A New Kind of ER for Older Adults

As our population grows older, the importance of understanding and addressing the unique healthcare needs for the elderly is increasing. That’s why the Emergency Department at Physicians Regional- Collier Boulevard has developed their new Older Adult ER, the only one of its kind in Lee and Collier County. Knowing that an ER visit can be a stressful experience, especially for older adults, they have taken steps to help make them feel more at ease and

Valley-Wide Health Systems – Looking Back, Moving Forward

We aim to keep our communities healthy and provide family medicine services at clinics across the San Luis Valley, Arkansas Valley, and Cañon City. Primary Care Services Our clinics provide services for all, treating both acute and chronic conditions. Dental Services Spread across eight clinics in Southern Colorado, Valley-Wide offers excellent dental services for the entire family. Our dentists and dental hygienists provide preventative education to adults and children both in our clinics and through

What are the Options with Meniscus Tears?

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. When people talk about torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. Your meniscus is a wedge-shaped piece of cartilage that sits between the thigh bone and the shin bone. It acts as a shock absorber and provides some stability to the knee. The meniscus is tough and rubbery to help cushion the joint and keep it stable. Sudden meniscus tears

Lee Physician Group

Lee Physician Group consists of more than 550 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced practitioners. With 57 office locations throughout Lee County, we are convenient— right where you need us. Many of our practices are located in buildings or office complexes with other important medical services—like imaging, rehabilitation and labs. Our specialty physicians can treat a number of specific medical needs, urgent or on-going, including cardiac care, neurology, palliative care, endocrinology, surgery, allergy and

Can Advanced Care Planning Help Everyone?

I’m sure that you’re asking how can any ONE thing help everyone? In this age where there are a multitude of different solutions for everyone, it’s hard to think that everyone taking the same action would be good. Well, let’s suppose that you were so hurt or ill that you couldn’t speak. What would your loved ones do? How would they know what treatment options and medical decisions to make for you? For that matter

The Forefront of Care Now in the Southland

The recent merger between the University of Chicago Medicine and Ingalls Health System has resulted in a new logo and rebranding as part of a major initiative to reflect the combined enterprise’s geographic reach and expanded services. “UChicago Medicine is now much more than an academic medical center in Hyde Park, and the time is right for us to show that transformation through our logo and a broadened brand promise of being at the forefront