Hospital Volunteers: The Unsung Heroes of 2020

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:40 am by Melissa

By Chris Cosby, CEO of Poinciana Medical Center  The COVID-19 pandemic has created many unexpected challenges for our local community and beyond. At Poinciana Medical Ce.... Read More

Easier-to-Use Coronavirus Saliva Tests Start to Catch On

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:34 am by pj

  By David Tuller, Kaiser Health News As the coronavirus pandemic broke out across the country, health care providers and scientists relied on the standard method.... Read More

Use of Cannabis Prior to Bodily Trauma Limits Damage and Increases Recovery

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:16 am by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   A recent study published in the August 2020 edition of Journal of Surgical Research demonstrates patients who arrive into a hospital t.... Read More

Benefits of the Physicians Society of Central Florida Foundation

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:09 am by pj

  The Physicians Society of Central Florida Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Physicians Society of Central Florida and focuses on medical education within our.... Read More

Amidst the Global Pandemic, Let’s Not Forget About the Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic 

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:03 am by pj

  By JANELLE HOM   While the headlines focus on the global COVID-19 pandemic, there is an epidemic that threatens our youth here in Orlando that ca.... Read More

The Top Three Legal Ways to Maximize Your Tax Savings

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:00 am by pj

  Typically, we only think about taxes as April 15 draws near. Instead, we should be thinking about taxes year-round and looking for ways to maximize our deductions and.... Read More

Moffitt Cancer Center and AdventHealth Announce Next Step in Research Partnership

Oct 06, 2020 at 10:17 am by pj

  Steven R. Smith, M.D., appointed to oversee and build collaboration, with goal of achieving National Cancer Institute Consortium status   Moffitt Cancer Center&.... Read More

AMA: Modify Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule To Reflect Pandemic Challenges

Oct 05, 2020 at 04:50 pm by pj

  CHICAGO -- Submitting detailed comments today on the proposed Medicare fee schedule for 2021, the American Medical Association (AMA) warned that some propose.... Read More

Seminole County Issues FAQs on Face Masks

Oct 05, 2020 at 11:00 am by Katy

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AdventHealth for Children, Rady Children’s Institute Launch Genomics Partnership 

Oct 05, 2020 at 09:13 am by pj

  AdventHealth for Children is partnering with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine to bring rapid and ultra-rapid whole genome sequencing to Central Flo.... Read More

Five Things to Know About a COVID Vaccine: It Won’t Be a ‘Magic Wand’

Oct 05, 2020 at 08:39 am by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  President Donald Trump makes no secret he would like a COVID-19 vaccine to be available before the election. But it&rs.... Read More

The Mysterious White House Testing Scheme That Did Not Protect Trump

Oct 05, 2020 at 12:16 am by pj

  By Rachana Pradhan and Lauren Weber and Liz Szabo,  Kaiser Health News    President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagno.... Read More

Health Care Fraud and Opioid Arrests Results in Charges Against 345 Defendants Representing Over $6 Billion in Alleged Fraud 

Oct 01, 2020 at 05:18 pm by pj

Largest Health Care Fraud and Opioid Enforcement Action in Department of Justice History Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department&rs.... Read More

DOH-Marion Updates COVID-19 Testing Schedule at Livestock Pavilion

Oct 01, 2020 at 02:35 pm by pj

The Department of Health in Marion County is updating its drive-through COVID-19 testing schedule at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion. During the month of October, the depa.... Read More

AI-based Solution Reinvents Revenue Cycle

Sep 30, 2020 at 03:58 pm by pj

‘TRISH’ Identifies and Reduces Revenue Leaks   A new artificial intelligence (AI)-based application promises to reinvent the revenue cycle for hospitals and.... Read More

Digestive and Liver Center Of Florida Welcomes Douglas Weissman, MD

Sep 29, 2020 at 11:37 pm by pj

Dr. Harinath Sheela and Dr. Srinivas Seela are pleased to announce Interventional Gastroenterologist Douglas Weissman, MD, has joined their practice and will be seeing patient.... Read More

Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

Sep 29, 2020 at 05:20 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Heallth News For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It starred in man.... Read More

Trump’s Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Sep 29, 2020 at 04:44 pm by pj

  By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News Protecting people with preexisting medical conditions is an issue that has followed President Donald Trump his e.... Read More

Medical Marketing in the “New Normal”

Sep 27, 2020 at 04:00 pm by pj

By ERIN SOMERS   When the calendar flipped January first, 2020, little did we know our lives were about to be turned upside down. I never imagined I would hear the term.... Read More

CBD Increases Blood Flow to the Brain After One Dose

Sep 27, 2020 at 03:53 pm by pj

  By Michael C. Patterson A new study in the August 2020 Journal of Psychopharmacology reports an increase in blood flow to the hippocampus and orbitofrontal cortex aft.... Read More