Chair of Surgery at UF College of Medicine Named to the National Academy of Medicine

Oct 19, 2021 at 08:56 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer GAINESVILLE — Gilbert Rivers Upchurch Jr., M.D., the Edward M. Copeland III and Ann and Ira Horowitz Chair in the University of Florida College of M.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Announces Partnership with Partners in Care: Together for Kids

Oct 19, 2021 at 08:50 pm by pj

  St. Francis Reflections is the state’s only provider of choice for PIC:TFK in Brevard county   TITUSVILLE - St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care&nb.... Read More

Michele Nichols appointed Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager at ServisFirst Bank of Central Florida

Oct 19, 2021 at 06:30 pm by pj

With 19 years' experience, Michele Nichols was appointed Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager with ServisFirst Bank of Central Florida, a $13B commercial bank foc.... Read More

UF-led Study: Opportunities Exist for Improving Blood Pressure Control and Reducing Health Disparities

Oct 19, 2021 at 02:18 pm by pj

By Matt Splett GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida-led study of nearly 2 million Americans found that one in three individuals lack proper blood pressure control, wit.... Read More

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on Health Park to Serve Growing Lake Mary Community

Oct 19, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

    AdventHealth has broken ground on a state-of-the-art health park that will provide a wide range of specialty services to Lake Mary and Seminole County res.... Read More

Difficult Conversations During a Pandemic

Oct 18, 2021 at 09:56 pm by pj

By ELIZABETH GALFO, MD   As providers, we continuously communicate with our patients and families. We listen to their medical histories, ask them to open wide, say aaah.... Read More

FDA’s Delay on Juul, Menthol Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Puts Kids at Risk 

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:50 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM   As many students return to school for the first time in months, the American Lung Association urges FDA to act swiftly in ending sale of.... Read More

Telehealth Waivers Are Gone, But Florida Providers Still Must Mind Virtual Care Risks

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:35 pm by pj

  By JONATHAN ROMERO   Like healthcare providers across the country, Florida’s medical community found the state’s telehealth emergency waivers to be.... Read More

The Unvaccinated Are Looking Smarter Every Week 

Oct 18, 2021 at 07:31 pm by pj

By Thomas T. Siler, M.D.  Article originally published in American Thinker There is a massive propaganda push against those choosing not to vaccinate against COVID.... Read More

Poinciana Medical Center Announces the Grand Opening of New ChampionsGate Emergency

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:03 am by pj

  Kissimmee – Poinciana Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division – Orlando Market, announced today the grand openin.... Read More

Using Building Design to Fight Covid

Oct 17, 2021 at 04:05 pm by pj

  By KEITH THOMAS   Is SARS-CoV-2 Virus in your air now? What can you do?   Are you “stressed out” physically and mentally trying to determine.... Read More

AdventHealth University Open House Planned for Oct. 20

Oct 17, 2021 at 01:45 pm by pj

  Virtual event will assist those discovering and furthering a career in health care.    AdventHealth invites those looking to start or further their career.... Read More

Insurance Focused on Virtual Visits? The Pros and Cons of a New Twist in Health Plans

Oct 16, 2021 at 11:29 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  At the height of the covid-19 pandemic, people often relied on telemedicine for doctor visits. Now, insurers are betting that.... Read More

Surprise-Billing Rule ‘Puts a Thumb on the Scale’ to Keep Arbitrated Costs in Check

Oct 16, 2021 at 11:22 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Patients are months away from not having to worry about most surprise medical bills — those extra costs that can amount.... Read More

Department of Health in Marion County Provides COVID-19 Testing Update

Oct 15, 2021 at 03:06 pm by pj

Because of a reduction in the demand for COVID-19 testing, Statlab Mobile, a COVID-19 mobile clinical testing service, will no longer offer free drive-through testing at.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Now Offering Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine Booster and Initial Vaccination at All OMNI Offices

Oct 14, 2021 at 11:17 pm by pj

MELBOURNE -  OMNI Healthcare has received a substantial supply of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine and is now administering the vaccine at its Melbourne vaccination c.... Read More

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division – Orlando Market to Host “Crush The Crisis” Opioid Take Back on October 23

Oct 14, 2021 at 07:03 pm by pj

  HCA Healthcare North Florida Division announced today that six of their facilities in the Orlando Market are hosting opioid take back events on Saturday, October 23, t.... Read More

FDA Approves Verzenio® as the First and Only CDK4/6 Inhibitor for Some with High Risk Early Breast Cancer

Oct 14, 2021 at 12:38 pm by pj

    Adding Verzenio to endocrine therapy demonstrated a significant and clinically meaningful reduction in the risk of recurrence in patients with HR+ HER2-, nod.... Read More

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Biobank Celebrates 500th Enrollment Milestone

Oct 14, 2021 at 12:24 pm by pj

  MIAMI – The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Biobank this summer enrolled its 500th participant, a significant milestone for the biorepository, found.... Read More

Dancing for Diabetes 21st Anniversary Show – Expected to Sell Out the Disney Theater

Oct 14, 2021 at 12:11 pm by pj

Dancing for Diabetes 21st Anniversary Show – Expected to Sell Out the Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts   After 21 years of elevating.... Read More