| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:54 AM
Orlando Health has started participating in Florida's Health Information Exchange, joining more than 50 other nonprofit hospitals that are already in the network.
The exchange enables providers to query the network and find out if a patient has...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:25 AM
At Orlando Regional Medical Center's rooftop heliport, the scene looks like something out of Star Wars. Helicopters land and depart bearing Air Care crews dressed in red jumpsuits and smooth helmets — trauma medicine at its most modern.
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Local hospitals are making strides in reducing hospital-acquired infections, new data from the hospitals show.
Reducing hospital-acquired infections is complex in a place where a lot of sick people are in close quarters. It takes education; changes in...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:10 PM
The new ORMC tower is ready.
The 10-story, 345,000-square-foot building, also known as the ORMC North Tower, will open its doors as the front entrance to the hospital on Monday. It will begin housing patients later in January.
The old ORMC...
| Jan 10, 2015
Curves and soft lines flow through the new ORMC tower that's set to open Monday, marking the completion of the first phase of a nearly $300 million redesign and renovation project — the largest in the hospital's history.
The new North Tower, with...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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Regarding the article "Hospitals launch campaign for ACA" in Wednesday's Sentinel, I applaud Florida Hospital and Orlando Health for proactively working to serve the nearly half-million residents who remain uninsured in Central...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:44 PM
When you're asleep in the operating room, your surgeon is most likely listening to music. But what kind of music and why?
An article in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal sheds light on the matter by summing up research findings and...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Many people celebrate New Year's Eve with champagne and parties.
Courtney and Rock Carter celebrated by bringing a new life into the world.
Rock Gary Carter made his debut at 12:02 a.m. Thursday at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies in Orlando,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Their title is “navigator,” and they work at hospitals throughout the region, from Florida Hospital to South Lake Hospital to Orlando Health Heart Institute.
Their job, though, is not about providing new patients with directions to the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Orlando Health and a radiology practice group have teamed up to purchase Boston Diagnostic Imaging, an Orlando-based outpatient diagnostic center with five locations in Central Florida.
The hospital system and Medical Center Radiology Group, which is...