The American Heart Association has recognized Asante hospitals as heart-healthy places to work, awarding them with the Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Award.

The American Heart Association has recognized Asante hospitals as heart-healthy places to work, awarding them with the Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Award.

The AHA recognized the hospital network because of its annual biometric screenings and fitness challenges for employees, a news release said.

Gold-level recognition means companies offer employees physical activity support and healthy eating options at work, and promote a culture of wellness.