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The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit dedicated to health care, has awarded an “A” grade to Lee Memorial Hospital, Cape Coral Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center, and HealthPark Medical Center
Lee Health is committed to providing the highest level of quality care. Our staff’s dedication to safety and passion for protecting patients means greater peace-of-mind for you and your family.Read the full press release
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Lee Health has launched TeleHealth, an on-demand medical service you can access from the comfort of your own home, 24/7. Avoid the doctor’s office or ER for minor illnesses such as cold or the flu. Read more about how TeleHealth can save you time and money.
We’re on the move! Our Coconut Point location is your health care destination in south Lee County. Join us for yoga or rehabilitation; or find a physician close to home. Our new center offers comprehensive services for all ages.
Lee Health’s Convenient Care Clinics offer walk-in urgent care for minor injuries & illnesses. Open seven days a week. Visit us today.
We’ve got big news! Soliant Health, one of the nation’s largest health care staffing companies, recently named Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida as the most beautiful hospital in the United States.
The severe red tide and algal blooms in Southwest Florida raise questions about potential health risks for residents and seasonal visitors.
Memory loss can be a result of many health issues—from dementia to stroke. We tailor our programs to individual needs.
Our dedicated team cares for minor burns Common household accidents and normal curiosity can lead to minor – but painful – burns. A new service at Golisano Children’s Hospital ensures that children stay close to home for comprehensive treatment.
Nephrologist Dr. Aastha Parsa talks about methods to help us get more sleep. Read more!
Southwest Florida: We’re the envy of the country for our year-round warmth and glorious rays of sunshine. But all those rays come with plenty of caution. Read more!
Here are a few things to consider if you are thinking about connecting with a doctor through your smartphone or computer. Read more!
About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in their lives. Early detection can make all the difference for survival. Read more!
Jason Hamann has made great strides since he first started coming to the Cape Coral Healthy Life Center. “I’m not as discouraged. I know that I can do it. I can do it. I try to encourage everybody to keep a positive go-get-them attitude.”
After Marlene Wise was diagnosed with dementia, her husband James says getting her to all of her doctor’s appointments became difficult. “She couldn’t step down. She couldn’t pick her leg up.”
Chelsea is a golden retriever and part of Lee Health’s pet therapy program—designed to bring comfort to patients in the hospital. “Are you going to work Chelsea? Are you going to make some people feel good,” asks her owner Bob Schoen, a pet therapy volunteer with Lee Health.
“My goal is to walk completely without a walker.” It’s a goal Darshan Church wasn’t sure she would reach in her physical therapy sessions. “Once you have a fall like this, you’re antsy, and you really have a fear of falling,” said Darshan.
“It’s terrifying. You can only imagine if you are coming down that hall and you don’t know. I’ve seen patients pull the sheets over their face, turn their head away, I’ve seen them cry,” said Kelly Ross, a guest services representative with Lee Health. For years, she’s watched patients’ react as they’re transported through surgery doors.
It’s the little things that can make a big difference. Leigha Messner, a clinical dietitian with Lee Health, says what you’re adding to your meal can add on unhealthy consequences. “We’re not mindful of the tiny things that add on to our diet and kind of put a hindrance on our weight loss goals or overall health goals. A lot of times it’s these small additives that if we take them out little by little it those can make a big difference in your diet.”
Armando Llechu, Chief Administrative Officer for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, talks with Lindsey Morton about Lee Health's mission to provide coordination of care for individuals suffering from mental disorders in Southwest Florida.Learn More and Follow Kids' Minds Matter
Have a cold? The flu? Need a checkup? Lee Convenient Care’s new TeleHealth service puts you in touch with a doctor for just $49 – right from the comfort of your own home. Professional, premium care has never been so easy.Schedule an Appointment Today!
A new technology is changing the way doctors find breast cancer. The new 3D mammogram machine is making it easier for doctors to find breast cancer.
Use MyChart to schedule a screening today, or if you are not a MyChart user call 239-236-4893Schedule Now
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Our Information Systems department is our technology and communications backbone, developing and maintaining systems, networks and workstations to support the needs of patients, physicians, employees, volunteers and more. They are also leading us to improved efficiency by implementing an electronic medical record management system called Epic, which puts patients’ histories at doctors’ fingertips – no matter where they are in the System.Apply Now!