Three Orlando Health Hospitals Receive Top Hospital Designation

Dec 18, 2019 at 12:30 am by pj

Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital and Orlando Health South Lake Hospital have been designated as 2019 Top Hosp.... Read More

Orlando's AssistRx Announces Albertson's Joins its Specialty Pharmacy Network

Dec 17, 2019 at 07:05 pm by pj

  Specialty pharmacy enrollments through iAssist improve provider and patient experience   Albertsons Companies Specialty Care is now using the AssistRx technolog.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Hospital Honored as Top Children’s Hospital by the Leapfrog Group

Dec 17, 2019 at 06:33 pm by pj

  For the third time in its seven years of operation, Nemours Children’s Hospital was named a national Top Children’s Hospital by the Leapfrog Group. Nemours.... Read More

Orlando Health South Lake Hospital Earns Top Hospital Designation

Dec 17, 2019 at 06:13 pm by pj

  Prestigious recognition shared by all Orlando Health hospitals Orlando Health South Lake Hospital is one of three Orlando Health hospitals to be designated as 2019 To.... Read More

Analysis: In Medical Billing, Fraudulent Charges Weirdly Pass As Legal

Dec 17, 2019 at 05:08 pm by pj

  Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News Much of what we accept as legal in medical billing would be regarded as fraud in any other sector. I have been circling aroun.... Read More

What Would Happen If The ACA Went Away?

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:56 pm by pj

  Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News Any day now, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans could rule the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. At least it.... Read More

Surprising Swings In Momentum For Legislation On Surprise Medical Bills

Dec 17, 2019 at 04:50 pm by pj

  Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News After months of hearings and negotiations, millions of dollars in attack ads, full-court press lobbying efforts and countless rounds.... Read More

Anxiety, Sleep and the Use of CBD

Dec 16, 2019 at 05:31 pm by pj

By CONNIE ORTIZ   CBD oil is derived from hemp – industrial hemp. It’s grown specifically with low levels of THC. However, just because CBD has the legal li.... Read More

Price Transparency, Not 'Medicare for All,' is the Answer to Reducing Health Care Costs

Dec 16, 2019 at 04:53 pm by pj

  By Cynthia Fisher,      Reposted with permission from the Association of Independent Doctors     The cost of health care is the number on.... Read More

With Flu Season in Full Swing, It’s Never Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot

Dec 16, 2019 at 03:38 pm by pj

Major holidays are just around the corner, and with them, more chances to become exposed to (and then sick with) the flu. To help ensure you don’t get the flu this seaso.... Read More

Emergency Services at AdventHealth Winter Park to Expand

Dec 16, 2019 at 02:02 pm by pj

  Construction crews pave way for 27,000-square-foot emergency department.     AdventHealth Winter Park today announced the upcoming construction of a new.... Read More

The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

Dec 12, 2019 at 02:17 pm by pj

Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News It was a promise Matt Perrin wasn’t able to keep. “I’ll never take away your independence,” he’d told his mot.... Read More

AdventHealth Names Chief Financial Officer for Medical Group

Dec 11, 2019 at 09:23 pm by pj

AdventHealth has selected Sam Fulton as chief financial officer for AdventHealth Medical Group in the Central Florida Division – North Region.   Effective Jan. 6.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Celebrates the Grand Opening of the New Pediatric ER

Dec 11, 2019 at 02:03 am by pj

TAVARES, Fla., December 10, 2019 – More than 700 community members joined AdventHealth Waterman this evening for the grand opening of the new pediatric ER, celebrating t.... Read More

UF Health Acquiring Central Florida Health's Regional Hospitals

Dec 10, 2019 at 05:31 pm by pj

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Building on a strategic affiliation that has connected local residents to leading-edge stroke care and other health care services for several years,.... Read More

Gainesville-based etectrx Announces U.S. FDA Clearance of Novel Ingestible Event Marker

Dec 10, 2019 at 12:16 pm by pj

  ID-Cap System Uses Advanced Wireless Technology to Reliably Track Ingestion Events   GAINESVILLE -  etectRx®, Inc. (etectRx), a privately-held digital.... Read More

Central Florida Regional Hospital Receives the Florida Award for Safely Reducing Primary C-Sections

Dec 10, 2019 at 11:20 am by pj

   The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Health (DOH) announced Central Florida Regional Hospital as one of 19 Florida hosp.... Read More

New Wound Care, Lymphedema and Ostomy Clinic

Dec 10, 2019 at 12:00 am by pj

 Dr. Nilma Elias Santiago     Altamonte Springs - Integumentary Physiotherapy Clinic is delighted to announce the opening of the office in 616 E. Altamonte D.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare and Mark Licht, MD, Establish Region’s First Men’s Reproductive Health Program

Dec 09, 2019 at 10:23 pm by pj

Dr. Mark Licht   TITUSVILLE – Filling a pressing need for specialized local care, Parrish Medical Group (PMG) has established the region’s only medical prac.... Read More

Believing in Curiosity, Excellence and Fried Chicken: Dr. Elizabeth “Daleen” Penoyer

Dec 09, 2019 at 10:12 pm by pj

   You can hear Florence, South Carolina – where she grew up – in Elizabeth “Daleen” Penoyer’s voice as she professes amazement that a.... Read More