Labor Department Issues Emergency Rules to Protect Health Care Workers From Covid

Jun 13, 2021 at 07:35 pm by pj

  By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News  Labor Department officials on Thursday announced a temporary emergency standard to protect health care workers, say.... Read More

Women Now Drink as Much as Men — And Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

Jun 13, 2021 at 07:17 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News Victoria Cooper thought her drinking habits in college were just like everyone else’s. Shots at parties. Beers while.... Read More

NET Institute, a Division of ICARE, Earns Best of Orlando Award for Addiction Career Training

Jun 13, 2021 at 12:38 pm by pj

NET Institute, a division of The International Center for Addiction and Recovery Education (ICARE), has won the 2021 Best of Orlando Award in the Adult Education –.... Read More

Healthcare Now Radio, June 5, 2021

Jun 13, 2021 at 01:26 am by pj

Join Larry Jones, Dr. Mark Chaet & John Kelly as they discuss: Lifting of Mask Mandates Across America Biden-Harris Administration Announced Spending $7.4 Billion from.... Read More

AdventHealth Opens Major Expansion to the Ginsburg East Tower June 16

Jun 13, 2021 at 01:14 am by pj

AdventHealth unveiled a major expansion to the Ginsburg East Tower on the Orlando campus which includes expanded ER space with 20 addit.... Read More

UF Health First in U.S. to Implant New, Advanced Deep Brain Stimulation System

Jun 13, 2021 at 12:56 am by pj

A team of University of Florida Health neurosurgeons and neurologists recently became the first in the U.S. to implant a newly FDA-approved, technologically advanced deep brai.... Read More

California Dermatologist Chosen as AMA President-elect

Jun 13, 2021 at 12:33 am by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the election of Jack Resneck Jr., M.D., a dermatologist from the San Francisco Bay Area, as the new president-elect of the.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Expands with New Merritt Island and North Brevard Locations; Welcomes New Physicians

Jun 12, 2021 at 09:39 pm by pj

  OMNI Healthcare is expanding its offices to include a new location at 255 Sykes Creek Parkway in Merritt Island and new locations in Titusville and Port St. John to.... Read More

Central Florida and Statewide Weekly COVID-19 Cases Update

Jun 11, 2021 at 04:30 pm by pj

  Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Weekly Statistics    Total cases: 2,300,786 Total resident deaths: 37,265 New resident hospitalizations:.... Read More

The Level One Trauma Center at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Receives a $5 million Gift  

Jun 10, 2021 at 10:56 am by pj

    The Orlando Health Foundation announces the generous gift donated to increase the trauma center’s surge capacity – a need recognized following the P.... Read More

Alvina Chu Named Interim Director of Infectious Diseases

Jun 10, 2021 at 08:55 am by pj

It is with great pleasure to announce Alvina Chu, MHS has agreed to serve as the new Interim Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Florida Department of Heal.... Read More

Shifts in Healthcare Technology Management in a Post COVID-19 Environment

Jun 09, 2021 at 11:03 pm by pj

Local Equipment Service and Telemedicine Services By NICK GAFFEY   Just as a firefighter enters the flames of a burning building, healthcare workers and the support st.... Read More

Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:23 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell and Cara Anthony, Kaiser Health News Alphonso Harried recently came across a newspaper clipping about his grandfather receiving hi.... Read More

Trying to Avoid Racist Health Care, Black Women Seek Out Black Obstetricians

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:15 pm by pj

  By Verónica Zaragovia, WLRN, Kaiser Health News In South Florida, when people want to find a Black physician, they often contact Adrienne Hibbert through.... Read More

Covid Was a Tipping Point for Telehealth. If Some Have Their Way, Virtual Visits Are Here to Stay.

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:06 pm by pj

  By Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News As the covid crisis wanes and life approaches normal across the U.S., health industry leaders and many patient advocates are.... Read More

AdventHealth Improves Emergency Services in Central Florida

Jun 09, 2021 at 05:13 pm by pj

   Expansions will improve access to state-of-the art emergency care.      AdventHealth is upgrading emergency services in Central Florida&nb.... Read More

Central Florida Urology Associates Joins Orlando Health

Jun 09, 2021 at 05:11 pm by pj

  Expands Urology Offerings to South Seminole Hospital   Orlando Health is expanding its roster of urology specialists. Michael Friedman, M.D., and Charles N.... Read More

UCF Lake Nona Medical Center is the First Hospital in Central Florida to Offer Incisionless Brain Surgery

Jun 08, 2021 at 07:42 pm by pj

 Procedure Provides Advanced Treatment for Essential Tremor   UCF Lake Nona Medical Center announced today it is the first hospital in Central Florida to prov.... Read More

Health Officials Issue Blue-Green Algae Bloom Alert for Lake Rowena

Jun 08, 2021 at 12:05 pm by pj

 The Florida Department of Health in Orange County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in Lake Rowena. This.... Read More

Addressing Burnout in Radiology

Jun 07, 2021 at 12:04 pm by pj

Take a look at what AI can do for your practice   By MICHAEL KELLEHER, MD    Recently, the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR.... Read More