The Physical Therapist: An Important Member of the Wound Management Interdisciplinary Team

Dec 09, 2019 at 01:33 am by pj

By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   The growing prevalence and incidence of acute and chronic wounds in the United States is a major concern for the healthcare system. One wo.... Read More

Georgia Southern and Liberty Set to Play in the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl presented by the Orlando Sports Foundation

Dec 08, 2019 at 05:42 pm by pj

    Kickoff between the Eagles and Flames in the first American football game at Exploria Stadium is set for 2:30 p.m.   The Orlando Sports Foundation (.... Read More

Tackling Physician Burnout Requires Unprecedented Leadership

Dec 08, 2019 at 01:12 am by pj

By ROBERT D. MORTON   The term “burnout” has been questioned as a labeling error – and rightfully so. Burnout implies victim shaming. What many health.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Opening New Pediatric ER

Dec 08, 2019 at 12:52 am by pj

Event wraps completion of phase II expansion     TAVARES - As AdventHealth Waterman celebrates the completion of its $85 million phase II expansion, it will.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Names New Director of Finance

Dec 07, 2019 at 05:48 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Waterman has selected Mario Duncombe to serve as the director of finance.   In his new role, Duncombe is responsible for providing financial servic.... Read More

CBD and Baby Boomers

Dec 07, 2019 at 01:59 am by pj

By CONNIE ORTIZ Are you part of this amazing generation known as the Baby Boomers? Baby Boomers grew up during a period of prosperity. Present day baby boomers control 70 per.... Read More

New Wound Care, Lymphedema and Ostomy Clinic

Dec 07, 2019 at 12:00 am by pj

 Dr. Nilma Elias Santiago     Altamonte Springs - Integumentary Physiotherapy Clinic is delighted to announce the opening of the office in 616 E. Altamonte D.... Read More

CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2018 National Health Expenditures

Dec 05, 2019 at 04:57 pm by pj

Total national healthcare spending in 2018 grew 4.6 percent, which was slower than the 5.4 percent overall economic growth as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), accordi.... Read More

Electronic Health Records Continue to Lead to Medical Malpractice Suits

Dec 05, 2019 at 12:31 pm by pj

By DARRELL RANUM   A patient was treated with trigger point injections of opioids for pain management. The physician intended to order morphine sulphate 15 mg to be adm.... Read More

As His Wife’s Caregiver, A Doctor Discovers What’s Missing At Health Care’s Core

Dec 05, 2019 at 12:09 pm by pj

Dr. Arthur Kleinman and his wife, Joan. (Credit: Torben Eskerod) Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Caring for someone with a serious illness stretches people spiritually and.... Read More

Raccoon in Summerfield/Oxford Area Tests Positive for Rabies

Dec 04, 2019 at 10:54 am by pj

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Marion County and Department of Health in Sumter County want Summerfield, Oxford and northwest residents of The V.... Read More

Veterans Advocacy, Legal Outreach & Representation

Dec 04, 2019 at 12:42 am by pj

AdventHealth Waterman Raises Nearly $60,000 to Support the Local Fight Against Breast Cancer

Dec 03, 2019 at 11:18 am by pj

Throughout October, AdventHealth Waterman hosted and attended several activities and educational events to promote the importance of breast health and the early detection of b.... Read More

‘I Feel Like I’m In Jail’: Hospital Alarms Torment Patients

Dec 03, 2019 at 11:00 am by pj

As alarms proliferate, hospitals are working to sort through the cacophony that can overwhelm staff and cause them to overlook real signs of harm. Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Heal.... Read More

Medical Device Failures Brought To Light Now Bolster Lawsuits And Research

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:51 am by pj

Class Action Lawsuit in Florida  Christina Jewett  Photos by Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News Lorraine Bonner felt as though she was the only one. The surgical.... Read More

Oviedo Medical Center Receives the Florida Award for Safely Reducing Primary C-Sections

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:35 am by pj

  The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Health (DOH) announced Oviedo Medical Center as one of 19 Florida hospitals in 2018 that.... Read More

Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital Named America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:14 am by pj

New report identifies Ocala Health hospitals among the top hospitals nationally for excellence in orthopedic surgery   Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Com.... Read More

Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital Undergoing $15 Million Expansion

Dec 03, 2019 at 09:59 am by pj

The expansion of an existing shell space on the fifth floor at Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is slated for completion in February 2020. The cost of the construction,.... Read More

Check Your Contract

Nov 30, 2019 at 01:52 pm by pj

We Care of Lake County is required to re-contract their volunteer physicians every 5 years. Is your contract still sitting on your desk?  Volunteer physicians are critic.... Read More

Special Olympics Florida Taps Orlando Health To Provide Medical Care for Athletes

Nov 30, 2019 at 12:46 pm by pj

  Orlando to Host 2022 Special Olympics USA Games    Orlando Health will be the official Medical Team for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games to be held in.... Read More