Healthcare Now Radio, April 10, 2021

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:27 pm by pj

Join Larry Jones, CEO, Independent Healthcare Partners, and Dr. Mark Chaet, Pediatric Surgery, PA, along with John Kelly, Publisher of Orlando Medical News as t.... Read More

Covid Spawns ‘Completely New Category’ of Organ Transplants

Apr 13, 2021 at 04:46 pm by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  In a year when covid-19 shattered the pleas of so many who prayed for miracles, a Georgia man with two new lungs.... Read More

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting Covid Shots

Apr 12, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

  By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News   Mary Ann Steiner drove 2½ hours from her home in the St. Louis suburb of University City to the tiny Ozar.... Read More

Biden Seeks $400 Billion to Buttress Long-Term Care. A Look at What’s at Stake.

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:57 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain indepe.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Apr 12, 2021 at 05:45 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 2,134,914 Total resident deaths: 34,120 Total resident hospitalizations: 87,28.... Read More

University of Florida Health, NVIDIA Develop AI Model to Hasten Clinical Trials, Boost Medical Decision-making

Apr 12, 2021 at 04:07 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida’s academic health center — UF Health — announced.... Read More

Precision Therapeutic Targets for COVID-19

Apr 11, 2021 at 02:44 pm by pj

By Todd Taylor A new review led by a team of UF College of Medicine graduate students evaluates the efficacy of preclinical and clinical drugs that precisely target.... Read More

UF Health Introduces New Era of Cardiovascular Medicine in Central Florida

Apr 11, 2021 at 02:40 pm by pj

University of Florida Health welcomes the cardiovascular and/or thoracic surgeons of Leesburg Ocala Heart Institute as the newest members of UF Health Physicians. Drs. R..... Read More

They Tested Negative for Covid. Still, They Have Long Covid Symptoms.

Apr 11, 2021 at 02:31 pm by pj

  By Lydia Zuraw, Kaiser Health News Kristin Novotny once led an active life, with regular CrossFit workouts and football in the front yard with her children &mdas.... Read More

KHN’s What the Health? Health Care as Infrastructure

Apr 11, 2021 at 02:26 pm by pj

    Health care makes some surprising appearances in President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan, even though more health proposals are expected.... Read More

Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Apr 09, 2021 at 09:40 am by pj

  By Jessica Glenza, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America’s health care workers, who “every single day put themselves at.... Read More

Darren Whittemore: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Dermatopathologist

Apr 08, 2021 at 11:54 pm by pj

Darren Whittemore, DO, is U.S. Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology. He completed his fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Te.... Read More

Healthcare Now: The Truth about US Healthcare 

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:33 pm by pj

 New local radio show, Healthcare Now, fills important niche     By LYNNE JETER  “In America, we’ve practiced sick care. But in th.... Read More

12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By Jane Spencer, The Guardian and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pande.... Read More

Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:04 pm by pj

  By Ed Pilkington, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News   Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of covid-19 death.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Events at Community Health Centers

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:48 pm by pj

  Community Health Centers, Inc. is offering the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at several upcoming vaccine events throughout Orange and Lake counties. Walk-in only. Eligible.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Launches Automated Online Scheduling for Covid-19 Vaccination and Continues to Accept Walk-ins Without Appointments 

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:45 pm by pj

  Anyone eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine can now make an appointment to receive the vaccine through OMNI Healthcare’s new automated online scheduling. Onl.... Read More

AdventHealth Winter Garden Tops Out Inpatient Tower 

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:41 pm by pj

  The 5-story, 80-bed hospital tower, slated to open in spring 2022, will bring a variety of new services to the fast-growing West Orange community.   The city of.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Announces Plan to Convert Parrish Health & Fitness Center into an Orthopedic and Sports Performance Center

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:22 pm by pj

    Parrish Healthcare announces its plan to convert Parrish Health & Fitness Center, located at 2210 Colonial Drive (Hwy. 50), into an orthopedic and sports p.... Read More

Most Physicians Experienced Little Relief from Prior Authorization as COVID-19 Cases Soared

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:39 pm by pj

As new cases of COVID-19 in the United States were peaking in late 2020, most physicians reported that health plans continued to impose bureaucratic prior authorization p.... Read More