Volusia-Brevard Local News

As His Wife’s Caregiver, A Doctor Discovers What’s Missing At Health Care’s Core

Dec 05, 2019 at 12:09 pm by pj

Dr. Arthur Kleinman and his wife, Joan. (Credit: Torben Eskerod) Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Caring for someone with a serious illness stretches people spiritually and.... Read More

‘I Feel Like I’m In Jail’: Hospital Alarms Torment Patients

Dec 03, 2019 at 11:00 am by pj

As alarms proliferate, hospitals are working to sort through the cacophony that can overwhelm staff and cause them to overlook real signs of harm. Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Heal.... Read More

Medical Device Failures Brought To Light Now Bolster Lawsuits And Research

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:51 am by pj

Class Action Lawsuit in Florida  Christina Jewett  Photos by Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News Lorraine Bonner felt as though she was the only one. The surgical.... Read More

We’re Good at Standards of Care. What About Standards of Personalization?

Nov 30, 2019 at 02:53 am by pj

By GLENN LLOPIS   A 22-year-old and a 65-year-old are diagnosed with the same life-threatening disease. Their treatment protocols might be similar, but one has to endur.... Read More

Finding Freedom: The 411 on Gene Therapy for Hemophilia

Nov 27, 2019 at 09:11 pm by pj

Tommy Maguire loves to travel—for pleasure and for the good of the order. For the past two years, he has journeyed to South America to volunteer with the Columbian Hemop.... Read More

Voluntary Benefits Values & Savings

Nov 27, 2019 at 08:56 pm by pj

  By JOSEPH FILICE   Business owners today are faced with rising healthcare costs and slimmer bottom lines.  Many companies have looked to voluntary benefits.... Read More

Learning about Advanced Practice Provider Closed Claims

Nov 27, 2019 at 08:21 pm by pj

By HOWARD MARCUS, MD, FACP, and SUSAN SHEPARD, MSN, RN   The Doctors Company analyzed claims against two types of advanced practice providers (APPs): physician assistan.... Read More

A Thanksgiving Wish

Nov 27, 2019 at 01:19 am by pj

     . Thanksgiving celebrates a 1621 harvest feast shared by the English colonists, Pilgrims of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people. It began with a few colon.... Read More

Should My Lease Rate Go Down During a Renewal Negotiation?

Nov 26, 2019 at 01:31 am by pj

By DOUG PRICE There are many variables that affect the success of a commercial real estate lease renewal negotiation: timing, market conditions, supply and demand, representa.... Read More

Physicians' Intro to the Cryos USA-International Sperm and Egg Bank

Nov 24, 2019 at 10:22 pm by pj

Learn more about how Cryos USA - Sperm & Egg Bank operates. From donor recruitment and processing, to how we protect our sperm and oocyte straws with additional layers o.... Read More

One Step Closer: Price Transparency in Healthcare

Nov 23, 2019 at 02:55 am by pj

By Dr. Jonathan Kaplan  It's official: Price transparency in healthcare is closer to reality. On Nov. 15, the Trump administration released new rules requiring hospitals.... Read More

Can a Husband and Wife Medical Practice Truly Work? What's the Key?

Nov 22, 2019 at 07:15 pm by pj

  By QUINTIN L. GUNN, Sr., CSO   Let me say at the outset that this was a very challenging article to write. However, it was absolutely necessary in light of the.... Read More

In This Democratic Debate, Health Care Issues Took A Back Seat

Nov 21, 2019 at 01:51 pm by pj

Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News   (Illustration by Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Wikimedia Commons) Marijuana decriminalization. Paid family leave. And, yes, &.... Read More

Unified Communications Provider Vonix Launches in Florida

Nov 21, 2019 at 12:49 am by pj

Vonix provides cloud communication and VoIP solutions to SMBs and technology partners.   ORLANDO (November 14, 2019) – Vonix announces the launch of their office.... Read More

Startup Seeks To Hold Doctors, Hospitals Accountable On Patient Record Requests

Nov 19, 2019 at 06:53 pm by pj

Lori Basheda, Kaiser Health News   When Kelly Shanahan had her OB-GYN practice in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., she was meticulous about providing medical records promptly.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policies During First Day of Voting at Interim Meeting

Nov 19, 2019 at 12:36 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) gathered physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine at its Interim Meeting to shape guiding policies on.... Read More

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Accepts Oberheiden, Proposal to Coordinate P-Stim Medicare Fraud Investigations

Nov 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm by pj

Oberheiden, P.C., a federal health care fraud defense law firm based in Dallas, Texas, has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accepted the firm's recomm.... Read More

Better Use of Data Can Help Fight U.S. Opioid Epidemic, New Report Shows

Nov 18, 2019 at 11:58 am by pj

  The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic that has cost nearly 400,000 lives since 1999 and shows little signs of slowing down. To help combat this epide.... Read More

New Market Research Showcases Need for Re-training Health Care Workforce on Blood Pressure Measurement

Nov 18, 2019 at 11:25 am by pj

    Highlights: About half of health care providers surveyed said they haven't had re-training in blood pressure measurement after leaving professional school..... Read More

Trump Administration Announces Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs for All Americans

Nov 15, 2019 at 08:36 am by pj

Two regulations advance the Trump Administration’s commitment to increasing price transparency As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Pric.... Read More