Orlando Regulatory

Physicians Ask Florida Attorney General to Block the Aetna-Humana Mega-Merger

Mar 18, 2016 at 12:12 pm by Staff

In a letter to the attorney general, the physician organizations outlined their strong concern that the anticompetitive consequences of the merger would negatively impact heal.... Read More

Advancing Telehealth

Mar 02, 2016 at 01:26 pm by Staff

Of the two telemedicine bills moving through the Florida Legislature this year, only one seems poised to have a chance to become law: Senate Bill (SB) 1686, which authorizes h.... Read More

Mobile Devices and HIPAA Compliance

Mar 02, 2016 at 12:12 pm by Staff

Mobile device are proliferating in medical practices today. Laptops, tablets, even cell phones are now used to access PHI about patients. If you use any of these devices, your.... Read More

Physicians Displeased with Aetna/Humana Proposed Merger Process

Feb 08, 2016 at 04:13 pm by Staff

TALLAHASEE - In mid-December, the Florida Medical Association (FMA), Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) joined forces to.... Read More

Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act Will Impact Local Research Institutes

Jan 08, 2016 at 05:16 pm by Staff

Research institutes in the Orlando and Tampa area such as Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) are curious to see the outcome in Washington DC o.... Read More

Healthcare Group Hopes to See Legislation to Improve Access to Care

Jan 08, 2016 at 04:01 pm by Staff

As he looks ahead to 2016, Ken Peach, executive director of the Health Council of East Central Florida (HCECF), is concerned about increasing access to primary care. "If there.... Read More