Volusia-Brevard Local News

The Lines of Office Compliance Have Never Been So Blurred, Or Carry Such Liability

Nov 06, 2019 at 03:45 pm by pj

By TONY COWAN What was once a very simple designation of “medical office” has been blurred. Just the term medical office used to mean a doctor’s office with.... Read More

AdventHealth Names Chief Clinical Officer

Nov 05, 2019 at 03:41 pm by pj

AdventHealth has selected Julie Vincent to serve as vice president and chief clinical officer for the company’s Central Florida Division – North Region. Effective.... Read More

AdventHealth Names Director of Strategic Program Management

Nov 05, 2019 at 03:36 pm by pj

Katie Palacios has been selected to serve as the director of strategic program management for the AdventHealth facilities in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties. In this new r.... Read More

Record Number Of Legionnaires’ Cases In 2018 Risk Lives, Cause Cleanup Headaches

Nov 05, 2019 at 02:47 pm by pj

Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Cases of Legionnaires’ disease reached a record high in 2018 — a more than eight-fold increase since the numbers began to climb n.... Read More

Cigarettes Vs. Vaping: That’s The ‘Wrong Comparison,’ Says Inhalation Researcher

Nov 05, 2019 at 02:25 pm by pj

Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News Ilona Jaspers initially approached the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses with a clinical curiosity. As an inhalation toxicolo.... Read More

The Internet is Still Great for Your Medical Practice

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:47 pm by pj

  By QUINTIN L. GUNN SR.   In June of 2015, I wrote an article on Linkedin entitled Is Social Media Good for Your Practice? Most of what I said then still applies.... Read More

Mortgage Programs Designed for Medical Professionals

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:13 pm by pj

When you’re looking to buy a home of your own   By DAMON VAN DYKE, Silverton Mortgage   Being a medical professional means working year-round to provide qu.... Read More

Mental Health, Access to Medical Care, Food Insecurity, Among the Top Health Issues in Central Florida

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:28 am by pj

AdventHealth, Orlando Health and partners team up to produce major study of health issues impacting Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola counties.   Access to mental heal.... Read More

Hospitals Take Shot At Opioid Makers Over Cost Of Treating Uninsured For Addiction

Oct 29, 2019 at 04:14 pm by pj

Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News While thousands of cities and counties have banded together to sue opioid makers and distributors in a federal court,.... Read More

As Vaping Devices Evolve, New Potential Hazards Emerge

Oct 29, 2019 at 03:38 pm by pj

    By  Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News The smokeless tobacco industry that began with low-voltage cigarette look-alikes has evolved to include.... Read More

Fear Of Falling: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

Oct 22, 2019 at 02:25 am by pj

Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Dorothy Twigg was living on her own, cooking and walking without help until a dizzy spell landed her in the emergency room. She spent three.... Read More

Florida Health’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Has Been Saving Lives Since 1994

Oct 22, 2019 at 02:10 am by pj

Are you a woman aged 50–64 with a low income and you don’t have insurance that covers cancer screenings? If so, the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detect.... Read More

Local Veteran Raises the Wall of New Home in City’s First Female Veteran Habitat for Humanity Community

Oct 21, 2019 at 12:42 pm by pj

 With a donation by The Home Depot Foundation, local Home Depot volunteers will lend a helping hand for the wall raising ceremony  Cocoa  - Habitat for Humanit.... Read More

Questions to Ask When Upgrading/Building MRI or Radiology Facilities

Oct 17, 2019 at 01:01 pm by Staff

. By MARK BAY Whether you are planning an upgrade to your existing MRI/Radiology facility or are planning to open a new one, there are extremely important and preliminary.... Read More

Scientists Find Gender-Distinct Circuit for Depression

Oct 15, 2019 at 11:52 pm by Staff

      Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain's blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific.... Read More

Clinically Integrated Networks Can Be a "Win-Win"

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:19 pm by Staff

. By MICHAEL R. LOWE and BRIAN C. EVANDER   At its core, a Clinically Integrative Network (CIN) is a collective of health care organizations in a local or geographic r.... Read More

Florida Medical Marijuana: 89 Physicians Certified, 94,850 Patients

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:11 pm by Staff

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON According to a new state draft report on Medical Marijuana (MMJ), Florida had 168,810 patient "certifications" for MMJ between October 1, 201.... Read More

Pediatricians Stand By Meds For ADHD, But Some Say Therapy Should Come First

Oct 03, 2019 at 04:00 pm by Staff

. Alex Smith, KCUR, Kaiser Health News When children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stimulant medications like Ritalin or Adderall are usually.... Read More

Terminating Patient Relationships

Oct 03, 2019 at 03:35 pm by Staff

. By JULIE BRIGHTWELL, JD, RN and RICHARD CAHILL, JD   Just as it is an acceptable and reasonable practice to screen incoming patients, it is acceptable and reasonable.... Read More

Health Care Conversation with Larry Jones - Enhancing Practice Value Based Programs

Aug 19, 2019 at 03:30 pm by Staff