Electronic Health Records Continue to Lead to Medical Malpractice Suits

Dec 05, 2019 at 12:31 pm by pj

By DARRELL RANUM   A patient was treated with trigger point injections of opioids for pain management. The physician intended to order morphine sulphate 15 mg to be adm.... Read More

As His Wife’s Caregiver, A Doctor Discovers What’s Missing At Health Care’s Core

Dec 05, 2019 at 12:09 pm by pj

Dr. Arthur Kleinman and his wife, Joan. (Credit: Torben Eskerod) Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Caring for someone with a serious illness stretches people spiritually and.... Read More

Raccoon in Summerfield/Oxford Area Tests Positive for Rabies

Dec 04, 2019 at 10:54 am by pj

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Marion County and Department of Health in Sumter County want Summerfield, Oxford and northwest residents of The V.... Read More

Veterans Advocacy, Legal Outreach & Representation

Dec 04, 2019 at 12:42 am by pj

AdventHealth Waterman Raises Nearly $60,000 to Support the Local Fight Against Breast Cancer

Dec 03, 2019 at 11:18 am by pj

Throughout October, AdventHealth Waterman hosted and attended several activities and educational events to promote the importance of breast health and the early detection of b.... Read More

‘I Feel Like I’m In Jail’: Hospital Alarms Torment Patients

Dec 03, 2019 at 11:00 am by pj

As alarms proliferate, hospitals are working to sort through the cacophony that can overwhelm staff and cause them to overlook real signs of harm. Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Heal.... Read More

Medical Device Failures Brought To Light Now Bolster Lawsuits And Research

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:51 am by pj

Class Action Lawsuit in Florida  Christina Jewett  Photos by Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News Lorraine Bonner felt as though she was the only one. The surgical.... Read More

Oviedo Medical Center Receives the Florida Award for Safely Reducing Primary C-Sections

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:35 am by pj

  The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Health (DOH) announced Oviedo Medical Center as one of 19 Florida hospitals in 2018 that.... Read More

Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital Named America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:14 am by pj

New report identifies Ocala Health hospitals among the top hospitals nationally for excellence in orthopedic surgery   Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Com.... Read More

Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital Undergoing $15 Million Expansion

Dec 03, 2019 at 09:59 am by pj

The expansion of an existing shell space on the fifth floor at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is slated for completion in February 2020. The cost of the construction,.... Read More

Check Your Contract

Nov 30, 2019 at 01:52 pm by pj

We Care of Lake County is required to re-contract their volunteer physicians every 5 years. Is your contract still sitting on your desk?  Volunteer physicians are critic.... Read More

Special Olympics Florida Taps Orlando Health To Provide Medical Care for Athletes

Nov 30, 2019 at 12:46 pm by pj

  Orlando to Host 2022 Special Olympics USA Games    Orlando Health will be the official Medical Team for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games to be held in.... Read More

We’re Good at Standards of Care. What About Standards of Personalization?

Nov 30, 2019 at 02:53 am by pj

By GLENN LLOPIS   A 22-year-old and a 65-year-old are diagnosed with the same life-threatening disease. Their treatment protocols might be similar, but one has to endur.... Read More

Two Common Health Problems Create Double Jeopardy for Women

Nov 29, 2019 at 11:10 pm by pj

    Research shows that PCOS and IBS, two conditions frequently affecting young women, may be linked. Dr. Mark Trolice of Fertility CARE: The IVF Center urges infe.... Read More

Elisa Maria Bianchi, MD, Joins Digestive and Liver Center of Florida

Nov 27, 2019 at 11:27 pm by pj

Elisa Marie Bianchi is a Board-Certified general surgeon who completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Health in New York whe.... Read More

Finding Freedom: The 411 on Gene Therapy for Hemophilia

Nov 27, 2019 at 09:11 pm by pj

Tommy Maguire loves to travel—for pleasure and for the good of the order. For the past two years, he has journeyed to South America to volunteer with the Columbian Hemop.... Read More

Voluntary Benefits Values & Savings

Nov 27, 2019 at 08:56 pm by pj

  By JOSEPH FILICE   Business owners today are faced with rising healthcare costs and slimmer bottom lines.  Many companies have looked to voluntary benefits.... Read More

Learning about Advanced Practice Provider Closed Claims

Nov 27, 2019 at 08:21 pm by pj

By HOWARD MARCUS, MD, FACP, and SUSAN SHEPARD, MSN, RN   The Doctors Company analyzed claims against two types of advanced practice providers (APPs): physician assistan.... Read More

Are You Asking the Right Questions About Healthcare Deregulation?

Nov 27, 2019 at 07:44 pm by pj

From SEACOAST BANK   Health care in Florida is a competitive market. Your patients have options when it comes to their insurance, doctors and medical professionals. The.... Read More

A Thanksgiving Wish

Nov 27, 2019 at 01:19 am by pj

     . Thanksgiving celebrates a 1621 harvest feast shared by the English colonists, Pilgrims of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people. It began with a few colon.... Read More