North Central Florida Local News

Your Local American Lung Association: When You Can’t Breathe, Nothing Else Matters

Jan 30, 2020 at 12:15 am by LungsOrlando

By JANELLE HOM  The American Lung Association…it’s an organization you’ve heard of and know it is a trusted name. This organization has been around fo.... Read More

Demystifying Infertility: New Book Offers Guidance for a Challenging Medical Journey

Jan 29, 2020 at 10:31 pm by pj

  A new book from infertility expert Dr. Mark P. Trolice of Fertility CARE: The IVF Center tells patients what they need to know—and avoid—in their quest for.... Read More

Florida Company, IRIS, Selected as a Microsoft AI for Health Grantee

Jan 29, 2020 at 03:36 pm by pj

  PENSACOLA - Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS), the industry leader in telemedicine solutions for diabetic retinal evaluation, was announced as a gra.... Read More

Complexities in Medicare Advantage Options may Discourage Seniors from Comparing Plans

Jan 28, 2020 at 10:56 pm by pj

CLEARWATER - Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MAOEP) is from January 1 – March 31. It’s a time when seniors can potentially save money and gain benefits..... Read More

AMA Foundation Launches New Initiative to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Jan 28, 2020 at 08:00 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association Foundation (AMAF) has announced that John D. Evans, telecommunications pioneer, internationally-recognized business executiv.... Read More

Central Florida Regional Hospital Welcomes New Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon

Jan 27, 2020 at 03:16 am by Melissa

Cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon Tuan Nguyenduy, M.D., has joined Florida Heart & Lung Institute of Central Florida and the medical staff at Central Florida Regional Ho.... Read More

Wet-to-Dry Dressings: The “Best” Wound Dressing?

Jan 27, 2020 at 02:45 am by pj

Let’s begin with the following questions: Is wet-to-dry the best choice of dressing to facilitate moist wound healing? Should wet-to-dry be used to treat chronic wo.... Read More

Real Estate: The Second-Highest Expense in Your Practice

Jan 25, 2020 at 08:03 pm by pj

By DOUG PRICE When it comes to managing expenses in your practice, there are dozens of categories to evaluate: equipment, technology, loan costs and interest rates, sundries,.... Read More

Deteriorating Medical Malpractice Trends

Jan 25, 2020 at 07:33 pm by pj

  By ROBERT HALL   Earlier this year, I wrote an article for The Orlando Medical News entitled Pain & Suffering. Within the piece, I alluded to my own experie.... Read More

Your Waiting Room: An Often-Missed Asset and Marketing Tool

Jan 25, 2020 at 03:10 am by pj

  By DOUG MINTZ   Waiting rooms are consistently the most overlooked asset in a clinic.  When you consider that 97 percent of patients get frustrated by long.... Read More

Why Remote Patient Monitoring is Failing

Jan 25, 2020 at 03:02 am by pj

  By JAY BEST   An American Hospital Association Annual Survey conducted in 2018 revealed that over 60 percent of hospitals have implemented some level of remot.... Read More

Questions to Ask When Upgrading/Building MRI or Radiology Facilities: Part Three

Jan 25, 2020 at 02:55 am by pj

  By MARK BAY   Today, we bring you Part 3 in our series of articles about things to consider when retro-fitting an existing space for radiology equipment or when.... Read More

 Challenges of Cultural Diversity in Healthcare: Protect Your Patients and Yourself

Jan 24, 2020 at 08:05 pm by pj

  By SUSAN SHEPARD   Physicians are increasingly faced with providing care to a multicultural society complicated by literacy issues. Ensuring safe and quality he.... Read More

Cultural Diversity Creates Language Barriers: Reducing Claims with Multilingual Patients

Jan 24, 2020 at 07:54 pm by pj

  By RICH CAHILL and SUSAN SHEPARD   Ms. D., a naturalized U.S. citizen from Southeast Asia, presented to Dr. P. for a consultation regarding extensive acne scarr.... Read More

Improving Care for High Risk Seniors While Increasing Practice Revenue

Jan 24, 2020 at 07:35 pm by pj

   We need more game changers   By JOHN WHITMAN   Editor’s note: Author John Whitman is a professor in the Wharton MBA Health Care Management Pr.... Read More

The Role of the Employee Benefits Broker

Jan 24, 2020 at 12:05 pm by pj

  By JOSEPH C. FILICE   Today most business owners and/or HR managers do not have the time to spend focusing on employee benefits.  Most understand the value.... Read More

Five Ways Employees Drive Us Crazy

Jan 24, 2020 at 12:02 pm by pj

  By WENDY SELLERS   Let’s dive into the five ways employees drive managers CRAZY and how to deal with it in order to improve communication, set boundaries.... Read More

The Effect of Adult Use/Legalization of Cannabis on the Florida Medical Marijuana Industry

Jan 24, 2020 at 11:48 am by pj

  By MICHAEL PATTERSON   In February 2020, the Florida Supreme Court will review a petition from a group called “Regulate Florida,” to be placed on th.... Read More

Improving Return on Your Medical Office Investment

Jan 24, 2020 at 09:32 am by pj

  By FRANK RICCI   Most physicians have one critically important asset in their investment portfolio that significantly impacts the amount of income they earn eve.... Read More

Ocala Health Holding Ribbon Cutting for Trailwinds Village ER

Jan 21, 2020 at 03:22 pm by pj

On February 13, at noon, Ocala Health will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Trailwinds Village ER at 6131 Seven Mile Drive in Wildwood.   The new, 24/7 full servi.... Read More