November 22, 2014

Healthcare

Aftermath of a Drug-Testing Firm

What happened to SFBC International, a once fast-growing drug-testing firm in Miami? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Fear Factor: Medical Malpractice

Legal reforms have brightened the medical malpractice horizon, but physicians are still wary of lawsuits -- and still angry at high insurance premiums. More than 2,000 now choose to go without insurance. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Dimensions of the Heart

New techniques give doctors insight into possible problems. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Healthcare

Florida's experiment to allocate Medicaid dollars more efficiently will get plenty of scrutiny. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

An Anti-AIDS Blitz

In his State of the Union address a year ago, President Bush called for a nationwide effort to tackle the HIV/AIDS crisis. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Custom Diets

People who've tried one-size-fits-all diets are turning to a growing trend in weight management: Highly customized nutrition plans developed through a process called metabolic typing. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Face Value

Loosely regulated, the medical spa business in Florida is growing fast, selling everything from $350 Botox injections to $2,000 laser hair removal treatments. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

CEO Trends Survey Results and Reactions

Florida CEOs outlook: The Economy in 2007, Emergent Issues, Property Values, Expanding Markets...etc. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Healthy Competition

A decade ago, two non-profit hospitals in a small market got two new CEOs. Using different strategies, they've kept their hospitals competitive - and reshaped healthcare in northwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Shopping for Bargain Filler

An exchange on Medical Spas Online's "physician-to-physician" message board reflects the unregulated aspect of the industry. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Mishaps

Walk into a local medical spa, and you may be swept away by the scent of aromatherapy and the promise of youthful rejuvenation. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Medical Growth

When the Burnham Institute for Medical Research broke the news in August that it will build a research facility in Orlando, local leaders called the event the most significant announcement since Walt Disney shared his plans for a theme park in central Flo Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Air of Hope

Researchers are working on new ways of detecting and treating lung cancer, the most deadly form of cancer in the U.S Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Accounting RX

Albert Santalo has his own prescription for physician groups worried about their revenue streams. His Miami company, Avisena, delivers billing and collections solutions using online technology and backoffice administrative support. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Cutting Out Surgery

Of all the U.S. men diagnosed with cancer this year, the largest number -- 33% -- will have the disease in the prostate, according to the American Cancer Society. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Clinically Tested

Bernardo B. Fernandez Jr., 45, CEO, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Intensive Care

South Florida hospitals may suffer financial headaches if demographic trends pan out as expected over the next 25 years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

High-Tech Teeth

Dentists are going to new lengths today to make their patients more comfortable, with some even calling their offices "dental spas." Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Concierge Care: Self-Limiting or Hot Trend

Only some 500 physicians nationwide have turned to concierge practices, according to Jack Marquis, a healthcare attorney with the Michigan law firm Warner Norcross & Judd who helped found a professional organization called the Society for Innovative Medic Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Exploring Alternatives

Pain management physicians, always looking for ways to reduce discomfort so patients can better heal, often recommend what peers in other fields might consider alternative medicine. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

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