A benefit resulting from the Affordable Care Act, Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is covered once every 12 months after the first year of Medicare coverage. You pay nothing out of pocket for this visit. However, you may incur a copayment or deductible if additional services are performed. Annual Wellness Visit includes:
• Height, weight measurements
• Blood pressure and body-mass index
• Review of medical & family history
• Establish a list of current medications and providers
• Personal risk assessment
• Review of functional ability and level of safety
• Detection of cognitive impairment
• Screening for depression
• Establish a schedule for Medicare’s screening and preventative services
• Advise, review and update the list of referral services for potential health risk
• Voluntary advance care planning
Aviation Medical Exam
In order to keep everyone safe, the FAA requires a pilot medical certificate from an FAA medical examiner prior to flying. At North Shore Convenient Care, our physicians are certified to conduct a qualified Aviation Medical Exam in our area. You’ll want to inquire about documents or items you should bring with you to your appointment.
Health Risk Assesment
A health risk assessment provides individuals with an evaluation of their health risks and incorporates three key elements – an extended questionnaire to collect information, face-to-face with a health advisor to asses health status and feedback to promote a healthy lifestyle or prevent disease.
An assessment of the child’s current health status and development helps ensure that all children receive appropriate and timely interventions.
Well Child Checks
Bring your child in for routine well child check-ups so that we track your child’s growth and development. During these visits your child’s healthcare provider will give any vaccines that are due and test vision and hearing starting at age 4. Even if your child isn’t due for vaccines, be sure to bring him or her in for check-ups. These visits five your child’s doctor a chance to find and treat any concerns early. It’s also a good time for you to ask any questions you have about your child’s health and growth. (insert Immunization chart/recommended vaccines)
Well Woman Exams
A well-women exam is an annual preventive screening of breast and gynecological diseases. During the visit, the healthcare provider will discuss your health and lifestyle behaviors and will perform a physical exam. An annual well-woman exam is one of the most important steps that women of all ages can take to protect their health.
A healthy workforce is a fundamental ingredient for a healthy business. North Shore Convenient Care Clinic offers a wide variety of testing at times convenient for you and your employees. We offer OSHA-mandated medical surveillance exams, D.O.T. and Non-D.O.T. drug screens, physicals, blood alcohol tests, pulmonary function test, Hepatitis B testing among many others.
Camp, D.O.T., and Sports Physicals
Routine camp, sports and school physicals are an opportunity for healthcare providers to discuss important health issues with children and their parents. Annual physicals can help ensure that the individual is healthy and physically prepared to join in activities. During the exam, the healthcare provider will review the individual’s complete health history and make sure he or she is up-to-date with current immunization recommendations for their age.
A healthy workforce is a fundamental ingredient for a healthy business. North Shore Convenient Care Clinic offers a wide variety of testing at times convenient for you and your employees. We are proud to offer D.O.T. physicals.
The results of genetic test can confirm or rule out a suspected genetic condition that you inherit from your mother and your father. Genetic testing may be beneficial. For some people, test results help doctors make recommendations for treatment. The test results help people to make informed choices about their future.
Our in-house lab provides accuracy, confidentiality and dedicated service to the North Shore clinics using modern technology.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a lung disease that over time makes it hard to breathe. COPD means that the flow of air in and out of the lungs is less than it should be. As the disease gets worse, it can become more difficult to remain active due to shortness of breath. It is important to remember that COPD is often preventable and treatable. If you are at risk for COPD or have symptoms of COPD, you should be tested. They may want you to have a chest x-ray or other test like an arterial blood gas test.
High cholesterol levels is a major risk factor of having a heart attack. Having high cholesterol does not produce any symptoms. Cholesterol levels should be checked by blood-test. First-line ways to reduce cholesterol involve lifestyle changes. If lifestyle changes are unsuccessful or cholesterol levels are very high, lipid-lowering drugs may be prescribed.
If you have diabetes, no matter what type, it means you have too much glucose in your blood, although the causes may differ. Too much glucose can lead to serious health problems. If you're struggling to manage your blood glucose levels, we can help! You can take steps today to monitor your condition, prevent serious complications and feel better while living with diabetes.
Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, puts you at potential risk of heart disease and stroke. High blood pressure affects 1 in 3 American adults and generally develops over many years. Fortunately, high blood pressure can be easily detected. And once you know you have high blood pressure, you can work with your doctor to control it.
Nutritional counseling can help identify areas where change is needed to help you start eating healthier. Nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners and registered dietitians are well qualified to help educate and advise on dietary choices and eating patterns. Nutritional counseling is recommended in the treatment for persons with depression, eating disorders, and chemical dependencies.
Screening and counseling by a primary care provider can help people who are overweight lose weight safely. Be prepared to be weighed and measured and possibly referred to a weight loss program.
Create a quit-smoking plan with the help of healthcare professionals. Cope with hurdles you may face as you quit smoking such as nicotine withdrawal and the strong urges to smoke. Improve your chances of stopping for good with our smoking cessation program.
We offer a personalized weight loss program that is medically supervised: