News at MCOR

Lecture Series: “Heart Talk” Gets 2019 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+  program. Dr. Baxley’s 18 years at his Baxley Center for Executive Health Assessment make him uniquely qualified to lead Private Medicine Plus+. He has been described by a fellow physician colleague as a “modern-day Marcus Welby.” Dr.…
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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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Summer Heat and Hurricanes: Be Prepared

This year will rank among the 10 warmest on record, according to the National Center for Environmental Information’s Global Annual Temperature Rankings Outlook. Prepare now by remembering your summertime arsenal of a hat, sunblock and lip sunscreen. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends a water-resistant, broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher for any…
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Summer Departure Reminders

Travel Planning Tips If you are planning to travel this summer, be sure to check the current COVID-19 information. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides updated travel information. To avoid delays, carry your COVID-19 vaccination card and take a photo of your card with your cell phone in the event you lose…
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Annual ‘Changing of the Guard’ at Joint Meeting

The Medical Center and Ocean Reef Medical Center Foundation held their joint Annual Meeting elections on April 12, welcoming new directors and thanking outgoing directors for their service. New Medical Center directors are Lori Young, Michael Fay and William Parfet. Mrs. Young was elected as the Medical Center’s corporate secretary. She is future chair for…
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Get Ready for Summer with FitMed!

Last fall the Medical Center launched a weight loss and management program called FitMed for patients interested in achieving their weight goals. The program has been a resounding success for participants. In the six months since the program’s inception last October, participants have lost a collective 708 pounds, averaging about 20 pounds per patient. What…
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Meet the Medical Center’s FemCare OB-GYNs

FemCare OB-GYN is a combination practice of obstetrics and gynecology offering a full spectrum of gynecological services. It specializes in traditional, robotic and laparoscopic gynecologic surgery, diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy, endometrial ablation, evaluation and management of urinary incontinence, and contraceptive management, high-risk obstetrics, infertility evaluation and treatment. Here at the Medical Center, our qualified physicians…
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