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Ormond Beach Observer Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 5 years ago

Doctor launches house call practice

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by: Wayne Grant Real Estate Editor

Dr. Richard Potts has announced he is accepting new patients to his house-call practice, “Hospital at Home.” Potts provides in-home visits to patients that are too ill or weak to leave their home due to illness or dementia.

“For most patients this is simply primary care in the comfort of their home,” Potts said.

In more advanced cases, Potts can provide services such as blood work, skilled nursing and therapy. He can directly admit patients to Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center or Halifax Health Medical Center where he will be the attending physician, according to a press release.

Stephanie Potts will serve as medical practice manager.

Potts has been in private practice for 12 years in the Ormond Beach area. He is a graduate of Father Lopez High School, and obtained his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine.

For an appointment, call 506-9994. The outpatient clinic is located at 301 Kenilworth Ave., Suite A. Visit HospitalatHomeFlorida on Facebook.

COA case manager of the year named

The Council on Aging has announced that Debbie Wadsworth has been named 2015 Case Manager of the Year by the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs in conjunction with The Foundation for Indigent Guardianship.

Wadsworth is a professional guardian and has been COA’s guardianship ward manager supervisor for the past nine years. The award recognizes guardians who are dedicated to protecting the dignity and rights of incapacitated seniors, according to a press release.

Hospital announces promotion

Heather Vick, of Ormond Beach, has been named director of physician coding and compliance for Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners, the health system’s employed group of physicians, including primary care physicians and specialists.

Vick, who joined the hospital in 2009, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida and is a certified coder.

 

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