June 29, 2022

Healthcare

AdventHealth Tampa's Taneja Center for Surgery to lead efforts in robotic surgery

The 300,000-sq.ft. Taneja Center for Surgery includes room for robotic-surgery equipment. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Florida Icon: Robert Metzger

Transplant nephrologist; medical director, OurLegacy; Orlando, age 82 Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Orlando Health is betting millions on health care startups

When Orlando Health launched a $20-million venture capital arm in 2018, it had several goals in mind. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Baptist Health facility is one of six new hospitals planned for Northeast Florida

Baptist Health has completed the first phase of a full-service, 100-bed hospital in Clay County. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Baptist Health Care adapts to community needs as it completes Pensacola facility

Pensacola-based Baptist Health Care will complete the superstructure of its new $615-million, 264-bed hospital that's on track to open next year. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Nursing Programs in Florida

Program Location Accelerated BSN Nursing Program Director AdventHealth University Orlando No Alicia Franco Ave Maria University Ave Maria No Kimberly Shmina Barry University Miami Yes John McFadden Bethune-Cookman University Daytona... Read more »
Published on 11/1/2021

Nemours Children's Health Underscores the Importance of Children to Florida's Future at Florida Chamber Kickoff Event

Inspiring the business community and policymakers to partner with Nemours Children's Health was the goal of “The Future of Children's Health... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2021

Baptist Health and Jacksonville University team up to boost nursing ranks

Jacksonville University is graduating nurses faster thanks to a new partnership with Baptist Health that creates a one-of-a-kind, 12-month accelerated nursing program. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

FAU rolls out new education programs to deliver more nurses

"There was a nursing shortage even before COVID hit...a lot of nurses were aging out and retiring, and we weren't [replacing them] fast enough..." Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

Florida CRNAs plan another push for fewer supervision requirements

The Florida Legislature has expanded the kinds of services and procedures that health care professionals like registered nurses and pharmacists can perform. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

Adventist Health will open a Blue Zones center at Legacy Hotel & Residences

The mixed-use tower is under construction in downtown Miami. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

FIU's nursing dean sends out a plea for help to train faculty

"There was a nursing shortage even before COVID hit...a lot of nurses were aging out and retiring, and we weren't [replacing them] fast enough..." Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

USF works to prepare nursing students for the realities of the job

Usha Menon says she gets “chills” when she reads current research concerning job satisfaction among nurses... Read more »
Published on 10/27/2021

Energy Harness' fixture uses UV light to kill airborne pathogens

The fixture, which underwent testing at Florida Gulf Coast University, works by exposing indoor air to a large dose of high-energy UV-C light as the air passes through the device. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Orlando Health's spina bifida fetal surgery program is showing promising results

In November 2018, Jessica Trinkle was nearly 24 weeks pregnant when she visited her OB-GYN in Volusia County and saw her unborn son... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Wolfson Children's Hospital has launched a mental health program for children

Program addresses a rise in mental health issues among children and teens. Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

HoloLens glasses allow pediatric heart surgeons to see 3-D images of the heart

Pediatric heart surgeons at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami are using immersive technology to help with pre-operative planning... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Protection against HPV has fallen dramatically during the pandemic

Vaccinations have gotten an enormous amount of attention this year, as a result of the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Nemours aims to take children's health care beyond hospital walls

Dr. Larry Moss took the reins of Nemours Children's Health System in Jacksonville in the fall of 2018... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital will double in size by late 2022

Memorial Healthcare System in south Broward expects to complete the expansion of Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital to more than 300,000... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Pensacola gets a pediatric cancer center

Pediatric health care resources across Northwest Florida took a leap forward this spring with the opening of the Bear Family Foundation... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

The Scott Center's strides in autism treatment

The Scott Center, founded on the campus of Florida Tech in 2009, has emerged as one of the state's leading institutions in helping children with autism. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Autism 2021: What we know now

Autism is a complex, brain-based condition that affects behavior as well as social and communication skills. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital performs first living donor liver transplant

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital has performed its first living donor liver transplant, in which a daughter donated a portion of her liver to her mother who had been battling complicated liver disease for several years. Read more »
Published on 6/2/2021

Elite DNA Therapy Services expands mental health services across Florida

Elite DNA Therapy Services is opening seven new locations and expanding virtual care to help address the shortage of mental health services in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2021

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