Feb. 15 program to address medical breakthroughs in health care

Shell Point kicks off its third annual 2018 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries series with a presentation by Lee Health CEO and President Larry Antonucci, MD, MBA, taking place Thursday, Feb. 15, at 1:30 p.m. at the Village Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point. This educational health care program, entitled “Trending Toward Modern: Health Care in the 21st Century,” is free and open to the public. To learn more or to register, call 239-433-7936.

“Each year the caliber of our speakers has grown. This year we are excited to welcome one of our own local health care experts to learn about modern changes and what they mean for our future,” said Jeff Cory, executive director of The Legacy Foundation.

Antonucci will touch on topics that include the shift from volume to value, population health, telemedicine and the need for all health care providers to focus on collaborative, patient-centered care with every interaction. The health care executive will also share the latest news about Lee Health, including expansions, new construction and innovations.

The 2018 Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries series is an annual community health care speaker program that serves as a resource for residents in the greater Fort Myers area. All Medical Breakthroughs & Discoveries events are free to the public, and will be held in the Village Church Auditorium on The Island at Shell Point, located at 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org/legacy.html.

About Shell Point Retirement Community

Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, a championship 18-hole golf course, and other recreational and educational activities. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.