Cultivating a Culture of Safety in Healthcare: Four Experts Tell Us Their Stories

Oct 05, 2022 at 07:16 pm by pj

  By David L. Feldman, MD   Despite more than 20 years of focus on patient safety, many hospitals and healthcare professionals still struggle to create an en.... Read More

DBS trial for difficult-to-treat Tourette syndrome shows promise

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:46 pm by pj

By Michelle Jaffee In a first-in-human clinical trial of four participants, closed-loop deep brain stimulation was shown to be a feasible, safe and beneficial treatment for d.... Read More

UF Health researcher co-leading landmark study on autism’s role in aging

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:43 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett   While the number of adults affected by autism is growing, very little is known about the way the condition is impacted by aging. Now, a Univer.... Read More

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center’s Environmental Services Earns National Award

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:25 pm by pj

The Association for the Health care Environment recently presented the 2022 Environmental Services Department of the Year Award.   Orlando — Orlando Health Orland.... Read More

Lighthouse Central Florida Welcomes Noreen Levitt as VP Of Mission Advancement

Oct 05, 2022 at 06:18 pm by pj

    Lighthouse Central Florida, a nonprofit that provides vision rehabilitation services to Central Floridians living with vision impairment or blindness, recently.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health and Florida Blue Improving Patient Wellness and Affordability

Oct 05, 2022 at 12:34 pm by pj

Preventative care increased by 15.7%, showing how access to care is essential to improving wellness   Nemours Children’s Health has achieved a significant milest.... Read More

Embrace Families Hosts Special Brunch to Honor Grandparent & Relative Caregivers

Oct 05, 2022 at 11:19 am by pj

  Local child welfare leaders recently hosted a special brunch to honor grandparent and relative caregivers. Guests of Embrace Families and Children’s Home Networ.... Read More

New Study Reveals Effective Treatment for Children Suffering from Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome

Oct 05, 2022 at 10:30 am by pj

  Study shows that hyperbaric oxygen therapy significantly improves symptoms, including memory, emotional and behavioral, and heals brain structure in cortical regions..... Read More

Flood Water Safety

Oct 05, 2022 at 10:08 am by pj

  The Florida Department of Health in Orange County reminds residents to avoid flood waters that can be contaminated with bacteria and viruses, and other dangers!.... Read More

FDEM Director Kevin Guthrie Issues Updates on Hurricane Ian Response and Recovery with State Agency Leaders 

Oct 03, 2022 at 08:55 pm by pj

  Today, Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie issued updates on the State’s response to Hurricane Ian as well as ongoing recovery.... Read More

DOH-Orange Gives Warning on Private Wells

Oct 02, 2022 at 11:16 pm by pj

The Florida Department of Health in Orange County reminds residents with private well water, if your well is affected by flood waters, there may be disease-causing organis.... Read More

Fair Market Value of Physician Practice Management Fees

Sep 28, 2022 at 05:11 pm by pj

  By Nicholas A. Newsad, MHSA   Most U.S. states have codified some protective aspect of the Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine (CPOM) into la.... Read More

Sleep and Mental and Physical Health

Sep 28, 2022 at 03:15 pm by pj

  Mary-Catherine Segota, Psy D “I can’t sleep!” How many times is that said in the office? Probably more than you can count, with a national average r.... Read More

Shift in Child Hospice Care Is a Lifeline for Parents Seeking a Measure of Comfort and Hope

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00 am by pj

  By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News   When you first meet 17-month-old Aaron Martinez, it’s not obvious that something is catastrophically.... Read More

Embedded Bias: How Medical Records Sow Discrimination

Sep 28, 2022 at 09:50 am by pj

  By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News   David Confer, a bicyclist and an audio technician, told his doctor he “used to be Ph.D. level” durin.... Read More

Dr. Phillips Center Creates Partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and AdventHealth to Advance STROKESTRA®

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:57 pm by pj

    - Stroke rehabilitation program dedicated to using creative music-making to drive patient-led stroke recovery uses clinical collaboration to develop new ideas.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Offers Low-cost 3D Mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:45 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Parrish Healthcare is offering low-cost three-dimensional (3D) mammograms during the month of October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month..... Read More

Eric Lunde named president and CEO of AdventHealth DeLand

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:40 pm by pj

  DeLAND — AdventHealth has named Eric Lunde president and CEO of AdventHealth DeLand. He will report to Lorenzo Brown, president/CEO for AdventHeal.... Read More

Hurricane Preparedness Reminder

Sep 26, 2022 at 08:15 am by pj

  ORLANDO – Hurricane Season is here and the Florida Department of Health in Orange County wants to make sure you and your family are prepared. We encourage y.... Read More

Grand Opening, Lotus Behavioral Health

Sep 24, 2022 at 12:45 am by pj

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