| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:40 AM
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,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:17 AM
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,...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:38 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:45 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:41 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:04 AM
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...