Volusia-Brevard Local News

Blood Drives and Donors Fall Off as Coronavirus Grows

Mar 07, 2020 at 05:59 pm by pj

  JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  Mounting warnings that Americans should stay home and avoid crowds to stop the spread of a deadly new coronavirus are triggeri.... Read More

COVID-19 Response News Alert: CMS Issues Frequently Asked Questions to Assist Medicare Providers

Mar 06, 2020 at 08:48 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for healthcare providers regarding Medicare payme.... Read More

Not All CBD is Created the Same, So Florida Steps in to Regulate

Mar 06, 2020 at 04:33 pm by pj

  By DR. CORLISS OLIVER   In 1937, the U.S. government passed the Marijuana Tax Act which imposed heavy taxes on cannabis and hemp products. Prior to 1937, mariju.... Read More

When a Back Surgeon Hurts His Back

Mar 05, 2020 at 04:40 pm by pj

By RAVI H. GANDHI, MD   As physicians, we are all invisible until we aren’t. I recently realized my weakness. In a simple moving of a box, I discovered what.... Read More

During A Pandemic, States’ Patchwork Of Crisis Strategies Could Mean Uneven Care

Mar 05, 2020 at 02:38 pm by pj

    Markian Hawryluk Kaiser Health News A possible coronavirus pandemic could overwhelm the nation’s hospitals and force doctors into difficult decisions ab.... Read More

As Coronavirus Cases Grow, So Does Scrutiny Of Nursing Home Infection Plans

Mar 05, 2020 at 02:30 pm by pj

    Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is ordering health inspectors to focus on infection-control practices at.... Read More

Podcast: What the Integrated Independent Physicians Network Does for Physicians and the VALUE

Mar 04, 2020 at 06:56 pm by pj

   

CMS Announces Actions to Address Spread of Coronavirus

Mar 04, 2020 at 05:10 pm by pj

CMS calls on all health care providers to activate infection control practices and issues guidance to inspectors as they inspect facilities affected by Coronavirus The Center.... Read More

Florida DOH Establishes Coronavirus Call Center

Mar 03, 2020 at 04:10 pm by pj

    To better serve and assist residents regarding concerns about the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), the Florida Department of Health has established a Call Center t.... Read More

Nursing Home Outbreak Spotlights Coronavirus Risk In Elder Care Facilities

Mar 03, 2020 at 01:09 pm by pj

  JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  An outbreak of coronavirus disease in a nursing home near Seattle is prompting urgent calls for precautionary tactics at Ameri.... Read More

Analysis: One Sure Thing About COVID-19: No Telling How Many People Have It

Mar 03, 2020 at 12:59 pm by pj

  Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News  It has been nearly three months since the first cases of a new coronavirus pneumonia appeared in Wuhan, China, and it is.... Read More

Department of Health Announces First Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Florida

Mar 02, 2020 at 10:45 am by pj

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health (Department) has announced the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in F.... Read More

As The Coronavirus Spreads, Americans Lose Ground Against Other Health Threats

Feb 27, 2020 at 02:39 pm by pj

    Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  For much of the 20th century, medical progress seemed limitless. Antibiotics revolutionized the care of infections. Vacci.... Read More

Needy Patients ‘Caught In The Middle’ As Insurance Titan Drops Doctors

Feb 27, 2020 at 02:33 pm by pj

      Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News    BAYONNE, N.J. — For five years, Rasha Salama has taken her two children to Dr. Inas Wassef, a pe.... Read More

Podcast Available with Senator Bill Frist, MD, on COVID-19 with guest Dr. Tom Frieden, Former Director, CDC

Feb 27, 2020 at 01:02 pm by pj

  Senator Bill Frist is no stranger to American health and healthcare. He is an accomplished heart and lung transplant surgeon, as well as a two-term former United Sta.... Read More

Turnkey Project Management for Real Estate

Feb 26, 2020 at 05:00 pm by pj

    What it is and why you need it!   By FRANK RICCI   Today I would like to introduce you to the concept of “Turnkey Project Management (TPM).... Read More

Urgent Care Industry Grows to More than 9,000 Centers Nationwide

Feb 26, 2020 at 12:50 am by pj

  Trends show increased focus on antibiotic stewardship, expanding access to telemedicine services   According to the annual Benchmarking Report from the Urgent C.... Read More

HHS Issues Strategy to Improve Care for Patients by Reducing Clinician Burdens

Feb 25, 2020 at 06:48 pm by pj

  As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen the relationship between patients and their doctors, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today.... Read More

U.S. Medical Panel Thinks Twice About Pushing Cognitive Screening For Dementia

Feb 25, 2020 at 03:35 pm by pj

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   A leading group of medical experts on Tuesday declined to endorse cognitive screening for older adults, fueling a debate tha.... Read More

NORCAL Group to be Acquired by ProAssurance

Feb 21, 2020 at 09:24 pm by pj

  ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE: PRA) and NORCAL Group (NORCAL) announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which NORCAL would become a part of ProAssurance i.... Read More