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2014 Press Releases
Morton Plant North Bay Hosts Community Health Seminars
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., (January 13, 2013) - Morton Plant Mease health experts invite the community to attend free health seminars in February on heart health and colon issues. The health seminars will be presented at various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers.

Your Heart Health
Wednesday, Feb. 12
10 a.m.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Bekesh Education and Conference Center,6600 Madison St., New Port Richey

Join interventional cardiologist Jeremy Bock, MD, to discover how your heart works and hear an overview of heart conditions and diseases. Learn about what stress can do to your heart and how you can manage it. You’ll also find out how to get help for your heart when it is needed in this lecture, which is part of the SHARE series.

You and Your Colon
Thursday, Feb. 20
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Bekesh Education & Conference Center, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey

Join surgeon Jared Frattini, MD, to learn about colon cancer, polyps, diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, and surgical treatment options. Hear about minimally invasive laparoscopic colon surgery, which can result in faster recovery, a shorter hospital stay and minimal scarring.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit:

About Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
Established in 1965, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is a 154-bed facility committed to improving the health of everyone it serves. Morton Plant North Bay has received the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for Primary Stroke Care from the Joint Commission. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is located at 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey, Fla.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist, and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at


Beth Hardy
(727) 298-6199 Phone
(727) 402-8113 Pager
Lisa Creswell
(727) 461-8538 Phone
(727) 402-5975 Pager