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A partnership designed
with your health in mind

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The Fire and Police Retiree Health and Wellness Fund partners with Health by Design. Members of The Fund and their families have access to 3 specialized wellness centers staffed by Health by Design professionals. These wellness centers are conveniently located on the North Central side off Paesanos Parkway, on the Southeast side near Brooks City Base and now, in the Westover Hills area.

Health by Design offers patients a customized health care experience that focuses on the mind, body and soul. This is called Well+Being™ Care. In every life Health by Design touches, they seek to produce a healthy body, sound mind, and hope-filled spirit that inspires the patient to live a healthier, more rewarding life.

This transformative health care experience includes more time with doctor’s and staff, an individualized health plan tailored to each patient’s needs, an executive Well+Being Exam™ to assess overall well-being, and more. 

Health by Design wellness centers offer primary and specialty care including Care Navigation, Diabetes Care, Endocrinology, Health and Nutritional Coaching, Integrated Behavioral Health Services, and Physical Therapy. All 3 wellness centers are available to members of The Fund and their families free of charge.

CARE & SERVICES


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PRIMARY CARE

Exclusive, convenient access to whole-person medical care focused on prevention and wellness.

Services include:

  • Annual Well+Being exams (see description below) and physical exams
    —Include well-woman exams
  • Management of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and other conditions
    —Coordination of specialty care if needed
  • Sick care for minor illnesses, such as sinus infections, digestive issues, coughs, and colds
  • Care of minor injuries, sprains, and strains
  • Blood pressure and glucose checks
  • Comprehensive laboratory services, to include blood work, urine testing, flu, and strep throat testing
  • Certain immunizations such as flu and pneumonia
  • Administration of allergy injections or therapeutic injections prescribed by an outside doctor and reviewed by an HBD physician
  • Prescription refills of medications prescribed by a HBD physician
  • Evaluation of skin conditions
  • Ear wax removal
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WELL+BEING EXAM™

A Well+Being Exam™ is an annual health assessment provided free to all members of The Fund and their families. This assessment and its follow-up appointment focus on prevention, early detection and healthy living. Through our Well+Being Exam™ patients are encouraged and inspired to live healthier, happier and more rewarding lives. 
 
Your Well+Being Exam™ includes:
  • Biometric Assessment
    —Height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, waist circumference, and BMI
  • Comprehensive Lab Work
    —Extensive cardiac labs for patients age 45 and up
  • CIMT Scan
    —A non-invasive ultrasound to detect vascular disease and cardiovascular risk before symptoms occur
  • Body Composition & Bone Density Scan
  • Hearing & Visual Acuity Screenings
  • Depression & Anxiety Screenings
  • Epworth Sleepiness Scale
  • Follow-up examination, consultation, and action planning with your physician
Members of The Fund can now schedule a Well+Being Exam™ for 2022. All initial exams will take place at our Westover Hills wellness center off of Rogers Road. Follow up appointments can be provided at any of our wellness centers.
 
Patient action plans may include physical therapy, counseling services and/or virtual fitness classes. Members of The Fund and their families may access these services at no charge.
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ENDOCRINOLOGY

Specialized care for patients with complicated diabetes or other endocrine disease problems by a physician board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Lifestyle Medicine.

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PHYSICAL THERAPY

Hands-on care to restore and improve physical function, reduce pain, increase mobility, and maintain your independent lifestyle. Therapy focuses on strength, range of motion, balance, and coordination.

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Behavioral Health

Hands-on care to restore and improve physical function, reduce pain, increase mobility, and maintain your independent lifestyle. Therapy focuses on strength, range of motion, balance, and coordination.

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HEALTH & NUTRITIONAL COACHING

Personalized health coaching focused on sustainable weight loss and healthy lifestyle. Service includes weekly, 30-minute educational, and accountability sessions with a Registered Nurse.

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CARE NAVIGATION

Compassionate and personalized support through the health journey for patients and caregivers under the direction of an RN.
 
Services include:   
  • Help arranging appointments
  • Screening for distress
  • Referrals to support resources
  • Coordination of care between PCP and Specialists
  • Communication with Family and Care Givers
  • Facilitating follow-up care
  • Reducing service duplication
  • Providing healthy living education and support
  • Improving health outcomes and quality of life

The Care Navigator can be reached Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm at (210) 202-9384.

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FUND CONNECT

Small-group classes that support your physical and mental health through exercise, education, and support groups. Stay informed, empowered, and active in your own health from the comfort and safety of your home.

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EXERCISE CLASSES

Stretch & Flex classes to address sore joints, stress, flexibility, and balance.

Register For Upcoming Classes
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VIRTUAL CARE

Video appointments and secure messaging to connect with your dedicated care team through your smart phone. Available when a knee-to-knee visit isn’t an option.

Register For Upcoming Classes

WELLNESS CENTER LOCATIONS


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      WESTOVER HILLS
      WELLNESS CENTER

      5230 Rogers Road, Building 4
      San Antonio, TX 78251
      (210) 809-6760

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      LOCATION SERVICES

      • Primary Care
      • Well+Being Exam™
      • Endocrinology
      • Physical Therapy
      • Behavioral Health
      • Health & Nutritional Coaching (HNC)
      • Care Navigation
      • Fund Connect
      • Exercise Classes
      • Virtual Care
      • Immunizations
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      PAESANOS PARKWAY
      WELLNESS CENTER

      3602 Paesanos Pkwy, Suite 108
      San Antonio, TX 78231
      (210) 492-1333
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      RELOCATING OCTOBER 2022

      FAIR OAKS
      WELLNESS CENTER

      7926 Calle Rialto
      San Antonio, TX 78257

      LOCATION SERVICES

      • Primary Care
      • Well+Being Exam™
        (Follow Up Consultation Only)
      • Health & Nutritional Coaching (HNC)
      • Care Navigation
      • Virtual Care
      • Immunizations
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      CITY BASE
      WELLNESS CENTER

      7003 S. New Braunfels Ave,
      Suite 130
      San Antonio, TX 78223
      (210) 465-9592

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      LOCATION SERVICES

      • Primary Care
      • Well+Being Exam™
        (Follow Up Consultation Only)
      • Health & Nutritional Coaching (HNC)
      • Care Navigation
      • Virtual Care
      • Immunizations
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      COMING SOON

      SCHERTZ PARKWAY
      WELLNESS CENTER