LHC Group and Orlando Health Finalize Joint Venture Agreement

Aug 03, 2020 at 08:06 pm by pj

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) announced that it has finalized a new joint venture (JV) agreement with Orlando Health System in Orlando, Fla., effective August 1. LHC Group&nb.... Read More

Fauci Unfazed as Scientists Rely on Unproven Methods to Create COVID Vaccines

Aug 03, 2020 at 02:13 pm by pj

(Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Bloomberg via Getty Images)   By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  With millions of lives on the line, researchers have been working at an un.... Read More

EOCC: The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Practices

Aug 03, 2020 at 01:53 pm by pj

  How the East Orlando Chamber is helping   By DOROTHY HARDEE, Chamber Administrator   It comes as no surprise that COVID-19 has had a significant impact o.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Aug 03, 2020 at 10:00 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 491,884 Total resident deaths: 7,157 Total Hospitalizations: 27,366 New resid.... Read More

Groundbreaking Technology Allows ‘Dead’ Hearts to be Transplanted; Gives Hope to Nation’s Organ Shortage

Aug 01, 2020 at 10:02 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Transplant Institute is the first in Florida to use technology that will greatly expand the donor pool for those needing a transplant.     Th.... Read More

New Orlando Health Imaging Centers to Open on South Orange Avenue

Aug 01, 2020 at 12:36 am by pj

   The latest facility delivers to residents convenience with specialized imaging care and board-certified radiologists     A modern.... Read More

CMS Updates Medicare Payment Policies for Several Types of Healthcare Providers

Aug 01, 2020 at 12:27 am by pj

Three final rules will strengthen Medicare program The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is finalizing three Medicare payment rules that further advance our.... Read More

Employers Requiring COVID Liability Waivers as Conflict Mounts Over Workplace Safety

Jul 30, 2020 at 12:41 pm by pj

(Photo by Lindsey Nicholson via Getty Images)   By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News After spending a May day preparing her classroom to reopen for preschoolers, A.... Read More

Public Health Experts Fear a Hasty FDA Signoff on Vaccine

Jul 30, 2020 at 12:26 pm by pj

(KHN illustration/Getty Images)    By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News The vaccine trial that Vice President Mike Pence kicked off in Miami on Monday gives t.... Read More

AdventHealth Celebration Opens New Patient Tower

Jul 30, 2020 at 08:32 am by pj

  The five-story tower will initially include 80 patient  rooms and space for expanded services.   AdventHealth Celebration’s new patient tower is open.... Read More

Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital Expands Healthcare Services with New Medical Pavilion

Jul 28, 2020 at 06:32 pm by pj

  Facility includes primary and specialty physician practices, a walk-in clinic and outpatient lab    The Orlando Health Medica.... Read More

The COVID-19 Downturn Triggers Jump in Medicaid Enrollment

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:53 pm by pj

(KHN illustration/Getty Images)   By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Reversing a three-year decline, the number of people covered by Medicaid nationwide rose ma.... Read More

The Color of COVID: Will Vaccine Trials Reflect America’s Diversity?

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:43 pm by pj

 (Lynne Shallcross/KHN illustration; Getty Images)   By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News When U.S. scientists launch the first large-scale clinical trials f.... Read More

Last Thing Patients Need During Pandemic: Being Last to Know a Doctor Left Network

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:37 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration/Getty Images)   By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News NEW YORK — As the coronavirus spread silently through New York City early this yea.... Read More

With DACA Ruling, Did Supreme Court Grant Trump New Powers To Reshape Health Care?

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:32 pm by pj

 (Jonathan Newton /The Washington Post via Getty Images)   By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump came into office vowing to.... Read More

Technology Divide Between Senior ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Nots’ Roils Pandemic Response

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:27 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration/Getty Images) By Judith Graham Family gatherings on Zoom and FaceTime. Online orders from grocery stores and pharmacies. Telehealth appointments with.... Read More

Patient-Centered Wound Care

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:09 pm by pj

  By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   Ask a patient with a chronic wound how they feel about it and they will tell you the emotional, psychological, financial, and phys.... Read More

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital and a High Performing Hospital

Jul 28, 2020 at 01:57 pm by pj

  Hospital earns high marks among local areas, across the state, and several specialties including all cardiovascular procedures and conditions.   Orlando Health.... Read More

Getting Telemedicine Right: Key Considerations for Technology, Workflow and Measuring Success

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  By Jeanette Ball, RN, PCMH CCE and Dana Bensinger, MSN, RN-BC    The benefits of telemedicine are becoming increasingly known, eve.... Read More

CNS Healthcare Announces Local Enrollment for Late Stage Global Study of mRNA Vaccine Candidate Against COVID-19

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:06 pm by pj

  Mike Dever, MD will lead the CNS Healthcare study program   Potential participants can visit www.covidvaccinestudy.com to learn more about.... Read More