Florida Department of Health in Orange County Addresses County Health Ratings

Mar 30, 2017 at 09:24 pm by Staff

Orlando, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Health in Orange County recognizes the value in measuring health outcomes and today acknowledged the 2017 County Health Rankings &am.... Read More

AMA Survey: America's Physicians Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Career Choice

Mar 29, 2017 at 07:46 pm by Staff

AMA Survey: America's Physicians Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Career Choice CHICAGO - Today, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced new survey findings that explo.... Read More

New Vaccine Recommendation Cuts Number Of HPV Shots Children Need

Mar 29, 2017 at 07:36 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News You'd think that a vaccine that protects people against more than a half-dozen types of cancer would have people lining up to get.... Read More

AMA Advances Initiative to Create the Medical School of the Future

Mar 27, 2017 at 06:59 pm by Staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - As part of its ongoing effort to develop bold, innovative ways to improve physician training that can be implemented in other medical schools, the Americ.... Read More

Discussing Nutrition with Patients and What's Really in Food

Mar 22, 2017 at 09:17 am by Staff

When talking with your patients about nutrition are you making them aware of the impact on their health of ingesting vegetables treated with pesticides and even buying organic.... Read More

Florida Hospital Radiology Residency Program Delivering Outstanding Graduates

Feb 14, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Last year, Florida Hospital's diagnostic radiology residency program graduated its first class, with all four MDs earning a 100 percent first-time Boards pass rate. "Our goal.... Read More

Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), Subspecialists and Your Patients: Why Partnering with Subspecialized Radiologists Matters

Feb 03, 2017 at 08:46 am by Staff

Sponsored Editorial When patients are sent for medical imaging, most of the time they don't realize that a radiologist is reading their images. In fact, they often think that.... Read More

Custom Truck Helps Rehab Inpatients Get on the Road

Jan 28, 2017 at 02:55 pm by Staff

WINTER PARK -- Getting in and out of a parked car is exactly the sort of movement that you rarely give a passing thought -- until the day an injury means you can't. For years,.... Read More

Now What for Future Physicians?

Jan 11, 2017 at 09:11 pm by Staff

By PL JETER At a recent policy forum on campus, students at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF-COM) peppered former American Medical Association (AMA.... Read More

From Hippie to Hippocrates

Jan 11, 2017 at 02:44 pm by Staff

By JONATHAN ELION, MD, FACC When I was a medical student, I had long hair, a beard, and a collection tie-dyed scrub shirts. Each day I would put on my tie-dyed scrub shirt, ho.... Read More

Iron Absorption

Jan 11, 2017 at 02:41 pm by Staff

By HARINATH SHEELA, MD, with IVANA OKOR Iron is a key element for survival; it is essential for oxygen transport, infection resistance and generation of energy via enzyme-cata.... Read More

Women Doctors May be Better for Patients' Health

Dec 19, 2016 at 10:49 pm by Staff

By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News When a patient goes to the best hospital, he or she usually hopes for a doctor who is knowledgeable and experienced. Something else to wis.... Read More

Grilled About Deadly Superbug Outbreaks, Execs At Scope Maker Olympus Take Fifth

Dec 19, 2016 at 10:33 pm by Staff

By Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News Three senior executives at scope maker Olympus Corp., which is under federal investigation for its role in superbug outbreaks, repeatedly in.... Read More

After-Hours ER Care May Come With A Doctor's Surcharge

Dec 18, 2016 at 01:13 am by Staff

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News If an emergency department is open 24 hours a day, why would patients be charged extra for coming in "after hours"? Good question, say e.... Read More

The Throwaway Scope: A Way To Ditch Superbugs?

Dec 18, 2016 at 01:04 am by Staff

By Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News In response to a series of superbug outbreaks around the country, some doctors and hospitals are trying out disposable scopes to combat the.... Read More

The Power of the Patient

Dec 14, 2016 at 10:43 am by Staff

By ELAINE VAIL In the not-so-distant past, patients looked to their doctors and healthcare professionals as experts. There were rarely, if ever, questions like, "How much w.... Read More

Good Nutrition is a Good Prescription

Dec 07, 2016 at 08:48 pm by Staff

As we are becoming a more health conscious society everyone wants to know what is really in their food, and what does "organic" really means. One way to be certain of what is.... Read More

Environmental Services: It Makes a Difference

Dec 05, 2016 at 11:12 pm by Staff

Dominick Clayton and Odessa Betancourt Why is choosing the right environmental services company so important? Cleanliness is just not a luxury in the medical field. Medical fa.... Read More

Dementia Rates Decline Sharply Among Seniors

Nov 22, 2016 at 10:18 pm by Staff

Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News A new study finds that the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years, most likely as a result of Americans' rising educational lev.... Read More

Deadly Superbug Linked To Four Deaths In The U.S.

Nov 07, 2016 at 11:46 pm by Staff

Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News A deadly new drug-resistant fungus has been linked to the deaths of four hospital patients in the U.S., according to a report released Friday from.... Read More