'Coverage Gap' For Poor May End, But Many Will Still Have Trouble Affording Plans

Jun 25, 2017 at 02:35 pm by Staff

Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News Having long decried the failings of the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republicans are purporting to fix one of its loopholes with t.... Read More

CPC+: Succeeding in the Revolution of Healthcare

Jun 25, 2017 at 02:08 pm by Staff

Primary care is pivotal to any health system and the healthcare industry has been laser-focused on increasing the quality and access to primary care. Over the years, it has be.... Read More

Promises Made To Protect Preexisting Conditions Prove Hollow

Jun 24, 2017 at 12:47 pm by Staff

Jay Hancock and Rachel Bluth Kaiser Health News Senate Republicans praised the Affordable Care Act replacement bill they presented Thursday as preserving coverage.... Read More

Winners And Losers: 40 Is Old In Senate GOP Health Plan's Subsidy Structure

Jun 24, 2017 at 12:35 pm by Staff

Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News People getting subsidies to help buy health insurance would see at least three sharp changes -- tied to both age and income -- th.... Read More

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care Awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval

Jun 23, 2017 at 05:36 pm by Staff

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care today announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performan.... Read More

Noble Implements Significant Expansion in Staff and Orlando Office Space

Jun 23, 2017 at 10:51 am by Staff

ORLANDO - Noble®, the global leader in biopharma onboarding and device training, announces the hiring of two executive positions, Director of Design and Engineering Robert An.... Read More

Join the 2017 Orange & Seminole County Medical Societies' Legal Trends Impacting Physicians Symposium

Jun 22, 2017 at 07:52 pm by Staff

You are invited to attend the OCMS/SCMS 2017 Annual Legal Symposium on July 15th in Downtown Orlando. This program is for those physicians who want to learn more about legal.... Read More

The New War On Sepsis

Jun 22, 2017 at 01:06 pm by Staff

Anna Gorman Photos by Heidi de Marco Kaiser Health News Dawn Nagel, a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., knew she was going to have a busy day, with more th.... Read More

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

Jun 22, 2017 at 12:47 pm by Staff

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday unveiled a bill that would dramatically transform the nation's Medicaid program, make si.... Read More

Senate Releases Health Care Legislation

Jun 22, 2017 at 12:22 pm by Staff

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CMS Proposes Quality Payment Program Updates to Increase Flexibility and Reduce Burdens

Jun 20, 2017 at 06:03 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would make changes in the second year of the Quality Payment Program as required by the Me.... Read More

AMA Praises Administration's MACRA Moves to Give Physicians More Flexibility

Jun 20, 2017 at 05:59 pm by Staff

American Medical Association (AMA) President David O. Barbe, M.D. today released the following statement commending the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for.... Read More

Nemours CEO Recognized Among the 50 Most Influential Physician Executive

Jun 20, 2017 at 05:12 pm by Staff

Dr. David Bailey, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Jacksonville-based Nemours has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2017 50 Most Influential Physician Executiv.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policy to Address Immigration Reforms Impacting International Physicians and Students

Jun 20, 2017 at 12:59 pm by Staff

In light of recent reforms to the nation's immigration policy, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy aimed at ensuring that qualified international physicians,.... Read More

Orlando High School Teacher Gives Son a Second Chance at Life with Kidney Donation

Jun 20, 2017 at 12:56 pm by Staff

It's going to be an extra-special Father's Day for 27-year-old Will Torres and his dad, Willi Torres. Will Torres suffers from Berger's disease, which causes antibodies to at.... Read More

Mandibular Advancement Devices Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Jun 20, 2017 at 08:49 am by Staff

Let's face it some patients either cannot or simply will not wear their CPAP machine. Most understand the importance of treating their condition, but for a number of reason.... Read More

Video Translators Make Patient Communication Eeasier at Florida Hospital

Jun 20, 2017 at 08:32 am by Staff

Ask almost anyone at Florida Hospital about the old "blue phones" and they'll immediately know what you mean. For years, if there was a language barrier between a patient an.... Read More

Leaving Hospital, Older Patients Resist Home Help At Their Peril

Jun 20, 2017 at 06:58 am by Staff

Judith Graham Kaiser Health News The 84-year-old man who had suffered a mini-stroke was insistent as he spoke to a social worker about being discharged from the hospital:.... Read More

Despite A Growing Appetite, Buffet-Style Flat-Fee Clinics Shutter

Jun 20, 2017 at 06:48 am by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News In recent years, a small but growing number of practices embraced a buffet approach to primary care, offering patients unlimi.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Public Health Policies to Improve Health of Nation

Jun 18, 2017 at 12:12 am by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA), the premier national physician organization in the country, voted this week to adopt new policies aimed at improving the health of the.... Read More