Governor Signs Legislation Protecting Jobs from Vaccine Mandates

Nov 25, 2021 at 09:24 am by pj

Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Speaker Chris Sprowls and Senate President Wilton Simpson to sign legislation that will protect Floridians from losing their jobs d.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Announces New In-Patient Unit

Nov 24, 2021 at 11:57 am by pj

  Partnership with Courtenay Springs Village expands nonprofit’s reach to central Brevard, Merritt Island, and the beaches   TITUSVILLE - St. Francis R.... Read More

EPA Approves Registered Salt for use in De Nora ClorTec-SD On-site Generator to Produce Hard Surface Disinfectant  

Nov 23, 2021 at 08:29 pm by pj

  Allows companies to generate disinfectant where and when they need it.    De Nora announces the launch of the ClorTec® SD disinfectant generator. Whe.... Read More

US Department of Labor launches initiative to protect professional caregivers’ wages, rights

Nov 23, 2021 at 12:01 pm by pj

  Wage and Hour Division leads ongoing education, outreach, enforcement effort   WASHINGTON – As the nation concludes National Home Care and Hospi.... Read More

PCAN sets Three Times the Number of Certified Navigators to Help Guide Healthcare.gov Clients

Nov 23, 2021 at 10:28 am by pj

By ANNE PACKHAM   Central Florida residents who are planning to enroll for insurance through the Health Care Marketplace will have access to three times the number of l.... Read More

New Survey: Most Americans Don’t Know About Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening

Nov 23, 2021 at 10:24 am by pj

American Lung Association in Florida reveals new data; Highlights local activities for Lung Cancer Awareness Month   By JANELLE HOM   Survey data recently releas.... Read More

UF Health Virologist Talks about Variants and the Future of the Coronavirus

Nov 23, 2021 at 10:18 am by pj

By Bill Levesque   The novel coronavirus is doing what viruses do — in fact, what all life does. It’s mutating and creating new variants. This is evolution.... Read More

UF, Scripps Research Green-light Integration for Florida Science Powerhouse

Nov 23, 2021 at 10:12 am by pj

The University of Florida and California-based Scripps Research have signed a definitive agreement to welcome the Florida branch of the science powerhouse into the research ar.... Read More

Marion County Positivity Rate Remains Below 3%

Nov 23, 2021 at 10:09 am by pj

    Ocala — Marion County’s COVID-19 positivity rate remained below 3% for a second consecutive week, according to the most recent state report..... Read More

Becerra Says Surprise Billing Rules Force Doctors Who Overcharge to Accept Fair Prices

Nov 23, 2021 at 10:01 am by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News    Overpriced doctors and other medical providers who can’t charge a reasonable rate for their services.... Read More

Success of Covid Antiviral Pills Hinges on Access to Speedy and Accurate Tests

Nov 23, 2021 at 09:57 am by pj

  By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  Within a few weeks, perhaps before many Americans finish decorating for the holidays, the U.S. could have access to a.... Read More

Schools, Pediatricians Look to Make Up Lost Ground on Non-Covid Vaccinations

Nov 23, 2021 at 09:46 am by pj

  By Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Melissa Blatzer was determined to get her three children caught up on their routine immunizations on.... Read More

Orlando Medical News Sales Welcomes Kyle Fleckenstein

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:30 am by pj

Kyle Fleckenstein has 20 years of B2B interaction in sales. He is highly customer-focused and enjoys helping agencies (or companies) grow their market share by providing timel.... Read More

Two Common Compounds Show Effectiveness Against COVID-19 Virus in Early Testing

Nov 22, 2021 at 08:02 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett GAINESVILLE —  A pair of over-the-counter compounds has been found in preliminary tests to inhibit the virus that causes COVID-19, University.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Offering Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J Covid-19 Booster Vaccine to All Adults at Walk-in Clinic and All OMNI Offices

Nov 22, 2021 at 06:06 pm by pj

MELBOURNE -  In light of recent news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have expanded eligibility for C.... Read More

From a Medical Resident for Florida Residents: Why Primary Care?

Nov 19, 2021 at 11:25 am by pj

What is a primary care physician? Why is a primary care physician so important? How can I go about making sure that I am being seen by my primary care physician as often as po.... Read More

Orlando's PerformSpecialty Receives URAC Rare Disease Pharmacy Designation and Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

Nov 17, 2021 at 07:15 pm by pj

Orlando – PerformSpecialty, LLC, a full-service specialty pharmacy owned by PerformRxsm and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas sm Family of Co.... Read More

Cannabis Use Does Not Increase Following Legalization

Nov 17, 2021 at 05:47 pm by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON Legal Cannabis, also known as Adult Use or Recreational Cannabis, for people over 21 years old has become legal for more Americans than ever before.&n.... Read More

Calendar Year (CY) 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Nov 17, 2021 at 05:38 pm by pj

On November 2, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that includes updates on policy changes for Medicare payments under the Physici.... Read More

FDA, NIH, and 15 Private Organizations Join Forces to Increase Effective Gene Therapies for Rare Diseases

Nov 17, 2021 at 05:12 pm by pj

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, 10 pharmaceutical companies and five non-profit organizations have partnered to accelerate developmen.... Read More