Volusia-Brevard Local News

Parrish Medical Center Announces Temporary COVID-19 No-Visitor Policy

Mar 23, 2020 at 03:37 pm by pj

  TITUSVILLE, FLA. (March 23, 2020) –To further assure a safe, healing healthcare environment for everyone, Parrish Medical Center is immediately implementing.... Read More

Integrated Independent Physicians Network Update: Telehealth Alert from Payers

Mar 23, 2020 at 03:28 pm by pj

While physician offices are being overwhelmed with patient requests, the opportunity to manage non-COVID-19 patients' problems is a priority. CMS, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Fl.... Read More

Coronavirus Update: How to Stay Healthy and Engaged While at Home 

Mar 23, 2020 at 12:39 pm by pj

  By ALICIA COONCE, D.O., FAAP, Community Health Centers – Tavares    Now that the kids are out of school with an extended holiday and the US.... Read More

Attorney General Barr Urges Public to Report COVID-19 Fraud

Mar 23, 2020 at 01:53 am by pj

  Attorney General William P. Barr is urging the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) by calling the National Center.... Read More

CMS Announces Relief for Clinicians, Providers, Hospitals and Facilities Participating in Quality Reporting Programs in Response to COVID-19

Mar 22, 2020 at 05:49 pm by pj

  Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced unprecedented relief for the clinicians, providers, and facilities participating in Medicare qu.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Offering COVID19HRA, A Free Online Risk Assessment and Care Navigator Consultations  

Mar 22, 2020 at 12:18 am by pj

    TITUSVILLE – Preventing the spread of COVID-19 is imperative. Parrish Medical Center | Parrish Healthcare is now offering a free COVID-19 Online Ris.... Read More

AMA Resources Available to Physicians to Navigate COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 21, 2020 at 11:01 pm by pj

  CHICAGO – To assist physicians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) today highlighted the latest, comprehensive re.... Read More

Congress Crafts COVID-19 Stimulus Package, Physicians Urge Measures for Telehealth, Acquiring PPE and Testing Kits

Mar 21, 2020 at 04:38 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) and other leading physician organizations today urged Congressional leaders to include measures critical to physician.... Read More

Matching Into Their Dreams

Mar 21, 2020 at 01:39 am by pj

  Jaclyn Marrinan (pictured above right) spent five years in West Africa fighting the Ebola outbreak. Friday, as the coronavirus pandemic made drastic changes to the wor.... Read More

Amid Pandemic, Programs Struggle To Reach Vulnerable Seniors Living At Home

Mar 20, 2020 at 12:00 am by pj

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Close down group meals for seniors. Cancel social gatherings. The directive, from the Illinois Department on Aging, sent shock wave.... Read More

Non-Compliance with Pain Management or Substance Abuse Treatment/Programs: Could it be an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)?

Mar 19, 2020 at 11:42 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL SAMOGALA, RN   As we know from multiple sources published over decades, many addictive substances act in the brain to produce their euphoric effects,.... Read More

Laser Therapy for The Treatment of Lymphedema and Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:51 pm by pj

By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion about the benefits and efficacy of photobiomodulation, also known as low-level laser.... Read More

A View From The Front Lines Of California’s COVID-19 Battle

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:29 pm by pj

  Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News On Tuesday, Dr. Jeanne Noble devoted time between patient visits to hanging clear 2-gallon plastic bags at each of her col.... Read More

Discussing the Coronavirus with Your Child

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:06 pm by pj

  By Alicia Coonce, D.O., FAAP First, it is important to understand what exactly COVID-19 is and why it has become a case for concern. The human coronaviruses are a fam.... Read More

CMS Releases Recommendations on Adult Elective Surgeries, Non-Essential Medical, Surgical Procedures 

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:03 pm by pj

  Earlier today at the White House Task Force Press Briefing, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that all elective surgeries, non-essential.... Read More

CDC's FAQs for Providers

Mar 18, 2020 at 02:14 pm by pj

Q: What are the clinical features of COVID-19?A: The clinical spectrum of COVID-19 ranges from mild disease with non-specific signs and symptoms of acute respiratory illness,.... Read More

VA Health Chat App Now Available to Veterans

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:25 am by pj

    The VA Sunshine Healthcare Network’s Clinical Contact Center is growing by leaps and bounds and making a positive difference in the lives of hu.... Read More

CMS Approves Florida's 1135 Medicaid Waiver for Greater Flexibility in COVID-19 Response

Mar 18, 2020 at 02:36 am by pj

  On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation a national emergency.   This bold action enables the Centers for Medicare.... Read More

VA Medical Facilities in Florida Taking Additional Precautions for COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020 at 11:42 pm by pj

  The VA Sunshine Healthcare Network (VISN 8) is taking additional steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 to protect healthcare system’s capabilities, healthcare wor.... Read More

Near Trump’s Florida Home, Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Gets Off To Rocky Start

Mar 17, 2020 at 04:35 pm by pj

Cars line up outside FoundCare, a community health center in West Palm Beach, Florida, for drive-thru COVID-19 testing Monday. (Phil Galewitz/KHN)     Phil Galewi.... Read More