Grand Rounds

David Overfield Named Interim Assistant Health Officer at Florida DOH-Orange County

May 05, 2017 at 05:30 pm by Staff

Dr. Kevin M. Sherin, Director and Health Officer of the Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) has named David Overfield Interim Assistant Health Officer to fill t.... Read More

Anthem Files Petition with the U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Acquisition of Cigna

May 05, 2017 at 11:27 am by Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - May 5, 2017- Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) confirmed that today it is filing a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, seeking revie.... Read More

MedicFP® Names New CEO to Lead the Healthcare Program Integrity Company and Protect Patient Identity

May 03, 2017 at 09:54 am by Staff

Hollywood, FL. - MedicFP®, the company bringing to market breakthrough software which protects patient identity and prevents healthcare fraud has appointed its Chairman of t.... Read More

Study comparing MAGiC to conventional MR imaging published in American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR).

May 02, 2017 at 10:59 am by Staff

The study - now published in AJNR - was conducted by GE Healthcare as a blinded, multi-center, multi-reader clinical study comparing MAGiC to conventional MR imaging. MAGiC.... Read More

HealthFirst Joins Association of Independent Doctors to Form Vermont Chapter

Apr 25, 2017 at 04:23 pm by Staff

Frustrated by the increasing pressures on independent doctors to sell out to hospitals and health systems, a group of doctors from HealthFirst, Vermont's largest independent.... Read More

Leesburg Regional Medical Center First in Central Florida to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent

Apr 25, 2017 at 03:17 pm by Staff

The interventional cardiology team at Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) recently became the first in Central Florida to offer patients with coronary artery disease a new.... Read More

Aledade, Florida Blue Join to Expand Coordinated Health Care

Apr 14, 2017 at 03:49 pm by Staff

Aledade, Inc. and Florida Blue today announced a new agreement to bring high quality, affordable health care to Florida patients. Aledade's physicianled Accountable Care O.... Read More

Florida Hospital Opens Newest Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Location

Apr 13, 2017 at 05:08 pm by Staff

Florida Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation location in south Orlando. Located at 2519 S. Orange Ave., Florida Hospit.... Read More

Apr 11, 2017 at 05:03 pm by Staff

Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) announced today that it is one of the first hospitals in Florida, and the first in Central Florida, to offer the world's smallest pacem.... Read More

Leesburg Regional Medical Center Offering the World's Smallest Pacemaker

Apr 11, 2017 at 05:03 pm by Staff

Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) announced today that it is one of the first hospitals in Florida, and the first in Central Florida, to offer the world's smallest pacem.... Read More

Florida Hospital's Daryl Tol joins LIFT Board

Apr 06, 2017 at 12:06 pm by Staff

LIFT Orlando is pleased to announce that Daryl Tol, president and CEO of Florida Hospital and the Central Florida region of Adventist Health System, is joining its board of di.... Read More

The First Ponte Health Golf Tournament Registration

Apr 02, 2017 at 06:29 pm by Staff

The First Ponte Health Golf Tournament, will be taking place this October 11, at Eagle Creek (Narcoossee and Tavistock) in Lake Nona. The Tournament is in benefit of the Inter.... Read More

Alfa Romeos, Maseratis and Meetings!

Mar 31, 2017 at 01:48 pm by Staff

Volusia County Medical Society members and guests gathered for their Spring General Meeting & Social at Daytona Maserati and Alfa Romeo with the Orlando Medical News, on M.... Read More

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Announces New Freestanding ER

Mar 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm by Staff

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center has purchased land on the northwest corner of US 192 and CR 545 for a freestanding emergency department. The ER will serve the commu.... Read More

Adventist Health System, Adventist Care Centers and Florida Hospital Preview New Skilled Nursing Facility

Mar 30, 2017 at 10:48 pm by Staff

Florida Hospital, Adventist Care Centers and Adventist Health System held a special preview for the Celebration community of the new Adventist Care Center skilled nursing f.... Read More

Florida Hospital for Children Opens Level III NICU

Mar 22, 2017 at 01:13 pm by Staff

Just a few short years ago, Florida Hospital for Children's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) would care for around 60 newborns on an average day. As Central Florida's popul.... Read More

Victory: Judge Blocks Aetna-Humana Merger

Jan 25, 2017 at 11:22 pm by Staff

From the American Medical Association Presented by OCMS/SCMS In a landmark win January 23 for organized medicine and the nation's patients, federal judge John D. Bates blocke.... Read More

KPMG Announces Advanced Facility at Lake Nona

Jan 11, 2017 at 08:09 pm by Staff

January 9, 2017 - KPMG LLP today unveiled plans to build a state-of-the art learning, development, and innovation facility to further enhance the world-class training capabili.... Read More

Kimberly Edwards Joins Avalon Park Group as Director of Health Care Operations

Dec 14, 2016 at 10:22 am by Staff

Bringing with her more than two decades of health care experience, Kimberly Edwards has joined Avalon Park Group as its director of health care operations. In addition, Edward.... Read More

The Heart Valve Center at Orlando Health Heart Institute is proud to now offer a minimally invasive treatment option for patients suffering from mitra

Dec 14, 2016 at 10:21 am by Staff

On October 17, 2016, an Orlando Health cardiac team successfully implanted the first totally percutaneous MitraClip® at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center to treat.... Read More