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Published on July 23, 2012

CCHC To Highlight Robotic Surgery, Rehab, Ortho at FRR Expo

VNA Blood Pressure Clinics to be Offered

July 2012

As the Official Medical Care Provider of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race, Cape Cod Healthcare will feature a large booth during the upcoming New Balance Falmouth Road Race three-day expo. The expo will be held at the Falmouth High School Field House, on the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, August 9, 5 PM to 9 PM
  • Friday, August 10, 10 AM to 9 PM
  • Saturday, August 11, 9 AM to 6 PM

One of the expo highlights will be the interactive displays and demos offered with the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. The da Vinci System brings the latest in minimally invasive surgical procedures to CCHC. The system is used in gynecological, urological, colorectal and thoracic surgery. Overall, da Vince patients experience less pain, fewer complications, less blood loss and quicker recoveries.

In addition, please stop by the CCHC booth during the expo to learn more about the following services:

  • CCHC Rehabilitation Services
    • Biodex Balance System; Posture Screenings; Feet Alignment; Shoe Recommendations; BMI screenings.
  • CCHC Orthopedics - Total Joint Center
    • Orthopedic experts to answer your knee, hip, shoulder questions; Total Joint Center DVDs; Other materials and giveaways
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod:
    • Blood pressure checks:
      • Friday, August 10th: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm.
      • Saturday, August 11th: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m

As part of this official partnership with the New Balance Falmouth Road Race, CCHC will fully manage and staff the three medical tents and first aid stations along the course and at the finish. There will be an additional medical area on the ball field this year to tend to any issues that may arise for spectators or runners as they cool down. In addition, Falmouth Hospital will provide much needed parking spots for official road race needs on the day of the race.

"Cape Cod Healthcare is proud to partner with the New Balance Falmouth Road Race as part of our commitment to our community," said Mike Lauf, President and CEO, Cape Cod Healthcare. "Our doctors and nurses have a strong, historic legacy with this event and our employees expressed their wishes to have this partnership become more formal. This partnership with the New Balance Falmouth Road Race perfectly aligns with Cape Cod Healthcare's mission. From start to finish, our professional staff will have participants and spectators covered as part of our dedication to providing the best patient care possible in the right place and at the right time."

The 40th running of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race will be held August 12, 2012. Further information can be found at www.falmouthroadrace.com, www.facebook.com/falmouthroadrace or www.twitter.com/runfalmouth

About Cape Cod Healthcare

Cape Cod Healthcare - one of America's Top Ten health care systems - is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,500 employees and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare has two acute care hospitals, the Cape’s leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility, an assisted living facility, the Cape's only local laboratory service (C-Lab) and numerous health programs. For more information, visit Cape Cod Healthcare's web site at www.capecodhealth.org. Cape Cod Healthcare. We're taking good care of you.>

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