New Clinic to Care for Patients with Long COVID Opens at AdventHealth

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:05 am by pj

Support for COVID-related research is a program component   AdventHealth is investing in developing new ways to care for those affected by long COVID-19. At AdventHeal.... Read More

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Aug 04, 2022 at 08:16 pm by Katy

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What the Polio Case in New York Tells Us About the End of Polio

Aug 03, 2022 at 05:08 pm by pj

By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News  No one studying polio knew more than Albert Sabin, the Polish-American scientist whose vaccine against the crippling disease ha.... Read More

To Retain Nurses and Other Staffers, Hospitals Are Opening Child Care Centers

Aug 03, 2022 at 05:02 pm by pj

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Jennifer Lucier and her husband found out they were expecting a baby in 2016, they immediately made three phone calls. The fi.... Read More

 For Michael Wolak, MD, PhD, Patient Care is Personal

Aug 02, 2022 at 10:34 pm by pj

  CLERMONT – For Michael Wolak, PhD, MD, a board-certified neurosurgeon with the Orlando Health Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Institute Neurosurgery Group at Orl.... Read More

How to help your EHR deliver retail-style Digital Patient Engagement

Aug 02, 2022 at 10:17 pm by pj

  By Paul Shorrosh Patients expect a consumer-grade healthcare experience, but overwhelmingly, they're not getting it. This shortcoming can overshadow even best clinica.... Read More

A New Type of Collaboration for Scaling Value-Based Oncology Care

Aug 02, 2022 at 10:05 pm by pj

By Robin Shah  As the son of an oncologist, I saw early on the challenges individuals and their loved ones experience when faced with a cancer diagnosis. And over.... Read More

Amid Inflationary Concerns, Healthcare M&A Creates Career Headroom for Employees, Stable Investments for the Market

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:53 pm by pj

  By Mike Moran As inflation has continued to raise the cost of everyday purchases, it is having the biggest impact on those working at or close to the minimum wage. Th.... Read More

Dementia-friendly Dining Expands with 4th Restaurant Central Florida

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:27 pm by pj

 Dementia-friendly Dining will now be served by four restaurants – the newest being Something Fishy in Altamonte Springs! Dementia-friendly Dining in Central Flor.... Read More

Healthcare is Not Broken: It has Simply Lost its Focus

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:15 pm by pj

  By Tom Langer, PT, CSCS For more than 14 years, I have been a proud provider of healthcare services, initially as a patient-facing, sports medicine physical therapist.... Read More

Opinion: Bigger is not Better. The Quality of Healthcare is about Caring, Not Size

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:15 pm by pj

By Raegan Garber Le Douaron, President, WeCare tlc Social media is all abuzz about the recent purchase of OneMedical by Amazon. I want to add my two ce.... Read More

CMS Offers Roadmap for States to Help Connect Children with Complex Medical Conditions to Critical Medicaid Services

Aug 02, 2022 at 08:56 pm by pj

Agency issues guidance on a new optional Medicaid “health home” benefit that can help connect children with cerebral palsy and other complex medical conditions to.... Read More

UF Center for Regenerative Medicine recruiting for trial on potential therapy for Autoimmune Disorders

Aug 02, 2022 at 08:51 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque The University of Florida Center for Regenerative Medicine today announced the launch of a clinical trial to test safe dosages of umbilical cord-de.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Ages Six Months to Five Years at Community Health Centers

Aug 02, 2022 at 08:47 pm by pj

Community Health Centers, Inc. is, currently, offering the COVID-19 Vaccine for ages six months to five years in Orange and Lake counties. New or established patients are elig.... Read More

WeCare tlc Announces Dr. Thuc Huynh as Medical Director

Aug 02, 2022 at 03:12 pm by pj

Dr. Huynh brings nearly 15 years’ experience in clinical operations, leadership   ALTAMONTE SPRINGS – WeCare tlc, a leading provider of onsite and.... Read More

Hospices Have Become Big Business for Private Equity Firms, Raising Concerns About End-of-Life Care

Aug 01, 2022 at 11:55 pm by pj

By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Hospice care, once provided primarily by nonprofit agencies, has seen a remarkable shift over the past decade, with more than two.... Read More

Smoking and the LGBTQ+ Community

Jul 31, 2022 at 04:41 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM It is no secret that quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk for a wide range of diseases and early death. However, tobacco use remains the leading cau.... Read More

HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital Announces Opening of HCA Florida Seminole Cardiology Specialists

Jul 30, 2022 at 10:31 am by pj

  Sanford – HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital, an affiliate of HCA Florida Healthcare, announced the opening of HCA Florida Seminole Cardiology Specialists fur.... Read More

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality AFib care

Jul 30, 2022 at 06:30 am by pj

  The American Heart Association presents the Get With The Guidelines - AFIB Gold award for proven dedication to ensuring all AFib patients have access to best prac.... Read More

As More Frontline Health Care Workers Burn Out, Leaders Must Give More Support

Jul 29, 2022 at 10:30 pm by pj

  By Tramico Herman A continuing story throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been the plight of frontline health care workers. Many have suffered mentally and physically.... Read More