Grand Rounds

Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosis Might be Addressed Through Better Patient-doctor Conversations

Oct 20, 2021 at 08:55 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque It can be a disquieting moment for a patient. A lump or bump is found on their neck. It’s a thyroid nodule. Is it cancer? Many of those patients will p.... Read More

Thinking Outside the Box to Solve School Hunger

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:59 pm by pj

By Elizabeth Santiago   From making new friends to making it to school on time, students have plenty to worry about on a day-to-day basis. One thing they shouldn&rsquo.... Read More

Brain Researcher Presented with AMA Distinguished Service Award

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:51 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Carolyn C. Meltzer, M.D., an internationally recognized imaging scientist, academic administrator, and social justice advocate.... Read More

Nemours Children’s Health Convenes Panel on The Future of Children’s Health in Florida

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:45 pm by pj

  Breakfast event serves as a kickoff to Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Future of Florida Summit   Nemours Children’s Health experts will convene a dis.... Read More

Pioneering Transplant Surgeon Presented with AMA Scientific Achievement AwardPioneering Transplant Surgeon Presented with AMA Scientific Achievement Award

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:36 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) presented Christian P. Larsen, M.D., D.Phil., an Atlanta-based transplant surgeon and immunologist, with the 2021 Scientific Achievement.... Read More

Chair of Surgery at UF College of Medicine Named to the National Academy of Medicine

Oct 19, 2021 at 08:56 pm by pj

By Dorothy Hagmajer GAINESVILLE — Gilbert Rivers Upchurch Jr., M.D., the Edward M. Copeland III and Ann and Ira Horowitz Chair in the University of Florida College of M.... Read More

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

Michele Nichols appointed Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager at ServisFirst Bank of Central Florida

Oct 19, 2021 at 06:30 pm by pj

With 19 years' experience, Michele Nichols was appointed Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager with ServisFirst Bank of Central Florida, a $13B commercial bank foc.... 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

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on Health Park to Serve Growing Lake Mary Community

Oct 19, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

    AdventHealth has broken ground on a state-of-the-art health park that will provide a wide range of specialty services to Lake Mary and Seminole County res.... Read More

Poinciana Medical Center Announces the Grand Opening of New ChampionsGate Emergency

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:03 am by pj

  Kissimmee – Poinciana Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division – Orlando Market, announced today the grand openin.... Read More

Department of Health in Marion County Provides COVID-19 Testing Update

Oct 15, 2021 at 03:06 pm by pj

Because of a reduction in the demand for COVID-19 testing, Statlab Mobile, a COVID-19 mobile clinical testing service, will no longer offer free drive-through testing at.... 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

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division – Orlando Market to Host “Crush The Crisis” Opioid Take Back on October 23

Oct 14, 2021 at 07:03 pm by pj

  HCA Healthcare North Florida Division announced today that six of their facilities in the Orlando Market are hosting opioid take back events on Saturday, October 23, t.... Read More

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Biobank Celebrates 500th Enrollment Milestone

Oct 14, 2021 at 12:24 pm by pj

  MIAMI – The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Biobank this summer enrolled its 500th participant, a significant milestone for the biorepository, found.... Read More

Dancing for Diabetes 21st Anniversary Show – Expected to Sell Out the Disney Theater

Oct 14, 2021 at 12:11 pm by pj

Dancing for Diabetes 21st Anniversary Show – Expected to Sell Out the Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts   After 21 years of elevating.... Read More

Healthcare Provider Hiring Event in Winter Garden

Oct 13, 2021 at 04:28 pm by pj

  Saturday, November 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Community Health Centers, Inc. is hosting a healthcare provider hiring event for various position.... Read More

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at First Baptist Church of Ocala

Oct 13, 2021 at 04:01 pm by pj

OCALA —A free COVID-19 testing site has opened at First Baptist Church of Ocala to provide additional extended-hours testing opportunities in Marion County The new test.... Read More

Axiom Bank Helps Provide Meals to the Community

Oct 13, 2021 at 02:00 pm by pj

Axiom Bank would like to express its sincere gratitude to the community for supporting the organization’s hunger relief initiative during Hunger Action Month i.... Read More

Orlando Health Awarded Joy in MedicineTM Honors by the AMA

Oct 13, 2021 at 10:46 am by pj

  The healthcare network is the only Florida-based system to be recognized and one of only 44 nationwide Orlando – Orlando Health is the recipient of the Americ.... Read More