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  • Orlando Health names new CEO

    Orlando Health names new CEO
    After more than a year without a permanent leader, Orlando Health has named a new president and chief executive officer. David W. Strong hails from Raleigh, N.C., where he's been the president of Rex Healthcare, aprivate, not-for-profit health-care...
  • Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula

     Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula
    One element of the Affordable Care Act will show up in tax returns for the first time this filing season — and for individual taxpayers, the effect could be good or bad. The 2015 tax season marks the first time that all taxpayers will have to...
  • Language in proposed Virginia budget worries workers, patients

    Language in proposed Virginia budget worries workers, patients
    A paragraph in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new Medicaid budget is sending ripples of concern through the home health care industry, worrying workers and the families they serve. Advocates said the new rule could cause labor shortages, push disabled people...
  • Even with Obamacare, patients will turn to the ER

    To the editor: Given the nation's aging population and physician shortages, emergency visits will continue to increase despite Obamacare. ("Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux,'" Jan. 1) In addition, as millions of...
  • CEO Says Waterbury Hospital Layoffs, Budget Cuts Imminent

    CEO Says Waterbury Hospital Layoffs, Budget Cuts Imminent
    The head of Waterbury Hospital said layoffs and budget cuts are imminent regardless of whether state Senate leaders can rekindle interest by a Texas hospital chain to buy Waterbury and four other nonprofit hospitals in Connecticut. Waterbury Hospital'...
  • Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals

    Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals
    Our political system of frequent elections provides regular opportunities for officials to engage in a fresh start, though most of the players are not new to the office they hold. The issues that face the state, however, do not ebb and flow on the same...
  • At Virginia budget hearings, real life struggles emerge

    RICHMOND — The stories are hard to hear, and harder to live. "My son is 8 years old," Mary Margaret Brown told state legislators. "For the first two years of Aiden's life, he endured seven surgeries," she said. "We were drowning in medical...
  • Hospital mergers likely, health care executives say

    Hospital mergers likely, health care executives say
    Broward County's hospitals are under-used, and some health care systems may need to consolidate to stay financially healthy, the county's top health care leaders agreed Thursday. "Hospital mergers are inevitable," said Dr. Nabil El Sanadi, the new...
  • Children's Hospital Gets $10M Extra From State, Raising Eyebrows

    A $10 million payment to Connecticut Children's Medical Center — approved Thursday without going through the legislature, and despite a state budget deficit — sparked questions about legal precedent and fairness. The $10 million approved by...
  • New Virginia program expands access to mental health care

    New Virginia program expands access to mental health care
    Hundreds of Peninsula residents with a severe mental illness stand to benefit from the Governor's Access Plan, announced Tuesday. Part of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's "A Healthy Virginia Plan," the federal waiver program will provide medical and behavioral...
  • Executive who oversaw troubled rollout of Obama's health care law resigns from government

    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...