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  • Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial

    Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial
    Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposal may have sprung a leak this week. A top federal health official said the Obama administration was not planning to pony up $1.3 billion next year, which Scott had banked on, to extend a program that reimburses hospitals in...
  • Hospitals face big cuts in funding fight

    Hospitals face big cuts in funding fight
    More than $142 million in funding could be cut from Central Florida hospitals next year if the state and federal government don't agree to extend a program that pays for the care of low-income and uninsured patients. Statewide, hospitals could lose $2.2...
  • Florida Hospital touts the benefits of Obamacare's help for the uninsured

    Florida Hospital touts the benefits of Obamacare's help for the uninsured
    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...
  • High-tech radiation machine due soon

    High-tech radiation machine due soon
    The UF Cancer Center at Orlando Health announced that its new high-tech, cyclotron proton accelerator cancer therapy machine will arrive at the downtown center on Nov. 2. The delivery of the last parts of the enormous MEVION S250 superconducting...
  • 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...
  • Audit: Orlando Health overbilled Medicare by $1.45 million

    Audit: Orlando Health overbilled Medicare by $1.45 million
    Orlando Health overbilled more than $1.45 million in Medicare claims in 2011 and '12, according to a federal audit to be released today that says the nonprofit hospital should pay it back. Former patients themselves might wind up paying on accounts they...
  • Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?

    Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?
    Q: Is Central Florida prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak? A: Health officials say yes. The Florida Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local hospitals to identify and test potential Ebola patients....
  • John Hanson: Former health administrator inspired others

     John Hanson: Former health administrator inspired others
    John Hanson quietly and effectively worked to improve quality and accountability in local health care, those who knew him said. Hanson, 75, of The Villages, died Sept. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease. "John was a futurist," said Becky...
  • 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...
  • 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...