Florida DOH-Marion Issues Rabies Alert

Mar 21, 2020 at 09:31 pm by pj

    MARION COUNTY —The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has issued a rabies alert for the area within the following boundaries:  .... Read More

Orlando Health Strengthens Visitor Guidelines

Mar 21, 2020 at 05:28 pm by pj

  Effective immediately, Orlando Health is suspending routine visitation in its hospitals until the transmission of COVID-19 is no longer a threat to the community. The.... Read More

Congress Crafts COVID-19 Stimulus Package, Physicians Urge Measures for Telehealth, Acquiring PPE and Testing Kits

Mar 21, 2020 at 04:38 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) and other leading physician organizations today urged Congressional leaders to include measures critical to physician.... Read More

Matching Into Their Dreams

Mar 21, 2020 at 01:39 am by pj

  Jaclyn Marrinan (pictured above right) spent five years in West Africa fighting the Ebola outbreak. Friday, as the coronavirus pandemic made drastic changes to the wor.... Read More

How Independent Physician Practices Can Provide Cost Effective Patient Care: Integrated Independent Physicians Network

Mar 20, 2020 at 06:07 pm by pj


What is Value Based IQ & How it Relates to the Integrated Independent Physicians Network IPN

Mar 20, 2020 at 05:50 pm by pj


Amid Pandemic, Programs Struggle To Reach Vulnerable Seniors Living At Home

Mar 20, 2020 at 12:00 am by pj

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Close down group meals for seniors. Cancel social gatherings. The directive, from the Illinois Department on Aging, sent shock wave.... Read More

Non-Compliance with Pain Management or Substance Abuse Treatment/Programs: Could it be an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)?

Mar 19, 2020 at 11:42 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL SAMOGALA, RN   As we know from multiple sources published over decades, many addictive substances act in the brain to produce their euphoric effects,.... Read More

Responding to an Urgent Call: Terry Su, MD

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:58 pm by pj

  Terry Su, MD, looked into the 9/11 sky and knew what he had to do   Dr. Terry Su’s path to becoming a skilled head and neck surgeon was a winding one. A n.... Read More

Laser Therapy for The Treatment of Lymphedema and Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:51 pm by pj

By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion about the benefits and efficacy of photobiomodulation, also known as low-level laser.... Read More

A View From The Front Lines Of California’s COVID-19 Battle

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:29 pm by pj

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)   Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News On Tuesday, Dr. Jeanne Noble devoted time between patient visits to hanging clear 2-gallon.... Read More

Discussing the Coronavirus with Your Child

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:06 pm by pj

  By Alicia Coonce, D.O., FAAP First, it is important to understand what exactly COVID-19 is and why it has become a case for concern. The human coronaviruses are a fam.... Read More

EEOC: Industry Focus Programming for Healthcare Professionals

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:00 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE   For the last few years the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce has carefully examined the specific needs of member businesses and how to effect.... Read More

UF Health Leesburg Hospital Announces First Confirmed COVID-19 Patient

Mar 18, 2020 at 11:13 pm by pj

  As cases of COVID-19 — the novel 2019 coronavirus — continue to increase throughout Central Florida, many area residents are concerned and have quest.... Read More

DOH-Marion Local Updates on COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:10 pm by pj

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN MARION COUNTY PROVIDES COVID-19 UPDATE   OCALA —The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has continued heavy activit.... Read More

CMS Releases Recommendations on Adult Elective Surgeries, Non-Essential Medical, Surgical Procedures 

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:03 pm by pj

  Earlier today at the White House Task Force Press Briefing, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that all elective surgeries, non-essential.... Read More

CDC Releases Guidelines to Ready Physician Practices

Mar 18, 2020 at 02:15 pm by pj

Steps you take to prepare your clinic for flu also can help protect your patients and healthcare workers from COVID-19.   See also FAQs for Providers Here   &nbs.... Read More

CDC's FAQs for Providers

Mar 18, 2020 at 02:14 pm by pj

Q: What are the clinical features of COVID-19?A: The clinical spectrum of COVID-19 ranges from mild disease with non-specific signs and symptoms of acute respiratory illness,.... Read More

VA Health Chat App Now Available to Veterans

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:25 am by pj

    The VA Sunshine Healthcare Network’s Clinical Contact Center is growing by leaps and bounds and making a positive difference in the lives of hu.... Read More

CMS Approves Florida's 1135 Medicaid Waiver for Greater Flexibility in COVID-19 Response

Mar 18, 2020 at 02:36 am by pj

  On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation a national emergency.   This bold action enables the Centers for Medicare.... Read More