Morton Plant Mease Experts Host Community Health Seminars

Morton Plant Mease Experts Host Community Health Seminars
Joint Replacement, Weight Loss Surgery, Patient Portal and Medical Home, Fading Memory 

CLEARWATER, Fla., (May 1, 2015) -- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in June focusing on weight loss surgery, patient portal and medical home, and fading memory. The monthly seminars are free to the public and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County.

Total Joint Replacement
Mondays at 9 a.m., June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22, June 29
Wednesdays at 1 p.m., June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24

Morton Plant Hospital, Tuttle Auditorium, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater

Increase your knowledge of total joint replacement, prepare for surgery and become familiar with the recovery process.

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Thursday, June 4
5:30 p.m.

Mease Dunedin Hospital - Physician's Office Bldg , 646 Virginia St. Ste. 600, Dunedin

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. Richard Gordon, MD will explain about various options.

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Thursday, June 11
5:30 p.m.

Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Room 120, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Seminole

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. Sebastian Tas, DO will explain various options.

Patient Portal and Medical Home
Wednesday, June 17
Noon

Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater

Learn about the patient portal and medical home, and how they can make your life easier and keep you more involved in your health care. Free blood pressure screenings will be offered prior to the seminar beginning at 11 a.m.

What to Do About Fading Memory
Wednesday, June 17
6 p.m.

Mease Countryside Hospital - Meeting Rooms 1-5, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor

Discover common causes of memory loss and how untreated sleep apnea relates to changes in memory. Neurologist Diana Pollock, MD, will explain what can be done to improve memory.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org

About Morton Plant Mease
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 13 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.