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Wellness Briefs: week of Aug. 21

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 am

 

Wellness briefs Wellness briefs Shore Physicians Group offers free health screenings to veterans

Veterans are invited to take advantage of free health screenings being offered at Shore Physicians Group’s Urgent Care and Crucial Care locations through to Sunday, Aug. 24.   Health screenings will include blood pressure checks, instant glucose and cholesterol readings, and BMI. Veterans will be able to present their veteran health identification card to receive a free screening at Shore Urgent Care offices in Northfield or Mays Landing, or Shore Crucial Care in Atlantic City. Veterans are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling 609-365-5333 for the Mays Landing or Northfield Urgent Care locations, or 609-428-4500 for Shore Crucial Care.  Shore Urgent Care has two locations, at 2605 Shore Road in Northfield and in the Shore Health Park, 5401 Harding Highway in Mays Landing.  Shore Urgent Care’s weekday hours are noon to 8 p.m. and weekend hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Shore Crucial Care is located at 2015 Pacific Ave. in the Caesars parking garage and is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

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Patient Care Coordinators provide patients with concierge attention at Cape Regional Health System

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Written by Advertiser submission Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Jacqueline Hofmann and Susan Ellis, both registered nurses, have joined Cape Regional Physicians Associates as Patient Care Coordinators for the Patient Centered Medical Home.

“The Patient Care Coordinators contact patients post-discharge to ensure that they understand their discharge instructions, perform medication reconciliations, and assist with scheduling follow-up visits with their providers,” said Joanne Vaul, vice president of physician integration and ambulatory services. “CRPA patients who are hospitalized receive a visit from the Patient Care Coordinators prior to discharge. The goal of this visit is to help the patient understand the transition from their inpatient care back to the CRPA primary care and specialists’ offices.”

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Eye Health Tip of the Week: Vision in the Dark

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Pupils enlarge at night so any slight blur on the retina (film of the eye) becomes exaggerated. Get a thorough eye examination to make sure that you are seeing clearly.

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Cape Regional Physicians Associates welcomes two new doctors

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Written by Advertiser submission Friday, July 11, 2014 12:00 am


Dr. Tooba Fayyaz Dr. Tooba Fayyaz 
Dr. Jillian Edwards Dr. Jillian Edwards CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape Regional Physicians Associates recently welcomed two new doctors, Jillian Edwards and Tooba Fayyaz.

The two met at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and quickly discovered they had many of the same interests. That is where their longstanding friendship began, and now their journey is bringing them to Cape May County.

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Diabetes educator receives certification

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Written by Advertiser submission Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 am

x x CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Registered dietician Margaret Monge, who joined the Diabetes Center at Cape Regional Medical Center in May of last year, has achieved certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE).

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Eyelid twitching is common, but treatment may be necessary

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Written by Advertiser submission Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Dr. Stephen H. Uretsky of Coastal Jersey Eye Center says eyelid twitching is extremely common and really annoying, but “99 percent of the time” it is nothing serious and goes away in a few days.

In cases where the movements occur repeatedly and do not resolve spontaneously in a few days, a physician should be consulted, however.

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Pulmonologist joins Cape Regional Physicians Associates

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Written by Advertiser submission Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Dr. Amit H. Patel Dr. Amit H. Patel CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dr. Amit H. Patel, a board-certified pulmonologist, will join Cape Regional Physicians Associates in July.

Patel received his medical degree from the American University of Antigua School of Medicine. He completed his graduate medical education in Internal Medicine at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, and completed his Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Fellowship at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

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New doctors join Shore Orthopaedic

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Written by Advertiser submission Friday, June 13, 2014 04:12 pm

SOMERS POINT – Shore Orthopaedic University Associates, Drs. McCloskey, Zabinski, DeMorat, Islinger, Alber, Barrett and Fox, welcome Dr. Frederick G. Dalzell and Dr. Stanley C. Marczyk to the team. Both physicians, formerly of Atlantic Shore Orthopedic Associates in Northfield, joined the practice as of June 1.

Dalzell is board-certified as an orthopaedic surgeon by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dalzell has a special interest in sports injuries, including arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, as well as knee ligament reconstruction and complex fractures, according to the organization. His expertise includes partial and total knee replacements and revision surgery.

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Jaw pain can be treated through orthotic appliances

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Written by Advertiser Submission Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Chronic jaw pain, or Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) can be treated through orthotic appliances, physical therapy or a change in sleep posture, according to Dr. Jeffrey Vecere of Vecere Orthodontics.

TMD is a chronic condition that causes persistent pain. It can be caused by stress or physical trauma and occurs in the TM joints connect the lower jaw to the skull. Because of the constant use of the lower jaw, popping, unpleasant pain, and movement restriction can sometimes occur.

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Cape Regional Medical Center receives ‘A’ in hospital safety

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape Regional Medical Center was honored with an A grade in the spring update to the Hospital Safety Score which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.

The Hospital Safety Score is compiled and administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. It is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families, according to a press release.

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