October 2019 Digital Edition

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Congenital Syphilis Continues To Rise At An Alarming Rate

Oct 08, 2019 at 08:33 pm by Staff

. Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News One of the nation's most preventable diseases is killing newborns in ever-increasing numbers. Nationwide, 1,306 infants acquired.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Lights Up for Cancer

Oct 08, 2019 at 07:28 pm by Staff

AdventHealth Ocala is going pink to help raise awareness and provide education for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The hospital will be lit pink for the month of October to.... Read More

Ocala Health Celebrates Topping Off Ceremony at Full-Service Emergency Department in Trailwinds Village

Oct 08, 2019 at 07:25 pm by Staff

. Area residents, local officials and business leaders were present as Ocala Health leadership held a topping off ceremony on the site of the new Trailwinds Village ER, a ne.... Read More

DOH-Orange Welcomes Marlene Cruz Andreoli as the Community Health Nursing Director

Oct 08, 2019 at 07:22 pm by Staff

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) welcomes Marlene Cruz Andreoli, RN MSN as the department's new Community Health Nursing Director. Mrs. Andreoli.... 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

How Technology is Helping with Healthcare Costs

Oct 03, 2019 at 03:46 pm by Staff

. By JOSEPH C. FILICE, MBA Business owners continuously struggle to keep up with the costs of healthcare in today's market. Once again healthcare costs are expected to rise.... 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

Importance of Clinical, Academic and Community Partnerships

Oct 03, 2019 at 03:13 pm by Staff

. By MARGARET BRENNAN To provide the best care for a community and its residents, you cannot do things alone, or by yourself. You need to establish and grow trusted relation.... Read More

Florida Heart and Lung Institute Earns Three-Star Rating from STS

Oct 01, 2019 at 09:18 pm by Staff

. Ocala Health in partnership with Florida Heart and Lung Institute of Ocala (formerly Ocala Health Heart and Lung) and its Cardiothoracic Surgical program has earned a dist.... Read More

Florida - One of the Fastest Growing Medical Marijuana Programs in the USA

Oct 01, 2019 at 09:00 pm by Staff

. By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON The U.S. currently has 34 states in which medical cannabis is legal. Since cannabis is still considered illegal by the federal government, each sta.... Read More

KHN's 'What The Health?': Impeachment And The Health Agenda

Oct 01, 2019 at 06:43 pm by Staff

. Can't see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. How will the impeachment effort on Capitol Hill affect work on other legislation, particularly bills to rest.... Read More

As Off-Label Use Spreads, Supplies Of Niche Drugs And Patients' Patience Grow Short

Sep 26, 2019 at 05:30 pm by Staff

. Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News   Medical treatment has knocked down tumors in 6-year-old Easton Daniels' brain, but the drug used also wiped out his immune system.... Read More

In Tiny Doses, An Addiction Medication Moonlights As Treatment For Chronic Pain

Sep 26, 2019 at 05:25 pm by Staff

. Alex Smith, KCUR, Kaiser Health News Lori Pinkley, a 50-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., has struggled with puzzling chronic pain since she was 15. She has had countless.... Read More

Florida- One of the Fastest Growing Medical Marijuana Programs in the USA

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:59 pm by Staff

. By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON The U.S. currently has 34 states in which medical cannabis is legal. Since cannabis is still considered illegal by the federal government, each st.... Read More

Recent Advances in Florida's Telehealth Law

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:49 pm by Staff

. By BRIAN C. EVANDER, Esq. As we close in on the last quarter of 2019, the telehealth industry has never been larger, and Florida is no exception. On April 29, 2019, Flori.... Read More

Central Florida Cares Health System, Inc. Awarded Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Planning Grant

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:32 pm by Staff

Grant to initiate systemic changes for target populations at-risk of entering the criminal justice system with increasing public safety a primary goal Central Florida Cares.... Read More

The Downside of Doing Commercial Real Estate Yourself

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:25 pm by Staff

. By DOUG PRICE Are you one of the rare healthcare providers or administrators who understands how much is at stake in commercial real estate negotiations? If so, then you p.... Read More

Nemours Children's Health System Again Honored with Top National Award Among Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:12 pm by Staff

. For the second year in a row, Nemours Children's Health System has been recognized for providing one of the country's best workforce health and employee well-being program.... Read More

Medication-Assisted Treatment: A Bright Spot in a Dark Opioid Crisis

Sep 25, 2019 at 06:58 pm by Staff

By COLETTA DORADO The phrases "opioid epidemic" and "opioid crisis" are rarely missing from today's news. Over the last two decades, addiction to opioids--prescription dru.... Read More

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