July 2014


SMH Welcomes New Pain Care Doctors
Sarasota Memorial welcomes Eugene Pereira, MD, and Lindsay Shroyer, MD, to its care team.

The pain care physicians join an interdisciplinary team of pain management specialists who offer customized rehabilitation, treatment, medications and interventional procedures at Sarasota Memorial's four Pain Care Centers. Pereira is board certified in Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine and Shroyer is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Pain Medicine.

Sarasota Memorial’s Pain Care Centers accept most insurance plans and are located throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties. For locations and contact information, call (941) 917-4500 or visit the Pain Medicine page on smh.com.

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HealthSquare – July 2014 Events
Join our staff at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square for free health presentations and FootNotes, a book club featuring mall walks and health education discussions with SMH experts.

This month’s events include:

FollowMyHealth Patient Portal Demonstration: 12-3pm Mon., July 7: If you’ve ever been a patient at Sarasota Memorial, sign up today for our secure, online patient portal, a new online tool that allows you secure, 24/7 access to your individual and/or family’s personal medical information, including future test and lab results. A current, state or federally issued photo ID is required.

Footnotes: 2-3:30 pm Fri., July 18: This month’s book club feature is After Cancer Treatment: Heal Better, Faster, Stronger by Julie Silver, with a discussion on regaining strength and function after cancer treatment by Physical Therapist Sheryl Ireland.

Hurricane Preparedness & Your Health: 1-2 pm Wed., July 23: Tips to help people with cardiac and pulmonary health challenges prepare for a storm, including how to pre-register for shelters that support special medical needs.

Call (941)302-4271 or email for information.

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Healthy Hearts
Join Sarasota Memorial HealthFit Exercise Physiologist Kyle Stein at noon Wednesday, July 9, for a free presentation on cardiac health and wellness and a personal training session (valid on day of lecture only).

HealthFit’s Healthy Hearts program helps improve strength, balance, fitness and awareness of your cardiac health.

Visit smhfit.com or call (941) 917-7000 for information.

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Home Care for Neurological Disorders
Sarasota Memorial/BayCare Home Care nurses will discuss clinical care available in the home for people with neurological disorders at this month’s Parkinson’s Wellness Club meetings.

Call (941) 926-6413 for information about the following club meetings and caregiver support.

• Bradenton – July 2, 10-11:30 am, Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at Heritage Harbour, 1040 River Heritage Blvd.
• North Port – July 9, 1:30-3 pm, Neuro Challenge Foundation, 5600 Peace River Road.
• Sarasota – July 16, 9:30-11 am, Sarasota Memorial’s Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd.
• Venice – July 24, 10-11:30 am, Venice Chamber of Commerce, 597 Tamiami Trail S.

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School Sports Physicals – Just $20
Sarasota Memorial is offering $20 school sports physicals at its five urgent care centers (conveniently located in Sarasota, Venice and Manatee) throughout the summer.

The centers are open 8 am-8 pm daily, including most holidays. No appointments necessary.

Call (941) 917-7777 or visit our website for information and locations.

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Get Fit this Summer
Sarasota Memorial’s HealthFit – the only medically integrated fitness center in the area – offers more than 70 fitness classes and medically integrated programs each week, including cardiovascular fitness and strength training, certified personal trainers/exercise physiologists, massage therapy, oncology massage and an array of nutrition/weight management programs.

Summer rate specials start at just $35 per month.

Information: smhfit.com or call (941) 917-7000.

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