Grand Rounds

HCA Healthcare Recognizes 57 HCA Florida Healthcare Nursing Units for Nursing Excellence

May 16, 2022 at 11:50 am by pj

Nursing Units Across the State Received 2022 HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction Awards from One of the Nation’s Leading Providers of Healthcare Services HCA Florida Hea.... Read More

Orlando Physician Assistant Earns National Scholarship Dedicated to Reducing Health Disparities and Diversifying Workforce

May 14, 2022 at 12:02 am by pj

 Health Equity Achieved Through Lifestyle Medicine (HEAL) scholarships support a diverse health care workforce committed to improving health equity.   The America.... Read More

Orlando Health Hospitals Excel at Patient Safety and Quality

May 13, 2022 at 11:55 pm by pj

Excellence recognized by national patient safety and quality organization Orlando – Orlando Health hospitals have been recognized for their excellence in keeping patien.... Read More

Center Creating Lab-on-a-chip Technology for Medical Tests Wins $6.6 million in Continued NIH Funding

May 13, 2022 at 11:51 pm by pj

LAWRENCE — A research center based at the University of Kansas that develops rapid next-generation tests for a host of human ailments like cancer, stroke and COVID-19 re.... Read More

UF Scripps Researcher’s Drug-discovery Method Shows Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer

May 13, 2022 at 11:47 pm by pj

By Doug Bennett GAINESVILLE, Fla. — UF Scripps Biomedical Research scientist Matthew Disney, Ph.D. has found yet another groundbreaking approach to.... Read More

Orlando VA Health Director, Mr. Timothy J. Cooke Receives the 2021 Presidential Rank Award

May 13, 2022 at 06:48 pm by pj

Orlando VA Health Care System (OVAHCS) Director, Mr. Timothy J. Cooke has been presented with the 2021 Presidential Rank Award which recognizes a select group o.... Read More

Viva L’Opera! | 2021-22 Season Celebration Opera Orlando’s Annual Gala

May 12, 2022 at 12:12 am by pj

Opera Orlando’s annual gala and season celebration is finally here after two years of postponements. Viva L’Opera! at The Alfond Inn at Rollins on May 21, 2022 wil.... Read More

AdventHealth Opens Simulation Center in Palm Coast

May 11, 2022 at 09:41 pm by pj

PALM COAST — AdventHealth has opened a high-tech facility to provide nurses with the highest level of training, using leading-edge simulation technology. With five clas.... Read More

CME Symposium on Clinical Advances in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome to Convene in Orlando

May 11, 2022 at 08:04 pm by pj

Nationally recognized clinicians and researchers to offer presentations   From PCOS Challenge Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder.... Read More

HCA Florida Healthcare Facilities in Central Florida Recognized for Nursing Excellence

May 11, 2022 at 02:53 pm by pj

ORLANDO – HCA Florida Healthcare facilities in Central Florida announced today they have been recognized with a 2022 HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction (UOD) Award. The.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Hosts Stroke & Heart Attack Survivors Support Group

May 11, 2022 at 01:19 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – Parrish Healthcare’s Stroke & Heart Survivors support group occurs the third Tuesday of every month from 2-4 pm, inside Parrish Medical Center&rsq.... Read More

HCA Florida Ocala Hospital and HCA Florida West Marion Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

May 10, 2022 at 09:47 am by pj

OCALA – HCA Florida Ocala Hospital and HCA Florida West Marion Hospital received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 20.... Read More

The Marion County Community Health Assessment is underway

May 09, 2022 at 02:43 pm by pj

Ocala — Creating a healthier, more vibrant community does not happen in a vacuum. It requires collaboration, determination, and information. Which is why the Flori.... Read More

During National Nurses Week, Stories of Florida Nurses Stand Out

May 06, 2022 at 10:50 am by pj

As Floridians salute the state’s more than 185,000 registered nurses during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, several of the state’s nurses with HCA Florida Healthca.... Read More

National Nurses Week May 6 - 12

May 06, 2022 at 03:47 am by pj

For all you've endured, for all you've given,  Orlando Medical News sincerely thanks you! ...  

FDA Approves New Test to Improve Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 05, 2022 at 08:47 am by pj

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing for the first in vitro diagnostic test for early detection of amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer’s.... Read More

Parrish Healthcare Earns Global Recognition as a High Reliability Organization Champion

May 04, 2022 at 11:46 am by pj

  TITUSVILLE  – Parrish Healthcare has earned global recognition as a High Reliability Organization (HRO) Champion by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (.... Read More

HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital Expands Joint & Spine Program

May 03, 2022 at 11:00 am by pj

Additional beds, patient-centered features enhance the hospital’s signature quality of care   SANFORD — HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital, an affiliate.... Read More

U.S. Rep. Murphy Secures $400,000 Appropriation for AdventHealth’s Opioid Treatment Center

May 03, 2022 at 10:17 am by pj

New funding ensures the Hope & Healing Center, a partnership between AdventHealth and the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, will be able to continue treating residen.... Read More

AdventHealth Winter Garden Opens Inpatient Tower

May 03, 2022 at 10:11 am by pj

  The five-story, 80-bed tower will bring new services to the fast-growing West Orange community.    WINTER GARDEN — AdventHealth Winter Garden op.... Read More