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October 22, 2017

Healthcare

Hospitals Make Housing the Homeless Part of Their Job

During the five years Tony Price roamed the streets and dozed in doorways, the emergency rooms of Sacramento's hospitals were a regular place for him to sleep off a hard day's drinking. Read more »
Published on 10/17/2017

Backers Worry About How Medical Marijuana Data Will Be Used

Gov. Rick Scott this summer signed into law a bill that implemented the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, known as Amendment 2, which mandated an expansion of the state's medical cannabis program. Read more »
Published on 10/17/2017

Florida Blue statement regarding President Trump's announcement that he will end health care subsidies

The following is Florida Blue's statement from Oct. 13 in response to President Trump's announcement that he will stop health care subscidies to participants of the Affordable Care Act: Read more »
Published on 10/17/2017

Regional Health Care Trends

South Florida | Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beaches HOPE 4 L.Y.F.E. A Success in South Miami If you weren’t already aware, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Saturday,... Read more »
Published on 10/17/2017

Single Case of Locally Transmitted Zika Identified in Manatee County

The Florida Department of Health has announced that a locally transmitted case of Zika has been confirmed in Manatee County. There is no evidence of ongoing, active transmission of Zika. According to CDC guidance, this isolated case does not constitute a Zika zone. Read more »
Published on 10/13/2017

NSU's New M.D. College Receives Preliminary Accreditation; First Class to Start in 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine has received preliminary accreditation - a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

Primer: Why Florida Obamacare health insurance rates are going up 45%

Companies offering insurance on Florida's health care marketplace are increasing individual premiums by $208 dollars a month on average next year. Read more »
Published on 10/10/2017

Common antibiotics not associated with increased risk of Type 1 diabetes or celiac disease in children

Common antibiotics do not increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes or celiac disease among children who have a genetic susceptibility for developing those diseases, multinational researchers, including those from the University of Florida, have found. Read more »
Published on 10/9/2017

Burmese python's hungry escapades may have consequences for human health

As the large, invasive Burmese python eats its way through south Florida's mammals, the mosquitoes in the area have fewer types of animals to bite. Now, more mosquitoes are drawing blood from a rat that carries a virus dangerous to humans. Read more »
Published on 10/6/2017

Breast Cancer Statistics, 2017

Nationally, breast cancer death rates dropped 39 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 breast cancer deaths during those 26 years. And while black women continue to have higher breast cancer death rates than whites nationally, death rates in several states are now statistically equivalent, perhaps reflecting an elimination of disparities in those states. Read more »
Published on 10/3/2017

State lawmakers making opioid abuse session priority

Florida Governor Rick Scott is promising to make the opioid crisis a top priority in the coming legislative session. Read more »
Published on 10/3/2017

Floridians worry about elder care and end-of-life arrangements

Hurricane Irma greatly heightened concerns about the care of Florida's senior population. But even before the storm, Floridians were worried that not enough is being done to care for and protect the state's burgeoning senior population. (Florida has the nation's highest proportion of residents 65 and older—20%.) Read more »
Published on 9/27/2017

FLOIR announces proposed rates for 2018 Federal PPACA Health Insurance Plans

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has posted proposed rates for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - aka the ACA or Obamacare Read more »
Published on 9/27/2017

UF Health Jacksonville names new Chief Executive Officer

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., MHSA, C.P.E., FACEP, has been named chief executive officer of UF Health Jacksonville following a vote of the organization's board of directors today (Monday, Sept. 25). The appointment comes less than a year after Haley was named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, a position he will continue to hold. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

$50 Million Gift plus $150 Million Investment Will Significantly Expand NSU's Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Care Sciences; Advance Health Care in Florida and Beyond Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Rep. Emily Slosberg hosts Emergency Preparedness Roundtable for Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, Representative Emily Slosberg will join Representative Lori Berman, the Office of Congresswoman Lois Frankel and other elected officials, representatives from the Agency of Healthcare Administration, representatives from AMR, representatives of the Florida Health Care Association, all of whom support protecting our most vulnerable. Read more »
Published on 9/19/2017

Twelve percent of Floridians don't have health insurance

That puts Florida at #46 among all states. Read more »
Published on 9/15/2017

Study: Proposal To Replace Obamacare Particularly Bad For Florida

A proposal by two senators to replace Obamacare would be particularly bad for Florida, costing the state billions of dollars over the next 10 years, a new study says. Read more »
Published on 8/29/2017

3 More Florida Growers Given Green Light to Cultivate Medicinal Cannabis

It's been nearly two years since five Florida farming operations were announced as the lucky recipients of exclusive state licenses to grow, process, and dispense medicinal cannabis, each meeting strict criteria just to qualify for the opportunity. Read more »
Published on 8/29/2017

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