Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, so why not go ahead and splurge? Because gaining weight during the holiday season is a national pastime. Year after year, most of us pack on at least a pound (some gain more) during the holidays -- and keep the extra weight permanently.
But Thanksgiving does not have to sabotage your weight, experts say. With a little know-how, you can satisfy your desire for traditional favorites and still enjoy a guilt-free Thanksgiving feast. After all, being stuffed is a good idea only if you are a turkey!
Personal Physician Care (“PPC”) is excited to announce that it has opened a community center, exclusively available for PPC patients, located next door to our main office at 4800 Linton Blvd., Suite F111, Delray Beach, FL 33445. The Personal Physician Care Community Center further demonstrates PPC’s commitment to promote wellness and healthy lifestyle to our patients.
Patients of PPC will be granted open access to the many programs and activities we will be offering at our community center. These programs and activities have been carefully selected over the last two years based on suggestions from your physicians and PPC patients.
Flu season is here!
The influenza virus circulates year-round, but peaks during the fall and winter seasons. While its presence is inevitable, there are measures of precaution one can take to prevent possible infection. Below are our tips and recommendations to help keep you and others healthy during this flu season:
We are proud and excited to announce the newest addition to our provider lineup. Julio Cesar Cevares Alcantara, ARNP is a highly qualified Health Care Provider and a dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner. Mr. Cevares joins our family with over 22 years of medical and patient care experience and over 5 years of extensive experience providing critical care in cardiology, neurology, and internal medicine. Before moving to the United States in 2010, Mr. Cevares was a Medical Doctor in his home country, Cuba, where he earned his medical degree at the Higher Institute on Medical Science.
Mr. Cevares is officially accepting new patients as of October 1, 2018. Contact our office today to find more information at (561) 498-5660.
Our medically comprehensive and effective Weight Management Program is designed to help you lose weight while educating you on how to keep it off. You will be guided through a nurse practitioner-monitored, step-by-step program, which has been custom tailored for you and will allow you to lose weight safely and successfully.
There are several health insurance plans that provide different benefits to cater to different groups of peoplel. Personal Physician Care accepts most private insurance plans, inclusing Humana, Medicare, and other Medicare Advantage plans. Below is a complete and current list of insurances we accept.
The Personal Physician Care team is excited to announce that, effective September 4th, 2018, we are switching to a new and improved Electronic Medical Records System (EMR). This decision will help Personal Physician Care’s efforts to offer an experience that is convenient, patient focused, economical and outcome/quality driven. Our Practice is consistently recognized as having the best patient health outcomes in the area and this change will ensure our goal of always improving into the future.
Recent advances in technology now allow patients to have more control over their health care, including selecting who they want as their primary care providers. Now patients can simply go on Google or another search site, search for a doctor’s office, get their contact information and request an appointment. Additionally, platforms like Google, Facebook, and other popular review sites provide patients with valuable information, including patient satisfaction. It has become relatively easy for patients to basically shop their healthcare on their own. But with this level of access, there are important components to keep into consideration. Below are eight important factors to consider when choosing a primary care provider.
In order to comply with recent changes in the law regarding controlled substance prescribing, Personal Physician Care has changed its office policy as it relates to prescribing controlled substances
Population health is defined as the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group. (3,4) These groups are often geographic populations such as nations or communities, but can also be other groups such as employees, ethnic groups, disabled persons, prisoners, or any other defined group. The health outcomes of such groups are of relevance to policy makers in both the public and private sectors.