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What is the 21st Century Cures Act Rule and how does it affect Praxis patients?

Posted on October 29, 2022 by in Patient Portal, Technology

The rule was developed to provide patients and healthcare providers with a secure pathway to health information. It is directed to increase innovation and competition by cultivating an ecosystem of new applications to provide patients with more choices. In order to comply with the rule, My Health Record has improved its security and accessibility. Click

High Lakes Behavioral Health Classes - Mindfulness

Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

Posted on October 26, 2022 by in Behavioral Health

If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief & loss, stress, or other health issues, try our Free Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class 8-Week Therapeutic Class Starting November 15th, 2022. Tuesdays at 5:30pm-7:00pm. Call our Behavioral Health Team to enroll (541) 706-3836.

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Welcome Central Oregon Family Medicine!

Posted on September 15, 2022 by in News

Announcing High Lakes Health Care – Praxis Health’s newest clinic! We are pleased to announce that, on November 1st, Central Oregon Family Medicine will be joining our High Lakes Health Care Redmond team. Central Oregon Family Medicine has proudly served the Redmond community and surrounding area for over 25 + years. In an area that

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Tips for Coping with Community Violence

Posted on August 31, 2022 by in Community, News

Right now in Central Oregon there are many people struggling to cope with and understand how this kind of shooting could occur and why this would happen in our community. At High Lakes Health Care we have talked to many people who are experiencing a variety of emotions that include shock, sorrow, numbness, fear, anger,

High Lakes Shevlin Campus - Expansion Announcement

The Shevlin Park Campus is expanding!

Posted on January 1, 2022 by in News

We are excited to announce that we are acquiring a new building at our Shevlin Park Campus in Bend, Oregon. January 3rd, 2022. The Shevlin Park Campus will be composed of three buildings; the Cultus Lake building (Family Medicine) at 2165 NW Shevlin Park Road, the Sparks Lake building (Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Dermatology) at 2175

How To Talk To Your Children About Mental Health

Posted on June 24, 2020 by in Pediatrics

The first time a parent hears their young child say an unpleasant word, their reaction is usually: “Where did you learn that?” The truth is, many times the child will point at the dad or mom. Oops! Yes, our little ones are sponges that mimic what we say and do. Our positive and negative role

Preventing Childhood Obesity With Kids Out Of School

Posted on May 27, 2020 by in Pediatrics

Parents are accustomed to their kids being home from school in the summer and at holidays. That familiar pattern has changed drastically in many parts of the country. In some areas, children have been home bound for several months, and there is little optimism about their return in the fall. This change has affected the

Is it a Cold or the Flu?

Posted on December 27, 2019 by in Flu Prevention

It’s flu season and it can be difficult to distinguish the difference between the flu and a common cold. But while they have symptoms in common, there are differences that can help you determine if you have the flu or just a cold. If you have any questions about your symptoms or believe you or

Warnings and Risks Associated with Teen Vaping

Posted on December 19, 2019 by in News

If you somehow didn’t know that vaping is dangerous for young kids, teens, and young adults, let’s set the record straight. Yes, vaping is very dangerous. If you’re still not convinced, or your teen isn’t, here are factual warnings and risks associated with vaping. What Is Vaping? Using an e-cigarette is called vaping or JUULing.

How Your Fingernails Can Show Signs of Disease

Posted on September 16, 2019 by in Primary Care

Many women prefer to paint their fingernails in a rainbow of different colors, but what is hiding beneath the colorful polish could be informative. Carefully observe your nails between your next manicure to learn how your fingernails can show signs of disease. Fingernail Abnormalities Nails change, and some of those changes are totally benign. Others