PONTE HEALTH and Client Award MMG Contract to Mulligan Constructors

Nov 06, 2019 at 12:49 am by pj

After two years in the design process and in entering the permitting process, PONTE HEALTH along with its client have awarded the construction of what the firm calls MMG, a ne.... Read More

AdventHealth Names Chief Clinical Officer

Nov 05, 2019 at 03:41 pm by pj

AdventHealth has selected Julie Vincent to serve as vice president and chief clinical officer for the company’s Central Florida Division – North Region. Effective.... Read More

AdventHealth Names Director of Strategic Program Management

Nov 05, 2019 at 03:36 pm by pj

Katie Palacios has been selected to serve as the director of strategic program management for the AdventHealth facilities in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties. In this new r.... Read More

New Executive Director of Network Development and Marketing

Nov 05, 2019 at 03:30 pm by pj

TAVARES – AdventHealth Waterman has selected Nick Bejarano to serve as the executive director of network development and marketing.  In his new role, Bejarano is r.... Read More

DOH-Marion Brazen Program Holding “Positivi-Tea” Brunch Nov. 9

Nov 05, 2019 at 02:58 pm by pj

  OCALA —Positivity is the name of the game, and DOH-Marion’s BRAZEN program will help mothers, daughters and more learn how. The BRAZEN program is hosting a.... Read More

Record Number Of Legionnaires’ Cases In 2018 Risk Lives, Cause Cleanup Headaches

Nov 05, 2019 at 02:47 pm by pj

Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News Cases of Legionnaires’ disease reached a record high in 2018 — a more than eight-fold increase since the numbers began to climb n.... Read More

Cigarettes Vs. Vaping: That’s The ‘Wrong Comparison,’ Says Inhalation Researcher

Nov 05, 2019 at 02:25 pm by pj

Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News Ilona Jaspers initially approached the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses with a clinical curiosity. As an inhalation toxicolo.... Read More

American Heart Association Recognizes Central Florida Health for Workplace Health Achievement

Nov 05, 2019 at 01:24 pm by pj

The results of the American Heart Association 2019 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced this month and Central Florida Health achieved Gold level recognition for.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Hospital Again Wins FHA Award for Innovation in Patient Care

Nov 03, 2019 at 08:43 pm by pj

 Improved Patient Discharge Process Recognized as Innovation of the Year   The “Path to Home” patient discharge improvement process at Nemours Children.... Read More

AdventHealth Celebration Debuts Specialized Kids ER

Nov 03, 2019 at 05:34 pm by pj

ER designed exclusively for kids, in collaboration with AdventHealth for Children, aims to ease the fear and anxiety that goes with an emergency room visit.     C.... Read More

The Internet is Still Great for Your Medical Practice

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:47 pm by pj

  By QUINTIN L. GUNN SR.   In June of 2015, I wrote an article on Linkedin entitled Is Social Media Good for Your Practice? Most of what I said then still applies.... Read More

Mortgage Programs Designed for Medical Professionals

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:13 pm by pj

When you’re looking to buy a home of your own   By DAMON VAN DYKE, Silverton Mortgage   Being a medical professional means working year-round to provide qu.... Read More

Mental Health, Access to Medical Care, Food Insecurity, Among the Top Health Issues in Central Florida

Oct 31, 2019 at 02:28 am by pj

AdventHealth, Orlando Health and partners team up to produce major study of health issues impacting Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola counties.   Access to mental heal.... Read More

Orlando Health Nurse Receives National Recognition

Oct 31, 2019 at 12:40 am by pj

Daleen Penoyer PhD, RN, CCRP, FCCM, Director of Nursing Research was recently recognized by two prestigious organizations for her contributions to the nursing profession. Dr..... Read More

Hospitals Take Shot At Opioid Makers Over Cost Of Treating Uninsured For Addiction

Oct 29, 2019 at 04:14 pm by pj

Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News While thousands of cities and counties have banded together to sue opioid makers and distributors in a federal court,.... Read More

As Vaping Devices Evolve, New Potential Hazards Emerge

Oct 29, 2019 at 03:38 pm by pj

    By  Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News The smokeless tobacco industry that began with low-voltage cigarette look-alikes has evolved to include.... Read More

Avalon Healthcare Solutions Launches Medical Specialty Drug Real-Time Clinical Claim Editing

Oct 28, 2019 at 09:29 am by pj

TAMPA, Fla., -- The first comprehensive Lab Benefit Manager (LBM), Avalon Healthcare Solutions (Avalon), backed by Francisco Partners, Echo Health Ventures, and leading Blue.... Read More

AdventHealth, Seminole County to Open First-of-its-kind Addictions Recovery Center

Oct 24, 2019 at 09:47 pm by pj

New partnership brings the expertise of law enforcement and health care together to help break the cycle of addiction.    AdventHealth, the Seminole County Sherif.... Read More

Why Aren’t More Doctors Treating Addiction with Medication?

Oct 24, 2019 at 02:50 pm by pj

By COLETTA DORADO   I wrote in the September issue of Medical News about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and counseling in opioid use disorder recovery to manage wi.... Read More

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

Oct 24, 2019 at 02:37 pm by pj

Elly Yu, WAMU, Kaiser Health News When Will tried his first vape during his sophomore year, he didn’t know what to expect. It was just something he had vaguely heard ab.... Read More