AMA: New 2023 CPT Code Set Includes Burden-Reducing Revisions

Sep 09, 2022 at 05:02 pm by pj

Updates to medicine’s foundational data-sharing terminology also reflect AI taxonomy and tech-inspired additions CHICAGO – Building on its efforts to reduce.... Read More

I am a smoker; What am I at increased risk for and what kind of health screening do I need?

Sep 09, 2022 at 03:09 pm by pj

By Maya LaPrade, DO, Center for Family and Sport Medicine  Smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer. According to the CDC, “In the United States, ciga.... Read More

The Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Using Heparin Therapy Safety Protocol Checklist & Handoff Communication Guide in an Acute Care Setting

Sep 08, 2022 at 11:08 pm by pj

By DR. ASHLEY TIPPINS & DR. SARAH BROWN According to The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Database, approximately seven percent of all medication errors related to an.... Read More

Mechanical Services of Central Florida to Tee Off on September 30 for Annual Frontline Outreach Golf Benefit

Sep 08, 2022 at 04:01 pm by pj

  Proceeds Support New Technology-Education Program Designed to ‘Awaken the Genius’   Mechanical Services of Central Florida, Inc. (MSI) is inviting t.... Read More

Mission Driven Medical Garment, HeartSnug, has Launched

Sep 07, 2022 at 09:24 pm by pj

    HeartSnug, the developer of the world’s first adjustable and disposable medical chest coverage bra, has launched. HeartSnug was founded by s.... Read More

Organ Transplants Are Up, but the Agency in Charge Is Under Fire

Sep 07, 2022 at 06:15 pm by pj

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News For the past decade, Precious McCowan’s life has revolved around organ transplants. She’s a docto.... Read More

When Does Life Begin? As State Laws Define It, Science, Politics, and Religion Clash

Sep 07, 2022 at 06:04 pm by pj

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  As life-preserving medical technology advanced in the second half of the 20th century, doctors and families were faced with a t.... Read More

The V Foundation Announces September Fundraising Initiatives for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 07, 2022 at 05:48 pm by pj

 Events and Partnerships Support Childhood Cancer Research through Dick Vitale Fund   The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, an.... Read More

Vaccine Targeting Deadly Melanoma Shows Early Promise

Sep 07, 2022 at 04:39 pm by pj

  By Eddie Fatakhov, M.D.               Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer and has been.... Read More

Health First Partners with Law Enforcement, First Responders to Stage Live Active-shooter Drills

Sep 07, 2022 at 04:26 pm by pj

  It took months of planning that involved coordinating outside agencies, an empty hospital floor and hundreds of rounds of blank bullets – and it was all a drill..... Read More

AMA Awards Research Grants to Advance the Study of Women in Medicine

Sep 07, 2022 at 03:03 pm by pj

Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes influential female physician leaders as part of Women in Medicine Month. To showcase the accomplishments.... Read More

Medline invests additional $500M in medical supply inventory to boost product availability

Sep 07, 2022 at 02:57 pm by pj

Medline has invested an additional $500 million in incremental medical supply inventory to ensure product availability and timely delivery to the healthcare providers it.... Read More

Lakeside at Waterman Village Celebrates Grand Opening

Sep 07, 2022 at 01:08 pm by pj

  $124M expansion adds 159 new independent living residences   MOUNT DORA  – Waterman Village has opened its latest neighborhood, Lakeside at Waterman.... Read More

Second Harvest Calls on the Community to Help “Stock The Shelves” in September

Sep 07, 2022 at 01:04 pm by pj

    Donate, Advocate or Volunteer to Drive Change this Hunger Action Month   Every day, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida distributes en.... Read More

When is it Time to Downsize?

Sep 07, 2022 at 12:59 pm by pj

By Terri Shayne Misek There are several reasons why you may need to sell your family home. Maybe the stairs have become too hard to climb,the thresholds are a haza.... Read More

Algorithm optimizes antibiotic use in settings with poor hygiene and sanitation

Sep 07, 2022 at 12:44 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett In developing countries, inappropriate antibiotic use is a persistent, difficult challenge. An international group of scientists that includes investi.... Read More

Better Than Average Effect in Healthcare

Sep 07, 2022 at 12:07 pm by pj

  By April Boykin, LCSW Consider how you rate your driving ability compared to everybody else you know. Compared to all those fellow travelers down I-4? What about your.... Read More

As Shift to Value-Based Care Accelerates, Understanding Risks is Job One

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:59 am by pj

  by Jonathan Romero   Earlier in 2022, Tampa-based Physician Partners announced a $500 million investment by an investment firm with a third of its por.... Read More

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center Announces New Chief Quality Officer

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:50 am by pj

   Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) recently named Dr. Satyanarayana Mukkera, as chief quality officer. An experienced critical care intensivis.... Read More

Altamonte Springs Welcomes New MD Now Clinic Featuring Physician-Led Team of Healthcare Professionals

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:44 am by pj

Continuing its expansion into the Orlando area, Florida’s premier urgent care services provider, MD Now Urgent Care, has opened its newest clinic in Altamonte Springs. T.... Read More