AMA adopts new policy aimed at protecting physicians-in-training from impact of private equity in medical education

Nov 16, 2022 at 09:51 pm by pj

  As private equity firms continue to invest in and profit from U.S. hospitals with residency programs, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy during the.... Read More

HHS Finalizes Physician Payment Rule Strengthening Access to Behavioral Health Services and Whole-Person Care

Nov 02, 2022 at 06:47 pm by pj

  Rule includes expanded cancer screening coverage in support of President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot and promotes innovation and coordinated care in Medicare Today,.... Read More

Regions Foundation Pledges $30,000 to Lighthouse Central Florida

Nov 02, 2022 at 06:43 pm by pj

Grant Supports Life Skills and Career Training for Visually Impaired Floridians   Lighthouse Central Florida, a nonprofit that provides vision rehabilitation services t.... Read More

Gissella Suarez Named DOH-Orange’s new Director of Nursing

Oct 28, 2022 at 11:27 am by pj

    Dr. Robert Karch, Health Officer for the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) has named Gissella Suarez, B.N.S., R.N., the new Director o.... Read More

Florida Launches Resiliency Tools Including Family Support Line and Partnership with BetterHelp

Oct 28, 2022 at 11:19 am by pj

Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ian can access free peer support to overcome challenges Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis announced additi.... Read More

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Announces Karla Foster, RN, Scholarship Recipients

Oct 27, 2022 at 12:44 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) recently awarded $10,000 in Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarships to five exceptional college students th.... Read More

Lifting the Burden of Technology for Hospital Administrators

Oct 26, 2022 at 10:27 pm by pj

  By John Cooper Healthcare facilities have evolved over the last several decades to meet the ever-changing needs of providers and patients – as well as the advan.... Read More

HCA Healthcare Announces Operational Reorganization

Oct 26, 2022 at 10:13 pm by pj

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, has announced an organizational change that includes the creation of a third oper.... Read More

How Private Equity Is Investing in Health Care: A Video Primer

Oct 26, 2022 at 09:53 pm by pj

    By Hannah Norman and Oona Tempest, Kaiser Health News  In the past decade, private equity has moved aggressively into health care, gobbl.... Read More

States Opting Out of a Federal Program That Tracks Teen Behavior as Youth Mental Health Worsens

Oct 26, 2022 at 09:45 pm by pj

  By Daniel Chang, Kaiser Health News    As the covid-19 pandemic worsened a mental health crisis among America’s young people, a small group of s.... Read More

AdventHealth opens Port Orange Health Park

Oct 25, 2022 at 10:18 am by pj

PORT ORANGE — AdventHealth has opened the doors of its Port Orange Health Park, offering a variety of medical specialties to serve the residents of east Volusia County.... Read More

AdventHealth Celebration: 25 years of providing exceptional care to the community

Oct 25, 2022 at 09:30 am by pj

  CELBRATION — Twenty-five years ago, AdventHealth Celebration began its commitment to provide exceptional care to people in the Celebration community, Osceola Cou.... Read More

Orlando Health acquires Sabanera Health Dorado to create Doctors’ Center Hospital | Orlando Health Dorado

Oct 21, 2022 at 10:58 am by pj

  The partnership will enhance healthcare in Puerto Rico, strengthen relationships between Orlando and Puerto Rican physicians and provide interconnected healthcare to t.... Read More

Setting Up Your Medical Business for Success

Oct 21, 2022 at 08:00 am by pj

  With a lot of priority given to health and fitness these days getting into the medical field is a great way to secure your business. However, you need to focus on how.... Read More

UF researchers’ AI system gives doctors better insight into patients’ conditions

Oct 20, 2022 at 09:07 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett Using data collected from patients’ vital signs, University of Florida researchers have designed an artificial intelligence system that can accelerate a.... Read More

UF-Tulane collaboration discovers new ways to study cancer-causing herpesviruses

Oct 20, 2022 at 08:33 pm by pj

Two heads are better than one, the saying goes, but in this case a collaboration of three investigators, each specializing in a different herpesvirus, proved to be far more th.... Read More

Abbott Issues Recall of Some Ready to Feed Formulas

Oct 20, 2022 at 07:34 pm by pj

Ocala — Abbott has issued a press release voluntarily recalling certain lots of 2-fluid-ounce/59-milliliter bottles of Ready-to-Feed (RTF) liquid formula produ.... Read More

DOH-Marion Joins Community Partners to Launch Red Ribbon Week 2022

Oct 20, 2022 at 07:25 pm by pj

Ocala — The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is proud to join our community partners in hosting the annual Red Ribbon Week kickoff event on Friday, Oct.... Read More

Celebrating a Decade of Ripple Effects of Better Health: Nemours Children’s Health Marks 10 Years Since Opening Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida

Oct 20, 2022 at 06:51 pm by pj

    Nemours unveils community gift addressing food insecurity   Since opening its doors 10 years ago, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida has deliv.... Read More

New initiative in Florida to prevent, treat and beat stroke focuses on health equity, heart-brain connection

Oct 18, 2022 at 06:05 pm by pj

The American Heart Association’s Getting to the Heart of Stroke initiative™, developed in conjunction with and supported by HCA Healthcare and the HCA Healthcare F.... Read More