Urgent Care Sites Cater To Cancer Patients, Letting Them Check Some Worries At Door

May 03, 2017 at 01:22 am by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News On an afternoon a few weeks ago, Faithe Craig noticed that her temperature spiked to just above 100 degrees. For most people, the change.... Read More

'Center Of Excellence' Designation Doesn't Rule Out Complications Of Bariatric Surgery

Apr 29, 2017 at 10:14 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Getting bariatric surgery at a "center of excellence" doesn't mean that patients can be assured that they will avoid serious complication.... Read More

For Doctors, A Clamp Down On Visas Could Have An Uneven Effect In The U.S.

Apr 23, 2017 at 06:48 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Limiting the number of foreign doctors who can get visas to practice in the United States could have a significant impact on cert.... Read More

Halifax Health to Open Volusia-Flagler's First Freestanding Emergency Department in Deltona

Apr 21, 2017 at 08:27 pm by Staff

DAYTONA BEACH - On Sunday, April 23, Halifax Health will celebrate the opening of Halifax Health Emergency Department of Deltona - Volusia and Flagler counties' first freestan.... Read More

The Missing Link in Autism

Apr 20, 2017 at 11:27 am by Staff

BETH RUDLOFF   As a member of the medical field, and the parent of two adult children with Aspergers, I think it's fair to say that most of us know something of autism..... Read More

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Opens at Florida Hospital Celebration

Apr 10, 2017 at 05:36 pm by Staff

Florida Hospital Celebration Health is offering an important new service that will allow its tiniest and most vulnerable patients to get care closer to home. The hospital.... Read More

Cornerstone Hospice's Model to be Presented as Best Practice at Upcoming National Forum

Apr 06, 2017 at 11:19 am by Staff

When a patient is on home hospice care, the family relies on a skilled team of case managers, medical personnel, and social workers to guide them through their loved one's fin.... Read More

Many Doctors Say Opioids Are Not The Answer for Pain

Apr 05, 2017 at 05:13 pm by Staff

Emily Bazar Kaiser Health News Those of you who have experienced pain, especially gnawing, chronic pain, know that it affects your happiness, outlook and ability to function.... Read More

Patient Experience 101: The Future of Healthcare

Mar 30, 2017 at 11:07 pm by Staff

  Whatever we do in the healthcare space, it is eventually meant for the greater good of patients, which is why today the aim of modern healthcare is shifting towards va.... Read More

AMA Applauds Trump Administration's Creation of Opioids Commission

Mar 30, 2017 at 10:51 pm by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA) said today it looks forward to working with the Trump administration's new commission to create policies intended to end the opioid epid.... Read More

Florida Department of Health in Orange County Addresses County Health Ratings

Mar 30, 2017 at 09:24 pm by Staff

Orlando, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Health in Orange County recognizes the value in measuring health outcomes and today acknowledged the 2017 County Health Rankings &am.... Read More

AMA Survey: America's Physicians Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Career Choice

Mar 29, 2017 at 07:46 pm by Staff

AMA Survey: America's Physicians Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Career Choice CHICAGO - Today, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced new survey findings that explo.... Read More

New Vaccine Recommendation Cuts Number Of HPV Shots Children Need

Mar 29, 2017 at 07:36 pm by Staff

Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News You'd think that a vaccine that protects people against more than a half-dozen types of cancer would have people lining up to get.... Read More

AMA Advances Initiative to Create the Medical School of the Future

Mar 27, 2017 at 06:59 pm by Staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - As part of its ongoing effort to develop bold, innovative ways to improve physician training that can be implemented in other medical schools, the Americ.... Read More

Discussing Nutrition with Patients and What's Really in Food

Mar 22, 2017 at 09:17 am by Staff

When talking with your patients about nutrition are you making them aware of the impact on their health of ingesting vegetables treated with pesticides and even buying organic.... Read More

Florida Hospital Radiology Residency Program Delivering Outstanding Graduates

Feb 14, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Last year, Florida Hospital's diagnostic radiology residency program graduated its first class, with all four MDs earning a 100 percent first-time Boards pass rate. "Our goal.... Read More

Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), Subspecialists and Your Patients: Why Partnering with Subspecialized Radiologists Matters

Feb 03, 2017 at 08:46 am by Staff

Sponsored Editorial When patients are sent for medical imaging, most of the time they don't realize that a radiologist is reading their images. In fact, they often think that.... Read More

Custom Truck Helps Rehab Inpatients Get on the Road

Jan 28, 2017 at 02:55 pm by Staff

WINTER PARK -- Getting in and out of a parked car is exactly the sort of movement that you rarely give a passing thought -- until the day an injury means you can't. For years,.... Read More

Now What for Future Physicians?

Jan 11, 2017 at 09:11 pm by Staff

By PL JETER At a recent policy forum on campus, students at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF-COM) peppered former American Medical Association (AMA.... Read More

From Hippie to Hippocrates

Jan 11, 2017 at 02:44 pm by Staff

By JONATHAN ELION, MD, FACC When I was a medical student, I had long hair, a beard, and a collection tie-dyed scrub shirts. Each day I would put on my tie-dyed scrub shirt, ho.... Read More