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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

Heartbeat-Tracking Technology Raises Patients’ and Doctors’ Worries

Apr 20, 2022 at 07:40 pm by pj

By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News If someone’s heart skips a beat, tech companies want to let them know about it. Gadget firms — starting with Apple and n.... Read More

Why Cheap, Older Drugs That Might Treat Covid Never Get Out of the Lab

Apr 20, 2022 at 07:32 pm by pj

By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News In March 2020, Dr. Joseph Vinetz left the contemplative world of his Yale University infectious-disease laboratory and plunged into t.... Read More

A Travel Nurse Leaves Fears of Hospital Drug Tampering Across Three States

Apr 20, 2022 at 07:28 pm by pj

By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News Health officials in at least three states are investigating a travel nurse suspected of tampering with and potentially contaminating.... Read More

When Symptoms Linger for Weeks, Is It Long Covid?

Apr 20, 2022 at 07:18 pm by pj

By Nina Feldman, WHYY, Kaiser Health News  Many Americans are discovering that recovering from covid-19 may take weeks or even months longer than expected, leaving.... Read More

How the Test-to-Treat Pillar of the US Covid Strategy Is Failing Patients

Apr 20, 2022 at 06:44 pm by pj

By Hannah Recht, Kaiser Health News The federal “test-to-treat” program, announced in March, is meant to reduce covid hospitalizations and deaths by quickly.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Announces Opening of New Hospice Care Center 

Apr 19, 2022 at 10:25 am by pj

Committed to providing the most compassionate and comfort-focused care in Brevard County TITUSVILLE — Residents of central and south Brevard will now have increase.... Read More

CMS Proposes Policies to Advance Health Equity and Maternal Health, Support Hospitals

Apr 18, 2022 at 05:28 pm by pj

CMS Integrates Equity and Maternal Health Quality Measures into Proposed Rule that Drives Payment for Hospitals Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).... Read More

Federal Judge in Florida Strikes Down CDC Mask Mandate for Travel

Apr 18, 2022 at 02:45 pm by pj

Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a US District Judge in Florida, has struck down the CDC mask mandate for public transportation, including planes and trains. The judge’s order.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Hospice Care Center at Courtenay Springs Village

Apr 13, 2022 at 07:21 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care commemorated the official grand opening and ribbon cutting of their new hospice care center at Courtenay Spring.... Read More

UF College of Pharmacy, American Pharmacists Association to Offer Test-and-treat Certificate Program

Apr 13, 2022 at 10:51 am by pj

By Matt Splett The University of Florida College of Pharmacy and the American Pharmacists Association, or APhA, announced a new partnership today that will allow pharmacists.... Read More

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