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Lee Health contributed more than $531 million in community benefit in 2019

Lee Health's Annual Statement of Community Benefit for fiscal year 2019 was recently published revealing $531.6 million in community benefits by the health system a benefit increase of more than $61.5 million over 2018.The report is a national standard of measurement that determines a monetary ...

Coll joins Snead Eye Group

Dr. Brad A. Snead, MD, MBA, FACS, medical director of Snead Eye Group, this week announced that Dr. Allison Coll has joined the practice.Coll grew up outside of Philadelphia and completed her undergraduate degree at Penn State University. She went on to earn her doctor of optometry degree with ...

Health Notes 7-17-20

Walcker named chief executive officer at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research InstituteFlorida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute has announced that FCS Chief Financial Officer Nathan H. Walcker has been named chief executive officer, effective Aug. 1, 2020. Walcker will ...

Local family medicine residents celebrate graduation

Lee Health recently celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2020 of The Florida State University College of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program and Global Health Fellowship. The residency program, based at Lee Memorial Hospital, was created to address an expected national shortage of ...

Lee Health welcomes eight resident physicians

The Florida State University College of Medicine Family Medical Residency Program at Lee Health has welcomed eight new resident physicians, who started their training on June 22.The new residents include Dr. Francesca Blazekovic from Port Charlotte, Fla.; Dr. Jenna De Francesco from Naples, ...

Health Notes 7-10-20

Hodges Connect offering 7-week EMT training beginning Aug. 10Hodges Connect has announced the start of a summer Emergency Medical Technician program. Classes begin Aug. 10 and continue for seven weeks. There are also grant opportunities that could cover the entire cost of the program, including ...

Health Notes 6-26-20

Advocate Radiation Oncology opens location in Cape CoralAdvocate Radiation Oncology, a locally owned and operated radiation oncology practice, has opened its Cape Coral office located at 909 Del Prado Blvd.This facility joins Advocate facilities located in both Port Charlotte and Fort ...

Health Notes 6-19-20

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshops to begin July 29Would you like to learn how to better manage chronic pain conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, back pain, headaches and more?Lee Health has announced a free six-week workshop, entitled "Chronic Pain Self-Management" a research-based ...

Mercola donates meals to Cape Coral Hospital staff

Mercola recently sponsored healthy, organic meals to be sent to the emergency and COVID-19 staff at Cape Coral Hospital.Working with two local catering companies, the staff at Mercola in Cape Coral planned, purchased and helped deliver 60 healthy, organic lunches and dinners to the emergency ...