The Modern Medical Practice: A Case Study in Communication Gone Wrong

Mar 19, 2018 at 03:37 pm by Staff

By Dr. Rich Castellano It's Pajama Time again - a nightly ritual for many doctors today. Time to finish the day's notes and electronic filing, before the hustle and bustle.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH Announces Lydia Hendrix Executive Director of Operations for Vertical Medical City

Mar 19, 2018 at 03:19 pm by Staff

Lydia Hendrix, a seasoned Healthcare Executive, a Registered Nurse -RN, and a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse -CRRN, has been selected and announced by PONTE H.... Read More

For Aspiring Doctors With Disabilities, Many Medical Schools Come Up Short

Mar 17, 2018 at 06:22 pm by Staff

Elana Gordon, WHYY, Kaiser Health News Being a medical student or resident is hard enough, but what if you have a disability that adds to the challenge? One medical resident.... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About The New Medicare Cards (But Beware Of Scams)

Mar 17, 2018 at 06:15 pm by Staff

Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News In April, the government will start sending out new Medicare cards, launching a massive, yearlong effort to alter how 59 million people enr.... Read More

Surgery Center Deaths: Who Is To Blame, If Anyone?

Mar 16, 2018 at 05:10 pm by Staff

. A recent USA Today front page article, essentially did a hatchet job on surgery centers. In the opinion of this writer, the article is misleading, misplaced and inappr.... Read More

Aetna and Orlando Health Announce New ACO Collaboration

Mar 15, 2018 at 07:41 pm by Staff

. Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Orlando Health today announced an accountable care collaboration and the introduction of Aetna Whole Health SM - Orlando, a new commercial health care.... Read More

AID Co-Authors Pro-Doc White Paper Making Rounds in DC

Mar 13, 2018 at 11:57 am by Staff

This month, AID teamed up with the Practicing Physicians of America, a grassroots coalition of physician organizations, to compose a pro-doctor white paper that has begun to.... Read More

Jury Enters $2.85 Million Verdict in Whistleblower Trial Against Florida Hospital

Mar 09, 2018 at 07:54 pm by Staff

Following a two week trial in Orange County, Florida, a jury entered its verdict on February 23, 2018, against Florida Hospital for retaliating against one of its heart an.... Read More

Ready Player One?...Florida's First Health & Medical Game Jam

Mar 08, 2018 at 12:32 pm by Staff

By NINA TALLEY, MedSpeaks When you think of video games, you don't necessarily think of health and wellness. Sure the WiiFit had its time in the sun, but much like all those X.... Read More

Accessing Patient Care in an Independent Delivery System

Mar 08, 2018 at 02:21 am by Staff

. By LARRY JONES The Integrated Independent Physicians Network was formed in 2015 to align independent physician practices in a unified network to provide a vehicle for so.... Read More

Orlando Preparing for Second Medical City

Mar 08, 2018 at 01:42 am by Staff

. By PL JETER An architect's idea to build a self-contained medical city in Central Florida began as a training project for her design team working out of her Lake Nona.... Read More

Tackling the Challenges of Patient Engagement with Healthcare Data

Mar 07, 2018 at 03:00 pm by Staff

Effective population health management has made it imperative that patients have an equal footing in the matters of their health. Access to comprehensive, reliable data is.... Read More

Need A Medical Procedure? Pick The Right Provider And Get Cash Back

Mar 06, 2018 at 09:50 pm by Staff

Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Laurie Cook went shopping recently for a mammogram near her home in New Hampshire. Using an online tool provided through her insurer, she p.... Read More

Service Extraordinaire: Unlocking the Value of Concierge Medicine Is Now Available

Mar 06, 2018 at 08:53 pm by Staff

Concierge medicine is an emerging healthcare delivery model that appeals to providers and patients because of its potential to improve healthcare quality and value. Service.... Read More

Securing Our Digital Footprints

Mar 02, 2018 at 09:48 pm by Staff

RON FRECHETTE, The Cyber Guy Last month we discussed the importance of implementing good cybersecurity health practices in 2018. We provided a cyber-health checklist whic.... Read More

Never Too Late To Operate? Surgery Near End Of Life Is Common, Costly

Feb 28, 2018 at 11:03 pm by Staff

Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News At 87, Maxine Stanich cared more about improving the quality of her life than prolonging it. She suffered from a long list of health problems,.... Read More

Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute Invests in New $18 Million Facility at Lake Nona Medical City

Feb 28, 2018 at 07:53 pm by Staff

The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute today announced it is expanding its footprint in the Lake Nona community in Orlando, Florida with the construction of its.... Read More

Survey: Physicians and Health Plans Need to Work Together for Directory Accuracy

Feb 27, 2018 at 05:35 pm by Staff

According to a survey released today by the American Medical Association (AMA) and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, more than half of U.S. physicians (52 percent) say they encoun.... Read More

The Advantages to Having a Credible Electronic Health Records System

Feb 25, 2018 at 04:48 pm by Staff

By MARK LANTON, CMRM Expenses for an individual to receive healthcare in America steadily increases, although the general health of our country continues to fall behind ot.... Read More

Change in The Weather?

Feb 25, 2018 at 04:26 pm by Staff

By MICHAEL R. LOWE, Esq. What do they say about the weather in Florida? If you don't like it, wait 5 minutes and it will change. Health care and health care laws are exa.... Read More

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