November 18, 2019

Healthcare

South Florida: A Center for Hemispheric and Global Health Care

By the time a foreign cardiac surgeon is standing side by side in the operating suite with Joseph Lamelas, M.D., to learn how to perform the minimally invasive cardiac surgery Lamelas perfected, that physician would have spent six months on a waiting list to do so. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2019

Osceola County's school district signs on to RosenCare

RosenCare, as it's now called, has grown to operate a freestanding medical center with full-time physicians and staff who provide comprehensive health care services... Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Ridgeback Biotherapeutics treatment to cure Ebola

An experimental treatment produced by Miami-based Ridgeback Biotherapeutics is helping turn Ebola into a treatable disease. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Groundbreaking for mental health center truly breaks new ground

$40 Million, 180,000 sq. ft. 208-bed center gives new hope for individuals with mental health issues in Miami-Dade Read more »
Published on 6/27/2019

Clearwater company launches interactive telemedicine station

Clearwater-based OnMed has introduced an interactive telemedicine station that links patients with physicians... Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Florida is 2019's 12th Best State for Nurses

With National Nurses Week kicking off May 6, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Nurses as well as accompanying videos. In order to... Read more »
Published on 4/30/2019

Sarasota Memorial Hospital uses robot to find lung cancer nodules

Among the challenges in treating lung cancer is the difficulty of detecting malignant nodules in hard-to-reach areas within the lung. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Buying Obamacare health insurance in Florida

Florida Trend sought to find out how much a lower-middle income person could expect to pay for Obamacare coverage in 2019. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Impact of the Affordable Care Act on uninsured Floridians

Obamacare subsidies have taken thousands off the uninsured rolls. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Florida doctors' working lives and outlook

Here's hoping you don't need a happy doctor to have a good doctor. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Florida physician workforce profiles

Take a closer look at the demographics making up the 82,939 physicians with active licenses who practice in the state of Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Federal hospital ratings in Florida

Florida hospitals don't do well in ratings from the federal government. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Health care hubs-and-spoke models

Move less complicated treatments closer to a patient's home. Turn 'hub' hospitals into specialized care centers. The goal: Efficiency. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

The shift in health care toward bigger systems, bigger profits

Hospitals' cumulative operating margin jumps from 5.4% to 9.2% in three years. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Health care integration and control

Unsustainable health costs are driving a massive consolidation of providers and a shift in focus... Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Online transparency in hospital procedure costs

State law requires hospitals to list prices online, but good luck figuring out what a procedure will cost. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Great White Shark Genome Decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth... Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

UF researcher finds link between common food poison toxin and colorectal cancer

UF researchers have found a link between colorectal cancer in mice and the most commonly reported bacterial cause of food poisoning in the United States. Read more »
Published on 2/4/2019

Brain cancer and immunotherapy treatment

Researchers at the University of Florida say they've made a discovery that could lead to an effective immunotherapy for brain cancer. Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Combination cancer treatments are the most successful

Dr. Timothy Bolek says radiotherapy can bridge the gap between drug therapy and surgery Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Guided Attack: Cutting-edge cancer treatment uses MRI technology

New cancer-fighting technology is now available using MRI-guided radiotherapy Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Holistic cancer treatments

A more holistic approach to cancer treatment is finding its way into cancer patients' treatment plans... Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Students research roots of mutated ovarian cancer gene

Three medical students are studying whether ovarian cancer self-screening is possible Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

The fight against cancer in Florida: Statistics

Cancer has been Florida's No. 1 killer since 2011. Researchers and doctors in Florida are active on many fronts, from screening to cutting-edge therapies Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Target Audience: Better cervical cancer screenings in Little Haiti

A Miami medical researcher is working to improve cervical cancer screenings... Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

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