Volusia-Brevard Local News

Taking Flight: Life-saving Whole Blood Now Aboard First Flight

May 22, 2022 at 06:00 pm by pj

Carrying whole Type-O blood on board air ambulances is rare in Florida – but makes all the difference for the most vulnerable trauma patients. If the sight (or even men.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Implements Innovative Program to Provide Healing to those Suffering from Addiction

May 22, 2022 at 05:28 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – When someone is traveling a dark and dangerous road, an experienced guide can make the difference between tragedy - or arriving safely. For people on the e.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

May 22, 2022 at 05:22 pm by pj

Provisional codes assigned to Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for young childrenThe American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an editorial update to Current Procedural Te.... Read More

UF Researchers Test Novel Combination of Stimulation, Rehab for Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

May 22, 2022 at 04:59 pm by pj

By Michelle Jaffee University of Florida and Brooks Rehabilitation researchers have found that applying a non-invasive form of electrical stimulation to the lower spine durin.... Read More

Parrish Early Care & Education Program Celebrates VPK Class of 2022

May 22, 2022 at 03:30 pm by pj

Titusville - Parrish Early Care and Education, a program of Parrish Healthcare’s Children’s Center sent the class of 2022 off in style at their VPK graduation.... Read More

Why So Slow? Legislators Take on Insurers’ Delays in Approving Prescribed Treatments

May 18, 2022 at 07:38 pm by pj

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Andrew Bade, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes nearly two decades ago, is accustomed to all the medical gear he needs to kee.... Read More

As Red Cross Moves to Pricey Blood Treatment Method, Hospitals Call for More Choice

May 18, 2022 at 07:32 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Americans generally don’t spend much time thinking about the nation’s blood supply. That’s mainly because the col.... Read More

Physician Spotlight: Scott A. Zenoni, MD

May 16, 2022 at 03:15 pm by pj

   “In Other Words”…We Can Curb Pedestrian Traffic Injuries: Be Seen, Be Safe  Our Physician Spotlight this month features Scott A. Zenoni,.... Read More

Is Paxlovid, the Covid Pill, Reaching Those Who Most Need It? The Government Won’t Say

May 15, 2022 at 02:01 pm by pj

By Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News As the nation largely abandons mask mandates, physical distancing, and other covid-19 prevention strategies, elected officials and he.... Read More

AdventHealth Opens Simulation Center in Palm Coast

May 11, 2022 at 09:41 pm by pj

PALM COAST — AdventHealth has opened a high-tech facility to provide nurses with the highest level of training, using leading-edge simulation technology. With five clas.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Hosts Stroke & Heart Attack Survivors Support Group

May 11, 2022 at 01:19 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – Parrish Healthcare’s Stroke & Heart Survivors support group occurs the third Tuesday of every month from 2-4 pm, inside Parrish Medical Center&rsq.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Earns Global Recognition as a High Reliability Organization Champion

May 04, 2022 at 11:46 am by pj

  TITUSVILLE  – Parrish Healthcare has earned global recognition as a High Reliability Organization (HRO) Champion by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (.... Read More

The Psychology Behind Medical Care Avoidance

Apr 29, 2022 at 04:38 pm by pj

By APRIL BOYKIN, LCSW Health care avoidance is a type of patient disengagement that impedes an individual's health behaviors or causes them to delay obtaining health car.... Read More

Great Strides Rehabilitation Pediatric Therapy Center Expands to New Smyrna Beach

Apr 28, 2022 at 11:07 pm by pj

    Free Developmental Screenings Offered to Children in New Smyrna Beach Great Strides Rehabilitation, an H2 Health Company based in Jacksonville provides a comp.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Named a 2022 Hospice Honors Recipient

Apr 28, 2022 at 09:45 pm by pj

Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality   TITUSVILLE — St. Francis Reflections Lifestage.... Read More

Omega Introduces Soteria.AI – The Next Generation Interventional Cardiology System

Apr 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm by pj

The First Ever FDA-Approved AI-Enabled X-Ray System for Cardiology Sanford, Florida — Omega Medical Imaging announces the release of the revolutionary Soteria.AI. Desig.... Read More

First HCA Florida Healthcare Mini Medical University at UCF Lake Nona Hospital

Apr 27, 2022 at 07:47 am by pj


AMA Announces CPT Update for COVID-19 Booster Candidates

Apr 27, 2022 at 07:26 am by pj

Provisional CPT codes assigned to booster candidates from Pfizer and Sanofi-GSKCHICAGO -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced an editorial update to Cu.... Read More

Judge’s Ruling on the CDC Mask Mandate Highlights the Limits of the Agency’s Power

Apr 23, 2022 at 10:05 am by pj

By Sam Whitehead and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  The role that the federal government plays in containing future epidemics will hinge on the outcom.... Read More

AdventHealth opens simulation center in Palm Coast

Apr 20, 2022 at 08:18 pm by pj

The innovative facility, the largest of its kind in Central Florida, will train current and student nurses in the latest technology and techniques to help them deliver the bes.... Read More