Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Housing Business

Oct 18, 2019 at 09:26 pm by Staff

. Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News   One patient at Denver Health, the city's largest safety net hospital, occupied a bed for more than four years -- a hospital re.... Read More

AdventHealth Opens Freestanding ER in Oviedo

Oct 17, 2019 at 06:20 pm by Staff

  The ER will be staffed by board-certified emergency physicians and emergency nurses. .   AdventHealth opened a freestanding ER in Oviedo today, providing Sem.... Read More

Questions to Ask When Upgrading/Building MRI or Radiology Facilities

Oct 17, 2019 at 01:01 pm by Staff

. By MARK BAY Whether you are planning an upgrade to your existing MRI/Radiology facility or are planning to open a new one, there are extremely important and preliminary.... Read More

Networking for Healthcare Professionals

Oct 17, 2019 at 12:25 pm by Staff

.. By DOROTHY HARDEE, East Orlando Chamber of Commerce Healthcare providers are some of the busiest people around dedicating significant time to their patients as well as co.... Read More

Celebrating a Decade of Dermatologic Care for the Uninsured

Oct 17, 2019 at 12:11 pm by Staff

Jerri Johnson, MD, Shepherd's Hope "At Shepherd's Hope, I help people who have nowhere else to turn to for health care," said Jerri Johnson, MD. "For over a decade, I have be.... Read More

Scientists Find Gender-Distinct Circuit for Depression

Oct 15, 2019 at 11:52 pm by Staff

      Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain's blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific.... Read More

Marion County Hepatitis A Cases Total 138 In 2019; DOH Holding Second Drive-Through Hepatitis A Vaccination Event Nov. 2

Oct 15, 2019 at 07:40 pm by Staff

Marion County is continuing to see an increase in cases of hepatitis A locally and wants to encourage residents to get vaccinated for the virus. To help, the Department of Hea.... Read More

Donor Milk Gives Infants a Healthy Start at LRMC

Oct 15, 2019 at 06:57 pm by Staff

Breastmilk is the recommended form of nutrition for all newborn babies. New mothers at Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC) are educated and supported to provide breast mil.... Read More

Combination Drug Therapy Using Macitentan and Tadalafil for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Provides Clear Benefits

Oct 15, 2019 at 05:13 pm by Staff

. Patients newly diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) treated with macitentan and tadalafil combination therapy showed hemodynamic progress, as well as improv.... Read More

"Get a Mammogram, Give a Mammogram" Returns this Month

Oct 11, 2019 at 11:28 am by Staff

  Now in its seventh consecutive year, initiative provides free screenings to women in need .   Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Ev.... Read More

AdventHealth Breaks Ground on ER, Health Park to Serve Residents of Osceola County

Oct 11, 2019 at 12:57 am by Staff

AdventHealth broke ground today on an emergency room and a first-of-its-kind health park that will expand access to care for residents of Kissimmee, St. Cloud and surrounding.... Read More

Neurobehavioral Program - It's All About the Outcome

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:37 pm by Staff

By MICHAEL SAMOGALA, RN, CRRN, CBIS Traumatic Brain Injury is a major cause of death and disability in the United States contributing to about 30 percent of all injury relate.... Read More

Clinically Integrated Networks Can Be a "Win-Win"

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:19 pm by Staff

. By MICHAEL R. LOWE and BRIAN C. EVANDER   At its core, a Clinically Integrative Network (CIN) is a collective of health care organizations in a local or geographic r.... Read More

Florida Medical Marijuana: 89 Physicians Certified, 94,850 Patients

Oct 10, 2019 at 09:11 pm by Staff

By MICHAEL C. PATTERSON According to a new state draft report on Medical Marijuana (MMJ), Florida had 168,810 patient "certifications" for MMJ between October 1, 201.... Read More

Orlando Health Welcomes New Director of Community Relations Programs

Oct 09, 2019 at 11:09 pm by Staff

Orlando Health is pleased to announce Bridget Keefe is joining the organization as director of Community Relations. Keefe began her position on Monday, Oct. 7th. In this new l.... Read More

Tickets On Sale for The 19th Annual Dancing for Diabetes Show at the Bob Carr Theater

Oct 09, 2019 at 11:00 pm by Staff

. Dancing for Diabetes is an annual showcase of Central Florida dancers that has raised nearly half a million dollars for Type 1 Diabetes research. The 19th Annual Dancing.... Read More

October 2019 Digital Edition

Oct 09, 2019 at 01:58 pm by Staff

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Congenital Syphilis Continues To Rise At An Alarming Rate

Oct 08, 2019 at 08:33 pm by Staff

. Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News One of the nation's most preventable diseases is killing newborns in ever-increasing numbers. Nationwide, 1,306 infants acquired.... Read More

AdventHealth Ocala Lights Up for Cancer

Oct 08, 2019 at 07:28 pm by Staff

AdventHealth Ocala is going pink to help raise awareness and provide education for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The hospital will be lit pink for the month of October to.... Read More

Ocala Health Celebrates Topping Off Ceremony at Full-Service Emergency Department in Trailwinds Village

Oct 08, 2019 at 07:25 pm by Staff

. Area residents, local officials and business leaders were present as Ocala Health leadership held a topping off ceremony on the site of the new Trailwinds Village ER, a ne.... Read More