Volusia-Brevard Local News

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Announces Partnership with Partners in Care: Together for Kids

Oct 19, 2021 at 08:50 pm by pj

  St. Francis Reflections is the state’s only provider of choice for PIC:TFK in Brevard county   TITUSVILLE - St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care&nb.... Read More

UF-led Study: Opportunities Exist for Improving Blood Pressure Control and Reducing Health Disparities

Oct 19, 2021 at 02:18 pm by pj

By Matt Splett GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida-led study of nearly 2 million Americans found that one in three individuals lack proper blood pressure control, wit.... Read More

Difficult Conversations During a Pandemic

Oct 18, 2021 at 09:56 pm by pj

By ELIZABETH GALFO, MD   As providers, we continuously communicate with our patients and families. We listen to their medical histories, ask them to open wide, say aaah.... Read More

FDA’s Delay on Juul, Menthol Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Puts Kids at Risk 

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:50 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM   As many students return to school for the first time in months, the American Lung Association urges FDA to act swiftly in ending sale of.... Read More

Telehealth Waivers Are Gone, But Florida Providers Still Must Mind Virtual Care Risks

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:35 pm by pj

  By JONATHAN ROMERO   Like healthcare providers across the country, Florida’s medical community found the state’s telehealth emergency waivers to be.... Read More

Using Building Design to Fight Covid

Oct 17, 2021 at 04:05 pm by pj

  By KEITH THOMAS   Is SARS-CoV-2 Virus in your air now? What can you do?   Are you “stressed out” physically and mentally trying to determine.... Read More

Insurance Focused on Virtual Visits? The Pros and Cons of a New Twist in Health Plans

Oct 16, 2021 at 11:29 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  At the height of the covid-19 pandemic, people often relied on telemedicine for doctor visits. Now, insurers are betting that.... Read More

Surprise-Billing Rule ‘Puts a Thumb on the Scale’ to Keep Arbitrated Costs in Check

Oct 16, 2021 at 11:22 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Patients are months away from not having to worry about most surprise medical bills — those extra costs that can amount.... Read More

OMNI Healthcare Now Offering Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine Booster and Initial Vaccination at All OMNI Offices

Oct 14, 2021 at 11:17 pm by pj

MELBOURNE -  OMNI Healthcare has received a substantial supply of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine and is now administering the vaccine at its Melbourne vaccination c.... Read More

The Deadline to Claim the ERC is December 31, 2021

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:32 am by dcovell

By Dan Covell The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES ACT was enacted in April 2020. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), under the CAR.... Read More