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

December 2021 Digital Edition

Dec 07, 2021 at 10:14 am by Katy

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Health Officials Issue Rabies Awareness for UCF Campus

Dec 06, 2021 at 04:28 pm by pj

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) is issuing a rabies awareness for the main campus of the University of Central Florida (UCF) in east O.... Read More

Orlando Health Partners with Seminole State College Athletics

Dec 06, 2021 at 04:24 pm by pj

  Seminole State Raiders Athletics Names Orlando Health Official Medical Provider   Orlando Health is now the official medical team for Seminole State College of.... Read More

Smart City Expands Its Footprint to More of Central Florida 

Dec 06, 2021 at 12:54 pm by pj

With a laser-focus on meeting the communication needs of the healthcare community,  Smart City, an established Orlando based-telecommunications provider, is now expandin.... Read More

How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted the Diagnosis of New Cancers?

Dec 06, 2021 at 12:00 pm by pj

Analysis uncovers significant deficits in diagnostic procedures and subsequent new diagnoses   Restrictions in access to care during the COVID-19 pandemic caused disrup.... Read More

Second Harvest Food Bank Announces Derrick Chubbs as New President, CEO

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:25 am by pj

  After a nationwide search, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida has named Derrick Chubbs as its new President and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Chubbs.... Read More

IntelliCentrics and RepScrubs® Announce Partnership Using ‘Trust as a Technology’ to Deliver Vendor Compliance

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:15 am by IntelliCentrics

IntelliCentrics extends its SEC³URE Ethos platform, the largest health-tech community built on trust, partnering with RepScrubs® and offering its facilities additiona.... Read More