A big move is coming! On the corner of Hwy 285 and college avenue a lot of building activity is underway. The Huff builders are putting up 4 incredible buildings, the first of which will be the new home for the Emerald Coast Health Institute. Dr. McKnight and Dr. Staats are joining forces to provide the highest level of primary care possible. We plan to introduce the concept of having 'guest specialists' come to you and provide outpatient care in the ECHI clinic. This will give greater convenience for our patients who need such care.
In September Dr. McKnight gave an update on cutting edge cancer treatment to over 100 nurses. Today cancer treatment is seen as treating an infection where the individual's immune system is enhanced to identify and treat cancer.
In November a presentation was made to both NWFSC students and professors using the program to treat obesity as an example on how to solve a problem. Years ago a patient asked him if he could help her lose weight. Looking her in the eye he said, "I don't know how." The spark was lit that resulted in the book 'Obesity Treatment in Family Practice. '