Central Florida Regional Hospital Receives Level II Tauma Center Verification

Nov 14, 2019 at 10:06 pm by pj

Hospital participates in voluntary review program to ensure delivery of high-quality trauma care    The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma (COT.... Read More

American Lung Association's 'State of Lung Cancer' 2019 Report Finds Florida Must Act to Reduce Burden of Lung Cancer

Nov 14, 2019 at 10:02 pm by pj

Second annual report from American Lung Association explores how states can act to save more lives, support patients and families facing lung cancer    Lung cancer.... Read More

Five Ways You Can Change Your Clinical Setting Now to Affirm Pronouns

Nov 14, 2019 at 05:51 pm by pj

By Jan Kaminsky, PhD, RN   Often, we see the deployment of the use of incorrect gender pronouns as a distressing form of abuse against gender diverse individuals. Recent.... Read More

EOCC: RX for a Healthy Holiday: Giving & Giving Back to Help Others

Nov 14, 2019 at 05:30 pm by pj

By DOROTHY HARDEE Tis the Season of giving and giving back. For healthcare professionals, you may feel you give of yourself through a rigorous clinical schedule, but experts.... Read More

Dr. Jason Atienza: Better Care, Better Results: Treating the Whole Patient

Nov 14, 2019 at 05:20 pm by pj

  Simple fact: Doctors try to make their patients better. A less simple fact: Jason Atienza, MD, MBA, is a physician who tries to make doctors better. Better at engaging.... Read More

AdventHealth Nicholson Center Testing Next-Generation Universal Robotic System

Nov 14, 2019 at 12:57 pm by pj

New Versius® Surgical Robot from CMR Surgical allows more dexterity and control   ORLANDO--The AdventHealth Nicholson Center has been participating in early trials.... Read More

New Research Intensifies AMA’s Call for Improved EHR Usability

Nov 14, 2019 at 12:28 pm by pj

Correlation Found Between Poor EHR Usability and Physician Burnout Statement attributed to: Patrice A. Harris, M.D., M.A. President, American Medical Association “A n.... Read More

Summerfield-area Residents asked for Feedback in Mailed Community Survey

Nov 13, 2019 at 05:13 pm by pj

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AMA Statement on Updated CDC Report Aimed at Combatting Antibiotic Resistance

Nov 13, 2019 at 05:06 pm by pj

  “Antibiotic resistance continues to pose a major threat to public health not only in the U.S., but across the globe. The American Medical Association (AMA) is pl.... Read More

WeCare tlc Adopts Bridges to Excellence Standards at Healthcare Centers Nationwide

Nov 12, 2019 at 10:49 pm by pj

We Care tlc, a leading workplace healthcare center operator, is adopting best practices, Bridges to Excellence standards, at all 53 healthcare centers nationwide, effective im.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Delivers on Promise to Provide Better Health Care

Nov 12, 2019 at 10:37 pm by pj

 The hospital raised its patient safety score from a ‘D’ to a ‘B’ in a single year, making it one of the best in the county.   AdventHealth.... Read More

More Adolescents Seek Medical Care For Mental Health Issues

Nov 12, 2019 at 09:43 pm by pj

  Phillip Reese, Kaiser Health News Less than a decade ago, the emergency department at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego would see maybe one or two young psy.... Read More

Warren Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade. We Checked Her Math.

Nov 12, 2019 at 08:15 pm by pj

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News  “If we make no changes over the next 10 years, Americans will reach into their pockets and pay out about $11 trillion on insura.... Read More

Oviedo Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Nov 12, 2019 at 07:24 pm by pj

Oviedo Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements in prote.... Read More

Osceola Regional Medical Center Nationally Recognized With an ‘A’ for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Nov 12, 2019 at 07:19 pm by pj

 Osceola Regional Medical Center was awarded its third consecutive ‘A’ in fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hos.... Read More

Orlando Health - Health Central Hospital Receives its Ninth 'A' Grade from the Leapfrog Group

Nov 12, 2019 at 07:04 pm by pj

With the fall 2019 release of hospital safety grades by The Leapfrog Group, Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital has earned its ninth A grade since the rating servic.... Read More

Preventing Human Error at Healthcare Organizations

Nov 12, 2019 at 06:39 pm by pj

 By TIM DUBES   Human error at healthcare organizations is often associated with physicians unintentionally harming patients. While this scenario is common and ser.... Read More

AdventHealth Waterman Nationally Recognized With An ‘A’ For the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Nov 12, 2019 at 03:36 pm by pj

With another ‘A’ rating in the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, AdventHealth Waterman becomes one of only four hospitals in Florida to earn 14 Straight A&.... Read More

DOH-Marion Partners with Active Marion Project to Offer "Maintain, Don't Gain" Holiday Challenge to Residents, Businesses

Nov 12, 2019 at 03:02 pm by pj

It’s that time of the year when the holidays are upon us. This means extra celebrations (and stress) that can make the struggle to stay healthy more difficult than usual.... Read More

Local Entrepreneur Releases Her First Best Selling Book

Nov 12, 2019 at 12:50 am by pj

Di-Anne Elise founder of Media Resources Enterprise, a business communication consultant in the areas of marketing, business development, public relations and an author, has c.... Read More