May Health eNewsletter 
Thursday, 01 May 2008 
May Health eNewsletter

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital is proud to celebrate National Hospital Week, May 10 - 17, to recognize the many ways our nurses, health care professionals and staff make a difference in the lives they touch each day. Take a moment to thank all the men and women for the important roles they play in providing quality care for you, your friends and family. Together they are making a difference in our community each and every day.

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital is committed to providing quality care for you and your family. Learn about some of our latest initiatives below, research health topics on our Web site and find an event that interests you.

Growing with you. For you.

Free Bra Fitting & Breast Health Event

Join Cypress Fairbanks Women’s Imaging Center and the Women’s Health Boutique on Saturday, May 3 for a free private breast self-exam consultation and bra fitting session. Discuss how to perform breast self-exams one-on-one with a registered technologist and receive a complimentary, private bra fitting for all figure types. Click here to register for an appointment today.

25 Years of Quality Care

For over 25 years, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital has been focused on providing advanced health care services to meet the growing needs of the community. As the health care provider with the longest history serving the community, we would like to thank you for choosing us for your health care, and for that of your family. Visit our Web site to learn more about our 25 years of quality care and service.

Quality Urgent Care When You Need it Most

Walk in and receive care when you need it most. Cypress Fairbanks Urgent Care Center provides high quality, affordable medical care and is conveniently located right in your neighborhood. Located on Barker Cypress across from the Berry Center, the facility is open from 12 noon to 9 p.m. every day to help care for life’s minor emergencies. Go online for more information on our services.

Raising Awareness of Stroke

May is American Stroke Month raising awareness of the warning signs and risk factors of a stroke, the third leading cause of death in America. Sometimes called a "brain attack," a stroke occurs when a blood vessel leading to the brain either bursts or becomes clogged. When someone has had a stroke, every second counts! Visit our Web site to learn more about the risk factors and warning signs for stroke.

Protecting Your Health Information

If you’ve been to the doctor or hospital lately, you’ve probably been given a Notice of Privacy Practices. This is part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which gives patients rights including having access to their medical records and giving them more control over how protected health information is used and disclosed. Click here to learn more about how you can protect your health information.