News at MCOR

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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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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