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Lake-Sumter Medical Society News & Events

Jul 14, 2017 at 03:29 pm by Staff

FREE Webinar MACRA: Incentives to Outcomes The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 has changed the future of Medicare Payments. With a new emph.... Read More

Missy Chaves Named Commercial Banker at Synovus Bank of Florida

Jul 13, 2017 at 02:03 am by Staff

Synovus Bank of Florida has announced the appointment of Missy Chaves as commercial banker. Chaves was previously with Surety Bank for nearly five years, most recently as vice.... Read More

Certara Opening Office in Lake Nona Medical City

Jul 13, 2017 at 01:53 am by Staff

Tavistock Development Company, a diversified real estate firm owned by Tavistock Group, announced that Certara®, the global leader in model-informed drug development and reg.... Read More

Groups: Mobility & Liberty of Amputees At Risk If Changes Shrink Coverage

Jul 13, 2017 at 01:48 am by Staff

Many of the two million Americans who are amputees - including military veterans, accident victims, and older Americans - could lose care and the mobility and liberty that co.... Read More

Florida Hospital to Begin Using Risk-predicting Software for Angioplasty Patients

Jul 13, 2017 at 01:45 am by Staff

Florida Hospital, part of Adventist Health System, will soon begin using ePRISM®, a technology platform from Health Outcomes Sciences (HOS) that automates calculations of ri.... Read More

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Golf Classic Drives Results Exceeding $65,000 for The Children's Center

Jul 13, 2017 at 01:41 am by Staff

Local residents came together for the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) "Fran Gerrett Memorial Golf Classic" on Friday, April 21 at La Cita Golf & Country Club an.... Read More

Florida Hospital Partners with Panaceutics to Explore Use of Edible Gel

Jul 13, 2017 at 01:24 am by Staff

Florida Hospital is partnering with precision-medicine manufacturer Panaceutics to test an innovativesolution to the problem of medication adherence, focusing on patients wi.... Read More

Arnold Palmer Hospital Named a "Best Children's Hospital" in 5 Specialties

Jul 13, 2017 at 01:11 am by Staff

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in its 2017-2018 Best Children's Hospitals rankings published online today. It is the only hospit.... Read More

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Makes Call for Delegates to FMA Meeting

Jul 10, 2017 at 07:43 am by Staff

Lake Sumter Medical Society is part of the Central Florida Caucus, including Orange & Seminole Counties. Our delegation to the FMA Annual Meeting still has openings for 3.... Read More

Valor Counseling Opens in Lake Nona

Jun 25, 2017 at 08:23 pm by Staff

Valor Counseling, LLC is open for business and ready to do some good! Owner and therapist Angelina Whalen brings her passion for mental health and wellness to the Lake Nona co.... Read More

Innovaccer Launches World's First Tool For Providers to Assess Savings Under ValueBased Reimbursement Models

Jun 25, 2017 at 04:35 pm by Staff

Innovaccer Inc., one of the leading Silicon Valley-based healthcare analytics companies, unveils a free tool, 'Healthcare Model Evaluator' to assist providers in quantifying.... Read More

CMS Releases 1991-2014 Health Care Spending by State

Jun 25, 2017 at 04:24 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Office of the Actuary (OACT) released state-level health care spending data for the period 1991-2014. The data shows th.... Read More

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care Awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval

Jun 23, 2017 at 05:36 pm by Staff

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care today announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performan.... Read More

Noble Implements Significant Expansion in Staff and Orlando Office Space

Jun 23, 2017 at 10:51 am by Staff

ORLANDO - Noble®, the global leader in biopharma onboarding and device training, announces the hiring of two executive positions, Director of Design and Engineering Robert An.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policy to Address Immigration Reforms Impacting International Physicians and Students

Jun 20, 2017 at 12:59 pm by Staff

In light of recent reforms to the nation's immigration policy, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy aimed at ensuring that qualified international physicians,.... Read More

Orlando High School Teacher Gives Son a Second Chance at Life with Kidney Donation

Jun 20, 2017 at 12:56 pm by Staff

It's going to be an extra-special Father's Day for 27-year-old Will Torres and his dad, Willi Torres. Will Torres suffers from Berger's disease, which causes antibodies to at.... Read More

Video Translators Make Patient Communication Eeasier at Florida Hospital

Jun 20, 2017 at 08:32 am by Staff

Ask almost anyone at Florida Hospital about the old "blue phones" and they'll immediately know what you mean. For years, if there was a language barrier between a patient an.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Public Health Policies to Improve Health of Nation

Jun 18, 2017 at 12:12 am by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA), the premier national physician organization in the country, voted this week to adopt new policies aimed at improving the health of the.... Read More

Orlando EM Nonprofit Awarded Grants for EMS Wellness, Florida Environmental Emergencies

Jun 10, 2017 at 06:33 pm by Staff

The Florida College of Emergency Physicians (FCEP) and Florida Emergency Medicine Foundation (FEMF) have been awarded two Florida Department of Health EMS Matching Grants as a.... Read More

Florida Cancer Specialists' Research Presented at Annual Meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology

Jun 07, 2017 at 06:52 pm by Staff

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) announced that research from nearly 20 FCS clinical trials was presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Onc.... Read More