Grand Rounds

Top USA Federal Drug Official: “No Evidence” that Marijuana Use is Harmful for Adults

Jan 26, 2022 at 06:44 pm by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON The head of the nation’s top federal drug research agency, Director Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), says that she ha.... Read More

UF Health Researchers Develop App to Help Monitor New Moms for Postpartum Complications

Jan 26, 2022 at 06:18 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque Obstetricians know many new mothers won’t come in for a doctor’s visit in the first four to six weeks after giving birth, a crucial period when t.... Read More

UF Health Liver Transplant Program Outcomes Reach No. 1 in Nation

Jan 26, 2022 at 03:02 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer It’s in the organ’s name — you can’t live without a liver.   For patients in need of a liver transplant — whether.... Read More

Local Physician Organization Encourages Vaccination and Reflection Given the Suspension of the Orange County Health Director

Jan 25, 2022 at 01:03 pm by pj

ORLANDO – The Physicians Society of Central Florida (PSCF) is calling upon public officials and the community at large to continue to encourage vaccination as the best d.... Read More

Seminole County Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Site Update

Jan 22, 2022 at 09:37 pm by pj

   Sanford — To facilitate the distribution of lifesaving therapeutics, the state has opened a new monoclonal antibody therapy treatment site in Sem.... Read More

Second Harvest Food Bank Introduces New Annual Fundraiser: The Ultimate Garden Party

Jan 22, 2022 at 09:19 pm by pj

  Hunger Advocates Will Enjoy a Day of Garden Party Inspired Elegance While Raising Funds to Fight Hunger   Orlando - On Saturday, May 21st, Second Harvest.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Announces New COVID 19 Treatment Recommendations

Jan 22, 2022 at 04:55 pm by pj

MELBOURNE, FL – This past week OMNI Healthcare administered monoclonal antibody treatments (mAb) to more than 100 patients after receiving its weekly allocation. In resp.... Read More

AMA Opens Doors for Health Tech Innovators with New CPT Developer Program

Jan 19, 2022 at 10:07 am by pj

Leader in medical terminology offers developers access to widely used CPT code set and resources CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) announced the launch of.... Read More

New Hopebridge Locations to Offer Autism Therapy Services to Children in Orlando Area

Jan 18, 2022 at 09:21 am by pj

  Therapy provider expands presence to serve hundreds of children and create more than 275 new jobs   ORLANDO — As the prevalence of autism increa.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Now Offering Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

Jan 14, 2022 at 06:03 pm by pj

MELBOURNE – Beginning Wednesday, January 19, OMNI Healthcare will be offering Covid-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments at OMNI offices in Melbourne and Titusville..... Read More

Rollins Professor Awarded National Fellowship to Study HIV Prevention in Black Women in Orange County

Jan 14, 2022 at 11:18 am by pj

The award is part of an initiative to address structural racism in community health and generate a critical mass of evidence for change.   Winter Park  –&nbs.... Read More

Central Florida’s Aviv Clinics Makes Rank Among 2021 “Top 10 MedTech Startups”

Jan 13, 2022 at 11:01 am by MGonzalez

World leader in brain and body performance, Aviv Clinics, has been named to MedTech Outlook’s 2021 “Top 10 MedTech Startups” for its groundbreaking, research.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Offering Covid-19 Rapid and PCR Testing at All Offices on a Walk-in Basis  

Jan 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by pj

  MELBOURNE - OMNI Healthcare announces that it is offering Covid-19 rapid and PCR testing at all offices on a walk-in basis throughout Brevard County Monday through Fri.... Read More

BeneLynk Honored for Being a Veteran-Friendly Employer

Jan 12, 2022 at 03:32 pm by pj

The national Social Determinant of Health solutions company, which specializes in managed Medicare and Medicaid services, was recognized by several veterans' organiz.... Read More

Orlando Health Partners with Seminole State College to Address Nursing Shortage

Jan 11, 2022 at 08:21 pm by pj

  New Partnership Creates Nursing Pipeline   Eight top nursing students from Seminole Stage College of Florida are starting the year getting hands-on experience c.... Read More

Mental Health Association of Central Florida Announces the Appointment of New Board Member

Jan 11, 2022 at 07:49 pm by pj

ORLANDO – The Mental Health Association of Central Florida announced the appointment of a new member to the board of directors. Ariel Cavazos, a Health Law attorney, w.... Read More

CMS Proposes Medicare Coverage Policy for Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against Amyloid for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Jan 11, 2022 at 07:44 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a proposed National Coverage Determination (NCD) decision memorandum. The proposed National Coverag.... Read More

AdventHealth, Trackhouse Join Forces for NASCAR Season

Jan 11, 2022 at 01:22 pm by pj

MTJ Foundation event to benefit area cancer patients   Driver Ross Chastain will race the No. 1 AdventHealth car in the season-opening DAYTONA 500, five other races in.... Read More

SHOAR and Automation Anywhere Partner to Strengthen Automation for the Healthcare Revenue Cycle

Jan 11, 2022 at 10:12 am by pj

Healthcare organizations’ needs remain a topic of conversation at the federal, state and local levels, and they will continue to see significant change as the pandemic c.... Read More

Administration Requires Insurance Companies and Group Health Plans to Cover the Cost of At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Jan 10, 2022 at 05:13 pm by pj

  As part of its ongoing efforts across many channels to expand Americans’ access to free testing, the Biden-Harris Administration is requiring insurance companies.... Read More