Grand Rounds

Mental Health Association of Central Florida Welcomes New Vice President of Operations

Aug 16, 2022 at 03:21 pm by pj

The Mental Health Association of Central Florida (MHACF.org) welcomed Lisseth Russa, M.S., RMHI, CCMS as their new Vice President of Operations. Russa will oversee the staff a.... Read More

HCA Florida Osceola Hospital presents Osceola Chamber Lifesaving AED

Aug 16, 2022 at 02:47 pm by pj

  Earlier this week, HCA Florida Osceola Hospital presented the Osceola Chamber with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), a lifesaving device to assist those exper.... Read More

At Nemours Children's Health, Heart Screenings are $20 and take less than 20 Minutes

Aug 16, 2022 at 02:16 am by pj

   Now is the perfect time to schedule a sports EKG required by local school systems for student athletes.  Nemours can screen for undetected heart issues in j.... Read More

Virios Therapeutics’ Announces Dosing of First Patient in IMC-2 Long-COVID Treatment Trial

Aug 15, 2022 at 03:27 pm by pj

Virios Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIRI), a development-stage biotechnology company focused on advancing novel, combination antiviral therapies to treat debilitating.... Read More

Parker Pridgen named CEO for AdventHealth Apopka

Aug 12, 2022 at 11:58 am by pj

  ALTAMONTE SPRINGS -- AdventHealth has named Parker Pridgen CEO for AdventHealth Apopka, effective Sept. 25. He will report to Kari Vargas, who serves as CEO for A.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health Florida to Host “A Night with Nemours – Taste of France Gala”

Aug 11, 2022 at 12:10 pm by pj

Nemours Children's Health will host "A Night with Nemours - Taste of France Gala" Saturday, October 8, 2022. Celebrating 10 years of caring for Florida's children, the Gala wi.... Read More

CareerSource Central Florida Unites with Local Businesses Offering Workforce Solutions to Help Individuals During Opioid Recovery  

Aug 11, 2022 at 08:22 am by pj

  CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF), Florida’s second largest regional workforce board, announces it has teamed up with local businesses in the region to provide.... Read More

Lung Cancer is the Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths in Florida

Aug 10, 2022 at 05:05 pm by pj

   Survey reveals most Americans are not concerned about getting the disease Here in Florida and across the nation, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deat.... Read More

UF College of Nursing receives $3.6 million to address nurse shortage

Aug 10, 2022 at 04:54 pm by pj

  By Kyle Chambers GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on health care has made it more important than ever for nursing schools to educate the.... Read More

AdventHealth to Open First Two Pharmacy Kiosks Locations in Florida, Marion County Included

Aug 10, 2022 at 10:16 am by pj

  AdventHealth is now home to SpotRx pharmacy kiosks to make it convenient and more accessible for patients to fill prescriptions before leaving the doctor’s offic.... Read More

Jacksonville's Availity to Acquire Diameter Health, a Leader in Clinical Data Interoperability

Aug 09, 2022 at 04:50 pm by pj

  Joint technology solution will deliver an integrated data interoperability platform that streamlines data acquisition and delivers clean, actionable, and intelligent d.... Read More

Dr. Candice Jones recipient of the 8th annual Dr. Bookhardt Award for Health Equity

Aug 09, 2022 at 04:46 pm by pj

  At a special ceremony held yesterday, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) honored Dr. Candice Jones as this year’s Alfred L..... Read More

‘Transitional Care Unit’ opens at AdventHealth DeLand

Aug 09, 2022 at 10:23 am by pj

    The unit will serve patients as they transition from the hospital to home.   DeLAND  — AdventHealth DeLand has opened a skilled nursing.... Read More

OVAHCS Youth Volunteer to receive Jesse Brown Youth Memorial Scholarship from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Organization

Aug 08, 2022 at 10:45 pm by pj

18-year-old Arjun Verma has been awarded the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship for his exemplary volunteer work with the Disabled American Veterans (D.... Read More

Howard Brown named Chief Financial Officer for the Orlando Health South Central Region 

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:05 am by pj

   Howard Brown has been named chief financial officer (CFO) for the Orlando Health South Central Region, which includes Orlando Health – Health Central Hospi.... Read More

Brooks Rehabilitation Continues Growth in Central Florida, Plans to Add New and Expanded Outpatient Clinics at Least through 2024

Aug 08, 2022 at 09:30 am by pj

Clermont location slated to open in early September with four additional openings/expansions planned in Winter Park, Kissimmee, Oviedo and Ocoee   ORLANDO / JACKSONVILL.... Read More

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Expanding Its Reach Into the Southeast Region

Aug 05, 2022 at 07:16 pm by pj

As the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) transitions into a regional model to serve more ovarian cancer survivors, caregivers, and families, it is excited to announce i.... Read More

Dementia-friendly Dining Expands with 4th Restaurant Central Florida

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:27 pm by pj

 Dementia-friendly Dining will now be served by four restaurants – the newest being Something Fishy in Altamonte Springs! Dementia-friendly Dining in Central Flor.... Read More

Healthcare is Not Broken: It has Simply Lost its Focus

Aug 02, 2022 at 09:15 pm by pj

  By Tom Langer, PT, CSCS For more than 14 years, I have been a proud provider of healthcare services, initially as a patient-facing, sports medicine physical therapist.... Read More

UF Center for Regenerative Medicine recruiting for trial on potential therapy for Autoimmune Disorders

Aug 02, 2022 at 08:51 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque The University of Florida Center for Regenerative Medicine today announced the launch of a clinical trial to test safe dosages of umbilical cord-de.... Read More

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