North Central Florida Local News

Ocala Health Awarded Hip, Knee, and Spine Certification from The Joint Commission

Oct 02, 2018 at 09:25 am by Staff

. Ocala Health has announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Hip, Knee, and Spine Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval(R) is a symbol.... Read More

Ocala Health Recognized by Healthgrades as Top 10% in Nation for Gynecological Surgery

Oct 02, 2018 at 09:16 am by Staff

. Gynecological Surgery at Ocala Health is among the top 10% in the nation--as measured by volume-weighted performance--according to this year's evaluation from Healthgrades,.... Read More

Robot Night at Ocala Health

Sep 25, 2018 at 08:49 pm by Staff

. WHERE PRECISION MEETS HUMAN TOUCH Join us for our robot night where you can meet and mingle with Ocala's top robotic surgeons and check out the latest in surgical technology.... Read More

Newly Expanded Emergency Department at Leesburg Regional Medical Center Now Open

Sep 18, 2018 at 10:32 am by Staff

. The new emergency department (ED) at Leesburg Regional Medical Center is now officially open for patient care. The ED features expanded triage capability with fully equipped.... Read More

Ocala Health to open freestanding ER on Maricamp Road

Sep 11, 2018 at 08:21 pm by Staff

Ocala Health will expand access to emergency care in southeast Marion County with the opening of a freestanding emergency department on Maricamp Road near the intersection of.... Read More

AMA Releases 2019 CPT Code Set

Sep 11, 2018 at 07:30 pm by Staff

. The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the release of the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set. There are 335 code changes in the new CPT edit.... Read More

A Texas Lawsuit Being Heard This Week Could Mean Life Or Death For The ACA

Sep 04, 2018 at 11:40 pm by Staff

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News In a Texas courtroom, a group of Republican attorneys general, led by Texas' Ken Paxton, are set to face off against a group of Democrati.... Read More

Safe Kids Marion Wins Graco Grant, Will Hold Car Seat Safety Event Sept. 6

Sep 04, 2018 at 10:54 pm by Staff

. Local childhood injury prevention group Safe Kids Marion just received some good news that will help make a difference in the community. Car seat manufacturer Graco select.... Read More

Ribbon Cutting Set for Expanded Emergency Department at Leesburg Regional Medical Center

Sep 04, 2018 at 10:48 pm by Staff

. More than 47,000 people visit the emergency department at Leesburg Regional Medical Center each year, and that number is escalating as the community continues to grow. Co.... Read More

BankUnited Names New Assistant Vice President

Sep 01, 2018 at 10:39 pm by Staff

. BankUnited recently announced the hiring of Michele Nichols as assistant vice president for business banking. . With 13 years of industry experience, Nichols will be res.... Read More

Department of Health in Marion County Announces Upcoming Mobile Health Unit Site Visits

Aug 28, 2018 at 08:36 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's Mobile Health Unit will be going to several new locations soon. The bus will provide immunizations and other department.... Read More

Payors Share Responsibility for the Opioid Epidemic

Aug 21, 2018 at 12:03 pm by Staff

. By Joy Stephenson-Laws The prescription opioid epidemic ravaging the country claims almost a hundred lives daily with an annual economic cost upward of $500 billion. Thi.... Read More

Ocala Health to Hold Heart Seminars

Aug 21, 2018 at 11:55 am by Staff

. It's Heart Health Symposium Time! . Join us for any or all of our three seminars on August 29 to learn about minimally invasive treatment options for valvular heart diseas.... Read More

Florida-based BioStem Technologies Launches Subsidiary to Engage in the Processing and Supply of Regenerative Tissue Products

Aug 10, 2018 at 10:58 pm by Staff

. Pompano Beach, FL -- BioStem Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK: BSEM) ("BioStem" or the "Company"), BioStem Technologies, Inc. is a global life sciences corporation, providing.... Read More

Central Florida Health Recognized by the American Heart Association for Workplace Health Achievement

Aug 10, 2018 at 04:45 pm by Staff

. Central Florida Health, the 636-bed not-for-profit healthcare system comprised of Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages® Regional Hospital, announced today that.... Read More

The Villages Regional Hospital Earns Three-Year Accreditation for Inpatient Rehabilitation

Aug 06, 2018 at 12:37 pm by Staff

. Inpatient rehabilitation is often needed for those who suffer from dysfunction from recent illness or conditions such as, not limited to, stroke, spinal cord injury, ampu.... Read More

Munroe Regional Medical Center Becomes Florida Hospital Ocala

Aug 01, 2018 at 11:15 pm by Staff

. By PL Jeter OCALA - Adventist Health System, the parent company of Florida Hospital, today announced that it has finalized an agreement to officially acquire the 425-b.... Read More

We Care of Lake County Looking for Volunteers and Equipment

Jul 30, 2018 at 02:02 pm by Staff

. We Care of Lake County is asking for volunteers and equipment. We Care of Lake County was founded to assist poor, indigent and homeless uninsured adult residents, to rec.... Read More

Marion County Under Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory

Jul 29, 2018 at 06:56 pm by Staff

. Marion County is currently under a mosquito-borne illness advisory due to the number of horses in the county that have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).... Read More

Free Back to School Immunizations

Jul 29, 2018 at 05:55 pm by Staff

. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will host August back to school immunization clinics in Ocala, located at 1801 Southeast 32nd Avenue. Students entering k.... Read More