Pandemic Presents New Hurdles, And Hope, For People Struggling With Addiction

Jun 02, 2020 at 01:44 pm by pj

  Nina Feldman, WHYY, Kaiser Health News Before Philadelphia shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Ed had a routine: most mornings he would head to a nearby.... Read More

Integrating Behavioral Health Services into Medical Practices Faces Barriers

Jun 02, 2020 at 01:29 pm by pj

    Integrating behavioral health services into physician medical practices raises cultural and financial barriers, but providing technical suppo.... Read More

Mental Health America Releases May 2020 Screening Data

Jun 02, 2020 at 12:40 pm by pj

88,000 have anxiety or depression, and results point to possible epidemic of suicidal ideation   More than 88,000 additional people have developed anxiety or depre.... Read More

East Orlando Chamber of Commerce: Recharging and Re-opening

Jun 02, 2020 at 12:37 am by pj

By DOROTHY HARDEE   We have gone from a statewide stay at home order to reopening the state ever so slowly. Restaurants, retail stores, hair salons and gyms are open to.... Read More

Lack of Agents Plaguing Insurance Industry Mid-COVID-19

Jun 01, 2020 at 11:24 pm by pj

By DAVE RICH Across the country, seemingly every person has been a victim somehow of the novel coronavirus crisis—especially in the healthcare industry. Whether it be t.... Read More

CMS Unveils Enforcement Actions Based on Nursing Home COVID-19 Data, Inspection Results

Jun 01, 2020 at 10:01 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled enhanced enforcement for nursing homes with violations of longstanding infection control practices. Thi.... Read More

Rabies Alert in Seminole County

May 30, 2020 at 11:03 pm by pj

The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) is issuing a rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding Wekiva Island. The alert is in response to an otter.... Read More

Orlando Health Creates Socially Smart Guides as Florida Reopens

May 29, 2020 at 08:20 pm by pj

  The new website is the second wave of resources created by the health system to help Central Florida reopen safely   Orlando Health has created a community reso.... Read More

Gynesonics Receives FDA Clearance to Market Next Generation Sonata® System 2.1

May 29, 2020 at 08:16 pm by pj

  Gynesonics, a women’s healthcare company focused on the development of minimally-invasive solutions for symptomatic uterine fibroids, announced that it has recei.... Read More

Changes Announced to Medicare Advantage and Part D for Better Coverage and Increased Access for Medicare Beneficiaries

May 28, 2020 at 02:00 pm by pj

  Final Rule continues to strengthen the popular private Medicare health and drug plans The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has finalized requirements that.... Read More

Northrop Grumman Awards Grant and Donates PPE to Jess Parrish Medical Foundation to Support Healthcare Workers

May 28, 2020 at 01:51 pm by pj

  Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from Northrop Grumman to support healthcare workers on the front lines at Parrish Medical Ce.... Read More

Eliminating Four Common Barriers Between Dermatologists and Digital Pathology

May 28, 2020 at 01:46 pm by pj

  By GREGORY OSMOND, MD, MPH   The case for digital transformation in dermatopathology is strong. With a 98.8 percent intraobserver concordance between whole-slid.... Read More

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

May 28, 2020 at 01:09 pm by pj

  Christie Aschwanden, Kaiser Health News Aspen was an early COVID-19 hot spot in Colorado, with a cluster of cases in March linked to tourists visiting for its world-f.... Read More

For Seniors, COVID-19 Sets Off A Pandemic Of Despair

May 28, 2020 at 01:03 pm by pj

(Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration)   Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep shelter.... Read More

My Mother Died Of The Coronavirus. It’s Time She Was Counted.

May 28, 2020 at 12:55 pm by pj

    Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News We recently received the death certificate for my mother, who died May 4 in an assisted living facility near New York.... Read More

Nearly Half Of Americans Delayed Medical Care Due To Pandemic

May 28, 2020 at 12:46 pm by pj

  Elizabeth Lawrence, Kaiser Health News As the coronavirus threat ramped up in March, hospitals, health systems and private practices dramatically reduced inpatie.... Read More

AdventHealth Launches First-of-its-kind Immunotherapy Treatment, Clinical Trial for Specific Blood Cancer Patients

May 28, 2020 at 10:55 am by pj

  The innovative treatment being tested, which uses donated immune cells, offers a potential last chance of survival after conventional treatments have failed. AdventH.... Read More

United States of Care Releases Guide to Help Humanize the Health Care Debate and COVID-19 Response 

May 28, 2020 at 10:22 am by pj

  United States of Care (USofCare) released a new guide today to help policymakers, advocates, and other key stakeholders humanize the health care debate and C.... Read More

A Determined Descendant and a Navy Hospital's Response to COVID-19

May 27, 2020 at 11:14 am by pj

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jake Greenberg)   On a fateful Thursday morning at Memorial Hospital in Fremont, Ohio, Emil Althoff became o.... Read More

Orlando Health Hospitals Receive “A” Grades From Leapfrog Group

May 27, 2020 at 10:58 am by pj

The Leapfrog Group has released its hospital Safety Grades for the Spring 2020 rating period and three Orlando Health hospitals earned A Grades: Orlando Health Orlando Regiona.... Read More