October 31, 2014

Healthcare

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

Doing Well

As a longtime family doctor-turned-healthcare executive, Edward E. Goldman did not like the direction he felt managed care was taking his practice and patients. His prescription: Concierge medicine. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Weighing In

'The Gold Coast Cure' steers dieters to nutrient-rich foods. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Cost Control

Health Savings Accounts are a health insurance option small businesses can consider. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Labor of Love

Stephen Dresnick started Sterling Healthcare, sold it -- and now he's got it back again. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

A Florida First

At a Washington, D.C., seminar in 1996, Joseph Caruncho became intrigued with a novel concept emerging from Medicare: A provider-sponsored organization. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Taking Stock

Auto mechanics have long recommended taking your car in for a 60,000-mile checkup to avoid untimely surprises. Now, more executives are heeding the same advice when it comes to their bodies. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

New Options

Breast cancer cases nationwide have tripled in the past 30 years, and the disease is now striking patients in their 20s and 30s instead of late 50s or older. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Fitting In

Nemours Foundation plans to open a free-standing non-profit children's hospital in Orlando by 2010, but first it must find a place in the community. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Betting on the Future

A decade ago, most people who bought long-term care insurance -- or had even heard of it -- were already retired and looking ahead to what life might be like when they were no longer able to handle their own basic chores. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Critical Condition

Jean Wortock, the nursing dean at St. Petersburg College, is worried. With just weeks to go before classes begin, she's short about five instructors and is wondering whether she'll be able to fill the slots in time. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Tomorrow's Medicine

One in every six men eventually develops prostate cancer, but the slow-moving illness is increasingly detected and treated before it becomes deadly. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

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