Gearing up for ICD-10

Apr 07, 2015 at 04:16 pm by Staff

CMS confirms Oct. 1 switch; healthcare consultant offers cautionary notes Successful completion of a full week of end-to-end testing of the new ICD-10 coding shows the healt.... Read More

Stock Market Jitters?

Apr 07, 2015 at 04:07 pm by Staff

It may be time to take some profits With U.S. stock markets not far from record highs, it’s not surprising to hear that most analysts, economists, and investors are increasin.... Read More

Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse

Apr 07, 2015 at 04:06 pm by Staff

It’s unfortunate but true: The elderly population is targeted for financial abuse or exploitation. In fact, by some estimates, this type of targeted abuse results in billions.... Read More

Youth Baseball Throwing Injuries

Apr 07, 2015 at 04:04 pm by Staff

An increasing number of shoulder and elbow injuries have been seen in youth baseball pitchers for the past several decades. These young athletes are at particular risk becaus.... Read More

Protecting Volunteer Physicians

Apr 07, 2015 at 04:02 pm by Staff

Florida’s Sovereign Immunity Law strongest in nation A vital piece of legislation that many physicians remain unaware of makes it easier for them to volunteer at the state’s.... Read More

Practicing Medicine without Politics

Apr 07, 2015 at 04:00 pm by Staff

Volunteer physicians enjoy camaraderie at free clinics, made possible by state’s strong sovereign immunity law Every Monday afternoon, retired Clearwater cardiologist Paul K.... Read More

Exodus from Private Practice

Apr 07, 2015 at 03:57 pm by Staff

For doctors to focus solely on patient in post-ACA era, collective bargaining is needed It’s reasonable to say the outlook for physician providers is grim. As pressure keep.... Read More

A Gateway of Medical Care

Apr 07, 2015 at 03:54 pm by Staff

UCF College of Medicine expands physician practice, partners with Florida Hospital, embraces new moniker Florida Hospital and the University of Central Florida (UCF) Health ar.... Read More

March 2015

Mar 13, 2015 at 12:32 pm by Staff

ORL GR March We Care of Lake County Celebrates 20 Years We Care of Lake County, a physician access network supported and led by the Lake-Sumter Medical Society, celebrated t.... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Kavita M. Pattani, MD

Mar 13, 2015 at 12:31 pm by Staff

Chair, Thoracic/Head and Neck Cancers Section, UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health ORLANDO - When Kavita Pattani gave birth to her first child, she was a chief surgical.... Read More

Team Web Design: More Bang for Your Buck

Mar 13, 2015 at 12:29 pm by Staff

Think hard about your practice’s web site. Is it performing well, or have you experienced a slump in your business, and your bottom line? Consider the following questions: I.... Read More

The Untold Story of Sleep Apnea Part 2

Mar 13, 2015 at 12:27 pm by Staff

Part one of this three-part article published previously in Medical News described the double jeopardy of glucocorticoid-induced sleep debt. Here, Part 2 describes the action.... Read More

More Than a Legal Look: The Business Implications of Recruitment Agreements

Mar 13, 2015 at 12:25 pm by Staff

Many lawyers have written extensively on the legal issues surrounding recruitment agreements, but there is an information gap out there between the discourse over the legal i.... Read More

Breast Reconstruction Options

Mar 13, 2015 at 12:20 pm by Staff

Winter Park plastic surgeon facilitates oncologic management of breast cancer Winter Park plastic surgeon Jeffrey Hartog, MD, has become a “go-to” specialist for breast reco.... Read More

Providing a Helping Hand

Mar 13, 2015 at 12:17 pm by Staff

Florida’s free and charitable clinics receive $4.5 million in state funding For the first time in Florida’s history, state lawmakers have allocated $4.5 million to free and.... Read More

Facilitating the Practice of Telemedicine

Mar 13, 2015 at 11:40 am by Staff

Legislature, FMA support legislative action to reimburse telemedicine for same rate as in-clinic visit and other benefits By the time state lawmakers meet March 3 for the.... Read More

Blessing this House

Mar 13, 2015 at 11:38 am by Staff

Grace Medical Home achieves national significance as PCMH with spiritual care Susie Richetti, a mother of four who’s also a full-time student, was dismayed when her husband’.... Read More

Personalized Messaging

Mar 13, 2015 at 11:34 am by Staff

A marketing manifesto With better understanding of the human genome, physicians and researchers have opened up exciting new lines of personalized medicine where providers de.... Read More

By the Numbers: The Latest Stats on Cancer

Mar 13, 2015 at 11:33 am by Staff

Death rates down, more work awaits As the ‘official sponsor of birthdays,’ the American Cancer Society (ACS) found a reason to rejoice in their latest report – Cancer Facts.... Read More

Experts Predict Another Year of Robust Healthcare M&A

Feb 10, 2015 at 04:18 pm by Staff

After a record-setting year of mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector for 2014, a recent survey by U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP indicates 2015 will of.... Read More