News at MCOR

The Three “S’s”

Standards, Satisfaction and Safety: the three S’s that are valuable measures the Medical Center implements on a daily basis. Getting There and Staying There  We set standards by achieving accreditation with various agencies. This summer, the Medical Center will again be reviewed by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare(AAAHC). This is important in assuring patients that…
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Small Steps Make for Big Strides

Competitive running in a marathon race takes serious commitment. The Medical Center’s own physical therapist Anastassia Gibson recently competed in a marathon at Martha’s Vineyard. Despite the weather conditions being terrible at 51 degrees, overcast, very windy and rainy with almost 400 people participating, she came in second in her division with an overall time of…
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Shingrix Vaccine for Shingles: What You Should Know

Shingles is a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you’ve had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles. Although shingles can occur anywhere on your body, it most often appears as a…
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Here’s Your Summer Health Checklist

Whether you’re planning to stay at the Reef into the early summer months or leaving soon, here are a few health-conscious items to check off on your to-do list. Automatic Pharmacy Refills Please give new instructions to Public Safety for your automatically refilled pharmacy prescriptions that are picked up from a Key Largo pharmacy. Once…
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Plastic Surgeon Joins Medical Center Specialist Program

The Medical Center welcomes plastic surgeon Dr. Ramiro Perez to our Visiting Specialists program. Dr. Perez, pictured at right, has been in private practice since 2009 and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and theAmerican Board of Surgery. His practice is located near South Miami Hospital. Currently he serves as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Florida…
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