October 31, 2014

Healthcare

And The Fight Goes On

Trial lawyers quickly found a way around a constitutional limit on their fees in malpractice cases. Doctors are now trying to put the fence up a different way. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Healthy Endeavor

Kim Barnhill is on a mission to make residents of Jefferson and Madison counties healthier. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

De-Stressing

It's rare to be at a business or social gathering these days without someone mentioning yoga, the ancient Eastern art once thought of in the U.S. as a pastime for only young people and hippies. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Railroad Ties

In south Jacksonville,, the recent opening of the state-of-the-art Baptist Medical Center South represents a window into the changing face of northeast Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Nothing to Sneeze At

If you're holding a tissue in your hand right now, chances are you're one of every five or six Americans with allergies or asthma. And chances are you're suffering from Florida's annual burst of oak tree pollen. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

The Cancer Equation

As is so often the case in so many areas of science, high-tech and business in the state, Florida has been slow to invest in the people and institutions that would make the state first-rate rather than cut-rate. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Lifesaving Career

While working with the World Health Organization in Geneva in the early 1990s, Jacqueline Cattani supervised a large-scale trial on the effectiveness of insecticide-treated sleeping nets in preventing malaria deaths in children under 5. The lifesaving tri Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

To Your Health

As many of you know from your personal experiences with health insurance, hospitals or prescriptions, expenditures for healthcare just keep going up. Industry analysts report that healthcare spending in the United States is growing faster than the gross d Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Healthcare

The economic outlook in Florida for health insurers, hospitals and pharmaceutical sales. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

Testing 1, 2, 3

Even as student drug use overall has declined statewide, the number of students in Florida public schools subject to random testing has more than doubled since 2003. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Doctors vs. Doctors

The Florida Medical Association is trying to crack down on doctors who testify in behalf of injured patients against fellow physicians.

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Published on 9/1/2004

Med School Mania

Universities across Florida are racing to start or expand medical schools. Is their goal really to solve a looming doctor shortage? Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Quality of Care

The Florida Academy of Family Physicians has begun an effort to re-engineer the education and clinical practices of family physicians to reduce some of the complexity and fragmentation in the healthcare system. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

A Healthy Boost

New accounts offer a less-expensive health insurance option for businesses and employees. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2004

What Drives Insurance Costs?

With a career spanning 45 years in the insurance industry in roles ranging from actuary to presidential adviser to state insurance commissioner, J. Robert Hunter has seen it all. Except... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

In Step With Your Customers

Sail on a Royal Caribbean cruise and you'll likely meet passengers who have cruised five, 10, even 50 times. Some are creatures of habit, booking a seven-day Caribbean cruise every... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2001

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