North Central Florida Local News

AI-based Solution Reinvents Revenue Cycle

Sep 30, 2020 at 03:58 pm by pj

‘TRISH’ Identifies and Reduces Revenue Leaks   A new artificial intelligence (AI)-based application promises to reinvent the revenue cycle for hospitals and.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Sep 30, 2020 at 10:45 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 706,516 Total resident deaths: 14,317 Total resident hospitalizations: 44,108.... Read More

Digestive and Liver Center Of Florida Welcomes Douglas Weissman, MD

Sep 29, 2020 at 11:37 pm by pj

Dr. Harinath Sheela and Dr. Srinivas Seela are pleased to announce Interventional Gastroenterologist Douglas Weissman, MD, has joined their practice and will be seeing patient.... Read More

Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

Sep 29, 2020 at 05:20 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Heallth News For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It starred in man.... Read More

Trump’s Executive Order on Preexisting Conditions Lacks Teeth, Experts Say

Sep 29, 2020 at 04:44 pm by pj

  By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News Protecting people with preexisting medical conditions is an issue that has followed President Donald Trump his e.... Read More

Medical Marketing in the “New Normal”

Sep 27, 2020 at 04:00 pm by pj

By ERIN SOMERS   When the calendar flipped January first, 2020, little did we know our lives were about to be turned upside down. I never imagined I would hear the term.... Read More

CBD Increases Blood Flow to the Brain After One Dose

Sep 27, 2020 at 03:53 pm by pj

  By Michael C. Patterson A new study in the August 2020 Journal of Psychopharmacology reports an increase in blood flow to the hippocampus and orbitofrontal cortex aft.... Read More

Three Steps to Ensure You Choose the Right Tax Team

Sep 27, 2020 at 03:48 pm by pj

  Too many high-income earners ($500K+) continue to overpay their income taxes. Unsurprisingly, when these individuals are asked if they would want to pay less in taxes,.... Read More

A Real Vaccine Before the Election? It’d Take a Miracle.

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:51 pm by pj

This story was originally published by ProPublica.   By Caroline Chen, Isaac Arnsdorf and Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica Despite President Donald Tr.... Read More

Trump Approves Final Plan to Import Drugs From Canada ‘for a Fraction of the Price’

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:24 pm by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump, outlining his “America First Health Plan” on Thursday, announced that his administration.... Read More

These Secret Safety Panels Will Pick the COVID Vaccine Winners

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:17 pm by pj

  By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News Most Americans have never heard of Dr. Richard Whitley, an expert in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Al.... Read More

Colleges’ Opening Fueled 3,000 COVID Cases a Day, Researchers Say

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:10 pm by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News Reopening colleges drove a coronavirus surge of about 3,000 new cases a day in the United States, according to a draft st.... Read More

Battle Rages Inside Hospitals Over How COVID Strikes and Kills

Sep 27, 2020 at 01:57 pm by pj

  By Robert Lewis and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Front-line health care workers are locked in a heated dispute with many infection control spec.... Read More

COVID Testing, LLC, Announces Second Location in The Villages 

Sep 24, 2020 at 12:45 pm by pj

  Orlando, FL – Sept. 24, 2020 – COVID Testing, LLC announced this afternoon a second COVID-19 Virus Testing Cen.... Read More

CMS Issues Urgent Call to Action Following Drastic Decline in Care for Children in Medicaid and CHIP Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Sep 23, 2020 at 10:13 pm by pj

  Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released preliminary Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) data revealing that, d.... Read More

AdventHealth Announces Global Orthopedics Partner and New Tower at Orlando Campus

Sep 22, 2020 at 04:08 pm by pj

  Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and AdventHealth will establish a groundbreaking, comprehensive orthopedic care network.   A new landmark in the downtown sky.... Read More

It’s Not Just Insulin: Lawmakers Focus on Price of One Drug, While Others Rise Too

Sep 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm by pj

By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News   Michael Costanzo, a Colorado farmer diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2016, has a well-honed ritual: Every six months.... Read More

Scholarship Fund Established for Nurse Practitioner Education  

Sep 22, 2020 at 11:43 am by pj

  Availity will donate $100,000 to establish scholarship fund, improve access to care in Florida, and launch relationship with Jacksonville University. New state law.... Read More

PatientMatters Unveils IntelliRural Pre-Access Technology to Overcome Patient Access Barriers in Rural Hospitals

Sep 22, 2020 at 10:32 am by pj

ORLANDO — PatientMatters, a patient access and advocacy solutions provider helping hospitals and health systems offer patients highly-personalized financial solutions, h.... Read More

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division Expands Internal Medicine Practice in Lake Mary

Sep 21, 2020 at 11:28 am by Melissa

Diana Moldoveanu, MD., Internal Medicine, has joined  Primary Care Center at Lake Mary, an affiliate of Central Florida Regional Hospital and HCA Healthcare North Florida.... Read More