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August 24, 2017

Healthcare

Regional Health Care Trends

South Florida | Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beaches Broward Health names new CFO, COO on heels of exec resignations Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health tapped Alan D. Goldsmith as CFO... Read more »
Published on 8/22/2017

Immunotherapy treatment shows effectiveness against deadly brain tumor during early tests

Glioblastoma is an aggressive, stubborn brain tumor with low odds of survival for patients. Now, University of Florida Health researchers have found a way to target a molecule that lets the tumor grow, migrate and evade the body's immune system. Read more »
Published on 8/21/2017

Hospitals Unlikely To Get All Of $1.5B in LIP Funding For Charity Care

Florida hospitals recently learned that an agreement between the state and federal governments will provide them with up to $1.5 billion to cover care for people who can't pay. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2017

Mental Health Care Slips through the Cracks in Florida's Budget

When Florida lawmakers approved a last-minute budget in special session earlier this year, $20.4 million in federal funding for mental health services expired with no plans to make up for it. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2017

Florida ranks 7th as 'Worst State to Have a Baby' says WalletHub

With August being one of the most popular months for newborn arrival and Americans paying the highest birthing costs in the world, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017's Best & Worst States to Have a Baby. Read more »
Published on 8/14/2017

3-D Mapping

Three-dimensional mapping technology enables cardiologists to more safely treat abnormal heartbeats, one of the most common forms of cardiac problems. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Risk factors for heart disease

Non-controllable vs. controllable risks and stats Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Cancer and cardiac care

The number of cancer survivors in the United States has grown as treatments have become more effective at battling the disease. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

The disappearing stent

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last summer approved the first fully absorbable stent to treat artery disease... Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Target: Heart Disease

In November 2016, the Florida Department of Health launched a pilot program aimed at implementing new prevention strategies in places deemed most at risk of heart disease. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Tiny pacemakers

Three years ago, an 81-year-old man became the first patient in Florida to receive the world's smallest pacemaker... Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Florida Hospitals in Rankings

Tampa General Hospital, UF Health Shands Hospital, JFK Medical Center, Northwest Medical Center & Kendall Regional Medical Center Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

New heart hospital

UF Health is opening a specialty hospital in Gainesville focused on cardiac care. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Charity care

Billed as the only clinic of its kind in the state, Florida Hospital's Trina Hidalgo Heart Care Center in Orlando provides free care to uninsured people suffering from heart conditions Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Children's hearts

The summer after his first year of med school, Dr. Jeffrey P. Jacobs took a job doing research for a pediatric heart surgeon in Miami. What he saw changed his life. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Statistically speaking

Results from a telephone poll of 1,002 U.S. adults (485 men and 517 women), with region, gender, age, race and ethnicity weighted to be nationally representative... Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

UF study raises questions about overmedicating young children diagnosed with ADHD

A University of Florida study is among the first to evaluate whether a child's age at the time of an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnosis influences treatment and raises numerous questions about why young children with ADHD are being heavily medicated. Read more »
Published on 8/7/2017

Three U.S. airports to unveil American Heart Association Hands-Only CPR training kiosks

Interactive machine teaches lifesaving skill to travelers in five minutes Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

University of Miami Health System & Dolphins Announce Cornerstone Partnership at Hard Rock Stadium

The Miami Dolphins and UHealth – the University of Miami Health System announced a partnership that will see the local health system serve as the official health care provider of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium. Through the partnership, UHealth will have the entitlement to the southeast corner of Hard Rock Stadium. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

DOH-Okaloosa Honored for Excellence in Public Health

Local Health Department Program is One of 41 Nationwide to Receive a “Model Practice Award” in 2017 Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

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