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December 12, 2017

Healthcare

New heart hospital

UF Health is opening a specialty hospital in Gainesville focused on cardiac care. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Charity care

Billed as the only clinic of its kind in the state, Florida Hospital's Trina Hidalgo Heart Care Center in Orlando provides free care to uninsured people suffering from heart conditions Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Children's hearts

The summer after his first year of med school, Dr. Jeffrey P. Jacobs took a job doing research for a pediatric heart surgeon in Miami. What he saw changed his life. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

Statistically speaking

Results from a telephone poll of 1,002 U.S. adults (485 men and 517 women), with region, gender, age, race and ethnicity weighted to be nationally representative... Read more »
Published on 8/8/2017

UF study raises questions about overmedicating young children diagnosed with ADHD

A University of Florida study is among the first to evaluate whether a child's age at the time of an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder diagnosis influences treatment and raises numerous questions about why young children with ADHD are being heavily medicated. Read more »
Published on 8/7/2017

Three U.S. airports to unveil American Heart Association Hands-Only CPR training kiosks

Interactive machine teaches lifesaving skill to travelers in five minutes Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

University of Miami Health System & Dolphins Announce Cornerstone Partnership at Hard Rock Stadium

The Miami Dolphins and UHealth – the University of Miami Health System announced a partnership that will see the local health system serve as the official health care provider of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium. Through the partnership, UHealth will have the entitlement to the southeast corner of Hard Rock Stadium. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

DOH-Okaloosa Honored for Excellence in Public Health

Local Health Department Program is One of 41 Nationwide to Receive a “Model Practice Award” in 2017 Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

Doctors With Multiple Malpractice Settlements Face Little Discipline In Florida

Health News Florida looked at records of doctors with at least six malpractice complaints in Floria, from year 2000 to present. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

Modernizing Medicine expands in Palm Beach County, plans to add 800 jobs

On Thursday, Governor Rick Scott announced that Modernizing Medicine plans to expand operations in the historic Boca Raton Innovation Center (BRIC) in Palm Beach County and will add a total of 838 jobs by 2022. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2017

Gov. Scott Recognizes Statewide Zika Preparedness Efforts

Today, Governor Rick Scott gave opening remarks at the Florida Department of Health's (DOH) Zika Preparedness Planning Meeting in Miami. DOH hosted the meeting with county health departments and mosquito control districts from across the state, as well as CDC officials, to discuss ongoing efforts to prepare for and combat the Zika Virus. Read more »
Published on 7/17/2017

National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against Over 412 Individuals Responsible for $1.3 Billion in Fraud Losses

Largest Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action in Department of Justice History Read more »
Published on 7/14/2017

Expert Comes Home to Lead Simulation Center

Jen Arnold, M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, is coming home. The nationally known pediatric expert in educational medical simulation joined Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in July as medical director of the hospital's expanding Simulation Center. She also will serve as a part-time assistant professor with Johns Hopkins University. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2017

Florida Phasing Out Project AIDS Care, Other Medicaid Waivers

Thousands of Floridians living with AIDS could be losing financial assistance they say is essential to living a normal life, and some AIDS groups are worried the state won't carry through on its promises. Read more »
Published on 7/7/2017

Hospitals Ramp Up Hyperbaric Therapy For Diabetics, Despite Concerns

Hyperbaric treatment, increasingly given to diabetics — many of them elderly with persistent wounds — involves breathing pure oxygen inside a pressurized air chamber typically for two hours each weekday, often for more than a month. Twenty outpatient sessions can bring a hospital $9,000 in revenue. Read more »
Published on 7/3/2017

Zika outbreak in Wynwood stifled local economy

FIU researchers present first report documenting Zika's negative impact on popular Miami district Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

NYU Langone Extends Its Ambulatory Network to Southeast Florida

NYU Langone Introduces Two Outpatient Practices in Palm Beach County, Where Many of Its Patients Live Read more »
Published on 6/27/2017

$100 Million Expansion: Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Set to Add Patient Tower, Expand ER

Florida Hospital Fish Memorial announced a $100 million expansion project that will add more than 180,000 square feet to the hospital's footprint. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2017

Provider's preference for pain therapy can influence patient's results, UF researchers find

A health care provider's beliefs about a particular treatment may have a strong influence on the patient's outcome, according to a new University of Florida study that evaluated people undergoing treatment for short-term low back pain. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2017

Florida Blue: Rates Will Increase 20 Percent Without Cost Sharing Reductions

Florida Blue will file its proposed rates for the Affordable Care Act marketplace this week and officials warn they could increase by 20 percent if the federal government stops funding the cost sharing measures that are included in Obamacare. Read more »
Published on 6/20/2017

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Sting performs with the Florida Orchestra for 50th anniversary gala
Sting performs with the Florida Orchestra for 50th anniversary gala

Sting performed with the Florida Orchestra for their 50th anniversary gala Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame rocker belted some of his biggest hits while conductor Michael Francis led the orchestra.

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