Covid’s ‘Silver Lining’: Research Breakthroughs for Chronic Disease, Cancer, and the Common Flu

Mar 23, 2022 at 07:56 pm by pj

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News The billions of dollars invested in covid vaccines and covid-19 research so far are expected to yield medical and scientific dividends f.... Read More

SynGatorTron™ to speed medical research, alleviate privacy worries

Mar 22, 2022 at 04:35 pm by pj

By Diana Tonnessen“Dr. Chatbot will see you now.” The next generation of super-smart computers, tablets and cell phones may come equipped with artificial intellig.... Read More

Recognizing 10 Years of Excellence and Innovation at AdventHealth Center for Interventional Endoscopy

Mar 18, 2022 at 03:45 pm by pj

By Matthew Gomez (Editor's note: This article begins a series this month on the Interventional Endoscopy program at AdventHealth)   What types of ailments would lead a.... Read More

ECRI: Staffing Shortages and Clinician Mental Health are the Top Threats to Patient Safety

Mar 16, 2022 at 05:24 pm by pj

  Annual List of Patient Safety Concerns Dominated by Longstanding Stressors on Healthcare Workers Exacerbated by Pandemic    Report Issued in Conjunction wi.... Read More

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center Researchers Show Blood Test for TBI Performs as Well as Clinical Guidelines

Mar 15, 2022 at 05:21 pm by pj

A new study published in JAMA Network Open compares the performance of a blood test for traumatic brain injury (TBI) to three clinical decision rules used by emergen.... Read More

Pandemic Medical Innovations Leave Behind People with Disabilities

Mar 14, 2022 at 03:26 pm by Staff

  By Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Divya Goel, a 35-year-old deaf-blind woman in Orlando, Florida, has had two telemedicine doctors’ appointments during.... Read More

Ponte Health Unveils Biennist, the First Smart Healthcare Platform Available to Consumers at No Cost – and Without Ads

Mar 11, 2022 at 07:31 pm by pj

Groundbreaking program measures user against best self   ORLANDO – Find your best life balance and make money doing it. That’s the premise behind Biennist.... Read More

Charts Paint a Grim Picture 2 Years Into the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 09, 2022 at 03:59 pm by pj

By Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News  The coronavirus pandemic is now stretching into its third year, a grim milestone that calls for another look at t.... Read More

Calls to Overhaul Methadone Distribution Intensify, but Clinics Resist

Mar 09, 2022 at 03:37 pm by pj

  By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Days typically start early for patients undergoing opioid addiction treatment at Denver Recovery Group’s six.... Read More

Biden Pledges Better Nursing Home Care, but He Likely Won’t Fast-Track It

Mar 09, 2022 at 02:53 pm by pj

By Rachana Pradhan and Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News President Joe Biden’s top Medicare official suggested Wednesday that forthcoming rules to b.... Read More

Florida Blue Medicare Offering House Calls with Launch of In-Home Primary Care

Mar 09, 2022 at 02:37 pm by pj

Collaboration with PopHealthCare’s Emcara Health provides vulnerable seniors better health care access and management of their chronic conditions from the comfort of hom.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections and UCF: Partner to Educate Future Medical Professionals

Mar 08, 2022 at 08:13 pm by pj

 Orlando Ensuring the Future of Hospice & Palliative Care    BY RYAN CHAPMAN, DO   Hospice and Palliative care are fields of medicine that are ofte.... Read More

AMA Launches Network to Bolster Equitable Health Innovation

Mar 07, 2022 at 10:52 pm by pj

New initiative offers health industry an innovation platform committed to equitable investments and solutions benefitting historically marginalized communities   CHICAG.... Read More

To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start with the Data You Have

Mar 02, 2022 at 01:46 am by pj

By DAVID L. FELDMAN, MD   As a patient safety problem, diagnostic error differs from wrong-site surgery or medication errors. While we have not yet eliminated these err.... Read More

Why Early Childhood Education in these Unprecedented Times?

Mar 02, 2022 at 01:32 am by pj

By JOANNA ANDERSEN   I know that growing up there were no daycares, home daycares, or anything remotely resembling an early childhood preschool of today.  It was y.... Read More

Report: U.S. Falls Short in ‘Geriatricizing’ Emergency Departments

Feb 25, 2022 at 12:42 am by pj

  FAU Emergency Medicine and Geriatrics Physicians Publish Commentary on Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines   BOCA RATON -  The rapid growth of t.... Read More

Covid Still Threatens Millions of Americans. Why Are We So Eager to Move On?

Feb 22, 2022 at 12:03 pm by pj

By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News  Iesha White is so fed up with the U.S. response to covid-19 that she’s seriously considering moving to Europe. &ldquo.... Read More

UF Health Joins $4.9 Million Study of Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Feb 17, 2022 at 06:42 pm by pj

By Diana Tonnessen Researchers at UF Health, the UF Health Congenital Heart Center and the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network have joined a nation.... Read More

20th Annual ‘State of Tobacco Control’ Report Reveals Florida Still Lags Behind on Policies to Reduce Tobacco Use

Feb 15, 2022 at 03:33 pm by pj

  New report reveals Florida tobacco control successes over past 20 years, and outlines path to end tobacco use and save lives   The American Lung Association&rsq.... Read More

Working with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in our Patients

Feb 15, 2022 at 03:28 pm by pj

By MARY-CATHERINE SEGOTA, Psy.D   According to the NIMH (2014), patients diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder experience more physical ailments, including heart.... Read More