Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Apr 09, 2021 at 09:40 am by pj

  By Jessica Glenza, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America’s health care workers, who “every single day put themselves at.... Read More

Darren Whittemore: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Dermatopathologist

Apr 08, 2021 at 11:54 pm by pj

Darren Whittemore, DO, is U.S. Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology. He completed his fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Te.... Read More

Oviedo Medical Center Announces Bariatric Surgery Program

Apr 08, 2021 at 10:34 pm by Melissa

Oviedo Medical Center, an HCA Healthcare North Florida Division – Orlando Market hospital, recently announced the launch of its bariatric surgery program available for e.... Read More

Local HCA Healthcare Facilities To Participate In National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 24

Apr 08, 2021 at 10:33 pm by Melissa

On Sat., April 24, eight HCA Healthcare facilities will participate in the 20th Drug Take Back Day, an initiative organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to saf.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:45 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 2,104,686 Total resident deaths: 33,906 Total resident hospitalizations: 86,49.... Read More

Healthcare Now: The Truth about US Healthcare 

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:33 pm by pj

 New local radio show, Healthcare Now, fills important niche     By LYNNE JETER  “In America, we’ve practiced sick care. But in th.... Read More

12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

  By Jane Spencer, The Guardian and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News More than 3,600 U.S. health care workers perished in the first year of the pande.... Read More

Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:04 pm by pj

  By Ed Pilkington, The Guardian, Kaiser Health News   Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of covid-19 death.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Events at Community Health Centers

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:48 pm by pj

  Community Health Centers, Inc. is offering the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at several upcoming vaccine events throughout Orange and Lake counties. Walk-in only. Eligible.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Launches Automated Online Scheduling for Covid-19 Vaccination and Continues to Accept Walk-ins Without Appointments 

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:45 pm by pj

  Anyone eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine can now make an appointment to receive the vaccine through OMNI Healthcare’s new automated online scheduling. Onl.... Read More

AdventHealth Winter Garden Tops Out Inpatient Tower 

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:41 pm by pj

  The 5-story, 80-bed hospital tower, slated to open in spring 2022, will bring a variety of new services to the fast-growing West Orange community.   The city of.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Announces Plan to Convert Parrish Health & Fitness Center into an Orthopedic and Sports Performance Center

Apr 08, 2021 at 04:22 pm by pj

    Parrish Healthcare announces its plan to convert Parrish Health & Fitness Center, located at 2210 Colonial Drive (Hwy. 50), into an orthopedic and sports p.... Read More

Most Physicians Experienced Little Relief from Prior Authorization as COVID-19 Cases Soared

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:39 pm by pj

As new cases of COVID-19 in the United States were peaking in late 2020, most physicians reported that health plans continued to impose bureaucratic prior authorization p.... Read More

Events of 2020 Moved Medical Students to Political Activism

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:20 pm by pj

    By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News All of them had prepared for this step for years, taking hours of hard science classes in college, studying for th.... Read More

What Covid Means for the Athlete’s Heart

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:13 pm by pj

  By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News For sports fans across the country, the resumption of the regular sports calendar has signaled another step toward post-p.... Read More

Senate Bill 72 May Be Effective “Vaccine” Against COVID-19-Related Claims

Apr 07, 2021 at 06:39 pm by pj

  By KIMBERLY BERMAN and JANICE MERRILL   For the last year, health care providers around the world have been at the forefront of a public health emergency due to.... Read More

NCH Healthcare System Appoints Dr. Robert J. Cubeddu from Cleveland Clinic, President of the NCH Heart Institute

Apr 06, 2021 at 11:20 pm by pj

NAPLES - NCH Healthcare System (NCH) announced that Dr. Robert J. Cubeddu has joined the organization as its new President of the NCH Heart Institute. This is part of NCH&rsqu.... Read More

The MANicure Movement: Polishing Off Child Abuse

Apr 06, 2021 at 11:03 pm by pj

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month – and for the past several years a grassroots effort designed to raise awareness and ignite change has been growing steadi.... Read More

Healthcare Now Radio April 3, 2021

Apr 06, 2021 at 07:47 pm by pj

Join Larry Jones, CEO, Independent Healthcare Partners, and Dr. Mark Chaet, Pediatric Surgery, PA, along with John Kelly, Publisher of Orlando Medical News as t.... Read More

‘Brain Glue’ Helps Repair Circuitry in Severe TBI

Apr 06, 2021 at 03:21 pm by pj

By Charlene Betourney   Reparative hydrogel mimics the composition and mechanics of the brain   At a cost of $38 billion a year, an estimated 5.3 million people.... Read More