AdventHealth Central Florida Adjusting Surgery Schedules for Covid-19 Surge

Jul 26, 2021 at 11:14 am by pj

  AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division continues to see a significant and swift increase in COVID-19 cases in its hospitals throughout Orange, Osceola, Seminole.... Read More

HHS Issues Revised Notice of Reporting Requirements and Reporting Timeline for Recipients of Provider Relief Fund Payments 

Jul 26, 2021 at 10:50 am by pj

  On Friday, June 11, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) finally released the&nb.... Read More

Central Florida and Statewide Weekly COVID-19 Cases Update

Jul 23, 2021 at 06:00 pm by pj

  Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Weekly Statistics    Total cases: 2,479,975 Total resident deaths: 38,670 New cases reported last week: 7.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center Sets New Hospital and Health Care Setting Visitor Protection Measures

Jul 23, 2021 at 12:25 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Our top priority is always the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, and employees. As we continue to monitor the coronavirus situati.... Read More

AdventHealth Encourages Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19 Positive Diagnosis with Mild Symptoms

Jul 23, 2021 at 05:25 am by pj

  The treatment lessens the severity of the disease and reduces hospitalizations due to the virus.   Ocala - As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread,.... Read More

Blue-Green Algae Bloom Caution Issued for Lake Emerald 

Jul 23, 2021 at 05:20 am by pj

A Health Caution was issued for Lake Emerald by the Florida Department of Health in Orange County due to the presence of blue-green algae. This is in.... Read More

Vaccines: Your Best Weapon in Fighting the Spread of COVID-19

Jul 22, 2021 at 06:33 pm by Erin R

Jeffrey Stalnaker, MD    We are experiencing a surge in COVID-19. You have likely heard reports of the dramatic increase in cases around the world. It threate.... Read More

Health Officials Issue Blue-Green Algae Bloom Caution for Lake Rowena / Formosa Canal

Jul 22, 2021 at 02:17 pm by pj

Orlando - The Florida Department of Health in Orange County has issued a Health Caution for the presence of blue-green algae in Lake Rowena.... Read More

UF and Scripps Research Announce Talks to Integrate

Jul 22, 2021 at 02:12 pm by pj

By Melanie Ross JUPITER — In a move designed to marry the clinical and educational expertise of the state’s flagship university with one of the world’s.... Read More

AdventHealth to Defer Scheduling New Elective Surgeries with Overnight Stays, Require Masks in All Areas and Limit Visitors

Jul 22, 2021 at 12:26 pm by pj

  AdventHealth doctors say surge driven by Delta and nearly all hospitalized patients are unvaccinated   AdventHealth returned to “yellow” status in r.... Read More
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South of Downtown Orlando Social Lands Healthcare Professionals for Evening of Fun

Jul 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm by pj

Over 50 physicians, practice administrators and local professionals working in healthcare enjoyed lots of FUN, lots of door prizes and an informative South of Downtown Orlando.... Read More

American Hospital Association Urging Vaccinations for All Healthcare Workers

Jul 22, 2021 at 09:35 am by pj

America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to protecting the health and well-being of health care personnel and the patients and communities that they serve. T.... Read More

AMA to Congress: Wake up to Financial Peril Facing Medicare Payment System

Jul 21, 2021 at 06:13 pm by pj

  CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) raised concern today that Congress seems “indifferent” to the fiscal uncertainty facing the Medicare.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center Recognized for Dignifying Patient Gown

Jul 21, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

Erie Chapman Foundation, Nashville, Tennessee is pleased to announce a special award & cash prize to Parrish Medical Center, Titusville, Florida, for being the first hospi.... Read More

WeCare tlc Announces Dr. Angelina Szuch as Chief of Clinical Services

Jul 21, 2021 at 05:03 pm by pj

    Dr. Szuch brings 10 years’ experience in healthcare leadership, specializes in preventive care   LAKE MARY  &ndash.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Using Innovative Technology for Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:46 pm by pj

  The hospital is the first in Marion County to invest in the MONARCH™ robot which enables earlier and more-accurate diagnosis of lung cancer in hard to reach.... Read More

Though Millions Are at Risk for Diabetes, Medicare Struggles to Expand Prevention Program

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:42 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News  Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, partly because his size embarrasse.... Read More

Analysis: Necessary or Not, Covid Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:33 pm by pj

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News The drugmaker Pfizer recently announced that vaccinated people are likely to need a booster shot to be effectively pro.... Read More

Cleveland Clinic Weston Opens Lozick Women’s Center  

Jul 20, 2021 at 05:06 pm by pj

  WESTON –  Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital recently announced the opening of its newly constructed 6,800 square foot Lozick Women’s Cente.... Read More

DOH-Marion Announces Additional Upcoming Covid-19 Vaccination Dates, Locations

Jul 20, 2021 at 04:54 pm by pj

OCALA, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will be holding additional COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the weeks ahead. Newly scheduled vaccinati.... Read More