Volusia-Brevard Local News

Listen: The Cost Of PrEP, The HIV Prevention Pill

Dec 19, 2019 at 03:20 pm by pj

  KHN correspondent Shefali Luthra joined a discussion on the Vox podcast “Today, Explained” about the cost dynamics surrounding pre-exposure prophylaxis,.... Read More

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Portion Of Obamacare

Dec 19, 2019 at 03:12 pm by pj

    Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News A federal appeals court panel in New Orleans dealt another blow to the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, agreeing with a lowe.... Read More

Analysis: In Medical Billing, Fraudulent Charges Weirdly Pass As Legal

Dec 17, 2019 at 05:08 pm by pj

  Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News Much of what we accept as legal in medical billing would be regarded as fraud in any other sector. I have been circling aroun.... Read More

What Would Happen If The ACA Went Away?

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:56 pm by pj

  Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News Any day now, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans could rule the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. At least it.... Read More

Surprising Swings In Momentum For Legislation On Surprise Medical Bills

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:50 pm by pj

  Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News After months of hearings and negotiations, millions of dollars in attack ads, full-court press lobbying efforts and countless rounds.... Read More

Anxiety, Sleep and the Use of CBD

Dec 16, 2019 at 05:31 pm by pj

By CONNIE ORTIZ   CBD oil is derived from hemp – industrial hemp. It’s grown specifically with low levels of THC. However, just because CBD has the legal li.... Read More

Price Transparency, Not 'Medicare for All,' is the Answer to Reducing Health Care Costs

Dec 16, 2019 at 04:53 pm by pj

  By Cynthia Fisher,      Reposted with permission from the Association of Independent Doctors     The cost of health care is the number on.... Read More

The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

Dec 12, 2019 at 02:17 pm by pj

Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News It was a promise Matt Perrin wasn’t able to keep. “I’ll never take away your independence,” he’d told his mot.... Read More

AdventHealth Names Chief Financial Officer for Medical Group

Dec 11, 2019 at 09:23 pm by pj

AdventHealth has selected Sam Fulton as chief financial officer for AdventHealth Medical Group in the Central Florida Division – North Region.   Effective Jan. 6.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare and Mark Licht, MD, Establish Region’s First Men’s Reproductive Health Program

Dec 09, 2019 at 10:23 pm by pj

Dr. Mark Licht   TITUSVILLE – Filling a pressing need for specialized local care, Parrish Medical Group (PMG) has established the region’s only medical prac.... Read More

Benefits and Reasons for Molecular PCR Testing

Dec 09, 2019 at 09:31 pm by pj

  By DR. ESTÉE DAVIS AND RAMI PACKARD   The use of antibiotics is the single most important factor leading to antibiotic resistance around the world. Antib.... Read More

Florida’s Medical Marijuana Patients Double in 2019

Dec 09, 2019 at 09:19 pm by pj

How is your healthcare practice affected?   By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   The Florida Medical Marijuana (MMJ) industry has doubled in less than one year.  As of.... Read More

Stimulate and Motivate Through Productive Feedback

Dec 09, 2019 at 08:35 pm by pj

By WENDY SELLERS   Are you sick and tired of talking to your employees until you’re blue in the face about their work performance? Try providing feedback. Critici.... Read More

Importance of Updating Your Website Now That Google Has Gone Mobile First

Dec 09, 2019 at 06:57 pm by pj

By QUINTIN L. GUNN, Sr.   In the last two years, there have been significant changes within and surrounding the internet as mobile phones have become a dominant factor.... Read More

The Aide Crisis in Healthcare

Dec 09, 2019 at 06:42 pm by pj

1.2 million additional aides needed in the next ten years   By TINA MARRELLI   The lack of qualified and compassionate aides is a crisis that impacts many facets.... Read More

How to Increase Patient Loyalty in 2020

Dec 09, 2019 at 06:20 pm by pj

By AMBER WOJCEK   The new year is when business owners often start thinking critically about changes they want to see in the new year. This is the time to put into plac.... Read More

SB 732: The New Office Surgery Statute

Dec 09, 2019 at 04:30 pm by pj

 Can You Afford Not to Comply?   By CHAIRES, BROODERSON & GUERRERO As discussed in last month’s issue, a doctor’s office can be many things these.... Read More

Tackling Physician Burnout Requires Unprecedented Leadership

Dec 08, 2019 at 01:12 am by pj

By ROBERT D. MORTON   The term “burnout” has been questioned as a labeling error – and rightfully so. Burnout implies victim shaming. What many health.... Read More

CBD and Baby Boomers

Dec 07, 2019 at 01:59 am by pj

By CONNIE ORTIZ Are you part of this amazing generation known as the Baby Boomers? Baby Boomers grew up during a period of prosperity. Present day baby boomers control 70 per.... Read More

CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2018 National Health Expenditures

Dec 05, 2019 at 04:57 pm by pj

Total national healthcare spending in 2018 grew 4.6 percent, which was slower than the 5.4 percent overall economic growth as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), accordi.... Read More