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

Want To Reduce Suicides? Follow The Data -- To Medical Offices, Motels And Even Animal Shelters

Sep 24, 2019 at 05:40 pm by Staff

. Maureen O'Hagan, Kaiser Health News HILLSBORO, Ore. -- On Kimberly Repp's office wall is a sign in Latin: Hic locus est ubi mors gaudet succurrere vitae. This is a place whe.... Read More

At Raucous Hearing, No Unity On Vaping Issues

Sep 24, 2019 at 05:33 pm by Staff

. Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News Opposing views on e-cigarettes, witnesses interrupting members of Congress and even a wink. A hearing Tuesday on the epidemic of respirato.... Read More

Voice Your Support for Real Price Transparency by Thursday

Sep 24, 2019 at 03:56 pm by Staff

. We need your voice in the fight for transparency. In response to the Executive Order to Improve Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First,.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH Names Validus Construction as Diversity Advisor for Vertical Medical City - Orlando

Sep 23, 2019 at 03:07 pm by Staff

. First Diversity Open House Scheduled for December . Join PONTE HEALTH and Validus Construction, and meet the Owner as well as the A/E and Pre-Construction Teams, for Ver.... Read More

Orlando Health Air Care Expands Services, Includes In-flight/On-scene Blood Transfusions

Sep 23, 2019 at 11:01 am by Staff

Treatment by the air medical crew now includes blood products onboard its three medical helicopters for immediate patient care. The Orlando Health Air Care Team recently.... Read More

Six Health Care Industry Trends That Are Thriving in 2019

Sep 20, 2019 at 06:46 pm by Staff

. Dr. Seema Sarin This is an exciting time in health care. With new opportunities for growth and partnerships, improved technology, more robust data acquisition, and widened.... Read More

Sweeping Study Closes in on Detecting Concussion and Subconcussive Injuries Using a Blood Test

Sep 20, 2019 at 10:01 am by Staff

. Orlando, FL -- In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers at Orlando Health are making new progress in finding ways to detect a traumatic yet sinister brain inju.... Read More

Orlando Health Celebrates Topping Out of Newest Hospital

Sep 20, 2019 at 12:17 am by Staff

. New Acute Care Facility Expected To Open In Early 2021 . Orlando Health was excited to have elected officials and community members in attendance for a special "Topping Out.... Read More

Osceola Regional Medical Center Opens Millenia Emergency Room

Sep 19, 2019 at 03:07 pm by Staff

. Millenia ER, a department of Osceola Regional Medical Center, has opened its doors to the public. The $10 million, 10,820-sq.-ft., freestanding emergency department will s.... Read More

Cognitive Screenings

Sep 19, 2019 at 11:44 am by Staff

  By RAMI PACKARD and DR. ESTÉE DAVIS   More Americans than ever are suffering from mental and emotional distress. According to a new study published in t.... Read More

Amino Acid Therapy for Addiction

Sep 19, 2019 at 11:35 am by Staff

. By KEVIN BIASI Sponsored This modern approach to drug and alcohol dependence and addiction is one of the best kept secrets in the addiction recovery industry. Amino acids.... Read More

What Physicians Need to Know about CBD

Sep 19, 2019 at 11:25 am by Staff

By STACY BIRNBACH . Sponsored . It was an expected, but still a momentous, date. On June 25, 2019 the Florida Governor (Ron DeSantis) approved Florida Senate Bill 1020, whic.... Read More

Doctors And Nurses With Addictions Often Denied A Crucial Recovery Option

Sep 19, 2019 at 11:04 am by Staff

. Emma Yasinski, Kaiser Health News Dr. Wesley Boyd, an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard, has spent years working with state programs that help doctors, nurses a.... Read More

Groupons For Medical Treatment? Welcome To Today's U.S. Health Care

Sep 19, 2019 at 02:34 am by Staff

  Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from ches.... Read More

Winter Garden Named Best Place in Florida to Raise a Family

Sep 18, 2019 at 11:00 pm by Staff

. Winter Garden was recently rated by Forbes magazine as the second fastest growing sub-market in the U.S., named "Best place in Florida to raise a family" by Smart Read More

DOH-Marion Offering Child Seat Check Appointments to Ensure Safety

Sep 17, 2019 at 05:21 pm by Staff

. OCALA - Car seats provide the additional support and security that Florida law requires and that babies and children need to be protected in the car. However, a car seat c.... Read More

Local County Medical Societies Unify Under Single Organization

Sep 17, 2019 at 11:53 am by Staff

. ORLANDO - The Orange County Medical Society, Inc. (OCMS) and Seminole County Medical Society (SCMS) are pleased to announce their unification creating a singular physician o.... Read More

Central Florida Regional Hospital Introduces Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure for High-Risk Patients

Sep 16, 2019 at 12:55 am by Staff

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Offers Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery . Central Florida Regional Hospital now offers a minimally invasive alternative to op.... Read More

Immersive Accelerated Resolution Therapy for PTSD Available

Sep 12, 2019 at 11:15 pm by Staff

Orlando mental health professionals now have available an immersive course in Accelerated Resolution Therapy -- an innovative, effective technique for treating PTSD, anxiety,.... Read More