April 24, 2014

Healthcare

Florida's growing Alzheimer's population requires more research

Special report, "Florida's Looming Alzheimer's Crisis," calls for additional research into Alzheimer's to prepare for the state's aging population and to seek a viable preventative treatment. Read more »
Published on 4/4/2014

Nurse practitioners caught between a doc and a hard place

A doctor in the Florida Legislature hopes to relax Florida’s strict limits on what nurse practitioners can and can’t do. Rep. Cary pigman (R-Avon Park), a freshman legislator and emergency... Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Cosmetic treatment for executives

New procedures allow for quicker recovery times from cosmetic procedures. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Diet and exercise recommendations

Nutritional considerations and exercise play a bigger role as you age. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

Executive health: A decade by decade guide

Health concerns change as patients get older. Florida's leading doctors recommend taking specific actions during your 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

TissueTech - Miami-Dade Business Profile

To heal the eye of a teenager who was nearly blinded in a fireworks accident in 2011, doctors placed a bandage made from preserved human amniotic membrane over his cornea. Read more »
Published on 12/18/2013

Healing designs: Hospitals in Florida are redesigning to improve outcomes

A movement to redesign hospitals is leading to improved outcomes, lower costs and a competitive edge for some facilities. Read more »
Published on 12/13/2013

Florida Hospitals in 'Expansion Mode'

Despite uncertainty surrounding the new health care law, hospitals around the state are in expansion mode. Here's a look at some projects in Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/12/2013

A Healthy Alliance - Johns Hopkins & All Children's

From its residency program to clinical studies, Johns Hopkins' acquisition of All Children's in St. Petersburg is starting to pay dividends. Read more »
Published on 12/11/2013

BioFront Technologies

Jason Robotham, an FSU post-doctorate research scientist, launched BioFront Technologies in 2010, aided by co-founder, FSU biological sciences professor Hengli Tang. Read more »
Published on 9/12/2013

Calculations and choices for health insurance

Editor's column by Mark Howard Read more »
Published on 9/5/2013

A disrupted health care market in Florida

A cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act is the new health care exchanges that will sell insurance online to individuals and small businesses. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

An Affordable Care Act case study

To illustrate the choices that companies face under the Affordable Care Act, consider a hypothetical firm, Florida Inc... Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Opportunity amid uncertainty in Florida's health care

What do you do when the government decides to become your biggest competitor? Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Insurance overhaul impact on a large employer: Bealls

Because of the ACA, Bealls says they will enforce a strict 30-hour workweek on part-time workers. Also, health care costs for full-time workers will increase. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Insurance overhaul impact on a midsized employer: Firehouse Subs

Because of the ACA, Firehouse Subs will likely have to ask full-time employees to pay a portion of their health care premiums. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Insurance overhaul impact on a small employer: Aegis Business Technologies

Pam Butler, business owner of Aegis, is not planning any changes to employee's health care coverage. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Florida's health care insurance exchange

Last year, Gov. Rick Scott rejected the option under the Affordable Care Act to set up a state-based online health insurance exchange... Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Employers taking 'wait and see' attitude toward health insurance

While many expect the link between job and health insurance to disappear over time, most employers say they don't plan to stop offering health care in the short term. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

More health care mandates means more money

The law requires health plans to meet minimum standards. Men will pay for health care that offers maternity benefits. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

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