Why Academic Hospitals are Vital to Health Innovation

Oct 12, 2016 at 10:14 am by Staff

By KELLI MURRAY, Founder, MedSpeaks As you may have heard, the University of Central Florida has chosen to partner with Nashville­based HCA Healthcare to build the first a.... Read More

For One Medical City Entrepreneur, the Best Years Began at "Retirement"

Oct 12, 2016 at 10:05 am by Staff

When the housing market started its decline in 2007, many realtors scrambled to maintain new listings. Within a year, most everyone had lost significant value in their homes,.... Read More

Hospitals Say They're Being Slammed By Drug Price Hikes

Oct 11, 2016 at 07:32 pm by Staff

Sydney Lupkin Kaiser Health News Hospitals are getting slammed by drug price hikes that often have nothing to do with improving patient health, a new report has found. Inpatie.... Read More

Medical Villages: Opening Doors For Independent Physicians

Oct 08, 2016 at 10:25 pm by Staff

Advertorial By MELISSA PARZIALE Human Resources for Orange Ave Medical Group and Executive Assistant the Medical Villages partnership. Today's evolving health care system has.... Read More

AMA Introduces New Tools to Help Physicians Prepare for 2017 Medicare Changes (MACRA)

Oct 07, 2016 at 08:29 pm by Staff

With physicians facing the most notable changes in Medicare in a generation, the American Medical Association (AMA) unveiled several online tools to help physicians through pe.... Read More

Why Your Business Listing Accuracy is so Important

Oct 04, 2016 at 03:48 pm by Staff

Advertorial Regardless of the number of local listings you're managing for your business, be it one or hundreds, your NAP (Name, Address and Phone Number) data has to be accur.... Read More

Is Your Answering Service a Business Associate?

Oct 03, 2016 at 11:16 pm by Staff

By REBECCA MOREHEAD The answer is... YES! The Omnibus Final Rule of 2013 expands the definition of a business associate. In short, a business associate is a person or entity t.... Read More

Study Finds Seniors Benefit When Asked How To Help Them

Sep 25, 2016 at 12:23 am by Staff

Rachel Bluth Kaiser Health News A federally funded project that researchers say has potential to promote aging in place began by asking low-income seniors with disabilities ho.... Read More

The Seven-Year Itch?

Sep 14, 2016 at 05:10 pm by Staff

LAKE NONA--It's a head scratcher. Leaders at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona began closed-door meetings with University of Florida (UF) officia.... Read More

Your Visual Branding May Be Killing Your Business

Sep 14, 2016 at 04:37 pm by Staff

Remember when we were children and wanted to buy something? We had to go to the store, physically. It seems almost surreal in today's Amazon-shipped reality, but this was real.... Read More

HEALTH INNOVATORS / GuideWell's Take on Cancer and the Conference Experience

Sep 09, 2016 at 11:15 pm by Staff

. Health Innovators is a community focused organization created to showcase the most exciting healthcare developments within our region and spark collaborative, problem solv.... Read More

'Simple Choice Plans' To Debut In 2017 Marketplace Enrollment

Sep 05, 2016 at 11:15 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Despite much hand-wringing about health insurers exiting the marketplaces where people buy individual coverage, in many areas consumers wil.... Read More

Shared Responsibility for Preventing Malpractice Suits--Patient Interactions

Sep 01, 2016 at 10:13 am by Staff

Susan Shepard, MSN, RN, and Carol Murray, RHIA, CPHRM Each member of a healthcare team plays an important role in reducing the number of incidents that cause patient dissatis.... Read More

Doctors Raise Concerns For Small Practices In Medicare's New Payment System

Aug 25, 2016 at 10:40 am by Staff

Steven Findlay Kaiser Health News Dr. Lee Gross is worried. He has practiced family medicine in North Port, Florida, near Sarasota, for 14 years. But he and two partners are t.... Read More

Government-Protected 'Monopolies' Drive Drug Prices Higher, Study Says

Aug 24, 2016 at 06:31 am by Staff

Sydney Lupkin Kaiser Health News The "most important factor" that drives prescription drug prices higher in the United States than anywhere else in the world is the existence.... Read More

How Healthy is Healthcare in Your Practice?

Aug 24, 2016 at 06:17 am by Staff

Contributed Editorial Joan Spadafina Phelps As one who has been a lifelong proponent of practicing a healthy lifestyle, I never quite related to my "disease management" orient.... Read More

More Small, Midsized Firms Choose To Pay Workers' Medical Costs Directly

Aug 14, 2016 at 03:59 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Instead of buying a health insurance policy to cover their workers, a growing number of small and midsized companies are opting to pay thei.... Read More

Ransomware - Is Your Practice Vulnerable?

Aug 10, 2016 at 04:03 pm by Staff

Ransomeware, Cryptolocker, Cryptowall, whatever you call it, is costing medical practices and hospitals lots of money in ransom actually paid, lost time in dealing with the is.... Read More

Meeting the Needs of Patients, Visitors and Staff Through Design

Aug 02, 2016 at 06:34 am by Staff

By Randy Keiser Healthcare facilities are designed to support state-of-the-art medicine and technology, and over the last decade or so, we've seen a growing trend to make sure.... Read More

Study: Patients May Not Be A Hospital's Only Important Customers

Jul 25, 2016 at 01:47 pm by Staff

Today, more than ever, hospitals 'live and die' by patient discharge satisfaction numbers. Yet, a recent independent research study reveals the patient caregiver who accompa.... Read More