Citing Lack of Progress, Physicians Call on Congress to Address Prior Authorization Reform

May 14, 2021 at 10:24 am by pj

  AMA survey release coincides with introduction of Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act            .... Read More

UF Health, OneFlorida Join Trial to See if Statins Can Help Older Adults Prevent Heart Disease, Dementia

May 13, 2021 at 10:48 pm by pj

By Diana Tonnessen Can taking a statin a day keep heart disease and dementia away in seniors ages 75 and older? Researchers at University of Florida Health and the.... Read More

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation and Parrish Medical Center Auxiliary Award Scholarships for Study in Healthcare and Medicine

May 13, 2021 at 10:43 pm by pj

  Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) and Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Auxiliary awarded $23,500 in scholarships to 10 outstanding college students and graduatin.... Read More

NanoVibronix UroShield® Receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration Authorization for Entry into the U.S.

May 13, 2021 at 10:40 pm by pj

NanoVibronix, Inc., (NASDAQ: NAOV), a medical device company that produces the UroShield®, PainShield® and WoundShield® Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Portable U.... Read More

Biden Boasts About Equitable Senior Vaccination Rate by Race Without Data to Back It Up

May 12, 2021 at 08:34 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News   “There’s virtually no difference between white, Black, Hispanic, Asian American,” referring to v.... Read More

Nemours Name Change Reflects Bold Strategic Direction to Redefine Children’s Health

May 12, 2021 at 05:51 pm by pj

  New visual identity represents transformative vision for Nemours’ future     WILMINGTON, Del. (May 12, 2021) – Nemours Children’s H.... Read More

Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital Names New COO

May 12, 2021 at 05:30 pm by pj

  Health care executive Tim O’Brien joins the hospital, located in Orlando’s busy tourism corridor Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital has named a new c.... Read More

DietID to be Offered as Part of AdventHealth Project to Improve Health, Lower Costs for Diabetes Patients

May 12, 2021 at 12:05 pm by pj

AdventHealth is offering Diet ID as part of a project evaluating how patients respond to lifestyle modification programs and the resulting impact on health care costs. Family.... Read More

Motivational Interviewing: Skills to Help Improve Patient Compliance

May 11, 2021 at 10:26 pm by pj

  By APRIL BOYKIN, MSW, LCSW and MARY-CATHERINE SEGOTA, Psy.D.   One of the most challenging aspects of working in the medical field is dealing with patients who.... Read More

Medicare Requires 60 Percent of Your Medicare Patients Have Their Annual Wellness Visits This Year! Are you Ready?

May 11, 2021 at 10:17 pm by pj

By DEREK ESTY   With the passing of the affordable care act, Medicare established a new benefit for all beneficiaries, the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV). This recent bene.... Read More

Craig Mintzer, MD: Looking Forward

May 11, 2021 at 10:11 pm by pj

   A new orthopedic center breaking ground equals groundbreaking Talk to most doctors about their specialties and they will often tell you of a.... Read More

EOCC: Think Offering Health Insurance in Your Small Business is Impossible? Think Again!

May 11, 2021 at 10:02 pm by pj

Dorothy Hardee, Chamber Administrator      Margie Dodson, owner of Nailed It DIY has a small staff of 3-4. The business prepared for its Grand Openi.... Read More

Masks at the Campfire: Summer Camps for Kids With Medical Needs Adapt to Covid

May 11, 2021 at 09:32 pm by pj

  By Sandy West, Kaiser Health News Olivia Klassen’s face lights up when she talks about summer camp. She loves to do the scavenger hunt with her camp friend.... Read More

Covid Testing Has Turned Into a Financial Windfall for Hospitals and Other Providers

May 11, 2021 at 08:59 pm by pj

  By Jay Hancock and Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  Pamela Valfer needed multiple covid tests after repeatedly visiting the hospital last fall t.... Read More

 Hospitals in South and Southwest Florida Team Up to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

May 11, 2021 at 08:03 pm by pj

  Hospitals have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response, including testing, treatment and public awareness efforts. Now, a coalition of hospitals and health sys.... Read More

Axiom Bank Promotes Joe Dear to SVP, Commercial Market Executive for Orlando

May 11, 2021 at 07:54 pm by pj

  Axiom Bank, N.A., a Maitland-based, leading community bank, recently promoted Joe Dear to SVP, Commercial Market Executive. In this role, he will be responsible for le.... Read More

Central Florida Daily COVID-19 Update and ICU Availability

May 11, 2021 at 05:15 pm by pj

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Statewide Daily Statistics    Total cases: 2,275,365 Total resident deaths: 35,831 Total resident hospitalizations: 92,34.... Read More

Moving the Needle: Powerful Data Analytics Delivers Coherence to Healthcare Initiatives, Leads to Improved Care and Transformative Change

May 10, 2021 at 11:44 am by pj

By REED HARTLEY, Executive Director, Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation (TLI)     While technology makes it possible to generate and coll.... Read More

A Novel Therapy to Combat Post-COVID Syndrome and Heart Failure Symptoms

May 10, 2021 at 10:00 am by pj

By KEVIN RYAN, MS, CCDS, CVRx Business Manager, Florida Gulf Coast  As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many who contracted the virus are experiencing lasting ef.... Read More

UF Health Shands Notifies Patients of Privacy Breach

May 07, 2021 at 03:41 pm by pj

  University of Florida Health Shands officials have notified 1,562 individuals affected by a privacy incident involving a former employee who accessed medical records o.... Read More