Business/Technology

FDA Keeps Brand-Name Drugs On A Fast Path To Market ― Despite Manufacturing Concerns

Nov 07, 2019 at 03:38 pm by pj

Sydney Lupkin, Kaiser Health News After unanimously voting to recommend a miraculous hepatitis C drug for approval in 2013, a panel of experts advising the Food and Drug Admi.... Read More

The Lines of Office Compliance Have Never Been So Blurred, Or Carry Such Liability

Nov 06, 2019 at 03:45 pm by pj

By TONY COWAN What was once a very simple designation of “medical office” has been blurred. Just the term medical office used to mean a doctor’s office with.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH and Client Award MMG Contract to Mulligan Constructors

Nov 06, 2019 at 12:49 am by pj

After two years in the design process and in entering the permitting process, PONTE HEALTH along with its client have awarded the construction of what the firm calls MMG, a ne.... Read More

The Internet is Still Great for Your Medical Practice

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:47 pm by pj

  By QUINTIN L. GUNN SR.   In June of 2015, I wrote an article on Linkedin entitled Is Social Media Good for Your Practice? Most of what I said then still applies.... Read More

Mortgage Programs Designed for Medical Professionals

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:13 pm by pj

When you’re looking to buy a home of your own   By DAMON VAN DYKE, Silverton Mortgage   Being a medical professional means working year-round to provide qu.... Read More

Hospitals Take Shot At Opioid Makers Over Cost Of Treating Uninsured For Addiction

Oct 29, 2019 at 04:14 pm by pj

Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News While thousands of cities and counties have banded together to sue opioid makers and distributors in a federal court,.... Read More

AdventHealth, Seminole County to Open First-of-its-kind Addictions Recovery Center

Oct 24, 2019 at 09:47 pm by pj

New partnership brings the expertise of law enforcement and health care together to help break the cycle of addiction.    AdventHealth, the Seminole County Sherif.... Read More

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

Oct 24, 2019 at 02:37 pm by pj

Elly Yu, WAMU, Kaiser Health News When Will tried his first vape during his sophomore year, he didn’t know what to expect. It was just something he had vaguely heard ab.... Read More

A Million-Dollar Marketing Juggernaut Pushes 3D Mammograms

Oct 22, 2019 at 12:48 pm by pj

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News When Dr. Worta McCaskill-Stevens made an appointment for a mammogram last year, she expected a simple breast cancer screening ― not a heavy-hand.... Read More

Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Housing Business

Oct 18, 2019 at 09:26 pm by Staff

. Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News   One patient at Denver Health, the city's largest safety net hospital, occupied a bed for more than four years -- a hospital re.... Read More

AdventHealth Opens Freestanding ER in Oviedo

Oct 17, 2019 at 06:20 pm by Staff

  The ER will be staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and emergency nurses. .   AdventHealth opened a freestanding ER in Oviedo today, providing Sem.... Read More

Questions to Ask When Upgrading/Building MRI or Radiology Facilities

Oct 17, 2019 at 01:01 pm by Staff

. By MARK BAY Whether you are planning an upgrade to your existing MRI/Radiology facility or are planning to open a new one, there are extremely important and preliminary.... Read More

Networking for Healthcare Professionals

Oct 17, 2019 at 12:25 pm by Staff

.. By DOROTHY HARDEE, East Orlando Chamber of Commerce Healthcare providers are some of the busiest people around dedicating significant time to their patients as well as co.... Read More

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on ER, Health Park to Serve Residents of Osceola County

Oct 11, 2019 at 12:57 am by Staff

AdventHealth broke ground today on an emergency room and a first-of-its-kind health park that will expand access to care for residents of Kissimmee, St. Cloud and surrounding.... Read More

Clinically Integrated Networks Can Be a "Win-Win"

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:19 pm by Staff

. By MICHAEL R. LOWE and BRIAN C. EVANDER   At its core, a Clinically Integrative Network (CIN) is a collective of health care organizations in a local or geographic r.... Read More

Florida Medical Marijuana: 89 Physicians Certified, 94,850 Patients

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:11 pm by Staff

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON According to a new state draft report on Medical Marijuana (MMJ), Florida had 168,810 patient "certifications" for MMJ between October 1, 201.... Read More

How Technology is Helping with Healthcare Costs

Oct 03, 2019 at 03:46 pm by Staff

. By JOSEPH C. FILICE, MBA Business owners continuously struggle to keep up with the costs of healthcare in today's market. Once again healthcare costs are expected to rise.... Read More

Terminating Patient Relationships

Oct 03, 2019 at 03:35 pm by Staff

. By JULIE BRIGHTWELL, JD, RN and RICHARD CAHILL, JD   Just as it is an acceptable and reasonable practice to screen incoming patients, it is acceptable and reasonable.... Read More

Importance of Clinical, Academic and Community Partnerships

Oct 03, 2019 at 03:13 pm by Staff

. By MARGARET BRENNAN To provide the best care for a community and its residents, you cannot do things alone, or by yourself. You need to establish and grow trusted relation.... Read More

Florida- One of the Fastest Growing Medical Marijuana Programs in the USA

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:59 pm by Staff

. By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON The U.S. currently has 34 states in which medical cannabis is legal. Since cannabis is still considered illegal by the federal government, each st.... Read More