Business/Technology

DOH-Orange and Orange TV to Broadcast Healthy Connections

Feb 15, 2020 at 12:23 am by pj

  In partnership with Orange County Government’s Orange TV, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) has produced a health focused television.... Read More

First Dementia-Friendly Dining Option Now Available in Orlando

Feb 12, 2020 at 11:44 am by pj

  The Meatball Stoppe becomes first restaurant in Central Florida to offer specialized service   The Meatball Stoppe owners and chefs Isabella and Jeff Morgia per.... Read More

An Algorithm to Save Lives

Feb 12, 2020 at 02:11 am by Melissa

Patients with sepsis at HCA Healthcare hospitals now have a much better chance of survival, thanks to new technology.  Sepsis Prediction and Optimization of Therapy (SPO.... Read More

How Lifesaving Organs For Transplant Go Missing In Transit

Feb 11, 2020 at 01:20 am by pj

    JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News, Graphic by Matt Chinworth  When a human heart was left behind by mistake on a Southwest Airlines plane in 2018, transp.... Read More

Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital to Open $20 Million Expansion to Public This Month

Feb 09, 2020 at 01:48 am by pj

  New floor includes 48 private rooms for surgical patients   Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital recently unveiled its new $20 million expansion on the hospi.... Read More

Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum Among Physicians

Feb 07, 2020 at 03:02 am by pj

New AMA survey illustrates tech expectations of a growing number of physiciansCHICAGO - Adoption of digital health tools has grown significantly among all physicians since 201.... Read More

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

Feb 04, 2020 at 12:06 pm by pj

  Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Image by Maria Fabrizio   Dr. Keith Corl was working in a Las Vegas emergency room when a patient arrived with chest.... Read More

Real Estate: The Second-Highest Expense in Your Practice

Jan 25, 2020 at 08:03 pm by pj

By DOUG PRICE When it comes to managing expenses in your practice, there are dozens of categories to evaluate: equipment, technology, loan costs and interest rates, sundries,.... Read More

Deteriorating Medical Malpractice Trends

Jan 25, 2020 at 07:33 pm by pj

  By ROBERT HALL   Earlier this year, I wrote an article for The Orlando Medical News entitled Pain & Suffering. Within the piece, I alluded to my own experie.... Read More

Your Waiting Room: An Often-Missed Asset and Marketing Tool

Jan 25, 2020 at 03:10 am by pj

  By DOUG MINTZ   Waiting rooms are consistently the most overlooked asset in a clinic.  When you consider that 97 percent of patients get frustrated by long.... Read More

Questions to Ask When Upgrading/Building MRI or Radiology Facilities: Part Three

Jan 25, 2020 at 02:55 am by pj

  By MARK BAY   Today, we bring you Part 3 in our series of articles about things to consider when retro-fitting an existing space for radiology equipment or when.... Read More

Cultural Diversity Creates Language Barriers: Reducing Claims with Multilingual Patients

Jan 24, 2020 at 07:54 pm by pj

  By RICH CAHILL and SUSAN SHEPARD   Ms. D., a naturalized U.S. citizen from Southeast Asia, presented to Dr. P. for a consultation regarding extensive acne scarr.... Read More

EOCC: 2020 Focus for the New Year

Jan 24, 2020 at 07:09 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE   Lewis Carroll said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.”  As we dive into 2020.... Read More

Orlando Health Temporarily Suspends Outpatient Imaging Services at its Orange Avenue Location Due to Lease Expiration

Jan 24, 2020 at 04:09 pm by pj

  Patients being rescheduled at other Orlando Health facilities   Orlando Health announced it has temporarily suspended outpatient imaging services at its Orange.... Read More

The Role of the Employee Benefits Broker

Jan 24, 2020 at 12:05 pm by pj

  By JOSEPH C. FILICE   Today most business owners and/or HR managers do not have the time to spend focusing on employee benefits.  Most understand the value.... Read More

Five Ways Employees Drive Us Crazy

Jan 24, 2020 at 12:02 pm by pj

  By WENDY SELLERS   Let’s dive into the five ways employees drive managers CRAZY and how to deal with it in order to improve communication, set boundaries.... Read More

Proven Solutions Needed for Out-of-Network Care

Jan 24, 2020 at 11:54 am by pj

  By FRASER COBBE   The Physicians Society of Central Florida (PSCF) has been actively engaged in the ongoing debate in Congress over how to address out.... Read More

Improving Return on Your Medical Office Investment

Jan 24, 2020 at 09:32 am by pj

  By FRANK RICCI   Most physicians have one critically important asset in their investment portfolio that significantly impacts the amount of income they earn eve.... Read More

AdventHealth Acquires Top Cardiovascular Surgical Group 

Jan 23, 2020 at 07:21 pm by pj

  AdventHealth announces the acquisition of Cardiovascular Surgeons, P.A. (CVS), one of Central Florida’s leading cardiovascular surgery practices. The addition of.... Read More

Real Estate: Three Common Mistakes Healthcare Professionals Make

Jan 21, 2020 at 02:10 pm by pj

  By DOUG PRICE   Real estate is the second highest expense behind payroll for most healthcare practices. The benefits of capitalizing during lease negotiations c.... Read More