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MEDIA CONTACT(S):
Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
9/18/2002
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic To Host A Celebration of Women’s Health

Today’s fast-paced lifestyle, with demands from work, family, friends and other activities leave women with little or no time to take care of themselves. Now, more than ever, it is important for women to learn how to maintain and improve their health.
 
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, together with H-E-B, is hosting A Celebration of Women’s Health on Saturday, October 5, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Main Campus, located at 2727 West Holcombe Boulevard, to help women understand a variety of issues directly related to their health. The event will include free health screenings, tips, demonstrations and physician presentations with Q&A sessions about a variety of women’s health issues.
 
The following activities will be offered at the Women’s Health Fair:
 
Health Screenings:
  • Blood pressure
  • Dermascan
  • Vision
  • Nutrition
  • Coronary Heart Disease Risk Assessment
  • $5 Cholesterol and Glucose Screening (morning fast required)
  • Body composition tests
  • Mammograms and bone density scans (doctor’s orders and pre-registration required, call 713.442.1161)
 
Physician presentations and Q&A on the following pertinent issues:
  • A Bad Day or Depression?
  • A Woman’s Guide to Breast Health and Breast Cancer
  • First Steps to Childhood Health
  • Health Education Program for Women 45+
  • Living with Allergies
  • Osteoporosis: Keeping Your Bones Strong
  • Prime of Our Lives: Heart Disease ‐ Are You at Risk?
  • What Women Need to Know about Men’s Health
  • Women’s Health 101

 
This is the third annual women’s health fair presented by the health experts of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston’s largest community-based multi-specialty physician group. The purpose of the event is to provide women of all ages the opportunity to learn how to evaluate common symptoms, understand how health issues affect them and learn what steps they should take to lead a long, healthy life.
 
For more information or questions about A Celebration of Women’s Health, call 713.442.4696 or visit www.kelsey-seybold.com

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.