Florida's Surgeon General Urges Vaccination to Defend Against Rapidly Spreading Flu Virus

Jan 09, 2020 at 08:46 pm by pj

  The Florida Department of Health (Department) is strongly encouraging all unvaccinated residents to get their flu shot as soon as possible. Flu vaccination is the best.... Read More

Physicians Society of Central Florida Releases 2020 Legislative Agenda

Jan 09, 2020 at 06:56 pm by pj

  Session convenes January 14   As the 2020 Florida Legislature gets ready to convene, the Physicians Society of Central Florida (PSCF) is supporting a patient-fo.... Read More

Definitive Healthcare Acquires PatientFinder

Jan 09, 2020 at 12:44 pm by pj

EMBARGO: Please hold for release until Monday, January 13th at 9:00a.m. ET      Acquisition Accelerates Company’s Strategy of Developing Actionable Go-.... Read More

Nurturing The Sickest? A Much-Touted Idea Disappoints

Jan 09, 2020 at 04:31 am by pj

  Dan Gorenstein and Leslie Walker, Kaiser Health News  Improving health and lowering costs for the sickest and most expensive patients in America is a dream.... Read More

One on One with Medicare And Medicaid Chief Seema Verma

Jan 09, 2020 at 02:03 am by pj

  Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News    Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, sat down for a rare one-on-one intervi.... Read More

Healthcare Delivery Begins Under New VA Contract

Jan 09, 2020 at 01:44 am by pj

Orlando-January 9- Today marks the beginning of community health care delivery to our local Veterans under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contract awarded to Opt.... Read More

Justin Birmele Named CEO for AdventHealth Winter Park

Jan 07, 2020 at 04:52 pm by pj

  Birmele will assume leadership of the hospital, effective immediately.     After an extensive search, AdventHealth has named Justin Birmele to the positio.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Foundation Recognized by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

Jan 07, 2020 at 02:59 pm by pj

  The AdventHealth Waterman Foundation was recently recognized by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and was one of 83 organizations included on the 2019 High P.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Celebrates Final Phase of 111,000-square-foot, $85 Million Expansion and Grand Opening of 12-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Center

Jan 07, 2020 at 01:38 pm by pj

The community joined AdventHealth Waterman to celebrate the opening of a new 12-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Center. The was the final phase of a 111,000-square-foot, $85 mill.... Read More

Ocala Regional Medical Center Receives Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

Jan 06, 2020 at 02:50 pm by pj

    Ocala Regional Medical Center has received certification from DNV GL Healthcare as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, a prestigious designation that reflects the h.... Read More

Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic and Orlando Health Partner for New Orthopedic Hospital

Jan 06, 2020 at 11:39 am by pj

   “The expanded relationship makes Orlando Health’s orthopedic education program the most prominent in the Southeast”   ORLANDO,  (Ja.... Read More

Mobile Clinics to Puerto Rico Prove the Value of Quality Medical Care to Rural Communities

Jan 06, 2020 at 01:56 am by pj

  Up a steep hill from the city center on the Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, past the VA hospital that has never re-opened, at the back of a cinderblock housing communi.... Read More

MAT: It's Time

Jan 03, 2020 at 04:46 pm by pj

By COLETTA DORADO The last few months, I have received quite an education on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and why it is considered a best practice in addiction treatme.... Read More

Our Aging Population Needs Regenerative Medicine

Jan 03, 2020 at 03:13 pm by pj

  By QUINTIN L. GUNN, SR.   There is an exciting development in China; Chinese hospitals are starting to sell experimental cell therapies... China is cr.... Read More

Extending ‘Healthspan’: Brain Scientists Tap Into The Secrets Of Living Well Longer

Jan 02, 2020 at 05:14 pm by pj

  Sharon Jayson, Kaiser Health News Retired state employees Vickey Benford, 63, and Joan Caldwell, 61, are Golden Rollers, a group of the over-50 set that gets out on a.... Read More

A Reality Check On Artificial Intelligence: Are Health Care Claims Overblown?

Jan 02, 2020 at 05:05 pm by pj

  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News   Health products powered by artificial intelligence, or AI, are streaming into our lives, from virtual doctor apps to wearable se.... Read More

The Columbus Organization Acquires Progressive Journey Group in Central Florida

Jan 02, 2020 at 04:09 pm by pj

The Columbus Organization, a leading provider of case management services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, today announced the acquisition o.... Read More

‌Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates Sale of Two Grover Corlew Office Buildings in Metrocentre Corporate Park for $7.45M

Jan 02, 2020 at 04:01 pm by pj

  Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated the sale of two medical and professional office buildings at Metrocentre Corporate Park. T.... Read More

Clean Beauty Influencer Emerges in Central Florida

Jan 02, 2020 at 03:30 pm by pj

Central Florida Pharmacist, mother and clean beauty advocate - Dr. Sejal Patel, has launched a new beauty platform – DR. SEJAL BEAUTY. The launch coincides with 2020 New.... Read More

Central Florida MGMA Elects New President

Dec 30, 2019 at 06:12 pm by pj

The Central Florida Medical Group Management Association has elected Pam Scott to serve as their President for 2020.  Scott, a native Floridian and charter member of CFM.... Read More