North Central Florida Local News

Can Your Staff Access All Your Business Information?

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:07 pm by pj

By BRIAN AWSUMB   Running a medical practice involves many time-consuming and strenuous considerations, from achieving quality patient care to facilitating a culture of.... Read More

Is IT Getting in the Way of Your Team’s Productivity?

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:04 pm by pj

By ALEXIS PARKER   One of the main objectives of any workplace is to be as efficient and productive as possible. Afterall, the more productive a team can be, the more p.... Read More

Your Building Might Be Making You Sick

Jul 20, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

   “Buildings can act as a tool to fight infectious disease, or work against us!”… Joseph Allen   By KEITH W. THOMAS Healthcare prof.... Read More

Clermont CBOC Moves to Brand New Clinic

Jul 20, 2021 at 10:41 am by pj

The new Clermont Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) has moved approximately three miles from the previous location (New address: 3200 Citrus Tower Blvd., Clermont, FL 34.... Read More

Dying Patients With Rare Diseases Struggle to Get Experimental Therapies

Jul 20, 2021 at 09:22 am by pj

   By Christina Bennett, Kaiser Health News   At 15, Autumn Fuernisen is dying. She was diagnosed at age 11 with a rare degenerative brain disorde.... Read More

Hospital ‘Trauma Centers’ Charging Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries

Jul 20, 2021 at 04:11 am by pj

  By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News  The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a c.... Read More

Avoiding Inventory Mistakes: Tips for Medical Professionals   

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:52 am by pj

  Your patient is your top priority, but as a medical professional, don’t forget the critical role inventory plays in your organization’s success. Pharmaceut.... Read More

Study: Cannabis is not a Gateway Drug

Jul 18, 2021 at 03:15 pm by pj

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON      For decades, prohibitionists have lived and died by the claim that cannabis is a “gateway” drug that will lead p.... Read More

Natural Antibodies vs Vaccination

Jul 16, 2021 at 06:09 pm by pj

The Biden Administration is committed to vaccinating 70% of the U.S. population. Every day, Epidemiologists and Frontline Physicians are gaining a greater understanding of C.... Read More

UF College of Medicine Adds First New Clinical Department in 30 Years

Jul 16, 2021 at 01:28 pm by pj

By KAREN DOOLEYThe University of Florida College of Medicine has launched the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, or PM&R, the first time in.... Read More

Internationally Renowned Bariatric Surgeon Joins HCA Healthcare North Florida Division – Orlando Market

Jul 16, 2021 at 01:21 pm by pj

   Lake Nona Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery expands services to patients seeking weight loss solutions through the 20-year expertise of pioneering surgeon, Keith K.... Read More

Improving Patient Experience in Value-Based Care

Jul 16, 2021 at 04:41 am by pj

Why the traditional approach to patient referral needs to change, and how   “In the traditional model of how patients are referred to specialists, there is a lack.... Read More

AdventHealth Reports Jump in COVID Hospitalizations as Delta Spreads

Jul 15, 2021 at 08:16 pm by pj

  AdventHealth doctors say most of the people who are severely ill are unvaccinated   About 430 people were hospitalized Thursday with COVID-19 in AdventHealth ho.... Read More

Senate Democrats’ Plan Boosts Spending on Medicare, ACA Subsidies, Long-Term Care

Jul 15, 2021 at 08:03 pm by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News  The budget package Democrats are assembling in Congress would likely provide the biggest jolt to the American healt.... Read More

Patients May Require Post-Pandemic Reassurances to Reengage

Jul 14, 2021 at 03:03 am by pj

By JIM DURKIN    Less than half of the population of Florida is fully vaccinated even while the Covid vaccine is widely available. For the nearly 20% of residents.... Read More

UF Researchers Use AI to Develop Precision Dosing for Treatment Aimed at Preventing Dementia

Jul 14, 2021 at 12:52 am by pj

By Jill PeaseGAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers studying the use of a noninvasive brain stimulation treatment paired with cognitive training have foun.... Read More

The Pandemic, the Recession, and Hunger: What We’ve Learned

Jul 13, 2021 at 12:10 am by pj

  By Dave Krepcho  “Just because I have a car doesn’t mean I have enough money to buy food.” This quote, featured in a 2020 New Yo.... Read More

AIM ImmunoTech Announces Phase 2a Human Trial Testing Ampligen as an Intranasal Antiviral Prophylactic Therapy

Jul 12, 2021 at 02:45 pm by pj

  Subjects will be exposed under controlled clinical facilities and medical monitoring to A/Perth/16/2009 (H3N2) or human rhinovirus (hRV-16) to gauge Ampligen’s e.... Read More

Weighing Pros and Cons of Prescribing Hot-Button Alzheimer’s Drug

Jul 11, 2021 at 04:22 pm by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News As physicians and health policy experts debate the merits of Aduhelm, the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease approved in 1.... Read More

Effort to Decipher Hospital Prices Yields Key Finding: Don’t Try It at Home

Jul 11, 2021 at 04:17 pm by pj

By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News A federal price transparency rule that took effect this year was supposed to give patients, employers and insurers a clearer pi.... Read More