• Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center to host first annual Florida TeleHealth Summit Dec. 4-5 in Winter Park

    WINTER PARK – As Floridians morph into holiday mode, a very important meeting will take place concerning a critical aspect of futuristic medicine Dec. 4-5 at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park.

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  • Proponents cite ROI of early detection, reduced mortality

    Perhaps it is only appropriate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is scheduled to announce its highly anticipated coverage decision for low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening in November.

  • AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training

    A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic medical centers to fundamentally change the way physicians are educated and trained.

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  • Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center to host first annual Florida TeleHealth Summit Dec. 4-5 in Winter Park

    WINTER PARK – As Floridians morph into holiday mode, a very important meeting will take place concerning a critical aspect of futuristic medicine Dec. 4-5 at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park.

  • UCF and Nova Southeastern host two diverse residency programs at HCA Kissimmee campus

    KISSIMMEE—Osceola Regional Medical Center is ramping up its first-ever Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, substantiating a new chapter of becoming a prominent teaching facility and once again proving its dedication to investing in the local community.

  • New leadership at Orange County Medical Society attracts members, redefines value of organization to community physicians

    Earlier this year, to breathe life into the medical society, the Orange County Medical Society (OCMS) hired Fraser Cobbe, president of Cobbe Consulting & Management, an award-winning association management firm focusing on specialty societies, and executive director of the Florida Orthopaedic Society.

  • Proponents cite ROI of early detection, reduced mortality

    Perhaps it is only appropriate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is scheduled to announce its highly anticipated coverage decision for low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening in November.

  • AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training

    A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic medical centers to fundamentally change the way physicians are educated and trained.

  • Aortic aneurysms. Carotid artery disease. Peripheral vascular disease. When asymptomatic all these conditions pose little danger and in most cases cause no serious harm to a patient.

  • A lot of medical facilities and local practices have started getting busier, so they’re using temporary workers as a means to feel out staffing levels, and as they see it’s sustainable, they’re converting those people over to permanent hires.

  • In 2013, there were over 10 million patient visits to doctors’ offices due to knee injuries and knee pain. This number is expected to rise as the population ages and obesity increases.

  • Historically, children diagnosed with the genetic multi-system disorder cystic fibrosis rarely lived beyond their teens.

  • Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

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