Affairs of the Heart

Feb 10, 2015 at 04:16 pm by Staff

Americans & Cardiovascular Health Perhaps it should come as no surprise that there is a major divide between what Americans should do and what is currently being done when i.... Read More

February 2015

Feb 10, 2015 at 04:14 pm by Staff

Seminole Health Officers Chosen As National ?Emerging Leaders To Reduce Health Disparities Public Health Officers at the Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminol.... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Deborah F. Harding, MD

Feb 10, 2015 at 04:12 pm by Staff

CEO & founder, Harding Medical Institute ORLANDO - Deborah Harding has taken the advice of her mother, Elizabeth Fairchild, and made it a way of life: “Work hard, play hard,.... Read More

Addressing the Need for Clear and Honest Communication with Seriously Ill Patients

Feb 10, 2015 at 03:58 pm by Staff

Despite the fact that chemotherapy delivered to cancer patients with a poor prognosis is intended only to provide palliation, not a cure, a national survey has found that a m.... Read More

Avoid Unavoidable Tax Hikes with Roth Conversions

Feb 10, 2015 at 03:55 pm by Staff

Convert highly taxed IRAs into tax-free Roth’s High income and high net-worth taxpayers should know the benefits of converting highly taxed IRAs to Roth IRAs with tax-free i.... Read More

Diarrhea: Microscopic Colitis, Collagenous Colitis and Lymphocytic Colitis

Feb 10, 2015 at 03:52 pm by Staff

What is microscopic colitis? Microscopic colitis is inflammation of the bowel that is only visible using a microscope. Microscopic colitis is a common cause of chronic water.... Read More

Boom Boom Baby

Feb 10, 2015 at 03:49 pm by Staff

Did you know that more than 78 million people or one-third of the population is represented by the Baby Boomer generation? The over 65 population will be tripled between 1980.... Read More

Leading Orlando Health

Feb 10, 2015 at 03:27 pm by Staff

Incoming CEO David W. Strong shares priorities, challenges After a 17-month absence of a permanent CEO, Orlando Health has a new leader, named Jan. 6 and starting April 1..... Read More

Patching the Safety Net

Feb 10, 2015 at 03:23 pm by Staff

A community report on the changes, challenges of free clinics and covering the uninsured A female patient recently visited the East Orlando clinic of Shepherd’s Hope to have.... Read More

BUILD Health Challenge Issued …

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:53 pm by Staff

National collaborative awarding up to $7.5 million to improve community health The Advisory Board Company, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), de Beaumont Foundation and.... Read More

Ten Hot Button Legal Issues to Watch in 2015

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:48 pm by Staff

Expert Insights for the Coming Year Already one of the most highly regulated industries in America, 2015 looks to be another active year across healthcare’s legal landscape..... Read More

January 2015

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:44 pm by Staff

Nemours Awarded Top Hospital Distinction by Leapfrog Group Nemours Children’s Hospital was one of just nine children’s hospitals in the country to make the annual Top Hospit.... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Peter A. Crawford, MD, PhD

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:40 pm by Staff

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona LAKE NONA – Peter Crawford may be an expert in cardiometabolics, but he’s also masterful at explaining in laymen’s te.... Read More

The Private Sector Response to Indoor Bacteria & Viral Contamination

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:37 pm by Staff

The role of the private sector in the identification and disinfection of surface pathogens is rapidly becoming a necessity. As bacteria continue to adapt and gain resistance.... Read More

Vascular Access Centers: A Complex Picture

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:35 pm by Staff

Vascular access centers (VAC) are a common ancillary service offered by a variety of physicians, mostly nephrologists. They provide a unique setting for patients requiring in.... Read More

Disability Income Insurance: What Every Physician Needs to Know

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:33 pm by Staff

Would you ever consider scrimping on your malpractice insurance – buying a cheaper policy to save money – or one-size-fits-all coverage to save time? Probably not, because mo.... Read More

The Untold Story of Sleep Apneam, Part 1

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:31 pm by Staff

Juxtaposed in the spectrum of sleep disordered breathing is upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) and obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSA). UARS and OSA are inte.... Read More

High Employer Liability for Employees’ Wrongful Use of Access Privileges to HIPAA Information

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:25 pm by Staff

In 2010, a Walgreens pharmacist accessed the prescription records of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend, Abigail Hinchy, for the purpose of gaining information related to Hinchy's.... Read More

Making Another Strategic Move

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:23 pm by Staff

Orlando Regional and MCRG acquire Boston Diagnostic Imaging A 65-year partnership resulted in a first-of-its-kind joint venture that expands Orlando Health’s outpatient offe.... Read More

Adding a Higher Education Option

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:21 pm by Staff

UCF College of Medicine begins joint MD-PhD degree program LAKE NONA MEDICAL CITY -- Beginning this fall, the University of Central Florida (UCF) will offer a combined MD-PhD.... Read More