AMA Adopts New Policies During First Day of Voting at Interim Meeting

Nov 19, 2019 at 12:36 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) gathered physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine at its Interim Meeting to shape guiding policies on.... Read More

Orlando Health Heart Institute Acquires Vascular Surgery Practice

Nov 19, 2019 at 12:08 pm by pj

  The Orlando Health Heart Institute recently announced the addition of G. Kendrix Adcock, MD, FACS, and Robert Winter, MD, FACS, from Florida Vascular Consultants to th.... Read More

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Accepts Oberheiden, Proposal to Coordinate P-Stim Medicare Fraud Investigations

Nov 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm by pj

Oberheiden, P.C., a federal health care fraud defense law firm based in Dallas, Texas, has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accepted the firm's recomm.... Read More

Better Use of Data Can Help Fight U.S. Opioid Epidemic, New Report Shows

Nov 18, 2019 at 11:58 am by pj

  The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic that has cost nearly 400,000 lives since 1999 and shows little signs of slowing down. To help combat this epide.... Read More

New Market Research Showcases Need for Re-training Health Care Workforce on Blood Pressure Measurement

Nov 18, 2019 at 11:25 am by pj

    Highlights: About half of health care providers surveyed said they haven't had re-training in blood pressure measurement after leaving professional school..... Read More

Ending the HIV Epidemic Townhall Meeting, December 4

Nov 16, 2019 at 09:20 pm by pj

   The Area 7 HIV/AIDS program at the Florida Department of Health in Orange County is partnering with the Heart of Florida United Way to host the Ending the HIV Ep.... Read More

Trump Administration Announces Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs for All Americans

Nov 15, 2019 at 08:36 am by pj

Two regulations advance the Trump Administration’s commitment to increasing price transparency As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Pric.... Read More

Ryan Seacrest Foundation and Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Partner to Open Seacrest Studio for Patients

Nov 14, 2019 at 11:01 pm by pj

  The Ryan Seacrest Foundation has announced that Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children will become home to a Seacrest Studio, a state-of-the-art broadcast.... Read More

Oviedo Medical Center Recognized For Excellence With ACC Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Nov 14, 2019 at 10:10 pm by pj

  Local facility provides necessary care and resources to patients with heart attack symptoms    Oviedo Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare’.... Read More

Central Florida Regional Hospital Receives Level II Tauma Center Verification

Nov 14, 2019 at 10:06 pm by pj

Hospital participates in voluntary review program to ensure delivery of high-quality trauma care    The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma (COT.... Read More

American Lung Association's 'State of Lung Cancer' 2019 Report Finds Florida Must Act to Reduce Burden of Lung Cancer

Nov 14, 2019 at 10:02 pm by pj

Second annual report from American Lung Association explores how states can act to save more lives, support patients and families facing lung cancer    Lung cancer.... Read More

Five Ways You Can Change Your Clinical Setting Now to Affirm Pronouns

Nov 14, 2019 at 05:51 pm by pj

By Jan Kaminsky, PhD, RN   Often, we see the deployment of the use of incorrect gender pronouns as a distressing form of abuse against gender diverse individuals. Recent.... Read More

EOCC: RX for a Healthy Holiday: Giving & Giving Back to Help Others

Nov 14, 2019 at 05:30 pm by pj

By DOROTHY HARDEE Tis the Season of giving and giving back. For healthcare professionals, you may feel you give of yourself through a rigorous clinical schedule, but experts.... Read More

Dr. Jason Atienza: Better Care, Better Results: Treating the Whole Patient

Nov 14, 2019 at 05:20 pm by pj

  Simple fact: Doctors try to make their patients better. A less simple fact: Jason Atienza, MD, MBA, is a physician who tries to make doctors better. Better at engaging.... Read More

AdventHealth Nicholson Center Testing Next-Generation Universal Robotic System

Nov 14, 2019 at 12:57 pm by pj

New Versius® Surgical Robot from CMR Surgical allows more dexterity and control   ORLANDO--The AdventHealth Nicholson Center has been participating in early trials.... Read More

New Research Intensifies AMA’s Call for Improved EHR Usability

Nov 14, 2019 at 12:28 pm by pj

Correlation Found Between Poor EHR Usability and Physician Burnout Statement attributed to: Patrice A. Harris, M.D., M.A. President, American Medical Association “A n.... Read More

Summerfield-area Residents asked for Feedback in Mailed Community Survey

Nov 13, 2019 at 05:13 pm by pj

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AMA Statement on Updated CDC Report Aimed at Combatting Antibiotic Resistance

Nov 13, 2019 at 05:06 pm by pj

  “Antibiotic resistance continues to pose a major threat to public health not only in the U.S., but across the globe. The American Medical Association (AMA) is pl.... Read More

WeCare tlc Adopts Bridges to Excellence Standards at Healthcare Centers Nationwide

Nov 12, 2019 at 10:49 pm by pj

We Care tlc, a leading workplace healthcare center operator, is adopting best practices, Bridges to Excellence standards, at all 53 healthcare centers nationwide, effective im.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Delivers on Promise to Provide Better Health Care

Nov 12, 2019 at 10:37 pm by pj

 The hospital raised its patient safety score from a ‘D’ to a ‘B’ in a single year, making it one of the best in the county.   AdventHealth.... Read More