MAXhealth News

MAXhealth Education: How to Check Your Blood Sugar

  Keeping track of how much sugar (glucose) is in your blood is an important part of self-care when you have diabetes. This is also called self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG). To make sure your glucose and insulin are in […]

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MAXhealth Education: Taking Your Blood Pressure

  Blood pressure is the force of blood against the artery wall as it moves from the heart through the blood vessels. You can take your own blood pressure reading using a digital monitor. Take your readings the same each […]

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MAXhealth Education: Flu Vaccines for Adults

  The flu (influenza) is caused by a virus that is easily spread. A flu vaccine protects you and others from the flu. It’s best to get a flu shot every year in late summer or early fall, as soon as the […]

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MAXhealth Education: Advance Medical Directive

  An advance medical directive is a form that lets you plan ahead for the care you’d want if you could no longer express your wishes. This statement outlines the medical treatment you’d want or names the person you’d wish […]

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MAXhealth Education: What Is Osteoporosis?

  Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens the bones. Weakened bones are more likely to fracture (break). Osteoporosis affects men and women, but postmenopausal women are most at risk. To help prevent osteoporosis, you need to exercise and nourish your […]

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MAXhealth Announces Earning a Quality Score of 94% While Netting Nearly $7 Million in Shared Savings

  MAXhealth, a member of the greater Health Point ACO, LLC primary and specialty care network, today announced that it earned from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a quality score of 94%. “We are humbled by the […]

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Open Enrollment Campaign at Your Local MAXhealth Clinic

  Every year, Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) opens an enrollment period where you can make changes to your health plan by giving you the opportunity to review your benefits and make the best choices to fit your needs. […]

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August is National Immunization Month!

  Immunizations help prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. Immunizations are NOT just for kids — to stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get vaccinated too!

Dr. Singh says farewell: Meet and Greet Event for Anthony Alfano, D.O.

  MAXhealth wishes Dr. Singh the very best as she leaves Manatee Family Physicians to raise her family. While we have mixed emotions about Dr. Singh leaving, we are excited to announce that Dr. Anthony Alfano will be welcoming her patients […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Coppa!

  Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Coppa at PrimeCare of Manatee, a member of our MAXhealth network. He has been honored for the 4th consecutive year as a Sarasota Top Doctor.

New changes to Florida’s medical marijuana laws

  Florida Governor Rick Scott signed legislation Friday to implement the medical marijuana amendment voters approved last November. Amendment 2, approved by 71 percent of the voters, took effect on January 3 and required that laws had to be in place by July […]

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Lunch and Learn: When to go, and when not to go, to the Emergency Room

Lunch and Learn Event May 23, 2017 11:00am Lakewood Ranch Town Hall at 8175 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 We are pleased to announce a new Lunch and Learn educational event presented by MAXhealth. Entitled “When to go, and […]

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Welcome Dr. Jeremy Benjaminson, D.O.

MEET & GREET EVENT May 2, May 23rd, or June 20th 5:30pm – 7:00pm MAXhealth Sarasota at 5831 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 2010, Sarasota, FL 34233 We are very excited to announce that effective July 31, 2017, Dr. Jeremy Benjaminson […]

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Welcome Dr. Jonathan Ware, M.D.

MEET & GREET EVENT April 20 4:00pm – 6:00pm MAXhealth Ellenton at 6312 US Hwy 301 N Ellenton, FL 34222 We are very excited to announce that effective May 1, 2017, Dr. Jonathan Ware will be joining MAXhealth, as our […]

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A history of medical marijuana’s legitimacy

In preparation for our upcoming “Lunch and Learn” event tomorrow, we wanted to place 21st century applications of medicinal cannabis within a broader historical context. According to Chinese legend, Emperor Shen Neng in approximately 2700 B.C. formally prescribed to his subjects marijuana […]

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