Orlando Health Celebrates Topping Out of Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute

Dec 13, 2021 at 08:46 pm by pj

Orlando Health leaders, physicians, team members, and community partners came together to celebrate a major milestone in the construction of the new orthopedic medical complex.... Read More

HCA Healthcare North Florida Announces David Shimp as CEO of Osceola Regional Medical Center

Dec 13, 2021 at 11:19 am by pj

  Kissimmee  – HCA Healthcare North Florida Division announced today the appointment of David Shimp as Chief Executive Officer of Osceola Regional Medica.... Read More

To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start with the Data You Have

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:16 pm by pj

By DAVID L. FELDMAN, MD    As a patient safety problem, diagnostic error differs from wrong-site surgery or medication errors. While we have not yet eliminated thes.... Read More

Hospital and Physician Groups File Lawsuit Over No Surprises Act Final Rules

Dec 09, 2021 at 03:14 pm by pj

  WASHINGTON (December 9, 2021) —The American Hospital Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA), representing hospitals, health systems, and p.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Named Founding Member of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard’s Ambassador Circle

Dec 09, 2021 at 02:56 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare is proud to partner with the Friends of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard (CACB) to create a premier level of giv.... Read More

The Department of Health in Marion County is Offering Free Flu Vaccines

Dec 08, 2021 at 05:21 pm by pj

Ocala —The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is now offering free influenza vaccines for people of all ages. The shot for the 2021-22 flu season is availabl.... Read More

Mental Illness, Diseases and Substance Use Disorders Often Go Hand-in-Hand

Dec 08, 2021 at 04:47 pm by pj

By RICH JONES People with mental health issues are at high risk for substance use disorder (SUD), says a leading virtual support program designed to help individuals struggli.... Read More

Community Health Centers Receives National Recognition for Fourth Consecutive Year

Dec 08, 2021 at 11:59 am by pj

  WINTER GARDEN  – Central Florida-based Community Health Centers, Inc. was recently announced as a 2021 Best and Brightest Company to Work For for the f.... Read More

Oncologists Say the Build Back Better Act Will Slash Cancer Care Funding — A Skewed Argument

Dec 08, 2021 at 11:53 am by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News    “An independent analysis shows that payments for cancer care will be slashed by close to 45% causing can.... Read More

Is It Time to Change the Definition of ‘Fully Vaccinated’?

Dec 08, 2021 at 11:46 am by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News As more indoor venues require proof of vaccination for entrance and with winter — as well as omicron, a new co.... Read More

A Title Fight Pits Physician Assistants Against Doctors

Dec 08, 2021 at 11:42 am by pj

  By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News  After 23 years as a physician assistant, Leslie Clayton remains rankled by one facet of her vocation: its title. Specific.... Read More

Hospitals, Including in Florida, Refused to Give Patients Ivermectin. Lockdowns and Political Pressure Followed.

Dec 08, 2021 at 11:38 am by pj

  By Matt Volz, Kaiser Health News HELENA, Mont. — One Montana hospital went into lockdown and called police after a woman threatened violence because.... Read More

UF Health Joins National Study to Test COVID-19 Treatments

Dec 08, 2021 at 10:27 am by pj

By Diana Tonnessen GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network have begun recruiti.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida Earns 2021 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Dec 08, 2021 at 10:09 am by pj

  Highlighting its nationally recognized patient safety and quality achievements, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida was named a Top Children’s Hospital na.... Read More

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation and Parrish Medical Center Auxiliary Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Students Pursuing Career in Healthcare

Dec 07, 2021 at 04:32 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) and  Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Auxiliary are now accepting scholarship applications from high school sen.... Read More

Titusville Fire Department Raises Awareness and Funds in Support of Parrish Medical Center’s Cancer Care Program

Dec 07, 2021 at 04:25 pm by pj

  TITUSVILLE — Titusville Fire Department (TFD) presented Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) with $3,300 in support of cancer care programs at Parris.... Read More

UF Study Shows Artificial Intelligence’s Potential to Predict Dementia

Dec 07, 2021 at 02:29 pm by pj

By Michelle Koidin Jaffee and Todd Taylor GAINESVILLE  — New research published today shows that a form of artificial intelligence combined with MRI scans of the b.... Read More

LUNGevity Foundation Launches New Lung Cancer Patient Gateways

Dec 07, 2021 at 01:33 pm by pj

  The first of six innovative, specialized patient resources, the KRAS gateway allows patients to easily access KRAS-specific information and connect to community  .... Read More

Orlando Health Ranked Among Top Hospitals in the Country 

Dec 07, 2021 at 11:48 am by pj

Orlando – Five Orlando Health facilities were named as Top Hospitals in the country by the Leapfrog Group today. An indepe.... Read More

Health First and Crane Creek Surgery Center Announce Strategic Joint Venture in Brevard County

Dec 07, 2021 at 11:44 am by pj

Rockledge, Fla. – Officials with Health First and the Crane Creek Surgery Center have announced a new strategic joint venture to expand surgical.... Read More