Welcome Catherine Torpey

Apr 11, 2016 at 11:16 am by Staff

Orlando Medical News welcomes and would like to introduce Catherine Torpey, our new account executive. A resident of the Orlando area for the past 20 years Catherine is dedica.... Read More

Florida Hospital Contributes $1.5 Million to UCF Downtown Campus

Apr 11, 2016 at 11:13 am by Staff

Florida Hospital announced its commitment to UCF's planned downtown campus today, pledging $1.5 million toward the project. Florida Hospital's gift will help fund construction.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center Named to 2016 Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals® List

Apr 11, 2016 at 11:12 am by Staff

A just-released ranking of America's safest hospitals places Parrish Medical Center at No. 17 in the survey's 100-400 beds category. The SafeCare Group's 2016 'Top 100 SafeCa.... Read More

Nemours Announces New Division Chief of Pediatric General Surgery

Apr 11, 2016 at 11:10 am by Staff

A new physician will lead the general surgery program at Nemours Children's Hospital. Adela T. Casas-Melley, MD, has become the chief of the Division of Pediatric General Sur.... Read More

Central Florida Health Alliance Cancer Programs Receive Byers Oncology Award

Apr 11, 2016 at 11:09 am by Staff

Central Florida Health Alliance has announced that Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Regional Hospital have been awarded the Jean Byers Award for Excellence in.... Read More

Michelle Bilsky Joins Danna-Gracey

Apr 11, 2016 at 11:07 am by Staff

Danna-Gracey has announced that Michelle Bilsky has joined their team, with responsibility for business development, Orlando office management, and client retention and satisf.... Read More

Cryos USA Launches Donor Egg Bank at One Year Anniversary of Orlando Headquarters

Apr 05, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

Cryos International, the world's largest international sperm bank, will celebrate one year in Orlando on Wednesday, April 6 with a ribbon cutting ceremony launching their new.... Read More

APRIL IS NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH

Apr 04, 2016 at 03:18 pm by Staff

National Minority Health Month began 100 years ago as National Negro Health Week. In April 1915, Dr. Booker T. Washington dispatched a letter to the leading African American n.... Read More

Diamond Resorts Invitational Raises $503,000 for Florida Hospital for Children

Apr 04, 2016 at 10:44 am by Staff

Diamond Resorts International on Monday presented a check to Florida Hospital for Children for $503,000 on behalf of the Diamond Resorts Invitational, benefiting the hospital..... Read More

April 2016 Digital Edition

Apr 01, 2016 at 10:53 am by Staff

Physicians Ask Florida Attorney General to Block the Aetna-Humana Mega-Merger

Mar 18, 2016 at 12:12 pm by Staff

In a letter to the attorney general, the physician organizations outlined their strong concern that the anticompetitive consequences of the merger would negatively impact heal.... Read More

UCF Adds New Medical Residencies

Mar 02, 2016 at 05:46 pm by Staff

The nation's second-largest hospital network and second largest university have collaborated to significantly boost the number of residency slots in hospitals across the sunsh.... Read More

FACS and UnitedHealthcare Launch ACO

Mar 02, 2016 at 05:38 pm by Staff

WINTER PARK - Florida Accountable Care Services (FACS) and UnitedHealthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are launching an accountable care program to improve.... Read More

Head and Neck Surgeon Focuses on Cancer Treatment, Reconstruction

Mar 02, 2016 at 05:34 pm by Staff

Like a frequent marathoner who takes the miles in stride, head and neck surgeon Terry Su, MD, DDS, practices a rhythm of endurance and recovery. In procedures that can take 10.... Read More

Medical, Biomedical, Clinical Informatics; Tomorrow's Healthcare

Mar 02, 2016 at 05:29 pm by Staff

U.S. healthcare professionals have been given the option of continuing to deliver care in a costly, unsustainable and inequitable system (which will eventually disappear) or d.... Read More

Advancing Telehealth

Mar 02, 2016 at 01:26 pm by Staff

Of the two telemedicine bills moving through the Florida Legislature this year, only one seems poised to have a chance to become law: Senate Bill (SB) 1686, which authorizes h.... Read More

Environmental Health and End of Life Care

Mar 02, 2016 at 01:04 pm by Staff

Sally was 73 years old. She was in the hospital for her third time in four months. Her cancer was spreading in spite of the treatments offered by her cancer specialist. Her do.... Read More

Marketing Your Practice Effectively and Efficiently

Mar 02, 2016 at 12:31 pm by Staff

The three primary goals of any successful medical practice are maintaining a high appointment conversion rate, growing your new patient base, and retaining existing patients..... Read More

Physician Entrepreneurs Beware: Diversification and Consolidation Efforts Can Be Criminal

Mar 02, 2016 at 12:16 pm by Staff

As consolidation occurs in the healthcare industry, diversification follows. Consolidation and diversification have a yin and yang effect. Consolidation of similar types of se.... Read More

Mobile Devices and HIPAA Compliance

Mar 02, 2016 at 12:12 pm by Staff

Mobile device are proliferating in medical practices today. Laptops, tablets, even cell phones are now used to access PHI about patients. If you use any of these devices, your.... Read More