Grand Rounds

Gov. Scott Appoints Ten to Medicaid Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee

Oct 26, 2017 at 02:49 pm by Staff

Governor Rick Scott announced four reappointments and six appointments to the Medicaid Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee. Jennifer Lalani, 56, of Windermere, is a di.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH Unveils Concept Design of First Medical Facility to House MMG Emergency Physicians

Oct 24, 2017 at 08:46 pm by Staff

Tabitha Ponte, AIA - CEO and Lead Architect at PONTE HEALTH - shares that "the new MMG facility will not only be Sustainable, seeking to get the highest possible LEED (Leade.... Read More

Florida Hospital Awards More than $1.5 million in Community Projects

Oct 24, 2017 at 11:31 am by Staff

Florida Hospital today awarded more than $1.5 million to five community projects that improve the health of the underserved and address societal issues in Central Florida. "We.... Read More

Nurse Honored for Outstanding Care

Oct 24, 2017 at 11:28 am by Staff

Darla Newton starts to tear up as soon as she starts talking about Vicki Underhill, RN, a nurse in the Chest Pain Unit at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. "If I had.... Read More

Nemours Children's Hospital Wins Two Florida Hospital Association Awards

Oct 21, 2017 at 01:26 pm by Staff

Orlando, Fla - A scoring system that helps protect patients from developing shock and sepsis was honored by the Florida Hospital Association (FHA) Thursday night as was a un.... Read More

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Breaks Ground on New Four Corners ER

Oct 19, 2017 at 01:38 pm by Staff

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center broke ground on the newest addition to the Four Corners area: Four Corners ER. With shovels in hand, dignitaries, EMS, and local leade.... Read More

During October, Mammogram Is Donated for Each New Mammogram Patient

Oct 18, 2017 at 08:13 pm by Staff

For the fifth consecutive year, Shepherd's Hope and Sand Lake Imaging are partnering to provide free mammograms to women in need through their "Get a Mammogram, Give a Mammog.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH Hosts 1st Annual Golf Tournament

Oct 16, 2017 at 11:11 am by Staff

PONTE HEALTH hosted its 1st Annual Golf Tournament October 11, at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Lake Nona. During the reception, Ponte honored Mara Ramirez -founder of Internation.... Read More

Actress and Advocate, Mira Sorvino to Join The Stage IV Stampede And Launch of The 2017-2018 Advocacy Agenda for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Oct 12, 2017 at 08:56 pm by Staff

METAvivor Research and Support Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research for Stage IV, metastatic breast cancer, announced the launch of its Stage IV Stam.... Read More

Florida Hospital Doctors Return from Puerto Rico, Share Riveting Experiences

Oct 09, 2017 at 05:37 pm by Staff

They found a diabetic elderly woman covered in insects, disoriented on the floor of her home. Another day, they helped local doctors perform heart surgery. And on ano.... Read More

LETTER TO THE EDITOR from Association of Independent Doctors

Oct 09, 2017 at 12:28 pm by Staff

Dear Editor, Florida hospitals should be ashamed of themselves for trying to block rules that would require them to disclose prices to patients before they get treatment.("Flo.... Read More

Florida Hospital, Cox Media Group Orlando, Florida Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Expands Aid to Puerto Rico

Oct 08, 2017 at 04:01 pm by Staff

The Central Florida community showed its generous support for the ongoing relief efforts for Puerto Rico, filling six 24-foot box trucks with 51 pallets of donated items at th.... Read More

Free Webinar to Help AID Members Spend More Time with Patients, Less on Paperwork

Oct 05, 2017 at 01:19 pm by Staff

Every hour spent with a patient creates two hours of paperwork, according to a recent study by the American Medical Association. Furthermore, the average doctor spends only 27.... Read More

Shepherd's Hope Breaks Ground on New Healthcare Facility

Oct 05, 2017 at 12:46 pm by Staff

City and health care leaders gathered this morning to break ground on construction of Shepherd's Hope's new West Orange Medical Clinic & Administrative Center (WOMC&AC.... Read More

Lake Sumter Medical Society Expo Medical Trade Show

Oct 04, 2017 at 08:42 pm by Staff

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Ponte Health Pleas for Baby Food Puerto Rico

Oct 02, 2017 at 03:01 pm by Staff

Victoria is a blessing, and largely the inspiration that founded Ponte Health; our mission at the firm is To Help Expand the Healing Community. Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.... Read More

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Board of Governors Meeting October 3

Sep 30, 2017 at 08:52 pm by Staff

Due to Hurricane Irma's shenanigans, the semi-monthly Board of Governors meeting was jostled around and is now set for Tuesday, October 3rd. The meetings are open to all int.... Read More

Florida Hospital Expands Relief to Puerto Rico, Sends Critical Medical Supplies and Water

Sep 30, 2017 at 08:31 pm by Staff

Florida Hospital continues to assist in the relief and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Early today, a private jet owned by a Florida Hospital supporter set off from Orlando.... Read More

Humanitarians Recognized by We Care of Lake County

Sep 28, 2017 at 07:50 pm by Staff

Borys Mascarenhas, MD, was recently honored as Volunteer Physician of the Year by We Care of Lake County at their Starry Night Gala. Dr. Mascarenhas was joined by family an.... Read More

Florida Hospital Doctors Make Puerto Rico Trip

Sep 27, 2017 at 03:36 am by Staff

As a response to the struggles Puerto Rico is facing in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a group of Florida Hospital emergency physicians gathered Tuesday evening to make th.... Read More