Uncertain Fate Of Health Law Giving Health Industry Heartburn

Nov 22, 2016 at 11:08 pm by Staff

Julie Rovner and Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News Six years into building its business around the Affordable Care Act, the nation's $3 trillion health care industry may be losi.... Read More

Dementia Rates Decline Sharply Among Seniors

Nov 22, 2016 at 10:18 pm by Staff

Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News A new study finds that the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years, most likely as a result of Americans' rising educational lev.... Read More

HIPAA: A Short Story

Nov 21, 2016 at 12:08 am by Staff

By Dennis Ciabatoni, CHSPBy now everyone in the medical and legal fields have heard the following HIPAA buzz words: Compliance, Security, Risk Analysis, Remediation and Contin.... Read More

Hospitals and Physicians Concerned with Safe Homes for Their Patients

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:10 pm by Staff

By REBECCA SEIDLER With the growing population of boomers, and the increased hospital readmission rates, Medicare is on a rampage to reduce those 30-day patient readmissions.... Read More

Michael J. Jablonski, MD

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:07 pm by Staff

It seemed a cinch that Michael Jablonski would follow his father and brother into the family urology practice, established in 1970. "When I was 15, my dad called me in the mi.... Read More

Atul Madan, MD, MBA

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:05 pm by Staff

Growing up in New Delhi, India "the only thing my parents wanted from me and my brother were accolades in education," recalled Atul Madan, MD, MBA. His attention to educationa.... Read More

LNRCC Introduces New Director of Community Development

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:02 pm by Staff

Allow us to introduce you to Nancy Hoehn... Hoehn is delighted to have recently joined the Lake Nona Regional Chamber of Commerce as Director of Community Development. Nancy.... Read More

CAPI Prepares for Year-Ending Gala

Nov 10, 2016 at 04:00 pm by Staff

The Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent's (CAPI) Dec. 3 Winter Gala will feature keynote speaker Seetha Raghavan, PhD, an associate professo.... Read More

Aging... A Reason to be Excited?

Nov 10, 2016 at 03:57 pm by Staff

By BETH RUDLOFF Not many of us over the age of 21 say, "I can't wait 'til I am older!" After touring the WHIT house and hearing from the speakers at the Florida Health Inn.... Read More

It's Time for Physicians to Stand Tall!

Nov 10, 2016 at 03:54 pm by Staff

By JOHN NOSTA Yep, it's all about patient empowerment and the democratization of health. But as we empower the patient, there's someone sitting on the sidelines. It's the p.... Read More

MACRA - A Change in Payment Methodology

Nov 10, 2016 at 03:50 pm by Staff

By LARRY JONES The Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) has been touted as the most significant change in Medicare reimbursement for physicians since.... Read More

'Now or Never'

Nov 10, 2016 at 03:47 pm by Staff

At their Oct. 24 meeting, the University of Central Florida (UCF) Board of Trustees approved a public-private partnership with Hospital Corporation of America (NYSE: HCA) to e.... Read More

Deadly Superbug Linked To Four Deaths In The U.S.

Nov 07, 2016 at 11:46 pm by Staff

Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News A deadly new drug-resistant fungus has been linked to the deaths of four hospital patients in the U.S., according to a report released Friday from.... Read More

Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment

Nov 06, 2016 at 05:36 pm by Staff

By SRINIVAS SEELA, MD Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMAS) is a digestive condition that occurs when the duodenum is compressed between two arteries (the aorta and the s.... Read More

FDA's Drug Approval Team Copes With 700 Unfilled Jobs As Industry Lures Staff

Nov 03, 2016 at 08:33 pm by Staff

Sydney Lupkin and Sarah Jane Tribble Kaiser Health News The Food and Drug Administration has more than 700 job vacancies in its division that approves new drugs, and top offic.... Read More

November 2016 Digital Edition

Nov 01, 2016 at 11:14 am by Staff

Medicare Bars New 'Seamless Conversion' Efforts For Some Seniors

Oct 30, 2016 at 09:27 pm by Staff

Susan Jaffe Kaiser Health News The federal government is temporarily blocking more health insurance companies from automatically moving customers who become eligible for Medic.... Read More

FDA Faults 12 Hospitals For Failing To Disclose Injuries, Deaths Linked To Medical Devices

Oct 30, 2016 at 09:21 pm by Staff

Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News Federal regulators said 12 U.S. hospitals, including well-known medical centers in Los Angeles, Boston and New York, failed to promptly report.... Read More

Study Offers Young Doctors Strategies To Deal With Discrimination

Oct 27, 2016 at 10:43 pm by Staff

Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Kaiser Health News In July 2013, a man arrived in the emergency room of a California hospital seeking treatment for his child. But when the intern on.... Read More

Clinton Took More Conciliatory Tone with Health Care Industry In Paid Speeches

Oct 27, 2016 at 10:31 pm by Staff

Emily Kopp Kaiser Health News On the campaign trail, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has sharply criticized the health care industry, accusing pharmaceutical.... Read More