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May 27, 2016

Healthcare

Florida health insurance rate changes

Jonathan Gold, Press Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the following statement on Florida health insurance rate changes. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Gov. Rick Scott makes Zika request to HHS

This week, Governor Rick Scott has been meeting with federal leaders on the importance of putting partisanship aside and treating the Zika Virus threat like a hurricane. Read more »
Published on 5/12/2016

Gov. Rick Scott: Washington must handle Zika like a hurricane

Governor will meet with Congressional leaders on Zika next week Read more »
Published on 5/5/2016

Florida SBDC Network client named National Exporter of the Year

Newberry-based Endoscopy Replacement Parts receives top SBA honors for exporting Read more »
Published on 5/3/2016

Florida Department of Health launches new HIV Data Center

In an effort to increase public awareness of the status of HIV in Florida, the Department of Health has launched a new HIV Data Center that clearly explains the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) information gathering and CDC's deduplication processes. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2016

Zika present in Americas longer than previously thought

The Zika virus was present in Haiti several months before the first Zika cases were identified in Brazil, according to new research by infectious-disease specialists at the University of Florida. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Video diagnostics via telemedicine

Predictions call for the U.S. telemedicine market to grown more than 50% annually to $1.9 billion by 2018. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Cease Fire: HCA and Florida Department of Revenue reach tax-battle truce

Hospital chain HCA Inc. and the Florida Department of Revenue have settled a years-long corporate-income tax battle worth more than $60 million. Under the terms of the settlement, obtained by... Read more »
Published on 4/12/2016

All Children's Hospital celebrates 90 years and changes name to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

All Children's Hospital will now be called Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. The hospital officially announced its new name today while celebrating 90 years of acclaimed pediatric health care and service to patient families. Read more »
Published on 4/5/2016

Clinical trial at UF Health uses cold virus to attack bladder cancer

When people with stage 1 bladder cancer relapse after standard treatment, often the next step is to remove their bladders. Now a University of Florida Health researcher is testing whether a modified version of the common cold virus could prevent this step, or even cure the disease. Read more »
Published on 4/5/2016

BCBS finds new enrollees via the Affordable Care Act need more medical care

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association examined the health conditions and costs of caring for newly enrolled individual members in 2014 and 2015. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2016

New report shows Medicaid expansion in Florida can improve behavioral health care access

In Florida 309,000 uninsured people with a mental illness or substance use disorder had incomes that could qualify them for expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in 2014 Read more »
Published on 3/29/2016

Health Insurance Marketplace gained 731,000 new Floridians

Newly released data also shows active shoppers saved $260 in Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/15/2016

Update: Cancer care provider to pay U.S. $34.7 million over improper procedure: DOJ

Cancer care provider 21 Century Oncology Inc has reached a $34.7 million settlement with the U.S. government stemming from the improper use of a procedure that measures the level of radiation that leaves a patient's body after treatment. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2016

Health care and social assistance

Industry interviews, charts, profiles and a by-the-numbers sector overview. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Researchers: Testosterone treatment effective for older men

a team that included UF Health researchers has established testosterone's benefits in a study published February 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more »
Published on 2/18/2016

Flesh, blood and plastic: A look at patient simulators in medical training

Sarasota-based CAE Healthcare is hoping a study that touts the benefits of patient simulators that can talk, breathe, blink and respond to medications and treatments will translate into sales. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Fighting Cancer — One Patient at a Time

Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, headquartered in Florida, redefines the meaning of putting the patient first. While their physicians focus on genetic abnormalities and attacking the cancer at its core, CTCA® hospital care teams focus on the fight — and on the individual. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Health care & millennials

The connected, tech-savvy millennial generation is influencing every aspect of health care — from the technology used by physicians to insurance. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Thomas J. Graham to become Tavistock Group Chief Health Innovation & Strategy Officer, and Chairman of Lake Nona Institute

Former Cleveland Clinic Chief Innovation Officer to Advance Hub in Orlando and Lake Nona Medical City Read more »
Published on 12/16/2015

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