AdventHealth Mission Control Drives Improved Emergency Department Outcomes

Jan 27, 2023 at 01:29 am by pj

  AdventHealth Mission Control is proving to be a critical component in the emergency department by increasing success rates in several key areas, including connect.... Read More

Through research and innovation, AdventHealth strengthens the nursing experience – and physicians back the effort

Jan 24, 2023 at 12:22 pm by pj

  By Neil Finkler, M.D., chief clinical officer, AdventHealth Central Florida Division    The health care industry is facing unique challenges.... Read More

Sick Profit: Investigating Private Equity’s Stealthy Takeover of Health Care Across Cities and Specialties

Jan 17, 2023 at 08:13 pm by pj

  By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News    Two-year-old Zion Gastelum died just days after dentists performed root canals and put crowns on six baby teeth.... Read More

Key Factors in a Deposition: What Healthcare Professionals Can Expect

Jan 17, 2023 at 06:58 pm by pj

  Richard F. Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company A deposition is a discovery tool used in virtually all forms of civil, admini.... Read More

Flu, RSV, or COVID-19? Convergence of Three Viruses Creates Risk of Diagnostic Errors

Jan 17, 2023 at 06:55 pm by pj

  By Debra Kane Hill, MBA, RN, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company With the arrival of colder weather, it is likely that healthcare practitioners wi.... Read More

Virtual Telemetry Creating a World of New Options for Higher-Acuity Cardiac Patients

Jan 01, 2023 at 07:03 pm by pj

  By Stuart Long   The COVID-19 pandemic had a large impact on hospital operations. As facilities became overwhelmed by COVID-19 care needs, non-COVID healthcare.... Read More

Lighthouse Central Florida Welcomes Samantha Lombardi to its Board of Directors

Dec 22, 2022 at 01:38 am by pj

    Lighthouse Central Florida, an Orlando-based nonprofit that provides rehabilitation services to those living with blindness or vision impairment (BVI), recentl.... Read More

Is Legislation to Safeguard Americans Against Superbugs a Boondoggle or Breakthrough?

Dec 19, 2022 at 10:04 am by pj

  By Liz Szabo and Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News and Arthur Allen    With time running out in the 2022 congressional session, a b.... Read More

Medical Societies Unite in Opposition to Pending Medicare Cuts

Dec 19, 2022 at 10:01 am by pj

  CHICAGO - In a letter to congressional leaders, the American Medical Association (AMA) and every state medical society are telling Congress that any cut.... Read More

Hip and Knee Replacements: An Examination of Malpractice Claims Against Orthopedic Surgeons from the Ambulatory and Inpatient Settings

Dec 19, 2022 at 09:58 am by pj

  By Jacqueline Ross, RN, PhD, Coding Director, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management   Over 1 million total hip and knee replacements are completed an.... Read More

AdventHealth awards $1.2 million to eight Central Florida nonprofits

Dec 19, 2022 at 09:53 am by pj

  Funds will be distributed to programs that address regional health challenges including homelessness and access to mental health services.   ORLANDO – Adv.... Read More

Rallying Around Clinical Trial Programs

Dec 01, 2022 at 11:53 pm by pj

   Why it’s time to talk about paying clinical trial participants more money   By LYNNE JETER   For the last three years, clinical trials have g.... Read More

AMA adopts new policy aimed at protecting physicians-in-training from impact of private equity in medical education

Nov 16, 2022 at 09:51 pm by pj

  As private equity firms continue to invest in and profit from U.S. hospitals with residency programs, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy during the.... Read More

HHS Finalizes Physician Payment Rule Strengthening Access to Behavioral Health Services and Whole-Person Care

Nov 02, 2022 at 06:47 pm by pj

  Rule includes expanded cancer screening coverage in support of President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot and promotes innovation and coordinated care in Medicare Today,.... Read More

Regions Foundation Pledges $30,000 to Lighthouse Central Florida

Nov 02, 2022 at 06:43 pm by pj

Grant Supports Life Skills and Career Training for Visually Impaired Floridians   Lighthouse Central Florida, a nonprofit that provides vision rehabilitation services t.... Read More

Gissella Suarez Named DOH-Orange’s new Director of Nursing

Oct 28, 2022 at 11:27 am by pj

    Dr. Robert Karch, Health Officer for the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) has named Gissella Suarez, B.N.S., R.N., the new Director o.... Read More

Florida Launches Resiliency Tools Including Family Support Line and Partnership with BetterHelp

Oct 28, 2022 at 11:19 am by pj

Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ian can access free peer support to overcome challenges Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis announced additi.... Read More

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Announces Karla Foster, RN, Scholarship Recipients

Oct 27, 2022 at 12:44 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) recently awarded $10,000 in Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarships to five exceptional college students th.... Read More

Lifting the Burden of Technology for Hospital Administrators

Oct 26, 2022 at 10:27 pm by pj

  By John Cooper Healthcare facilities have evolved over the last several decades to meet the ever-changing needs of providers and patients – as well as the advan.... Read More

HCA Healthcare Announces Operational Reorganization

Oct 26, 2022 at 10:13 pm by pj

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, has announced an organizational change that includes the creation of a third oper.... Read More