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  • GuideWell chooses Winter Park to open first freestanding clinic

    GuideWell chooses Winter Park to open first freestanding clinic
    GuideWell, the parent company for Florida Blue, is opening its first freestanding clinic this week in Winter Park. The GuideWell Emergency Medicine Doctors clinic is a hybrid between an urgent care center and an emergency department, but it's not...
  • Allentown team gives patients much more than medicine

     Allentown team gives patients much more than medicine
    A group of caregivers, social workers, clergy and patients recently engaged in a lively but friendly exercise in downtown Allentown about how they'd like to improve wellness in a city filled with top-ranked health-care providers and untold numbers of...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...
  • Work hour limits for doctors in training don't improve patient safety

    Work hour limits for doctors in training don't improve patient safety
    Do you think you would be better at your job if you weren’t allowed to work for more than 80 hours per week? What if you were forced to clock out after working for 28 hours in a row? If you’re a new doctor in your first years of training...
  • Training gaps noted at Hampton VA after patient death

    Training gaps noted at Hampton VA after patient death
    — An investigation into a patient death at the Hampton VA Medical Center found that nurses failed to perform timely rounds and staff did not document significant changes in the patient's condition. Investigators could not substantiate a third...
  • Medical marijuana loses to entrepreneurial greed

    Medical marijuana loses to entrepreneurial greed
        Well, this is Florida. The rules are different here. Where else can you win a race with 58% of the vote and lose the election? Only here, of course. Here’s the thing. We have a process in Florida that allows citizens to amend the...
  • Fitness Files: Your health may be in your hands

    Last Saturday, I walked out of a meeting with a doctor-friend who said, "I'm tired of the TV news hysteria about Ebola. Do you know how many die of hospital-born infections every year, just because medical staff doesn't follow hand-washing protocols?"...
  • Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction

    Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction
    Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring. Then 26, English started as a medical assistant for Dr. William Dando in the spring of 2012, helping him with laser surgeries and other...
  • Ground broken on new Lake Forest hospital

    Ground broken on new Lake Forest hospital
    Four years ago, when Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merged with Lake Forest Hospital, officials promised the building at 660 N. Westmoreland Ave. would be replaced, a commitment made real today during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $378 million...
  • Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack

    Prop. 46 is on the ballot to pick up Legislature's slack
    Proposition 46 is a classic example of a citizens' initiative that should never have been on the ballot. It's also a classic example of why some initiative system is needed so citizens can do their own lawmaking when the elected lawmakers won't. The...
  • VA chief: 'Tens of thousands' more medical staff needed

    The Department of Veterans Affairs needs "tens of thousands" more personnel working in VA hospitals and clinics to meet patient demand, the new VA secretary, Robert "Bob" McDonald, told lawmakers Tuesday at a hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs...