North Central Florida Local News

Central Florida Health Announces New Corporate Director of Quality

Jul 12, 2019 at 09:38 pm by Staff

Sonya M. Zeller, DNP, MBA, RN, has been appointed director of corporate quality at Central Florida Health. Zeller is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University where she earn.... Read More

DOH - Marion Offering Weekend, Off-Site Back-To-School Immunizations

Jul 11, 2019 at 04:29 pm by Staff

OCALA -- Parents have an opportunity to get one back-to-school task marked off their lists soon--getting school immunizations. The Florida Department of Health in Marion Count.... Read More

Federal Appeals Court Takes Up Case That Could Upend U.S. Health System

Jul 09, 2019 at 09:06 pm by Staff

. Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The fate of the Affordable Care Act is again on the line as a federal appeals court in New Orleans takes up a case in which a lower court j.... Read More

Health Care Conversation with Larry Jones Pt. 3 - Legislative Response

Jul 03, 2019 at 10:33 pm by Staff

Health Care Conversation with Larry Jones Pt. 2 - IPN Market Solutions

Jul 03, 2019 at 10:33 pm by Staff

Health Care Conversation with Larry Jones Pt. 1 - IPN Network

Jul 03, 2019 at 10:33 pm by Staff

Healthcare Conversation with Larry Jones Pt. 1 - IPN Network

Jul 03, 2019 at 10:30 pm by Staff

Healthcare Conversation with Larry Jones Pt. 3 - Legislative Response

Jul 03, 2019 at 10:00 pm by Staff

DOH-Marion Offering Free Hepatitis A Vaccinations Thru August 30

Jul 02, 2019 at 06:47 pm by Staff

. The Department of Health in Marion County is offering free hepatitis A vaccinations to area residents Monday-Friday during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) throug.... Read More

Ocala Health Units Recognized for Nursing Excellence

Jun 26, 2019 at 10:28 am by Staff

Ocala Health has earned three 2018 Unit of Distinction Awards in an annual program that recognizes and rewards exemplary nursing units at HCA Healthcare affiliate facilities..... Read More

Becker's Hospital Review Names Central Florida Health Among "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare"

Jun 24, 2019 at 06:57 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, is included in the n.... Read More

DOH Identifies Hepatitis A in Food Service Worker, Encourages Vaccination

Jun 18, 2019 at 12:35 pm by Staff

. OCALA, Fla.--The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has identified a case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Ocala. Per the department's epidemiological i.... Read More

AdventHealth for Children Ranks No. 31 in Neonatology in U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Children's Hospitals

Jun 18, 2019 at 12:12 pm by Staff

. Washington, D.C. - June 18, 2019 - U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has ranked AdventHealth for Children's neon.... Read More

BRAZEN Annual Summer Rally to be Held Friday June 14 in Silver Springs Shores

Jun 11, 2019 at 12:19 pm by Staff

. Ocala - The Florida Department of Health in Marion County's BRAZEN program is set to host its signature event for pre-teens and teens on Friday. On Friday, June 14,.... Read More

Hospitals Nationwide Accused Of Paying Doctors Large Kickbacks In Quest For Patients

Jun 04, 2019 at 08:58 pm by Staff

. Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News For a hospital that had once labored to break even, Wheeling Hospital displayed abnormally deep pockets when recruiting doctors. To lure D.... Read More

DOH - Marion County Protecting Residents Through "Public Health Ready" Program

Jun 04, 2019 at 08:35 pm by Staff

. Marion County residents have some positive news as hurricane season begins. The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has been recognized by the National Association.... Read More

Leesburg Regional Medical Center Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

Jun 03, 2019 at 01:45 am by Staff

. Just in time for the celebration of Wound Care Awareness Week (June 3 - 7, 2019), the Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center has been ho.... Read More

Analysis: A Health Care Overhaul Could Kill 2 Million Jobs, And That's OK

May 28, 2019 at 08:58 pm by Staff

. Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News As calls for radical health reform grow louder, many on the right, in the center and in the health care industry are arguing that pro.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Reopens Specialized Pediatric Unit to Care for Our Youngest Patients

May 21, 2019 at 09:00 pm by Staff

. AdventHealth Ocala is now the only hospital in Marion County to provide dedicated inpatient pediatric care AdventHealth Ocala has re-opened its 16-bed, dedicated pediatric.... Read More

Ocala Health Announces $27M Expansion at West Marion Community Hospital

May 21, 2019 at 08:43 pm by Staff

. Ocala Health leadership has released details on the continued investment into an additional expansion project at West Marion Community Hospital. The project at West Marion C.... Read More