Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

Sep 28, 2020 at 10:45 am by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 701,302 Total resident deaths: 14,037 Total resident hospitalizations: 43,606.... Read More

Medical Marketing in the “New Normal”

Sep 27, 2020 at 04:00 pm by pj

By ERIN SOMERS   When the calendar flipped January first, 2020, little did we know our lives were about to be turned upside down. I never imagined I would hear the term.... Read More

CBD Increases Blood Flow to the Brain After One Dose

Sep 27, 2020 at 03:53 pm by pj

  By Michael C. Patterson A new study in the August 2020 Journal of Psychopharmacology reports an increase in blood flow to the hippocampus and orbitofrontal cortex aft.... Read More

Three Steps to Ensure You Choose the Right Tax Team

Sep 27, 2020 at 03:48 pm by pj

  Too many high-income earners ($500K+) continue to overpay their income taxes. Unsurprisingly, when these individuals are asked if they would want to pay less in taxes,.... Read More

Why a Practice Should Outsource Medical Billing

Sep 27, 2020 at 03:32 pm by pj

By JEFF RAMOS   Billing is a vital part of daily life in a medical practice and it is often a predictor if a practice is financially strong. Many practices have a goo.... Read More

A Real Vaccine Before the Election? It’d Take a Miracle.

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:51 pm by pj

This story was originally published by ProPublica.   By Caroline Chen, Isaac Arnsdorf and Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica Despite President Donald Tr.... Read More

Trump Approves Final Plan to Import Drugs From Canada ‘for a Fraction of the Price’

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:24 pm by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump, outlining his “America First Health Plan” on Thursday, announced that his administration.... Read More

These Secret Safety Panels Will Pick the COVID Vaccine Winners

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:17 pm by pj

  By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News Most Americans have never heard of Dr. Richard Whitley, an expert in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Al.... Read More

Colleges’ Opening Fueled 3,000 COVID Cases a Day, Researchers Say

Sep 27, 2020 at 02:10 pm by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News Reopening colleges drove a coronavirus surge of about 3,000 new cases a day in the United States, according to a draft st.... Read More

Battle Rages Inside Hospitals Over How COVID Strikes and Kills

Sep 27, 2020 at 01:57 pm by pj

  By Robert Lewis and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Front-line health care workers are locked in a heated dispute with many infection control spec.... Read More

COVID Testing, LLC, Announces Second Location in The Villages 

Sep 24, 2020 at 12:45 pm by pj

  Orlando, FL – Sept. 24, 2020 – COVID Testing, LLC announced this afternoon a second COVID-19 Virus Testing Cen.... Read More

AdventHealth Centra Care Doubles COVID-19 Rapid Testing Services, Expands Services, Hours

Sep 24, 2020 at 09:54 am by pj

   AdventHealth Centra Care is making a significant investment in the fight against COVID-19 by doubling its weekly rapid testing capacity and hiring hundreds of ne.... Read More

CMS Issues Urgent Call to Action Following Drastic Decline in Care for Children in Medicaid and CHIP Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Sep 23, 2020 at 10:13 pm by pj

  Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released preliminary Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) data revealing that, d.... Read More

AdventHealth Announces Global Orthopedics Partner and New Tower at Orlando Campus

Sep 22, 2020 at 04:08 pm by pj

  Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and AdventHealth will establish a groundbreaking, comprehensive orthopedic care network.   A new landmark in the downtown sky.... Read More

It’s Not Just Insulin: Lawmakers Focus on Price of One Drug, While Others Rise Too

Sep 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm by pj

By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News   Michael Costanzo, a Colorado farmer diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2016, has a well-honed ritual: Every six months.... Read More

Scholarship Fund Established for Nurse Practitioner Education  

Sep 22, 2020 at 11:43 am by pj

  Availity will donate $100,000 to establish scholarship fund, improve access to care in Florida, and launch relationship with Jacksonville University. New state law.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Primary Care Receives for Innovations in Quality Improvement Award

Sep 22, 2020 at 11:32 am by pj

  Measles Immunization Program Recognized   Nemours Children’s Primary Care in Central Florida has been honored by the Accreditation Association for Ambulat.... Read More

PatientMatters Unveils IntelliRural Pre-Access Technology to Overcome Patient Access Barriers in Rural Hospitals

Sep 22, 2020 at 10:32 am by pj

ORLANDO — PatientMatters, a patient access and advocacy solutions provider helping hospitals and health systems offer patients highly-personalized financial solutions, h.... Read More

A Reminder that Early Detection of Colon Cancer Saves Lives

Sep 21, 2020 at 12:13 pm by pj

By MOIN KOLA, MD   As COVID-19 has surged and patients are choosing to delay much needed diagnostic care, I wanted to emphasize for patients and primary care physicians.... Read More

Heading Back to School with Asthma in the Time of COVID-19

Sep 20, 2020 at 01:07 am by pj

  Steps parents should take to protect their child with asthma in the new year    Each year when summer break ends and school begins, parents of kids wi.... Read More

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