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Kiska Workman
Director, Marketing and Communications
MEDIA: 713-442-5332
2/24/2010
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Healthy Living Webinar Press Release

              
Kelsey-Seybold Gastroenterology Chief to Present
 
WHAT:
In the next installment of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Healthy Living Webinar series, Kelsey-Seybold Chief of Gastroenterology, Ned Snyder, M.D. will outline your risk of colorectal cancer and what you can do to prevent it in "Colorectal Cancer: Early Detection is Key to Positive Outcomes."
 
WHY: 
Scientific data indicates that screening to detect and remove early, pre-cancerous polyps are the most important things you can do to prevent colorectal cancer.

WHO:
Men and women age 50 and older, and those who want to learn how they can reduce their risk of developing colorectal cancer and how they can empower patients and family physicians to take control of this treatable disease.
  
WHEN:
Friday, March. 5, 2010
12:15 to 1 p.m.
 
HOW: 
To register for the online event,click here.

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 480 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 17 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for five consecutive years.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.