Wertheim Foundation Provides Lead Gift Of $100 Million to UF Scripps

Oct 15, 2022 at 01:11 pm by pj

The largest individual gift in UF history will name the Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology and launch a $1 billion public-private.... Read More

Lighthouse Works Presented with Award as it Expands to Over 500 Employees

Oct 15, 2022 at 01:00 pm by pj

    Social Enterprise Continues to Create Meaningful Work for Visually Impaired   Lighthouse Works, an organization that provides competitive job opportunit.... Read More

AdventHealth Leader Testifies to U.S. Senate, Surgeon Agrees Organ Transplant System has Failed

Oct 11, 2022 at 12:33 am by pj

  In August,  Barry Friedman, executive director of the AdventHealth Transplant Institute addressed the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, along with.... Read More

HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital Now Re-Opened

Oct 10, 2022 at 06:18 pm by pj

  PORT CHARLOTTE – HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital, 21298 Olean Blvd. in Port Charlotte, has re-opened its Emergency Services today following repairs at the 238-bed a.... Read More

Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando Joins with Orlando Health, Creates Orlando Health Colon and Rectal Institute

Oct 10, 2022 at 06:01 pm by pj

    The Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando (CRC) is joining Orlando Health to create the Orlando Health Colon and Rectal Institute. The agreement will add CRC&rsq.... Read More

Central Florida Senior Resource Event

Oct 07, 2022 at 03:23 pm by pj

DOH-Orange: Flooding and Mosquito-borne Diseases

Oct 07, 2022 at 11:35 am by pj

ORLANDO – With the flooding produced by Hurricane Ian, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County reminds residents and visitors of the importance of pr.... Read More

HCA Healthcare to Donate Up to $1.5 Million Toward Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery in Florida

Oct 07, 2022 at 10:15 am by pj

  HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, has announced that it will contribute up to $1.5 million through communi.... Read More

Denny’s Mobile Relief Diner Heads to Florida to Feed People Affected by Hurricane Ian 

Oct 06, 2022 at 06:00 pm by pj

  Hot meals will be served to Floridians from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Denny’s is deploying its Mobile Relief Diner to Orlando to serve affected res.... Read More

HCA Florida Englewood Hospital Now Re-Opened

Oct 06, 2022 at 08:43 am by pj

ENGLEWOOD – HCA Florida Englewood Hospital, 700 Medical Blvd. in Englewood, has re-opened following the restoration of full power and water service to the 100-bed acute.... Read More

Cultivating a Culture of Safety in Healthcare: Four Experts Tell Us Their Stories

Oct 05, 2022 at 07:16 pm by pj

  By David L. Feldman, MD   Despite more than 20 years of focus on patient safety, many hospitals and healthcare professionals still struggle to create an en.... Read More

DBS trial for difficult-to-treat Tourette syndrome shows promise

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:46 pm by pj

By Michelle Jaffee In a first-in-human clinical trial of four participants, closed-loop deep brain stimulation was shown to be a feasible, safe and beneficial treatment for d.... Read More

UF Health researcher co-leading landmark study on autism’s role in aging

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:43 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett   While the number of adults affected by autism is growing, very little is known about the way the condition is impacted by aging. Now, a Univer.... Read More

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center’s Environmental Services Earns National Award

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:25 pm by pj

The Association for the Health care Environment recently presented the 2022 Environmental Services Department of the Year Award.   Orlando — Orlando Health Orland.... Read More

Lighthouse Central Florida Welcomes Noreen Levitt as VP Of Mission Advancement

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:18 pm by pj

    Lighthouse Central Florida, a nonprofit that provides vision rehabilitation services to Central Floridians living with vision impairment or blindness, recently.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health and Florida Blue Improving Patient Wellness and Affordability

Oct 05, 2022 at 12:34 pm by pj

Preventative care increased by 15.7%, showing how access to care is essential to improving wellness   Nemours Children’s Health has achieved a significant milest.... Read More

Embrace Families Hosts Special Brunch to Honor Grandparent & Relative Caregivers

Oct 05, 2022 at 11:19 am by pj

  Local child welfare leaders recently hosted a special brunch to honor grandparent and relative caregivers. Guests of Embrace Families and Children’s Home Networ.... Read More

New Study Reveals Effective Treatment for Children Suffering from Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome

Oct 05, 2022 at 10:30 am by pj

  Study shows that hyperbaric oxygen therapy significantly improves symptoms, including memory, emotional and behavioral, and heals brain structure in cortical regions..... Read More

Flood Water Safety

Oct 05, 2022 at 10:08 am by pj

  The Florida Department of Health in Orange County reminds residents to avoid flood waters that can be contaminated with bacteria and viruses, and other dangers!.... Read More

FDEM Director Kevin Guthrie Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Response and Recovery with State Agency Leaders 

Oct 03, 2022 at 08:55 pm by pj

  Today, Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie issued updates on the State’s response to Hurricane Ian as well as ongoing recovery.... Read More