Volusia-Brevard Local News

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

Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates $24.3M Sale of Gardens Medical Pavilion

Jan 23, 2020 at 07:40 pm by pj

Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated the sale of Gardens Medical Pavilion, a ±75,424-square-foot, Class A medical office tower in Palm Beach County. The Cushman.... Read More

Real Estate: Three Common Mistakes Healthcare Professionals Make

Jan 21, 2020 at 02:10 pm by pj

  By DOUG PRICE   Real estate is the second highest expense behind payroll for most healthcare practices. The benefits of capitalizing during lease negotiations c.... Read More

Periodontitis and its Effect on Systemic Diseases

Jan 19, 2020 at 01:10 pm by pj

  By DR. KENYA HOOVER   The mouth is the window into the health and wellbeing of the body. Systemic diseases may often begin showing signs in the mouth, Coelianc.... Read More

Employers’ Dream Of Controlling Health Costs Turns To Workers’ Sleep

Jan 18, 2020 at 11:36 pm by pj

  Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News    Charlie Blakey had a sense he was sleeping poorly since he often would wake up tired and hear from his wife how loudly.... Read More

Sanders Targets Health Industry Profits. Are His Figures Right?

Jan 16, 2020 at 12:04 pm by pj

  Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News       At the January Democratic debate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders zeroed in on the question of profits in the h.... Read More

No Shield from X-rays: How Science Is Rethinking Lead Aprons

Jan 16, 2020 at 11:54 am by pj

  Mary Chris Jaklevic, Kaiser Health News   Patients have come to expect a technician to drape their torsos with a heavy lead apron when they get an X-ray, but ne.... Read More

What the 2020s Have in Store for Aging Boomers

Jan 16, 2020 at 11:45 am by pj

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cu.... Read More

Legalized Cannabis Linked to Lower Opioid Use and Death Rates

Jan 16, 2020 at 02:45 am by pj

  By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON   A new study published in the January 2020 issue of the Journal of Health Economics, analyzed over 1.5 billion opioid prescriptions giv.... Read More

Criticism is not Feedback

Jan 13, 2020 at 10:30 pm by pj

By WENDY SELLERS   Criticism assumes your way is the better way and inhibits the brain from learning. Paying attention to weaknesses smothers the brain. Your brain resp.... Read More