CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Makes Immediate infusion of $30 Billion into Healthcare System

Apr 11, 2020 at 05:16 pm by pj

  On March 27, 2020, the President signed the bipartisan CARES Act that provides $100 billion in relief funds to hospitals and other healthcare providers on the.... Read More

Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate and Azithromycin, COVID-19 Drug Combo Treatment, Being Used by Parrish Medical Center

Apr 11, 2020 at 05:07 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE —Parrish Medical Center (PMC) has been treating coronavirus (COVID-19) patients with hydroxychloroquine since the start of the pandemic, for patients whose me.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH Elects Frank Ricci, Healthcare Realty & Development Services, Expanding Vertical Medical City - Orlando Team 

Apr 11, 2020 at 04:56 pm by pj

  ORLANDO — Ponte Health welcomes Frank Ricci in joining the Vertical Medical City real estate team.     Frank Ricci, a Winter.... Read More

Orlando Health Infuses First COVID-19 Patient with Convalescent Plasma

Apr 11, 2020 at 01:04 am by pj

Health system encourages individuals who’ve recovered from the virus to donate blood Doctors at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center infused their first COVID-.... Read More

Five Benefits of Healthcare Wearables

Apr 10, 2020 at 06:30 pm by pj

  By PEARL AUSTIN The healthcare industry is rapidly undergoing a digital transformation. From patient care to healthcare supply chains, emerging technologies are leadi.... Read More

UCF and Orlando Health Partner with Stratasys to 3D-Print Critical PPE for Providers

Apr 10, 2020 at 01:05 am by pj

  Team now using high capacity 3D printers to produce face shields and is developing respirator masks in multiple sizes   ORLANDO – The University of Centra.... Read More

COVID-19 Crisis Threatens Beleaguered Assisted Living Industry

Apr 09, 2020 at 01:55 pm by pj

  Laura Ungar and Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News  David Aguirre jumped in his truck and drove toward the hospital in the predawn darkness the minute he got the ne.... Read More

What’s Missing In The Coronavirus Response

Apr 09, 2020 at 01:49 pm by pj

  Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News  In the age of coronavirus, Americans are being told to stay home and wear masks outside. The federal government has made way.... Read More

What Does Recovery From COVID-19 Look Like? It Depends. A Pulmonologist Explains.

Apr 09, 2020 at 01:43 pm by pj

      Judith Graham Kaiser Health News Reports of recovery from serious illness caused by the coronavirus have been trickling in from around the world. Phy.... Read More

Retiree-Rich Palm Beach County Leads Florida In COVID-19 Deaths

Apr 09, 2020 at 01:38 pm by pj

(Saul Martinez/Bloomberg via Getty Images)   Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  JUPITER, Fla. — No place in Florida has recorded more deaths from COVID-19 t.... Read More

Mysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients

Apr 09, 2020 at 12:00 pm by pj

  Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News While the focus of the COVID-19 pandemic has been on respiratory problems and securing enough ventilators, doctors on the front.... Read More

After COVID-19: Doctors Ponder Best Advice As Patients Recover From Coronavirus

Apr 09, 2020 at 11:49 am by pj

    Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News  When David Vega fell ill with the novel coronavirus in mid-March, fever, chills and nausea left the 27-year.... Read More

Nursing Homes Have Thousands Of Ventilators That Hospitals Desperately Need

Apr 09, 2020 at 11:47 am by pj

    Joanne Faryon, Kaiser Health News As the number of COVID-19 patients climbs and health officials hunt for ventilators to treat them, nursing homes across the.... Read More

Its Business as Usual, Amongst All the Disruption of COVID-19, or is it?

Apr 09, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

By Aaron Liston We are indeed, living and working in unprecedented times for most people of our generation. Never before, outside a time of war, have we seen such concern and.... Read More

UCF Scientists Seek Novel Material to Kill COVID-19

Apr 09, 2020 at 08:52 am by pj

  Researchers say nanoparticle film would “catch” and kill virus, better protect healthcare providers       Masks that protec.... Read More

Orlando Health Joins Centivo's Launch of New Health Plan Solution

Apr 09, 2020 at 08:43 am by pj

Low-cost, primary care-centered health plan available to employers in Orlando, New York City and Jacksonville   Centivo today launched its new self-funded health plan.... Read More

Lake-Sumter Medical Society Open Letter Urges Commissioners and Legislators to Strengthen Guidelines for Social Distancing

Apr 08, 2020 at 10:59 pm by pj

  April 7, 2020  The Lake County Board of County Commissioners  315 West Main Street, Suite 335  Tavares, FL  32778    District 1.... Read More

CMS Issues New Wave of Infection Control Guidance Based on CDC Guidelines to Protect Patients and Healthcare Workers

Apr 08, 2020 at 05:11 pm by pj

  Guidance will aid clinicians in various healthcare settings to prevent and mitigate the spread The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a ser.... Read More

AdventHealth Providing Leading-edge Treatment with Plasma from Recovered COVID-19 Patients

Apr 08, 2020 at 11:20 am by pj

  Working with OneBlood, physicians at AdventHealth are seeking donations of plasma from patients who have recovered to help others still fighting the illness.  .... Read More

DOH Marion County Covid-19 Update, Guidance on Face Masks, Wider Testing

Apr 08, 2020 at 11:08 am by pj

OCALA — Marion County is reporting 65 cases of COVID-19 as of 11 a.m. today. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are all from Ocala and include a 34-.... Read More