April 25, 2015

Healthcare

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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

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

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