• Grace Medical Home achieves national significance as PCMH with spiritual care

    Susie Richetti, a mother of four who’s also a full-time student, was dismayed when her husband’s business took a financial hit.

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  • Death rates down, more work awaits

    As the ‘official sponsor of birthdays,’ the American Cancer Society (ACS) found a reason to rejoice in their latest report – Cancer Facts & Figures 2015.

  • A marketing manifesto

    With better understanding of the human genome, physicians and researchers have opened up exciting new lines of personalized medicine where providers deliver radiation with pinpoint accuracy and tailor treatments to fit a patient’s unique needs.

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  • Winter Park plastic surgeon facilitates oncologic management of breast cancer

    Winter Park plastic surgeon Jeffrey Hartog, MD, has become a “go-to” specialist for breast reconstruction, using novel tissue engineering procedures incorporating fat that can even restore sensation in the skin over the breasts.

  • Florida’s free and charitable clinics receive $4.5 million in state funding

    For the first time in Florida’s history, state lawmakers have allocated $4.5 million to free and charitable clinics across the state that provide primary and specialty care services to uninsured and low-income, underserved residents.

  • Legislature, FMA support legislative action to reimburse telemedicine for same rate as in-clinic visit and other benefits

    By the time state lawmakers meet March 3 for the 2015 opening legislative session, legislation bringing Florida to the forefront of telemedicine may very well need only the polishing of a few details.

  • Death rates down, more work awaits

    As the ‘official sponsor of birthdays,’ the American Cancer Society (ACS) found a reason to rejoice in their latest report – Cancer Facts & Figures 2015.

  • A marketing manifesto

    With better understanding of the human genome, physicians and researchers have opened up exciting new lines of personalized medicine where providers deliver radiation with pinpoint accuracy and tailor treatments to fit a patient’s unique needs.

  • Think hard about your practice’s web site. Is it performing well, or have you experienced a slump in your business, and your bottom line? Consider the following questions:

  • Part one of this three-part article published previously in Medical News described the double jeopardy of glucocorticoid-induced sleep debt.

  • Despite the fact that chemotherapy delivered to cancer patients with a poor prognosis is intended only to provide palliation, not a cure, a national survey has found that a majority of patients with metastatic lung or colorectal cancer have false expectations regarding the curative potential of the treatment.

  • Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

     

  • Title: COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking AdsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Hope to Live to 100? Check Your GenesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy LifestyleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Health Tip: Monitoring Your WeightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' GradesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Obama Unveils Plan to Tackle Antibiotic ResistanceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00
  • Title: Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:00

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