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  • Central Florida hospitals make Top Performer list

    Central Florida hospitals make Top Performer list
    Orlando Health's Health Central Hospital in Ocoee is among a handful of hospitals in Central Florida to make it to the Joint Commission's 2014 Top Performer list, meaning they've met certain measures of care in four areas: heart attack, heart failure,...
  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    <b> </b>Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • Health Central adding 40 rooms

    Health Central adding 40 rooms
    Ocoee's Health Central Hospital is getting 40 additional rooms thanks to a $13.8 million grant from the West Orange Healthcare District. "This 40-room addition to the hospital will benefit west Orange County residents in a couple of very important ways,...
  • Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...
  • Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola

    Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola
    Florida Hospital and Orlando Health, the two major health systems in Central Florida, say they're ready to isolate and care for suspected Ebola cases. [See story and video] Officials at Nemours Children's Hospital and University of Central Florida...
  • CDC tightens Ebola protective gear guidelines

    CDC tightens Ebola protective gear guidelines
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tightened its Ebola infection control guidelines for health-care workers, this time making it clear that the protective gear should leave no skin exposed. The agency also emphasized the importance of...
  • Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida

    Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida
    With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • Southern Bank building redo on tap

    Southern Bank building redo on tap
    BishopBeale commercial real estate brokerage leased 7,500 square feet — the entire 15th floor — for the firm's new offices in the Old Southern Bank building on North Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando. Owned by Orlando investors including...
  • Five things for Thursday, Oct. 16

    Five things for Thursday, Oct. 16
    Five things for today in Orlando: Fangate disrupts Governor's race debate; Florida hospitals prepare for Ebola; fired Animal Services director fires back; and more. 1. The biggest news to come out of the debate last night between Gov. Rick Scott and...
  • Scott wants CDC to contact more people who flew on same plane as second Ebola patient

    Scott wants CDC to contact more people who flew on same plane as second Ebola patient
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants the CDC to contact all passengers who traveled on the same Frontier Airlines plane as the Texas health-care worker who is now the second person to be infected with Ebola after caring for a Liberian patient. The plane made...