North Central Florida Local News

Central Florida and Statewide Weekly COVID-19 Cases Update

Jun 18, 2021 at 04:30 pm by pj

  Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Weekly Statistics    Total cases: 2,310,881 Total resident deaths: 37,555 New cases reported last week: 1.... Read More

Coaching for Healthcare Entrepreneurs 

Jun 18, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

Daniel Tribby Expands Practice to Help Healthcare Entrepreneurs Reach Goals    “If this broken healthcare system existed in big businesse.... Read More

UF Health Researchers Join Global Effort to Track COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

Jun 18, 2021 at 11:27 am by pj

By BILL LEVESQUE University of Florida Health researchers are joining an ambitious global effort led by The Rockefeller Foundation to better track the coronavirus.... Read More

AID: A Tool to Keep Hospitals from Redirecting Your Patients

Jun 17, 2021 at 06:42 pm by pj

Is your hospital redirecting your patients to employed physicians? This patient letter may help   Last week, the Association of Independent Doctors wrote a letter on.... Read More

AMA Announced Policies Adopted on Final Day of Special Meeting

Jun 17, 2021 at 02:21 am by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) announced policies adopted by physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine at the Special Meeting of the A.... Read More

In Alleged Health Care ‘Money Grab,’ Nation’s Largest Hospital Chain Cashes In on Trauma Centers

Jun 16, 2021 at 04:18 pm by pj

  By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News  After falling from a ladder and cutting his arm, Ed Knight said, he found himself at Richmond, Virginia’s Chippenh.... Read More

AdventHealth Promotes Medical Leader to Head Seven-County Division in Central Florida

Jun 16, 2021 at 12:42 pm by pj

  Dr. Neil Finkler to serve as Chief Clinical Officer   AdventHealth has created a new leadership role and promoted Dr. Neil Finkler to serve as ch.... Read More

AMA Endorses Guidelines for Federal Policymakers Pondering Vaccine Mandates and Credentials

Jun 16, 2021 at 12:09 pm by pj

  Wading into the contentious issues of vaccine mandates and vaccine credentials, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy that calls for strong protections.... Read More

AMA Says Federal Government Should Include Mental and Emotional Considerations In Rules Governing Release of Adolescents’ Health Information

Jun 16, 2021 at 12:05 pm by pj

  At the Special Meeting of its House of Delegates, the American Medical Association (AMA) said it will urge the federal government to revise the definition of harm to i.... Read More

DOH-Marion Announces Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Dates, Locations

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:37 pm by pj

  The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will be holding additional COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the weeks ahead. Newly scheduled vaccination opportu.... Read More

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is No. 1 in Florida, Nationally Ranked in Eight Specialties

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:29 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital is the No. 1 children’s hospital in Florida and stands among the nation&rsqu.... Read More

Gerald E. Harmon, MD, Inaugurated as 176th president of the AMA

Jun 15, 2021 at 07:25 pm by pj

CHICAGO – Gerald E. Harmon, M.D., a family medicine physician from Pawleys Island, S.C., will be sworn in today as the 176th president of the American Medical Assoc.... Read More

Labor Department Issues Emergency Rules to Protect Health Care Workers From Covid

Jun 13, 2021 at 07:35 pm by pj

  By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News  Labor Department officials on Thursday announced a temporary emergency standard to protect health care workers, say.... Read More

Women Now Drink as Much as Men — And Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

Jun 13, 2021 at 07:17 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News Victoria Cooper thought her drinking habits in college were just like everyone else’s. Shots at parties. Beers while.... Read More

UF Health First in U.S. to Implant New, Advanced Deep Brain Stimulation System

Jun 13, 2021 at 12:56 am by pj

A team of University of Florida Health neurosurgeons and neurologists recently became the first in the U.S. to implant a newly FDA-approved, technologically advanced deep brai.... Read More

California Dermatologist Chosen as AMA President-elect

Jun 13, 2021 at 12:33 am by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the election of Jack Resneck Jr., M.D., a dermatologist from the San Francisco Bay Area, as the new president-elect of the.... Read More

Shifts in Healthcare Technology Management in a Post COVID-19 Environment

Jun 09, 2021 at 11:03 pm by pj

Local Equipment Service and Telemedicine Services By NICK GAFFEY   Just as a firefighter enters the flames of a burning building, healthcare workers and the support st.... Read More

Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:23 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell and Cara Anthony, Kaiser Health News Alphonso Harried recently came across a newspaper clipping about his grandfather receiving hi.... Read More

Trying to Avoid Racist Health Care, Black Women Seek Out Black Obstetricians

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:15 pm by pj

  By Verónica Zaragovia, WLRN, Kaiser Health News In South Florida, when people want to find a Black physician, they often contact Adrienne Hibbert through.... Read More

Covid Was a Tipping Point for Telehealth. If Some Have Their Way, Virtual Visits Are Here to Stay.

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:06 pm by pj

  By Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News As the covid crisis wanes and life approaches normal across the U.S., health industry leaders and many patient advocates are.... Read More