Volusia-Brevard Local News

Unified Communications Provider Vonix Launches in Florida

Nov 21, 2019 at 12:49 am by pj

Vonix provides cloud communication and VoIP solutions to SMBs and technology partners.   ORLANDO (November 14, 2019) – Vonix announces the launch of their office.... Read More

Startup Seeks To Hold Doctors, Hospitals Accountable On Patient Record Requests

Nov 19, 2019 at 06:53 pm by pj

Lori Basheda, Kaiser Health News   When Kelly Shanahan had her OB-GYN practice in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., she was meticulous about providing medical records promptly.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policies During First Day of Voting at Interim Meeting

Nov 19, 2019 at 12:36 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) gathered physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine at its Interim Meeting to shape guiding policies on.... Read More

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Accepts Oberheiden, Proposal to Coordinate P-Stim Medicare Fraud Investigations

Nov 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm by pj

Oberheiden, P.C., a federal health care fraud defense law firm based in Dallas, Texas, has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accepted the firm's recomm.... Read More

Better Use of Data Can Help Fight U.S. Opioid Epidemic, New Report Shows

Nov 18, 2019 at 11:58 am by pj

  The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic that has cost nearly 400,000 lives since 1999 and shows little signs of slowing down. To help combat this epide.... Read More

New Market Research Showcases Need for Re-training Health Care Workforce on Blood Pressure Measurement

Nov 18, 2019 at 11:25 am by pj

    Highlights: About half of health care providers surveyed said they haven't had re-training in blood pressure measurement after leaving professional school..... Read More

Trump Administration Announces Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs for All Americans

Nov 15, 2019 at 08:36 am by pj

Two regulations advance the Trump Administration’s commitment to increasing price transparency As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Pric.... 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

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