Starting Fresh

Jun 20, 2014 at 10:11 am by Staff

Weiss Pediatric Care on target to become Sarasota County's first Pediatric Medical Home SARASOTA—On their 40th wedding anniversary, Rob and Diane Weiss could’ve been celeb.... Read More

New ER Care HQ

Jun 20, 2014 at 09:19 am by Staff

Doubling EMLRC is important step in addressing emergency provider barriers Expansion is underway to double the size of Central Florida’s Emergency Medicine Learning and Re.... Read More

The Changing Rural Health Landscape

Jun 20, 2014 at 08:57 am by Staff

Will the Affordable Care Act help or hurt Americans living in rural areas? As is true of many complex laws, there probably isn’t going to be a single, simple, clear-cut answe.... Read More

Drowning in Sea Change

Jun 20, 2014 at 08:33 am by Staff

MGMA Tackles Tough Issues to Help Practices Stay Afloat Value-based reimbursements, ICD-10 reboot, meaningful use, clinical integration physician alignment, transparency, PQ.... Read More

May 2014

May 16, 2014 at 12:36 pm by Staff

Nemours Hires New Director of Fund Development Nemours has added a new leader to its fundraising team. Lesli J. Cearley, director of fund development for the Nemours Fund fo.... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Miles M. Landis, MD

May 16, 2014 at 12:34 pm by Staff

Lake Mary Pediatrics LAKE MARY - Miles Landis has been in private pediatrics practice for 28 years, so he has adapted to many changes in the healthcare industry. But there a.... Read More

The Use of E.Q. to Overcome Healthcare Reform

May 16, 2014 at 12:31 pm by Staff

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, putting in place comprehensive reforms that improve access to affordable health coverage for every.... Read More

Florida Sober Homes Caught in a Perfect Storm

May 16, 2014 at 12:29 pm by Staff

A confluence of forces brought about by lawmakers, insurance companies and regulators have caught sober homes in the eye of a perfect storm here in Florida. Senate Bill 582.... Read More

Is Testosterone Safe?

May 16, 2014 at 12:25 pm by Staff

There’s been a recent concern about testosterone and heart disease. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2010 found an increased risk of heart disease.... Read More

Better Operations from Better Compliance

May 16, 2014 at 12:23 pm by Staff

The OIG has had compliance program guidance since the early 1990’s for Physician Group Practices and other types of providers such as hospital, DME. With the Healthcare Refor.... Read More

Camp Proposal on Tax Reform Contains Many Changes and Surprises

May 16, 2014 at 12:21 pm by Staff

On February 26, 2014, House Ways and Means Chairman, Dave Camp (R-MI), released a 979-page “Tax Reform Act of 2014” discussion draft (Camp Proposal). The Camp Proposal contai.... Read More

Scoring Well

May 16, 2014 at 12:18 pm by Staff

Ocala Health System highlights Central Florida’s presence on 2014 100 Top Hospitals list In Truven Health Analytic’s 2014 list of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals, the South a.... Read More

Happy Trails

May 16, 2014 at 12:02 pm by Staff

UCF College of Medicine celebrates 100 percent match rate for 2014 On Match Day 2014, UCF College of Medicine administrators dangled 55 gold and black paper lanterns from pa.... Read More

Medical School Milestone

May 16, 2014 at 11:59 am by Staff

UCF College of Medicine residents create internal medicine program to ease physician shortage in Central Florida As a student, Ayden Cooper helped create UCF’s new College o.... Read More

Identity as a Risk Factor

May 16, 2014 at 11:50 am by Staff

Heart disease and the feminine mystique Despite the fact that heart disease is the number one killer of women in America and stroke the leading cause of disability, women of.... Read More

SANS Cyberthreat White Paper Shows Dark Clouds on HIT Horizon

May 16, 2014 at 11:47 am by Staff

Widespread security issues put systems, patients at risk Consider yourself warned. A white paper released earlier this year by SANS, a global leader in cybersecurity resear.... Read More

April 2014

Apr 08, 2014 at 12:00 am by Staff

Nemours Launches Nemours Children’s Urgent Care The thousands of Central Florida families who receive care at five different After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care centers will.... Read More

Addressing Obstacles on the Road to Diabetes Control

Apr 08, 2014 at 12:00 am by Staff

What is the best way to get ... and keep ... diabetic patients actively engaged in the lifelong self-management of their condition? The individual or institution that comes up.... Read More

AMA Pushes for ICD-10 Stoppage or Delay

Apr 08, 2014 at 12:00 am by Staff

The first rule of marketing is to make sure you have a clear message. For the American Medical Association leadership, their position on the impending ICD-10 conversion could.... Read More

Decoding Healthcare

Apr 08, 2014 at 12:00 am by Staff

The growth of local collaborations and specialty pharmacies, and the significant change in focus on outcomes highlight industry banking trends impacting Central Florida throu.... Read More