Robotic Surgery Specialist Joins Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital

Jul 01, 2022 at 08:42 pm by pj

    Dr. Francisco Couto, a board-certified general surgeon specializing in general and minimally invasive surgery, has joined the Orlando Health Medical Group Surg.... Read More

St. Francis Reflections Foundation Receives Donation To Support Grieving Children

Jul 01, 2022 at 08:35 pm by pj

TITUSVILLE – St. Francis Reflections Foundation has received a grant from the Geraldine L. Cabic Charitable Fund at the Community Foundation for Brev.... Read More

Explore Senior Living & Healthcare in Central Florida & OperaOrlando Event

Jul 01, 2022 at 07:29 pm by pj

Wednesday evening at Dolce Thorton Park, an audience of 45, composed of physicians, PAs, Nurse Practitioners, Care Givers, Referral Coordinators and Case Managers enjoyed &ldq.... Read More

Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital celebrates anniversary by announcing enhanced patient Safety Measures

Jul 01, 2022 at 06:12 pm by pj

  Intense focus on quality has positive impact on patient care St. Cloud - Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital is observing two years of operating under the Orlando Healt.... Read More

UF Health chief diversity officer named, begins Aug. 22

Jul 01, 2022 at 05:53 pm by pj

By Mickie Anderson Lakesha Butler, Pharm.D., a professor of pharmacy practice and director of diversity, equity and inclusion at Southern Illinois University deeply trained i.... Read More

UF Health designated Center of Excellence for rare Inherited Condition involving Blood Vessels

Jul 01, 2022 at 05:49 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque The nosebleeds started in elementary school for Bernadette Guthrie as she furtively dabbed her nose with a tissue lest any classmate notice. “You cert.... Read More

CMS Issues Significant Updates to Improve the Safety and Quality Care for Long-Term Care Residents

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:56 pm by pj

  To promote the safety and quality of nursing home care across the country, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued updates to guidance on m.... Read More

Kids and Mental Health: Tell Them It’s Okay Not to Feel Okay

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:49 pm by pj

  By Corrie Kindyl, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, ACS   From economic instability to at-home isolation, the COVID-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on America’s collect.... Read More

HIPAA Compliant Telehealth: How-To’s and Don’t Do’s

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:35 pm by pj

  By TERRY MCFARLAND   In the midst of all the chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, one bright spot is the increased availability of HIPAA compliant telehealth.... Read More

Alzheimer’s Prevention: Lifestyle Changes to Make for Better Brain Health

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:23 pm by pj

  By BEAU HERMAN Just as we have found ways to reduce heart disease risk, researchers increasingly are finding evidence that there may be steps we can take to reduce ou.... Read More

Overdose Deaths Behind Bars Rise as Drug Crisis Swells

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:13 pm by pj

  By LJ Dawson, Kaiser Health News Annissa Holland should be excited her son is coming home from prison after four long years of incarceration. Instead, she’.... Read More

Government Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care and Overcharging

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:04 pm by pj

By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overc.... Read More

Three-Year Abortion Trends Vary Dramatically by State

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:53 pm by pj

  //   By Phillip Reese, Kaiser Health News A recent survey from the Guttmacher Institute documented an 8% rise in the number of abortions.... Read More

Five Things to Know Now That the Supreme Court Has Overturned Roe v. Wade

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:49 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight and Rachana Pradhan and Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Ja.... Read More

Genetic Screening Results Just Got Harder to Handle Under New Abortion Rules

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:45 pm by pj

By Sara Reardon, Kaiser Health News Ann was 15 weeks pregnant with her fourth child when the results of her prenatal genetic test came back last August. The test su.... Read More

UF Health designated Center of Excellence for rare inherited condition involving Blood Vessels

Jun 28, 2022 at 07:33 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque The nosebleeds started in elementary school for Bernadette Guthrie as she furtively dabbed her nose with a tissue lest any classmate notice. “You cert.... Read More

Medline’s new Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Drape now available

Jun 28, 2022 at 07:30 pm by pj

Drape designed to enable catheter insertions during minimally invasive to complex heart procedures   Medline today announced the release of its Transcatheter Aorti.... Read More

Tailored Wellness: Making the Most Out of a Broken System

Jun 27, 2022 at 11:51 pm by pj

By JOSHUA WASHINGTON "I was finally able to complete a full run. I haven't been able to do that in quite some time due to the noise (in my mind). Previously I would just stop.... Read More

Rep. Demings Presents Federal Funding to Second Harvest Food Bank

Jun 27, 2022 at 07:43 pm by pj

Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) has presented the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida with $775,000 in federal funding she secured for the Culinary Workforce Training Program.... Read More

CMS Announces New Model to Improve Cancer Care for Medicare Patients

Jun 27, 2022 at 03:00 pm by pj

Enhancing Oncology Model Aims to Improve Patient-Centered Care, Lower Health Care Costs, and Address Health Equity  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS.... Read More