Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Aug 09, 2020 at 10:00 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 532,806 Total resident deaths: 8,186 Total Hospitalizations: 30,505 New resid.... Read More

August 2020 Digital Edition

Aug 07, 2020 at 05:53 pm by Katy

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Sam Atallah, MD, Adds Another Practice Location

Aug 07, 2020 at 03:25 pm by pj

  Sam Atallah, MD, can now add Winter Park to one of his prominent locations. Dr. Atallah will start seeing patients at Urology Center of Winter Park located at 315 No.... Read More

 Volusia County Medical Society Fatty Liver and Cirrhosis Event 

Aug 07, 2020 at 10:39 am by pj

    "Practical Management and Nutrition in Fatty Liver and Cirrhosis"  Tuesday, August 18, 2020  6:00 PM ET  Featured Speaker...  Andreas G.... Read More

Robotic Surgery in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Aug 06, 2020 at 04:52 pm by pj

  By DR. ELISA MARIA BIANCHI   Each year in the United States about 150,00 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed and approximately 53,000 Americans will di.... Read More

America’s Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

Aug 06, 2020 at 04:26 pm by pj

 (Lynne Shallcross/KHN illustration; Getty Images) Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  For a world crippled by the coronavirus, salvation hinges on a vaccine. But i.... Read More

What the Health? Still Waiting for That Trump Health Plan

Aug 06, 2020 at 04:20 pm by pj

    President Donald Trump keeps promising to unveil a comprehensive plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, but it keeps not appearing. However, this week he d.... Read More

Health Care Workers of Color Nearly Twice as Likely as Whites to Get COVID-19

Aug 06, 2020 at 04:16 pm by pj

(Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)   By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Health care workers of color were more likely to care for patients wit.... Read More

Ocala Health Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award

Aug 06, 2020 at 03:58 pm by pj

  American Heart Association Award recognizes Ocala Health’s commitment to quality stroke care   Ocala Health has received the American Heart Association/Am.... Read More

Research from AMA, Pew Charitable Trusts Identifies Barriers to Combatting Antibiotic Resistance in Outpatient Settings

Aug 06, 2020 at 03:52 pm by pj

  As antibiotic resistance poses a growing threat to public health across the globe, new research published from the American Medical Association (AMA) and The Pew Chari.... Read More

COVID-19 Impact: 43% of Patients Apprehensive about Going Back to See a Healthcare Provider In Person Until Fall

Aug 06, 2020 at 03:42 pm by pj

DocASAP, the industry's most advanced patient access and engagement platform for health systems, health plans and physician groups, has announced the results of its “Tel.... Read More

Orlando Medical News Congratulates DOH-Orange, Honored for Excellence in Public Health

Aug 06, 2020 at 03:23 pm by pj

  Local Health Department Program is One of 21 Nationwide to Receive NACCHO’s “Model Practice Award” in 2020    The Florida Department of H.... Read More

HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division Expands Coverage with New Dermatology Practice Offering Telehealth Appointments

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:39 pm by Melissa

HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division – Orlando Market has expanded its physician specialty coverage in Greater Orlando with the addition of a new dermatology pr.... Read More

Administration Proposes to Expand Telehealth Benefits Permanently for Medicare Beneficiaries Beyond the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Aug 04, 2020 at 07:27 pm by pj

  Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule would make permanent certain telehealth and workforce flexibilities provided during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and impro.... Read More

What Seniors Can Expect as Their New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World

Aug 04, 2020 at 02:48 pm by pj

(ilyaliren/Getty Images)   By Bruce Horovitz, Kaiser Health News Imagine this scenario, perhaps a year or two in the future: An effective COVID-19 vaccine is rout.... Read More

What are Your Patients Thinking? Avoiding Care During the Pandemic Could Mean Life or Death

Aug 04, 2020 at 02:44 pm by pj

(Thomas Barwick/Getty Images)   By John M. Glionna, Kaiser Health News These days, Los Angeles acting teacher Deryn Warren balances her pain with her fear. She&rs.... Read More

Embraer Announces the Phenom 300MED, a Unique Light Jet Medevac Solution 

Aug 04, 2020 at 12:19 pm by pj

  Melbourne FL - Embraer has announced the Phenom 300MED, a unique Medevac solution for Phenom 300 series aircraft, which is also available for retrofit, throu.... Read More

LHC Group and Orlando Health Finalize Joint Venture Agreement

Aug 03, 2020 at 08:06 pm by pj

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) announced that it has finalized a new joint venture (JV) agreement with Orlando Health System in Orlando, Fla., effective August 1. LHC Group&nb.... Read More

Fauci Unfazed as Scientists Rely on Unproven Methods to Create COVID Vaccines

Aug 03, 2020 at 02:13 pm by pj

(Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty Images)   By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  With millions of lives on the line, researchers have been working at an un.... Read More

EOCC: The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Practices

Aug 03, 2020 at 01:53 pm by pj

  How the East Orlando Chamber is helping   By DOROTHY HARDEE, Chamber Administrator   It comes as no surprise that COVID-19 has had a significant impact o.... Read More