Grand Rounds

AdventHealth Ocala Achieves National Distinction of Excellence for HeartCARE by the American College of Cardiology  

Sep 20, 2021 at 02:08 pm by pj

  AdventHealth Ocala has achieved the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) HeartCARE Center™ National Distinction of Excellence, the organization’s h.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Adds Two Physicians

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:42 pm by pj

  Entire physician team is board certified or board eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine   St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care is pleased to announce tw.... Read More

Administration Awards $15 Million to 20 States for Mobile Crisis Intervention

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:36 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded $15 million in planning grants to 20 states to support expanding community-based mobile crisis intervent.... Read More

Orlando Health Supports Special Olympics Florida Athletes with Free Physicals  

Sep 20, 2021 at 08:51 am by pj

  Orlando Health is the Official Central Florida Health Home of Special Olympics Florida   ORLANDO – Nearly 30 Special Olympics Florida athletes received fr.... Read More

Gynesonics Announces FDA Clearance of Next Generation Sonata System  

Sep 16, 2021 at 10:56 am by pj

The Only Transcervical, Incisionless System for Radiofrequency Ablation of Fibroids Provides New Benefits through Features Such as Increased Range of Ablation Sizes, a New Use.... Read More

Marion County DOH Continues Third Covid Vaccinations for Immunocompromised as Cases Begin Declining

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:38 pm by pj

  OCALA —The Department of Health in Marion County continues to offer the third shot of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to Marion County’s immunocompromised.... Read More

In Memory of James Moore, MD

Sep 15, 2021 at 11:30 am by pj

We are saddened to share that long-time Volusia County Medical Society member James Moore, MD, has passed. Dr. Moore specialized in Psychiatry/Behavioral Health with Florida H.... Read More

UF Health Announce Gift and New $75 Million Initiative to Expand Norman Fixel Institute

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:42 am by pj

By Michelle Jaffee The University of Florida and UF Health announced an additional $25 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation aimed at improving the liv.... Read More

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on Second Palm Coast Hospital

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:37 am by pj

Virtual ceremony marks beginning of construction on 100-bed hospital.   PALM COAST — AdventHealth broke ground on its 100-bed Palm Coast Parkway hospital,.... Read More

Health First Clinicians Volunteer for Hospital COVID-19 Duty

Sep 12, 2021 at 03:44 pm by pj

  Drawing chiefly from Health First Medical Group, 80 Health First Providers and more than 270 more nurses, assistants and more converge on dire COVID-19 Intensive Care.... Read More

PSCF Foundation Annual Fundraising Gala

Sep 10, 2021 at 08:38 pm by pj

The Physicians Society of Central Florida Foundation will be hosting its Annual Fundraiser A Night Under the Stars Friday, November 5, 2021 6:30 - 1.... Read More

Seeds of Hope: UF Health Now Using Precision Radiation Procedure for Eye Cancer

Sep 10, 2021 at 08:15 pm by pj

For patients with eye cancer, University of Florida Health ophthalmology specialist Gibran S. Khurshid, M.D., is sowing seeds of hope. In Khurshid’s case, those se.... Read More

Penny Smith Named Interim Maternal Child Health Division Director

Sep 10, 2021 at 08:05 pm by pj

It is with great pleasure to announce Penny Smith has agreed to serve as the new Interim Director of the Division of Maternal and Child Health at the Florida Department o.... Read More

AdventHealth Continues to See Decline in COVID Admissions, More Surgeries to Resume with Transition to Yellow Status

Sep 09, 2021 at 02:24 pm by pj

  Future surges anticipated without higher vaccination rate in community   The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized across AdventHealth’s Central Florid.... Read More

RSV Vaccine Clinical Trial Now Enrolling at Accel Research Sites

Sep 09, 2021 at 12:43 pm by pj

DeLand, St. Petersburg sites will participate   While the world’s focus was on developing a vaccine for COVID-19 over the last year, many other important clinical.... Read More

Second Harvest Asks Supporters To Help “Stock The Shelves” For Hunger Action Month In Sept.

Sep 09, 2021 at 01:50 am by pj

  Thousands of Central Floridians Continue Seeking Food Assistance   Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is accustomed to providing tens of mill.... Read More

UF Health Neurosurgeon Awarded $38 Million Grant to Lead National Stroke Prevention Trial

Sep 09, 2021 at 01:46 am by pj

By Michelle Koidin Jaffee The National Institutes of Health on Tuesday awarded a $38 million, five-year grant to Brian Hoh, M.D., M.B.A., the University of Florida’s ch.... Read More

Central Florida Cares Health System Highlights the Importance of Behavioral Health Services During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep 08, 2021 at 11:51 am by pj

    Emergency room visits involving suspected suicide attempts jumped by 51% for girls ages 12 to 17 compared to 2019 according to the CDC. Central Florida Cares H.... Read More

UF Health Researcher, Collaborators Discover Compounds to Boost Stroke Recovery

Sep 07, 2021 at 08:40 pm by pj

By Doug BennettGAINESVILLE, Fla. — When a patient suffers a stroke, oxygen-starved brain cells begin dying within minutes. In these crucial moments, the brain produces a.... Read More

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Hosts "Vaccines and Variants: An Update on COVID-19" Virtual Learning

Sep 07, 2021 at 08:23 pm by pj

  Sonya Rasmussen, MD, formerly with the CDC and currently professor at UF Health, speaks on "Vaccines and Variants: An Update on COVID-19" Thu, Septemb.... Read More