Three Trends Shaping Healthcare in 2021

Jan 12, 2021 at 04:32 pm by pj

By JEFF KISER The first wave of the coronavirus pandemic essentially gutted a big part of the U.S. healthcare system, like family and pediatric practices, obstetrics and.... Read More

Health Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid COVID

Jan 12, 2021 at 04:23 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News    The nurses at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, declared on March 6 — by filing the o.... Read More

Even With Senate Control, Democrats Will Need Buy-In From GOP on Key Health Priorities

Jan 12, 2021 at 04:10 pm by pj

  By Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News     Democrats have argued for more generous pandemic relief, more pressure on drugmakers to lower prices and.... Read More

Biden’s First Order of Business May Be to Undo Trump’s Policies, but It Won’t Be Easy

Jan 12, 2021 at 04:02 pm by pj

  By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The party split in Congress is so slim that, even with Democrats technically in the majority, passing major health.... Read More

Survey Finds Americans May Delay Important Medical Appointments and Even Emergency Care During Pandemic

Jan 12, 2021 at 11:02 am by pj

  Experts say forgoing care is dangerous and that medical facilities are among the safest public spaces   ORLANDO — A new national survey by the O.... Read More

Updox Survey: Healthcare Providers Viewed as #1 Most Trusted Source for COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Jan 11, 2021 at 06:15 pm by pj

Survey data shows 39% of Americans would like to hear from their healthcare provider at least weekly on COVID-19 vaccine-related news and updates, reinforcing the need for mor.... Read More

January 2021 Digital Edition

Jan 11, 2021 at 03:16 pm by Katy

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Seniors Face Crushing Drug Costs as Congress Stalls on Capping Medicare Out-Of-Pockets

Jan 11, 2021 at 11:35 am by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News   Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst — priced at more than $18,000 for a.... Read More

Orlando Health Further Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Jan 10, 2021 at 05:42 pm by pj

“Since launching our vaccination program in mid-December, we have administered 30,000 vaccines to team members, physicians, family members of team me.... Read More

Florida DOH Highlights Progress on State's Vaccine Distribution Plan

Jan 08, 2021 at 09:15 pm by pj

  TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health issued an update on the proactive actions and progress on the state's vaccine distribution plan, as well as i.... Read More

Kari Vargas named President and CEO for AdventHealth Winter Garden and CEO for AdventHealth’s West Orange and South Lake Market  

Jan 08, 2021 at 01:25 pm by pj

Kari Vargas has been named president and CEO for AdventHealth Winter Garden and CEO for the West Orange and South Lake market located in AdventHealth’s Central Florid.... Read More

True Health Offers COVID-19 Vaccine

Jan 07, 2021 at 11:25 pm by pj

ORLANDO – True Health is now offering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at select locations. Individuals eligible to receive the vaccine are those listed in Gover.... Read More

AdventHealth to Launch Community COVID-19 Vaccine Program for Health Care Workers, Seniors

Jan 07, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

   The first phase of the program will roll out Jan. 12 near Orlando International Airport; eligible members of the public must register and make an appointment. &.... Read More

Oxygen Is Becoming the Latest COVID Bottleneck

Jan 07, 2021 at 05:15 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News As Los Angeles hospitals give record numbers of covid patients oxygen, the systems and equipm.... Read More

Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Wave of Mental Illness

Jan 07, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News    Krissy Williams, 15, had attempted suicide before, but never with pills. The teen was diagnos.... Read More

Eureka! Two Vaccines Work

Jan 07, 2021 at 04:58 pm by pj

How two effective vaccines on the market make it so much harder to quickly test any competing vaccines.     By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News As I prepare.... Read More

Hospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent. What Does This Mean for You?

Jan 07, 2021 at 04:52 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Hospitals face the new year with new requirements to post price information they have long sought to obscure: the actual pri.... Read More

U.K. to Begin Testing Every Citizen Every Week for COVID-19 with U.S. Saliva Collection Device

Jan 07, 2021 at 04:36 pm by pj

  Saliva-based tests rapidly expand access and testing options to combat COVID-19 in the UK   Spectrum Solutions, LLC today announced it has partnered with Sterib.... Read More

Titusville Fire Department Raises Awareness and Funds in Support of  Parrish Medical Center’s Cancer Care Program

Jan 07, 2021 at 03:00 pm by pj

    TITUSVILLE —Titusville Fire Department (TFD) presented Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) with $1,500 in support of cancer care programs at Parr.... Read More

New Officers Named to Parrish Medical Center’s Board of Directors

Jan 07, 2021 at 10:10 am by pj

            TITUSVILLE — Parrish Medical Center’s board of directors, in accordance with its bylaws, held a.... Read More