February 28, 2015

Healthcare

Brain trust: Florida research groups target Alzheimer's

This article looks at the ground-breaking work being done at Roskamp by Fiona Crawford, President and CEO, along with Daniel Paris, head of research and development, and 50 other scientists in an old contact lens manufacturing building. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2015

Why Florida Is No. 1 In Obamacare Enrollment Despite GOP Opposition

Florida is leading the nation in signing people up for private Obamacare health plans. With two weeks to go until the deadline for 2015 enrollment, Florida's tally exceeds that of even Democrat-led California, which has embraced the law building its own online marketplace and has twice the population and uses three times as much federal funding for outreach. Read more »
Published on 2/2/2015

Moments of Truth: A look at the Human Performance Institute

The Human Performance Institute in Orlando has built on expertise training top athletes to become a leading health and wellness provider to executives at Fortune 500 companies. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

Tavistock Development Company breaks ground on GuideWell Innovation Center

State-of-the-art facility brings first incubation wet lab space to Lake Nona. Read more »
Published on 10/30/2014

Why Florida should embrace medical tourism

Already a capital of global tourism, Florida has an opportunity to bring even more tourists and more revenue to the state by investing in medical tourism, according to an independent analysis by Florida TaxWatch. Read more »
Published on 10/30/2014

Floridians' health

How do we stack up against U.S. averages? Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Health care transparency in Florida

Many insurers and hospitals say they like the idea of transparency, but not many are going out of their way to make it happen. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Women's heart health

Florida's medical community is stepping up efforts to educate women about heart disease, which has become the No. 1 cause of death for women. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Maintaining peak performance at Florida health centers

Florida's executive health centers make sure business leaders have the tools to maintain peak physical performance. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Medical marijuana: Smoke, no mirrors

As medical marijuana heads to the ballot in Florida, Ben Pollara isn't taking anything for granted as he spearheads an effort to get the measure passed. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

Progress in the crusade against cancer

The number of deaths from all cancers is generally down across the state. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

Florida cancer center profiles

What's in the works at Orlando Health, Mayo Clinic, Baptist Health Sout Florida, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

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

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