| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:37 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:40 PM
— 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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:47 PM
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?"...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:58 PM
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.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
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...