Volusia-Brevard Local News

Parrish Medical Center Sets New Hospital and Health Care Setting Visitor Protection Measures

Jul 23, 2021 at 12:25 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE — Our top priority is always the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, and employees. As we continue to monitor the coronavirus situati.... Read More

Vaccines: Your Best Weapon in Fighting the Spread of COVID-19

Jul 22, 2021 at 06:33 pm by Erin R

Jeffrey Stalnaker, MD    We are experiencing a surge in COVID-19. You have likely heard reports of the dramatic increase in cases around the world. It threate.... Read More

AdventHealth to Defer Scheduling New Elective Surgeries with Overnight Stays, Require Masks in All Areas and Limit Visitors

Jul 22, 2021 at 12:26 pm by pj

  AdventHealth doctors say surge driven by Delta and nearly all hospitalized patients are unvaccinated   AdventHealth returned to “yellow” status in r.... Read More

American Hospital Association Urging Vaccinations for All Healthcare Workers

Jul 22, 2021 at 09:35 am by pj

America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to protecting the health and well-being of health care personnel and the patients and communities that they serve. T.... Read More

Parrish Medical Center Recognized for Dignifying Patient Gown

Jul 21, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

Erie Chapman Foundation, Nashville, Tennessee is pleased to announce a special award & cash prize to Parrish Medical Center, Titusville, Florida, for being the first hospi.... Read More

Though Millions Are at Risk for Diabetes, Medicare Struggles to Expand Prevention Program

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:42 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News  Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, partly because his size embarrasse.... Read More

Analysis: Necessary or Not, Covid Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

Jul 21, 2021 at 04:33 pm by pj

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News The drugmaker Pfizer recently announced that vaccinated people are likely to need a booster shot to be effectively pro.... Read More

Cyber-Mayhem 2021: Zero-trust and The Way Forward

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:21 pm by pj

 Healthcare is the industry most susceptible to ransomware   By JAMES GENTRY As we reach the halfway point of 2021 and look back over the last 18 months, I think.... Read More

Florida COVID-19 Vaccination Rates not Enough to Protect Most Vulnerable

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:14 pm by pj

Communities of color especially hard hit   By JANELLE HOM Widespread vaccination against COVID-19 is needed in every community to ensure an end to the pandemic, especi.... Read More

M&A/PE Activity in Healthcare: Robust Markets from 2021 Onward

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:18 pm by pj

By BERT ORLOV and AYESHA MEDINA   As consultants in health care/PE, we foresee a dramatic upturn in activity in 2021 and beyond for provider acquisitions (e.g., hospita.... Read More