News at MCOR

“Heart Talk” Gets 2019 Lecture Series Beating

Baptist Health South Florida and the Ocean Reef Medical Center Foundation are pleased to present “Heart Talk,” the first installment in this season’s Medical Center Lecture Series, with Drs. Mario Pascual and Allan Stewart. The lecture will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, in the Cultural Center Theater. Mario Pascual, M.D., is Miami…
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Rick Baxley, M.D., Chosen to Lead Private Medicine Plus

St. Augustine native Dr. Rick Baxley will join the Medical Center team to lead the Private Medicine Plus (PM+) program. Dr. Baxley’s 18 years at his Baxley Center for Executive Health Assessment make him uniquely qualified to lead PM+. He has been described by a fellow physician colleague as a “modern-day Marcus Welby.” Dr. Baxley…
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Did You Really Wash Them?

National Handwashing Awareness Week is Dec. 4-10 and is certainly timely with the upcoming flu season. It’s a good reminder of how important it is to wash your hands properly and how everything we touch has germs of one kind or another. Cell phones and computer keyboards can be especially germy, so wipe them down…
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Cognivue Computer Now at the Medical Center

Early detection and treatment can be crucial in delaying the effects of early onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, resulting in a higher quality of life for patients. A new computer that tests for cognitive impairments is available at the Medical Center. University of Rochester Medical Center Neurologist Charles Duffy, M.D., Ph.D., has collaborated with the…
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Sharpening Those Skills: Always Prepared

Emergency drills are an important exercise for health care organizations to optimize skills and gain familiarity with their health care partners. Smoothly incorporating everyone’s role in an emergency situation is a key factor for success. This is one of the many reasons Ocean Reef Public Safety and the Medical Center at Ocean Reef practice emergency…
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