North Central Florida Local News

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Holds Quarterly Meeting

Mar 04, 2019 at 11:58 am by Staff

. Employee relations expert, Wendy Sellers, also known as the ER Lady, was spot on in her presentation to the Lake-Sumter Medical Society for their quarterly meeting at Missio.... Read More

Pharma Execs Dig In For A Fight Against Outraged Senators

Feb 26, 2019 at 09:59 pm by Staff

. Emmarie Huetteman and Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Senators got their first opportunity Tuesday to prod drugmakers about the wallet-emptying prices they charge for pres.... Read More

Congress Squares Off With Pharma CEOs In Showdown Over High Drug Prices

Feb 26, 2019 at 09:51 pm by Staff

. Emmarie Huetteman and Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Expect sparks to fly Tuesday as senators get a rare chance to grill the heads of seven major pharmaceutical companies.... Read More

Ocala Health Begins Construction on Maricamp Road ER

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:18 pm by Staff

. OCALA - Area residents, local officials and business leaders were present as Ocala Health leadership broke ground today on the site of the new Maricamp ER, a new freestand.... Read More

The Villages® Regional Hospital Awarded Joint Commission Core Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:14 pm by Staff

. The Villages®, Fl.-- The Villages® Regional Hospital announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® Core Certification for both Hip Replacemen.... Read More

Leesburg Regional Medical Center Awarded Joint Commission Core Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:12 pm by Staff

. Leesburg, Fl.-- Leesburg Regional Medical Center announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® Core Certification for both Hip Replacement and.... Read More

One in Three Teens Experiences Toxic Relationships; Learn How to ID, Prevent Harmful Relationships at Feb. 28 Event

Feb 19, 2019 at 08:08 pm by Staff

. OCALA - The teen years can be tough and made worse by toxic relationships, which can be widespread. An estimated one in three girls in the United States is a victim of p.... Read More

Vaccine Storage Too Often Fails To Meet Standards

Feb 12, 2019 at 09:58 pm by Staff

. Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News By correcting one potential error, the Ventura County (Calif.) Health Care Agency accidentally made another -- and jeopardized v.... Read More

Americans Cross Border Into Mexico To Buy Insulin At A Fraction Of U.S. Cost

Feb 12, 2019 at 09:51 pm by Staff

Bram Sable-Smith, Kaiser Health News When Michelle Fenner signed up to run this year's Los Angeles Marathon, it got her thinking: Tijuana, Mexico, is only a 2½-hour drive fr.... Read More

Marion Residents Encouraged To Share Thoughts On Health

Feb 11, 2019 at 11:14 pm by Staff

. Local officials want to know what Marion County residents see as their most pressing health needs. To find out, the Department of Health in Marion County and Well Florida.... Read More

Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills Percolate With Rare Bipartisan Push

Feb 05, 2019 at 08:47 pm by Staff

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News and Emmarie Huetteman Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently wade.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Unveils New Emergency Department

Feb 01, 2019 at 12:48 am by Staff

. AdventHealth Ocala cut the ribbon on phase one of the $27 million emergency department expansion, Monday, February 4th. This phase of the project adds a new waiting room,.... Read More

Healthcare Networking Mixer

Jan 28, 2019 at 12:12 pm by Staff

. Network with other Clinicians, Healthcare Entrepreneurs, and Healthcare Professionals in the area in a fun and relaxed environment. We will also be spotlighting selected.... Read More

DOH Marion County Mobile Health Unit Sites Announced

Jan 15, 2019 at 09:12 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's Mobile Health Unit will provide immunizations and other department services at the below scheduled dates and locations in.... Read More

DOH in Marion County Sets the Record Straight on Miami Herald Claims

Jan 05, 2019 at 06:19 pm by Staff

From the DOH in Marion County: The Miami Herald published a misleading and inaccurate article stating that the Department has not been forthcoming about well water testing r.... Read More

Independent Physician Spotlight

Dec 24, 2018 at 11:15 pm by Staff

. Matthew M. Antonucci, DC, DACNB, FACFN, FICC, learned an important lesson as a youngster from his grandfather. After learning how to use a nail and hammer, his grandfather h.... Read More

DOH Marion County Announces Mobile Health Unit Dates

Dec 20, 2018 at 12:57 am by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's Mobile Health Unit has scheduled its locations for January and February. The bus will provide immunizations and other.... Read More

ACOs, Medical Marijuana, and the Prohibition Hangover

Dec 18, 2018 at 09:06 pm by Staff

See what happens when data is captured By MICHAEL PATTERSON ACOs, or Accountable Care Organizations, are a growing influence on current healthcare. Their power over decis.... Read More

Cardiothoracic Surgery Program earns highest rating from Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Dec 11, 2018 at 08:26 pm by Staff

Ocala Health's Cardiothoracic Surgery program has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in iso.... Read More

Artificial Intelligence Helps Protects New Mothers

Dec 11, 2018 at 07:46 pm by Staff

. A disturbing trend in American medicine over the past 15 years has been a steady increase in the number of women suffering serious injury or death following childbirth. In f.... Read More