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Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
5/20/2014
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Kelsey-Seybold Announces New Advanced Wellness Exam Offering for Downtown Profesionals

              

Comprehensive exam designed for busy professionals

 
HOUSTON (May 20, 2014) – Patients looking for a highly personalized and efficient way to manage their personal health may be good candidates for the Advanced Wellness Exam, now offered at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Downtown. The comprehensive appointment takes about four hours and offers patients an extended physician consultation, with most test results available that same day for physician consultation.
 
"This program has been designed for those patients who demand the very best and desire an aggressive, proactive approach to their health and wellness," said Kenneth Kennedy, M.D., and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Downtown Advanced Wellness Exam physician. "Patients leave this appointment with a defined road map and steps on how they can improve their health."
 
Kelsey-Seybold's Advanced Wellness Exam is comprised of many different components, including:

  • A comprehensive physical examination, including a 45-minute visit with a physician to discuss health concerns and answer questions.
  • Comprehensive lab testing, with same-day test results for most lab work.
  • EKG or stress test (based on age).
  • A 30-minute consultation with a registered dietitian.
  • Audio and visual screening.
  • The Know Your Number®Health Risk Assessment, a sophisticated risk analysis indicating your personal five-year risk for development of diseases, including stroke, diabetes and heart disease.
  • Catered light breakfast in a private dining room

  
Upon completion of the appointment, a personal concierge will assist the patient in making follow up appointments with recommended specialists and enrolling the patient in MyKelseyOnline – Kelsey-Seybold's personalized and secure internet platform that connects patients to their medical record, and their Kelsey-Seybold clinicians.
 
Patients interested in scheduling an Advanced Wellness Exam have the added benefit of a limited-time, $100 introductory discount off the current $250 extended wellness fee. Patients can schedule their appointment for an Advanced Wellness Exam by calling 713-442-2293. This special exam is only offered at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Downtown at the Shops which is located at 1200 McKinney, Suite 473, Houston, TX 77010. For more information about Kelsey-Seybold Clinics Advanced Wellness Exams visitwww.kelsey-seybold.com/awe.

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 450 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, 16 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 three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas.

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.