Veteran Internal Medicine Doctor Joins First Physicians Group

Veteran Internal Medicine Doctor Joins First Physicians Group

Sarasota Memorial welcomes veteran Internal Medicine specialist Dr. Jeffrey Humbarger to its First Physicians Group network and community. Offering a full spectrum of adult and geriatric care, Humbarger joins Drs. Lalita Bhamidipati, Joseph Ferrari, Elizabeth Jungst, Sherri Sanders and Maria Velasco-Ferrari in FPG’s Internal Medicine practice in the Waldemere Medical Plaza.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Custom Cancer Care: One Survivor’s Story

Custom Cancer Care: One Survivor’s Story

Doni Schaefer isn’t your typical breast cancer patient. When her cancer was detected in the summer of 2015, it was neither early stage, nor the kind that responds well to standardized chemotherapy regimens. Hers was a fast-growing aggressive subtype known as HER2. The unfavorable biomarker, found in 15 to 20 percent of breast cancers, signals a more complex condition to treat.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Caregiving & Preparing for the Unexpected

Caregiving & Preparing for the Unexpected

Most people know that it’s helpful to plan for the future. But for many caregivers, it is difficult to think about a time when they (not their loved one) may face a crisis or medical illness. Today, 30 million households are providing care for an adult over the age of 50 – and that number is expected to double over the next 25 years. So everyone who has the responsibility of providing assistance or care for another, (whether it is full-time, part-time or just occasionally) should start considering options if they become ill or unable to continue to provide care.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
DIY Advanced Care Planning How-to

DIY Advanced Care Planning How-to

Planning for and making known your future healthcare and end-of-life wishes is an important task for everyone. So how do you get started?
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Inpatient Care Specialists Improving Healthcare

Inpatient Care Specialists Improving Healthcare

What is a "hospitalist"? As inpatient care specialists, hospitalists work hand-in-hand with hospital nurses, case managers, therapists and each patient’s primary care provider. They also co-manage specialty care that might be needed, meet frequently with family members and coordinate services that patients might need after discharge.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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