BUILD Health Challenge Issued …

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:53 pm by Staff

National collaborative awarding up to $7.5 million to improve community health The Advisory Board Company, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), de Beaumont Foundation and.... Read More

Ten Hot Button Legal Issues to Watch in 2015

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:48 pm by Staff

Expert Insights for the Coming Year Already one of the most highly regulated industries in America, 2015 looks to be another active year across healthcare’s legal landscape..... Read More

January 2015

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:44 pm by Staff

Nemours Awarded Top Hospital Distinction by Leapfrog Group Nemours Children’s Hospital was one of just nine children’s hospitals in the country to make the annual Top Hospit.... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Peter A. Crawford, MD, PhD

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:40 pm by Staff

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona LAKE NONA – Peter Crawford may be an expert in cardiometabolics, but he’s also masterful at explaining in laymen’s te.... Read More

The Private Sector Response to Indoor Bacteria & Viral Contamination

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:37 pm by Staff

The role of the private sector in the identification and disinfection of surface pathogens is rapidly becoming a necessity. As bacteria continue to adapt and gain resistance.... Read More

Vascular Access Centers: A Complex Picture

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:35 pm by Staff

Vascular access centers (VAC) are a common ancillary service offered by a variety of physicians, mostly nephrologists. They provide a unique setting for patients requiring in.... Read More

Disability Income Insurance: What Every Physician Needs to Know

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:33 pm by Staff

Would you ever consider scrimping on your malpractice insurance – buying a cheaper policy to save money – or one-size-fits-all coverage to save time? Probably not, because mo.... Read More

The Untold Story of Sleep Apneam, Part 1

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:31 pm by Staff

Juxtaposed in the spectrum of sleep disordered breathing is upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) and obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSA). UARS and OSA are inte.... Read More

High Employer Liability for Employees’ Wrongful Use of Access Privileges to HIPAA Information

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:25 pm by Staff

In 2010, a Walgreens pharmacist accessed the prescription records of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend, Abigail Hinchy, for the purpose of gaining information related to Hinchy's.... Read More

Making Another Strategic Move

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:23 pm by Staff

Orlando Regional and MCRG acquire Boston Diagnostic Imaging A 65-year partnership resulted in a first-of-its-kind joint venture that expands Orlando Health’s outpatient offe.... Read More

Adding a Higher Education Option

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:21 pm by Staff

UCF College of Medicine begins joint MD-PhD degree program LAKE NONA MEDICAL CITY -- Beginning this fall, the University of Central Florida (UCF) will offer a combined MD-PhD.... Read More

Expanding Access to Psychiatric and Mental Healthcare

Jan 12, 2015 at 04:16 pm by Staff

Osceola Regional opens Behavioral Health Center for South Orlando KISSIMMEE — To answer the area’s critical need for psychiatric and mental healthcare in South Orlando and O.... Read More

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Dec 22, 2014 at 02:51 pm by Staff

The Transformation of Med Ed

Nov 07, 2014 at 09:56 am by Staff

AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic.... Read More

The Case for Covering Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

Nov 07, 2014 at 09:54 am by Staff

Proponents cite ROI of early detection, reduced mortality Perhaps it is only appropriate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is scheduled to announce its highly ant.... Read More

Life, Death…Or Somewhere In Between

Nov 07, 2014 at 09:51 am by Staff

Aortic aneurysms. Carotid artery disease. Peripheral vascular disease. When asymptomatic all these conditions pose little danger and in most cases cause no serious harm to a.... Read More

Testing the Waters

Nov 07, 2014 at 09:50 am by Staff

A lot of medical facilities and local practices have started getting busier, so they’re using temporary workers as a means to feel out staffing levels, and as they see it’s s.... Read More

Knee Pain: Risks Factors, Causes and Solutions

Nov 07, 2014 at 09:48 am by Staff

In 2013, there were over 10 million patient visits to doctors’ offices due to knee injuries and knee pain. This number is expected to rise as the population ages and obesity.... Read More

Diagnosis and Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis Expanding

Nov 07, 2014 at 09:46 am by Staff

Historically, children diagnosed with the genetic multi-system disorder cystic fibrosis rarely lived beyond their teens. But with the development of increasingly effective tr.... Read More

Osceola Regional Adds 72 GME Spots

Nov 07, 2014 at 09:45 am by Staff

UCF and Nova Southeastern host two diverse residency programs at HCA Kissimmee campus KISSIMMEE—Osceola Regional Medical Center is ramping up its first-ever Graduate Medical.... Read More