April 20, 2014

Healthcare

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

The Doctor Will See You Now ... For An Extra $1,500

A Florida company is at the epicenter of what's called "concierge medicine." Some physicians and patients are happier, but the trend leaves medical ethicists in a quandary. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Healthy Ambition

Heather J.ohan, 50, CEO, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Aventura. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Promising Developments

When he attends the Nasdaq-100 Open tennis tournament in Miami, Sorrel Resnik wears long sleeves, long pants, a hat and a towel to cover his hands. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Trendsetters - April 2006

Deanna Wathington, USF; Ron Brown, AeroClave; John May, Health Through Walls; Sue Washer, Applied Genetic Technologies; Barry Katzen, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute; Gasper Lazzara, Imagine Orthodontics; Diana Robinson, Aisling Capital. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Tools for Good Health

Florda healthcare innovations are making medical care more efficient. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Eye Opener

As the U.S. population ages, researchers are racing to find cures for the most common eye conditions people face in their later years, including cataracts and macular degeneration Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

An Epidemic of Fat

The counties in Florida with the highest percentages of obese people tend to be rural and poor -- but more than half of all Floridians are either overweight or obese. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Growing New Cells

Two clinical trials at the University of Florida's Shands Jacksonville Medical Center offer new hope for heart patients who've tried every option short of a transplant. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Cost Shifting

An overhaul of Florida's $15-billion Medicaid program is set to begin this year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

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