you for any possible health risks while answering any questions you might have.

10:15 a.m. – Fitness and Nutrition Evaluation
When you speak to your primary care physician about your activity levels, it usually requires an additional visit for specific tests that might determine your fitness level. With a state-of-the-art fitness facility right on-site, our experts evaluate your current fitness and nutrition states. The evaluation includes assessing your coordination, muscle balance, muscle strength and aerobic capacity. Our exercise physiologist will also review your personal eating habits and preferences to shape a plan fit for you.

12 p.m. – Shower and Lunch
Instead of eating in your car, at your desk between meetings or chowing down on fast food, Hoag Executive Health provides a delicious and nutritious lunch to help you recover from the exercise portion of the day. You also have the opportunity to relax before your initial debriefing on the exam.

1 p.m. – Follow-up Fitness and Nutrition
After lunch, our exercise physiologist will review their preliminary assessment with several initial, actionable items to begin improving your health immediately. Instead of recommending, “exercise and eating healthier,” our experts will review specific exercises and types of exercises, as well as recommendations on how to improve your diet in simple, easy to implement ways.

1:30 p.m. – Follow-up Discussion with Physician
Using the data gathered during the morning, you will once again meet with our doctor to review preliminary medical findings, as well as actionable items to follow-up on with your primary care physician or during a follow-up visit at Hoag Executive Health. We also provide immediate recommendations you can make to improve your health and lower your risk for other possible medical conditions.

2 p.m. – Therapeutic Massage
This is a relaxing way to end your examination day with an experienced therapist who delivers your massage based on the findings from your testing for maximum benefits.

3 p.m. – Wrap-up
After all of your stress has melted away, your day ends with scheduling a comprehensive follow-up consultation to review all your results in detail following the exam.

All-in-all, it’s a streamlined and efficient day which provides you valuable information to positively impact your health today and in the future.

For additional information regarding the Hoag Executive Health experience, please email us a or call 855/209-3610.