Shining a Light on Workplace Addiction in Post-COVID World: Cheryl Brown Merriwether

Sep 20, 2021 at 02:24 pm by pj

September is National Recovery Month, which was introduced in 1989 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to increase awareness surrounding.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Achieves National Distinction of Excellence for HeartCARE by the American College of Cardiology  

Sep 20, 2021 at 02:08 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Ocala has achieved the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) HeartCARE Center™ National Distinction of Excellence, the organization’s h.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Adds Two Physicians

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:42 pm by pj

  Entire physician team is board certified or board eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine   St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care is pleased to announce tw.... Read More

Administration Awards $15 Million to 20 States for Mobile Crisis Intervention

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:36 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded $15 million in planning grants to 20 states to support expanding community-based mobile crisis intervent.... Read More

Orlando Health Supports Special Olympics Florida Athletes with Free Physicals  

Sep 20, 2021 at 08:51 am by pj

  Orlando Health is the Official Central Florida Health Home of Special Olympics Florida   ORLANDO – Nearly 30 Special Olympics Florida athletes received fr.... Read More

Denisse Centeno, Hispanic Family Counseling Inc.

Sep 16, 2021 at 04:18 pm by pj

Hispanic Heritage Month Salute   Denisse Centeno has done an amazing job as the Executive Director of Hispanic Family Counseling (HFC), a mental and behavioral health s.... Read More

Gynesonics Announces FDA Clearance of Next Generation Sonata System  

Sep 16, 2021 at 10:56 am by pj

The Only Transcervical, Incisionless System for Radiofrequency Ablation of Fibroids Provides New Benefits through Features Such as Increased Range of Ablation Sizes, a New Use.... Read More

We’re Still in This Together: Resources to Help Identify a Mental Health Crisis 

Sep 15, 2021 at 06:55 pm by pj

  By REBECCA LEININGER    In 2021, it feels a lot like we’re trying to put together the pieces of what used to be “normal” &.... Read More

Am I Getting Fired? How to Handle Meetings with Your Facility’s Attorney

Sep 15, 2021 at 06:52 pm by pj

  By MEGAN NELSON, ESQ.   You just got off the phone with your hospital's risk manager, who has asked you to speak with the hospital's attorney about a patient yo.... Read More

Marion County DOH Continues Third Covid Vaccinations for Immunocompromised as Cases Begin Declining

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:38 pm by pj

  OCALA —The Department of Health in Marion County continues to offer the third shot of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to Marion County’s immunocompromised.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health Officially Launches New Brand to Advance Children’s Health

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:10 pm by pj

  “Well Beyond Medicine” reflects focus on whole child health philosophy   Nemours Children's Health has officially launched the new brand reflecting.... Read More

In Memory of James Moore, MD

Sep 15, 2021 at 11:30 am by pj

We are saddened to share that long-time Volusia County Medical Society member James Moore, MD, has passed. Dr. Moore specialized in Psychiatry/Behavioral Health with Florida H.... Read More

Recovery Options are Changing – New Information for Healthcare Workers, Patients  

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:53 am by pj

  By Rich Jones, MA, MBA, LCAS, SAP   Physicians treat patients all the time who have illnesses related to substance use disorders (SUD)s. High blood pressure, st.... Read More

UF Health Announce Gift and New $75 Million Initiative to Expand Norman Fixel Institute

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:42 am by pj

By Michelle Jaffee The University of Florida and UF Health announced an additional $25 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation aimed at improving the liv.... Read More

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on Second Palm Coast Hospital

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:37 am by pj

Virtual ceremony marks beginning of construction on 100-bed hospital.   PALM COAST — AdventHealth broke ground on its 100-bed Palm Coast Parkway hospital,.... Read More

AdventHealth Central Florida Division Returns to Green Status

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:31 am by pj

Effective Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, facilities in AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division returned to “Green Status,” which signals a return to largely norma.... Read More

UF Health Expert Discusses COVID-19 Booster Shots

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:28 am by pj

By Doug Bennett As the delta variant of the coronavirus persists, federal officials are urgently studying the safety and effectiveness of a third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccin.... Read More

Biden Releases a New Plan to Combat Covid, but Experts Say There’s Still a Ways to Go

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:18 am by pj

By Victoria Knight and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Promise: “I’m never going to raise the white flag and surrender. We’re going to beat.... Read More

Justice Department Targets Data Mining in Medicare Advantage Fraud Case

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:14 am by pj

  By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News  The Justice Department has accused an upstate New York health insurance plan for seniors and its medical analytics comp.... Read More

ECMO Life Support Is a Last Resort for Covid, and in Short Supply in South

Sep 15, 2021 at 09:59 am by pj

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News  Hospital discharge day for Phoua Yang was more like a pep rally. On her way rolling out of TriStar Cen.... Read More