August 23, 2014

Healthcare

Insurance overhaul impact on a small employer: Aegis Business Technologies

Pam Butler, business owner of Aegis, is not planning any changes to employee's health care coverage. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Florida's health care insurance exchange

Last year, Gov. Rick Scott rejected the option under the Affordable Care Act to set up a state-based online health insurance exchange... Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Employers taking 'wait and see' attitude toward health insurance

While many expect the link between job and health insurance to disappear over time, most employers say they don't plan to stop offering health care in the short term. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

More health care mandates means more money

The law requires health plans to meet minimum standards. Men will pay for health care that offers maternity benefits. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Health Insurance Overhaul

The Affordable Care Act is poised to transform Florida's health insurance system, encouraging more people to buy insurance. Read more »
Published on 9/3/2013

Biscayne Pharmaceuticals

For more than half a century, Nobel Prize-winning scientist and University of Miami faculty member Andrew Schally has been researching the hormones that stimulate growth in the body's tissues. Read more »
Published on 8/14/2013

Showing patients: Profile of Optima Healthcare Solutions

Today, Optima Healthcare Solutions in Palm City in Martin County specializes in software that integrates clinical, administrative and financial reporting for therapy for 7,000 nursing homes, skilled nursing centers and assisted-living facilities and also for home health. Read more »
Published on 8/13/2013

Patrick Geraghty of Florida Blue discusses health insurance exchanges

Patrick Geraghty, Chairman and CEO for Florida Blue, discusses the impending health insurance exchanges. Geraghty also offers practical advice for small business owners who are looking to participate in the exchanges. Read more »
Published on 7/29/2013

Patrick Geraghty of Florida Blue on why Florida should accept Medicaid funds

Patrick Geraghty, Chairman and CEO for Florida Blue, offers reasons why Florida should take the $51 billion in Federal Medicaid funding. Read more »
Published on 7/29/2013

Modernizing Medicine: Best Midsized Company - No. 31

Best Midsized Company employees answer the question, "What do you like best about your company?" Read more »
Published on 7/25/2013

Michael Schultz talks Florida Hospital and trends in state healthcare

Michael Schultz, President, CEO, Florida Region & Tampa Bay Network, Florida Hospital discusses trends in Florida health care... Read more »
Published on 7/22/2013

Jackson Health Systems is in the Black

When Carlos Migoya was hired as CEO of Jackson Health System in May 2011, the tax-supported hospital system was near bankruptcy... Read more »
Published on 7/15/2013

NLP Logix

On a whim, Matthew Berseth decided to enter an online contest to predict who among 10,000 patients would develop Type 2 diabetes. Read more »
Published on 7/4/2013

Overreach at the University of Miami?

UM had to restructure its huge investment in health care and life sciences but makes no apologies for its ambitions. Read more »
Published on 6/11/2013

Private Institutes

Scripps Research Institute, Sanford-Burnham, Torrey Pines and Max Planck Read more »
Published on 5/31/2013

Fast-Tracking Research

In 1993, Norma Sue Kenyon, an immunologist who had done diabetes-related research for the University of Miami... Read more »
Published on 5/31/2013

Didrick Medical X-Finger

The X-Finger is a finalist for the Cade Museum Prize Read more »
Published on 5/7/2013

Medical Math: Mathematicians doing cancer research

In a few years, a mathematician may be part of every medical team that treats a cancer patient. Read more »
Published on 5/6/2013

Prevacus

Neuroscientist Jacob VanLandingham, an assistant professor at Florida State University's college of medicine, began research in 2004 to develop a drug to treat concussions... Read more »
Published on 2/22/2013

Q&A with Mike Gallagher of AvMed Health Plans

Mike Gallagher, President & CEO of AvMed Health Plans, answers questions on Florida's changing demographics and more... Read more »
Published on 1/24/2013

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