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Next For Your Health Community Seminar: “Comprehensive Care for Women of All Ages”

Oak Hill Hospital August 22, 2013

August 22, 2013

Spring Hill & Homosassa, FL – Oak Hill Hospital announces that it will continue its popular For Your Health Community Education Series. On Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Oak Hill Hospital will present a panel discussion entitled, “Comprehensive Care for Women of All Ages” at the First United Methodist Church, 8831 W. Bradshaw Street, Homosassa, FL 34448. The panel will feature Alene Wright, MD, breast and general surgeon, and Marc Polecritti, DO of the Julian Institute of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Alene Wright, on staff at Oak Hill Hospital, will discuss the gene test for breast and ovarian cancer. Dr. Marc Polecritti, also on staff at Oak Hill Hospital, will offer reconstructive surgical options for breast cancer patients.

Admission is free and a complimentary hot meal will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information and to register call 352-597-6333 in Hernando or 352-628-6060 in Citrus or register online at

About Oak Hill Hospital:

Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus County (262 acute care beds), is one of the area’s largest private employers, and offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Approximately 300 physicians, 950 associates, and over 350 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team.

Oak Hill has achieved distinction as the:

  • First and only open heart surgery hospital in Hernando County.
  • First Chest Pain Center with PCI (heart catheterization) in Hernando County accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
  • First and Only advanced level primary stroke center in Hernando County to be fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
  • First comprehensive Women’s Imaging Center in Hernando County and the first imaging center offering digital mammography with computer aided detection.
  • First hospital in the area to be recognized as an accredited cancer institute by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).
  • First hospital in the region to achieve Heart Failure accreditation with the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
  • First hospital in the region to offer a comprehensive Orthopaedic & Spine Institute and first to achieve national certification by The Joint Commission for its Hip & Knee replacement and spinal fusion programs.
  • First in the nation to have achieved 100% Board Certified Emergency Nurses, CEN’s.
  • Now offers the most advanced robotic assisted surgical system: the newly refined da Vinci® Si Surgical System.
  • Only Emergency Care Center in Florida, and one of only 20 nationwide, honored by the Emergency Nurses Association for its first-ever Lantern Award exemplifying exceptional and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy, and research.

It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Spring Hill, 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Richard W. Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383 or In Citrus call 352-628-6441.

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