October 31, 2014

Healthcare

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

Florida's Top Docs Talk Basics

Medical directors of executive health programs in Florida identify the essential health factors every executive shouldn't ignore. Read more »
Published on 1/14/2013

Cirle

Tiny eye care-related medical technology incubator Cirle has hooked up with a gigantic partner, Bausch + Lomb. Read more »
Published on 1/10/2013

The Year Ahead: Five Key Sectors - Mike Fernandez

Chairman / MBF Healthcare Partners Chairman / Simply Healthcare Plans, Coral Gables Read more »
Published on 1/8/2013

No Mistakes at the Lake - Lake Nona and Florida's High-tech Future

Lake Nona (and, by extension, Florida) has staked out a place on the cutting-edge that deserves attention and investment. Read more »
Published on 12/5/2012

Proof of Residency

Johns Hopkins vowed to establish an innovative pediatric residency program in St. Petersburg as part of the deal with All Children's Hospital. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2012

Pac-Man - Medicaid's Budget Consumption

Medicaid, paid by federal and state dollars,consumes a bigger chunk of the budget each year Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Medicaid Fraud: Crime, no punishment

By all accounts, Florida is a hotbed of Medicaid fraud. The state spends $25 million and has 300 people to detect and investigate it but is lousy at catching Medicaid crooks. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Medicaid Fraud Fighters

A small pharmacy in the Keys has earned millions exposing Medicaid fraud. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Scam Orders - Investigating Financial Fraud, Abuse and Neglect

Florida's Medicaid fraud officials are assigned to investigate financial fraud and the abuse and neglect of Medicaid patients, typically in nursing homes. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Taking Credit for Fighting Medicaid Fraud in Florida

Critics say Medicaid fraud investigators exaggerate their role in fighting fraud. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Medical Arms Race

Proton therapy centers are proliferating in Florida, highlighting both the medical industry's push to create new technologies - and their role in driving health care costs. Read more »
Published on 9/12/2012

Capital Gains

Tallahassee-based Capital Health Plan is a rare bird in the health world: An HMO that has both held down costs and kept its customers happy. Read more »
Published on 9/11/2012

Pharmaceuticals - Bitter Pills?

Pinched by insurance companies and increased overhead, physicians have looked for ways to boost their bottom lines — adding money-making services ranging from physical therapy to MRIs to weight management... Read more »
Published on 9/11/2012

Health Care Highlights

» VA Care for Women When Peggy Mikelonis returned from serving as a nurse in Vietnam in the 1970s, she landed a job at the VA — but she didn’t... Read more »
Published on 9/10/2012

Advanced Training for Health Care Professionals in Florida

Doctors and other medical professionals travel to Florida from around the world to learn at two of the most prominent training facilities in the country. Read more »
Published on 9/10/2012

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