| May 24, 2015
| 8:48 AM
Florida Hospital has teamed up with REFLX Labs to see how they can improve pediatric rehabilitation and healing using bionic foot sensors.
FEFLX Labs is the creator of Boogio Bionic Foot Sensors, a wearable technology that captures body movements from...
| May 21, 2015
| 2:28 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Federal officials on Thursday made a preliminary $1 billion offer for a Florida health care program that could prove vital to resolving the state’s budget crisis.
But the funding is less than half of what the state has...
| May 19, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Orlando Health was targeted in a federal lawsuit Monday alleging the hospital system failed to pursue more than $5 million in refunds for medical residents.
According to the lawsuit, the system failed to seek refunds of Social Security and Medicare...
| May 18, 2015
| 10:25 AM
TALLAHASSEE – As of 1 p.m. Monday, the deadline for hospitals to submit financial data requested by Gov. Rick Scott, no numbers have been given to his administration.
Scott spokeswoman Jackie Schutz said no numbers have been submitted, even though...
| May 15, 2015
| 1:30 PM
TALLAHASSEE – House and Senate leaders are edging closer to formally calling lawmakers back for a special session to solve the budget dispute, but the ripple effect of the bruising political fight over health care has hospitals on edge and local...
| May 5, 2015
| 4:57 PM
TALLAHASSEE — After a legislative session where he largely stayed out of the health-care battle consuming the House and Senate, Gov. Rick Scott spurred to action Tuesday, vowing to examine hospital finances and to meet with federal officials to...
| May 3, 2015
| 9:27 AM
During the recently-concluded legislative session, Senate President Andy Gardiner constantly warned about the threat to the state's hospitals if they were to lose more than $1 billion that now comes from the federal government.
There's a good reason...
| May 13, 2015
| 2:20 PM
Grace Medical Home, a facility for the low-income working uninsured, turned 5 on Wednesday.
Set in a modest one-story building in Orlando, the medical home has managed to bring together two competing hospitals, obtain a national Patient-Centered Medical...
| May 13, 2015
| 11:17 AM
On Thursday, the city of Orlando adds another option for local commuters who are tired of being in their car.
“We’re going to launch the LYMMO Lime line at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 14,” Mayor Buddy Dyer announced at the May 4 City...
| May 11, 2015
| 4:00 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Central Florida lawmakers are the primary targets of interest groups waging the battle over whether to expand federal health care for 800,000 low-income Floridians, with Democrats in particular hoping to use the issue to bolster...
| May 11, 2015
| 11:59 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott appointed nine people Monday to a panel looking into hospital finances he believes will help end Florida’s budget gridlock, but just one member has experience in the health care field.
Carlos Beruff, a board...