PWE Opens Applications for Final Round of Funding for Women Business Leaders with Advanced Products and Services

May 12, 2017 at 07:49 am by Staff

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs (PWE), one of the first programs in the country designed to advance women-led businesses, is accepting applications for business leaders to take t.... Read More

DOH-Orange Celebrates National Nurse Week

May 11, 2017 at 06:50 pm by Staff

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County wishes to celebrate and thank Florida nurses during National Nurses Week. Florida's more than 600,000 nursing professionals w.... Read More

Welcome to Lake-Sumter Medical Society

May 11, 2017 at 05:47 pm by Staff

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Board of Governors is pleased to recognize a new affiliation with the Orlando Medical News. "This opportunity to access the professional services.... Read More

OCMS/SCMS Final Look at 2017 Regular Legislative Session

May 11, 2017 at 10:48 am by Staff

The 2017 Legislative Session came to a dramatic conclusion on Friday night with many health policy issues remaining undecided and failing to advance. The Legislature is due.... Read More

Local Fertility Clinic Beats National Average, Breaks 60% Live Birth Rate with IVF, Nearly 80% with Donor Eggs

May 11, 2017 at 12:42 am by Staff

In its latest bulletin, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) released Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) preliminary data from cycles completed in 2015.... Read More

Nurse Discovers Baby She Helped Deliver 23 Years Ago Now Works Beside Her

May 10, 2017 at 07:55 pm by Staff

Florida Hospital is home to many nurses, and two of them have crossed paths in a unique way. Veteran labor and delivery nurse Mary Kay Pozo has aided thousands of moms in th.... Read More

Volusia County Medical Society Mourns Loss of Gilbert Martin, Jr., MD

May 10, 2017 at 11:42 am by Staff

The Volusia County Medical Society has announced the passing of Gil Martin, Jr., MD, on April 19. He was a 50-plus year member of the society who shared his love of medicine,.... Read More

Medical Marketing

May 09, 2017 at 07:49 pm by Staff

By KELLI MURRAY It's easier than ever for consumers to provide near real-time feedback on their experiences. From Amazon, Yelp, FaceBook, and Google to GlassDoor, HealthGrad.... Read More

CPA Speak - Tips for Physicians

May 09, 2017 at 07:28 pm by Staff

Sponsored Editorial An Open Letter to Central Florida Physicians from CPA Solutions My Mother was a Pediatrician and I grew up with an enormous admiration for doctors. Yet my.... Read More

HEALTHCARE INNOVATORS: Apple and Google: The Next Big Pharma

May 09, 2017 at 07:06 pm by Staff

By JOHN NOSTA The big news recently is that Apple is reportedly secretly developing a dermal sensor for measuring blood glucose and the management of diabetes. It seems to b.... Read More

Delicia M. Haynes, MD

May 09, 2017 at 06:59 pm by Staff

By PL JETER DAYTONA BEACH - When Delicia Haynes, MD, was 12 years old, she felt a lump in her breast while showering. At first, she hoped her adolescent breasts were simply.... Read More

A Few Questions with Daryl Tol

May 09, 2017 at 06:55 pm by Staff

PL JETER The worldview held by Daryl Tol began in the small town of Dunlap, Tennessee, and by kindergarten age, he had spent most of his life halfway around the world in Bor.... Read More

Medicare Failed To Investigate Suspicious Infection Cases From 96 Hospitals

May 09, 2017 at 06:47 pm by Staff

Christina Jewett Kaiser Health News Almost 100 hospitals reported suspicious data on dangerous infections to Medicare officials, but the agency did not follow up or examine.... Read More

Why Blue States Might Ditch Beloved Obamacare Protections

May 09, 2017 at 05:57 pm by Staff

Chad Terhune and Barbara Feder Ostrov Kaiser Health News Under the Republican health bill, it's up to states whether to dismantle key parts of the Affordable Care Ac.... Read More

CMS Releases Lookup Tool to Help Clinicians Determine their MIPS Participation Status

May 09, 2017 at 11:53 am by Staff

Unsure of your participation status in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)? Clinicians can now use an interactive tool on the CMS Quality Payment Program website t.... Read More

Making Informed Decisions on Medical Marijuana

May 09, 2017 at 12:52 am by Staff

PL JETER (Updated) Now that the Florida Legislature has punted the rules decisions to the Florida Department of Health, July 3 will see the implementation of some form of.... Read More

Risk Adjustment 101: Ignoring These Could Cost You Millions

May 07, 2017 at 12:42 pm by Staff

By Abhinav Shashank For a long time, healthcare insurance companies used to overlook people who were likely to be high-cost. As the landscape changed with new regulations, ins.... Read More

Louisiana Proposes Tapping A Federal Law To Slash Hepatitis C Drug Prices

May 07, 2017 at 12:34 am by Staff

Sarah Jane Tribble Kaiser Health News The public outrage over high-priced hepatitis C drugs is taking a new twist as Louisiana's top health official proposes using an obscur.... Read More

Medical Marijuana Governance Fails in the Legislature, Responsibility Falls to Department of Health

May 06, 2017 at 01:16 am by Staff

A medical marijuana implementation plan has narrowly failed in the 2017 Regular Session of the Florida Legislature. Republican leaders in both the House and Senate negotiate.... Read More

David Overfield Named Interim Assistant Health Officer at Florida DOH-Orange County

May 05, 2017 at 05:30 pm by Staff

Dr. Kevin M. Sherin, Director and Health Officer of the Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) has named David Overfield Interim Assistant Health Officer to fill t.... Read More